Every Facebook Inc. Employee Is Encouraged to Create Something That Kills Facebook

Every Facebook Inc. Employee Is Encouraged to Create Something That Kills Facebook

The little red book each new employee receives gives us insight into Facebook’s culture. When a new employee joins Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), he or she is handed a little red book that communicates the company’s mission, history, and culture. The book is filled with colorful pages and images, stories, and single-sentence snippets that provide a pretty[…]

The Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram features you may not know exist

The Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram features you may not know exist

Last week, Google made some news by giving users an easier way to undo sent emails on Gmail. For most, the ability to undo a sent message was a thing of legend, despite being available for several years. The fabled feature was buried beneath menus and wasn’t all that easy to find unless you thoroughly[…]

Venezuelan government creates social networks to counter Facebook, Twitter ‘spying’

Venezuelan government creates social networks to counter Facebook, Twitter ‘spying’

The administration of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is so concerned about social media sites that “spy on citizens” that it has created its own version of Facebook and Twitter and other commercial networks called Red Patria (“Homeland Network”). Since May, a beta version has been running on the web, created by Cenditel, the section of[…]

WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter face major changes after terror threat

WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter face major changes after terror threat

With the growing threat from extremists, the government could be forced to implement new laws on social media and messaging services. The plans would allow security services to easily access encrypted app data in an effort help intercept suspected threats. At an event yesterday, Tory MP Henry Bellingham asked David Cameron whether the shocking attacks[…]