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Aug 29, 2014

Facebook testing mobile searches for old posts

Facebook is testing a way to let users of its mobile app search for posts shared with them in the past. The tool is designed to let people find posts that otherwise might get lost in the mix. With the update, users can search for posts they’ve previo... #John Smith #Facebook

Aug 29, 2014

Commit To Buy Facebook At $57.50, Earn 7.7% Using Options

Investors eyeing a purchase of Facebook, Inc. (NASD: FB) shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $74.68/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put co... #John Smith #Facebook

Aug 27, 2014

Energy Stock Update and a Material Pick

The global markets are focusing on the S&P 500?s close above 2000 on Tuesday even though the close was near to the day?s lows. Given the 22% jump in Durable Good orders?which was consistent with the strong manufacturing data from the Chicago Fed Nati... #NYSE #Facebook #Dallas, Texas #Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern

Aug 29, 2014

Discoverly Is The Social Networking Tool That Makes Work Intros Easier (And Creepier)

I'm looking at the Facebook page of a well-known angel investor in Silicon Valley, staring at a little icon silhouette of a person next to his profile picture. It's faded out and grey, meaning he's eluded the networking efforts of the social plug-in ... #Silicon Valley #Facebook #LinkedIn

Aug 26, 2014

Facebook to start cracking down on clickbait

The world's most popular social network announced on Monday that it has decided everyone would be much happier if their Facebook newsfeeds weren't cluttered with links to potentially spammy articles that give users no real idea of content until they'... #Silicon Valley #Facebook #LinkedIn

Aug 27, 2014

Could Virtual Reality Be The Next Big Thing In Education?

Virtual reality. When we hear these words, we may immediately think of computer or video games, while others may conjure up images of Neo from the 1999 sci-fi classic The Matrix. And while it?s true that the origin of virtual reality (VR) and most of... #Silicon Valley #Facebook #LinkedIn

Aug 27, 2014

Pew Study: Why Don't You Speak Your Mind On Facebook (or Twitter)?

Most of us don't want a fight, though we probably would not mind a disagreement if it were thoughtful and safe. This is the issue with publicness... #Silicon Valley #Facebook #LinkedIn

Aug 25, 2014

You’ll never believe how Facebook plans to fight click-bait

It turns out that readers don’t like terrible headlines that give no information, so Facebook is changing its News Feed algorithms once again... #Silicon Valley #Facebook #LinkedIn

Aug 27, 2014

Study: Mobile Ads Actually Do Work - Especially In Apps

Even as mobile ad revenues skyrocket at sites such as Facebook and Twitter, the little banners still don't work as well as they could--or so goes the widespread perception. But a new study out this morning from the mobile ad serving and tracking firm... #Silicon Valley #Facebook #LinkedIn

Aug 26, 2014

Rice, Not Ice: India’s Answer to the Ice Bucket Challenge

The movement's Facebook page describes it as an "Indian version for Indian Needs... #India #Facebook