Facebook reports fourth-quarter revenue of $2.585 billion, with mobile sales making up 53 percent of ad sales. Dataminr and CNN partner on Twitter “firehouse.” These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook testing mobile ad network. Top tech companies spent upwards of $61 million on lobbying during 2013. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook makes page insights real-time and adds access to more previous data. Lionsgate Television plans to create a television show based on Twitter’s early days. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
What would you do if you weren’t afraid? The women’s leadership community co-founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has joined the blogging site Tumblr, where the answers to that question are illustrated with pictures, videos, and animated GIFs. Visitors to the official Lean In Tumblr page will be greeted with the bullet-deflecting bracelets of Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman and a submission form to add their own voices.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Joins the $1 Salary Club (Mashable)
Facebook confirmed in a filing that Mark Zuckerberg, the social network’s founder and CEO, is taking a $1 salary this year, and foregoing any bonuses. But he’s not exactly taking a vow of poverty.
Here’s a humorous take on what an actual home would look like if Facebook built it.
For the first time, Marissa Mayer has shared some of her thoughts on the question that everyone asked when she took the job as Yahoo’s CEO and announced she was pregnant on the same day.
Sheryl Sandberg, who rose to the top of a male-dominated industry to become the COO of Facebook, is an inspiration to the 54,000-plus Twitter users who hang on her every character. She also authored the leadership memoir, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, in which she offers practical advice for career-minded women who might also have families. So who’s following her lead? A recent analysis of Sandberg’s follower base by PeekAnalytics reveals everything you ever wanted to know and then some about who her fans are on Twitter and what makes them Tweet.
Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operations officer of the world’s largest social network, knows a thing or two about socialization. So why is it, as she noted to the crowd assembled in New York last night to hear about her new book, Lean In, that we are “socializing our daughters to nurture and our boys to lead?”
Face-Lift at Facebook, to Keep its Users Engaged (The New York Times)
Facebook plans to announce on Thursday a substantial redesign of its News Feed — a makeover aimed at both keeping users glued to the social network and luring more advertising dollars. Company executives have broadly said they want to make the News Feed, the first page every user sees upon logging in, more relevant.