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  1. Business - Companies - SOCIAL NETWORKING

    Facebook lets people pay to give posts priority

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Fresh from passing the billion-member mark, Facebook is letting members in the United States pay seven US dollars each to have personal posts given ... likely to notice it,” Facebook’s Abhishek Doshi said in a blog post. The world’s leading social network said the US testing of promoted posts is an expansion of trials rolled out in more than 20 ...

  2. Quiz

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Are you a Facebook addict? Researchers from Norway have developed the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale, a new instrument to measure addiction to the social networking site. Dr Cecilie Schou Andreassen, a psychologist who heads the University of Bergen's Facebook addiction research project, found that symptoms of Facebook addiction ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Facebook keeps world guessing over first smartphone

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Facebook will this week unveil its latest push into the mobile world - and industry watchers are convinced the social network is about to launch a Facebook-branded phone. The media has been summoned to an event at Facebook's headquarters in California on Thursday with teaser invitations bearing the words "Come See Our New Home on Android". The world's ...

  4. Facebook IPO 'unliked'

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer NEW YORK- A lot of people seem to be unfriending Facebook lately. Many of them lost a lot of money on the company's IPO. An IPO (initial public offering) is when a company first offers shares for sale to the public. Many people eagerly anticipated Facebook's IPO, but technical problems at the stock exchange meant trading started half an hour late. ...

  5. A Facebook scam

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei The internet is filled with scams. One of the latest is on Facebook. It's called Disney Giveaway. A user set up a page titled 'Receive 4 Disney Land/Disney World ... by giving away free tickets to Facebook users. So far nearly 20,000 people globally have joined the event and nearly 550,000 others have been invited. It is believed the page was set up to get ...

  6. Reasons to be wary of Facebook IPO

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Getting a piece of the Facebook initial public offering action would seem like the surest of investments. The online social network has head-and-shoulders more daily users than any other, ... biggest-ever IPO offering, set for May 18. Having so many users makes for enormous potential and each new acquisition by co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg opens possibilities. Facebook fever is so ...

  7. Wall comes down briefly for Facebook users

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Some mainland internet users were able to gain access to Facebook, the world's largest online social network, for more than seven hours yesterday. ... time when the system was updating.' Facebook was not accessible everywhere, however, with internet users in Sichuan, Guangxi and Xinjiang reporting that it was still blocked yesterday. ...

  8. Mums and dads like to friend their offspring on Facebook

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan A study has found that many parents have started using social networks like Facebook to better understand their children. In a recent survey, Hong Kong Christian Social Service ... on their children's posts and activities. They said they used Facebook to gauge their children's mental and emotional state. But they preferred to let children sort their problems out with the help ...

  9. Facebook's US$100b assets? It's us

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Yam Is Facebook taking over the world? You would think so with all the hoopla over its upcoming IPO, its estimated market value of US$100 billion- a record high for any company going public- its 850 million users, its meteoric success in less than a decade. But does Facebook offer a sustainable business based on true technological innovation, or will it turn out to be a flash ...

  10. Firms ignore ban and run Facebook ads

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to let a little obstacle like government censorship get in their way. The potential for profits by reaching out to Facebook's legions of regular users outweighs the risks and hassles ... with Facebook in 2010. Late last year, adSage started helping mainland firms open Facebook accounts, while also offering the firms guidance on managing advertising campaigns on the networking site. ...




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