Tag Archives: Facebook

Facebook is Paying Users $200 To Test Its New App

Facebook is offering $200 to people willing to test out its new photo-messaging app Slingshot. The social network says participants will have to devote “about 1-2 hours per week” to the study over a three-month period. The role is likely to involve giving feedback and opinions on using the app, ...

2 Year Old Gifts Service to be Shut Down by Facebook

Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on August 12, as the world’s largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website. “We’ll be using everything we learned from Gifts to explore new ways to help businesses and developers drive sales on the web, ...

Shakira now most liked Facebook Celebrity

Shakira has become the first celebrity to beat the 100 million fans milestone on Facebook making her the most liked personality on the social media network. She has surpassed Eminem and Rihanna who come in second and third respectively with 91.9 and 89 million fans as of today. Shakira’s performances in the ...




Google and Facebook under fire from German media CEO.

Mathias Dopfner, the chief executive of Axel Springer, one of Europe’s largest media companies has strongly criticized Google in an open letter published in a German newspaper. The letter came as a response to a column by Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt. Schmidt wrote about the rocky relationship that his ...


Facebook-Paypal, anyone??

Facebook is reportedly seeking to obtain regulatory approval in Ireland to begin offering a form of online payment that may start to operate in Europe. However, the ideal plan according to Financial Times, is to take this e-money institution to developing countries. This move may be expected to rival the ...

Its now Harder To Tell Facebook and Twitter Apart

On Tuesday, Twitter introduced a new profile look based on a photo-centric redesign in a blog post earlier today. The new design is now displaying a cover photo and profile picture in a very similar to the way its cousin facecook does. According to Twitter’s blog, the changes start rolling out immediately, ...