Category Archives: Facebook

Best of 2019: How AI Killed Google’s Social Network

[February 4, 2019] Facebook turns 15 today, after announcing last week a record profit and 30% revenue growth. Also today, “you will no longer be able to create new Google+ profiles, pages, communities or events,” in anticipation of the complete … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Facebook Dominates Social Media

  Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 when Thefacebook.com went live. Its home screen read, says David Kirkpatrick in The Facebook Effect, “Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people though social networks at colleges.” Zuckerberg’s classmate Andrew McCollum … Continue reading

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The Rise of the ‘Tech’ Giants

Financial Times: [August 1, 2016] was something of a red-letter day for the tech industry. When the stock market closed, the five most valuable companies on the planet were, for the first time, technology concerns. And they all hailed from … Continue reading

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The Face of Artificial Intelligence

Source: Technology Review Source: IEEE Spectrum   Source: MadAboutMovies Source: http://www.lkessler.com/brutefor.shtml Lee Se-dol, one of the world’s top Go players, won just one of the matches against the AlphaGo program, missing out on the $1 million prize up for grabs. … Continue reading

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12 Apps with 1 Billion Users

Jeff Desjardins: So far, the only companies in possession of apps or programs with more than one billion active users are Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. Amazingly, Google alone has seven of them: Search, Gmail, Maps, YouTube, Android, Chrome, and Play. … Continue reading

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What has @Facebook Wrought: No More Six Degrees of Separation

Facebook: How connected is the world? Playwrights [1], poets [2], and scientists [3] have proposed that everyone on the planet is connected to everyone else by six other people. In honor of Friends Day, we’ve crunched the Facebook friend graph … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Technology Past in 2030

Source: @ValaAfshar

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Survey Data on Facebook Addiction (Infographic)

Courtesy of: Stop Procrastinating

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Facebook is in a category all by itself (#dataviz)

Venturebeat.com: Findings in a new report released by Verto Analytics: 222 million U.S. Facebook users tend to spend 14 hours per month in the company’s app. (That’s 335,000 years worth of time, by the way.) Google reaches 228 million U.S. users, … Continue reading

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The Facebook–Apple–Google–Amazon Economy

 

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