About 2,000 Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Yahoo accounts are compromised. Twitter readies to launch retargeted advertising. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the U.S. “blew it” on surveillance programs in TV interview. Iran’s president takes to Twitter posting messages and retweeting after nuclear deal. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Foursquare has rolled out advertising to all businesses. Snapchat discusses who can see your “Snaps,” and much more, in this morning’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Read what one entrepreneur learned competing head to head with Mark Zuckerberg in the early days of Facebook.
Zuckerberg: Moving Fast ‘Gets Us into Tons of Trouble’ (Mashable)
One of Facebook’s core values, Move Fast, isn’t always successful for the company. “It gets us into tons of trouble,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during an interview at TechCrunch Disrupt, a technology conference held in San Francisco, on Wednesday. The sentiment, however, encourages employees to try out new things and see what works with the Facebook audience, a trait that Zuckerberg says is important for innovation.
CEO’s from Yahoo! and Facebook speak out regarding the U.S. government spying program known as PRISM — and they don’t mince words.
The ad is called “Serve,” and features Alejandro Morales, an undocumented immigrant who wants to serve in the military.
Kate Middleton in Labor (The Daily Beast)
Kate and William like to do things their way, and the birth of their first child is proving, so far, to be no exception. With no fanfare, no sirens and no police outriders, a dark Range Rover and a shiny new Audi nosed their way calmly through the traffic-free streets of London shortly after dawn this morning, covering the one-and-a-half miles from Kensington Palace to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in a couple of minutes.
In a pair of 5-4 decisions, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of same-sex couples in two major cases, effectively allowing federal benefits for gay couples and clearing the way for same-sex marriages in the state of California. Among progressive Silicon Valley tech companies, the reaction was incredibly positive.
Many of Silicon Valley’s major technology companies supported same-sex marriage in briefs filed with the Supreme Court.