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.
Yahoo grows its mobile users. Oxford Dictionaries’ social-centric word of the year. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
In its third-quarter earnings call, Facebook announces revenue of $2.02 billion, up 60 percent in the year-earlier quarter. A pair of investment firms sue Twitter. These stories, and more, in this Morning’s Social Media Newsfeed.
The NSA has been looking through emails and instant messages from people in the United States and overseas. Twitter decides to list on New York Stock Exchange, not the NASDAQ, and much more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
In today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed, read about what Google’s changes in its Terms of Service will mean for you, how Twitter’s Dick Costolo was almost fired, and much more.
The latest on your privacy, the NSA’s PRISM project, and how the tech companies want to protect it better.
Cisco, Facebook Teaming Up on Free Wi-Fi (AllFacebook)
Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers said at the Interop New York 2013 conference Wednesday that it is working with Facebook to provide free Wi-Fi in public places, including hotels and retail stores, for users who login with Facebook, Reuters reported. Chambers said potential uses included users being able to check in at hotels by signing in via Facebook applications on their smartphones, or retailers offering personalized promotions and information to users who check in at their stores, according to Reuters.
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.
Google, Facebook and Yahoo! are fighting back against the U.S government today with separate motions filed with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, in a bid to share more information about what and how much private information is shared with officials.