Facebook and its advertisers want to know everything about you, online and off. The latest push is around knowing where you grew up. If you’ve signed onto Facebook lately, you’ve probably seen it. They’ve been asking for your hometown on your profile page for several weeks now, but they’ve gotten more aggressive lately: they’re putting [...]
On July 12th, a District Court judge will decide whether to approve Facebook’s proposed settlement regarding the allegedly unlawful use of its members’ images in their Sponsored Stories ads. Previously, members had no way to stop Facebook from using them in these ads, but under the proposed settlement, they’ll be able to limit (but not [...]
After the IPO, Facebook’s definitely focused on advertising. Here’s a little Easter egg to prove it.
We noticed a little change to Facebook that may have slipped past you. Sometime in the past few days, Facebook added “advertise” to the drop-down menu where you access your account and privacy settings: It’s a tiny change, sure, but it’s one of many small things that Facebook is doing after the IPO to ramp [...]