How Pitbull Conquered Facebook

Pitbull joined Facebook May 17, 2009. The timing was auspicious: In a March 2014 interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Pit had laid out his six-year play for global domination, saying, “2009 is freedom; 2010, invasion; 2011, build empire; 2012, grow wealth; 2013, put the puzzle together; 2014, buckle up; 2015, make history.” And: He was […]

Facebook May Host News Sites' Content

Facebook May Host News Sites' Content When readers click on an article, an array of tracking tools allow the host site to collect valuable information on who they are, how often they visit and what else they have done on the web. That data might instead go to Facebook, which like many … Read more […]

Facebook For Felons

Kamaal Bennett built a social platform for incarcerated gang leaders. It’s already changing how they see themselves, and the outside world. Chris Ritter/BuzzFeed News Early in 2014, Jacqueline Nugent came across an online profile written by Roderick Sutton, her ex-boyfriend and the father of her teenage daughter. Hosted on a website called Live From Lockdown, […]

Facebook Still Has High Hopes For Its Apps That Flopped

New mobile apps launched by Facebook’s Creative Labs have mostly been busts. Facebook Product Manager Josh Miller says it’s a learning process. A ranking history of Rooms, a standalone application created by Facebook. AppAnnie By app ranking standards, most of the new mobile apps coming out of Facebook's “Creative Labs” initiative haven't been particularly successful. […]