How Facebook knows your friends, better than you do

Image courtesy of Jennifer Daniel How does Facebook know who your friends are? There’s still a lot of confusion and misinformation about what Facebook’s doing when it “finds” your friends. Alas, Facebook’s actual process isn’t actually that sneaky or malicious. In fact, it involves this pretty complex academic field called, network science. In a nutshell, whenever you … Continue reading How Facebook knows your friends, better than you do

Want To Get Your DNA Tested? There’s A Facebook App For That

Image Courtesy of WWW.ISGTW.ORG “Facebook” and “DNA” are two words you probably don’t want to hear in the same sentence. But an ambitious new research project, Genes for Good, is now using the social network to collect genetic information. The researchers heading up the project say that your information is safe with them — but … Continue reading Want To Get Your DNA Tested? There’s A Facebook App For That

Facebook to host The New York Times content on its app

Image News Talk Florida The New York Times reported the paper will give up some of its website traffic to the social-media giant, a move that some media observers call a power shift in digital publishing landscape. Under the proposed deal, Facebook would host content from prominent news outlets such as The Times, National Geographic … Continue reading Facebook to host The New York Times content on its app

Facebook to host The New York Times content on its app

Image News Talk Florida The New York Times reported the paper will give up some of its website traffic to the social-media giant, a move that some media observers call a power shift in digital publishing landscape. Under the proposed deal, Facebook would host content from prominent news outlets such as The Times, National Geographic … Continue reading Facebook to host The New York Times content on its app