Facebook Mobile App Hooks Up With OpenTable

Facebook on Monday announced a new integration with restaurant reservation network OpenTable, which will allow Facebook users to book reservations directly through the Facebook mobile iOS app. The update, which will go live on Monday, will also include TV listing information on TV show pages, based on a user's local time and station lineup. Users are now also to search hashtags for trending discussions via mobile device. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to Help Mobile Apps Auction Off Their Ads Using Facebook Data

For years Facebook has considered itself a mobile-first company, so it's perhaps not surprising that the company's first attempt to automate the sale of ads running outside of Facebook will be limited to mobile.Mobile app publishers can now sell their in-app display and video ad inventory... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook embraces the mobile app version of header bidding

Facebook, looking to grow its ad business outside its own apps, has struck partnerships that enable it to plug into ad auctions run by ad exchanges like MoPubowned by TwitterFyber and Max. Facebook can now also work directly with publishers like Rovio, Talefun and GameInsight, which manage their... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing a Separate Destination for Local News in Its Mobile Apps

Facebook began testing a feature aimed at providing a destination for local news, in addition to content that can already be found on News Feed and on publishers' pages. Mobile users in six cities--Billings, Mont.; Binghamton, N.Y.; Little Rock, Ark.; New Orleans; Olympia, Wash.; and Peoria,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to Start Grading Ads' Results Across Its Mobile App Network

Facebook is instituting something akin to employee performance reviews for app publishers in its ad network, grading how well their inventory achieves advertiser objectives like driving downloads or selling product.The company already uses that information to decide which ad buys it doles out to... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Facebook is the best app for news': Publishers are still way behind in mobile

Publishers are not doing enough to adapt to the mobile era. The biggest mistake, Breaking News gm Cory Bergman says, is not investing enough in mobile talent -- and not allowing for the inevitable mistakes in trying to figure out what works. Instead, there's a propensity for publishers to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Working on a Twitter-Like App That Lets Publishers Send Mobile Breaking News Alerts to the Masses

Facebook is working on a stand-alone mobile news application that seems to be part of its Facebook for Business initiative.   This product, which sounds similar to Twitter, seems to be different from Facebook for Work, an initiative that wa ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ello, the ad-free social network alternative to Facebook, launches mobile app

Ello's mobile app will hit the Apple App store Thursday, about eight months after the ad-free social network launched as an invite-only alternative to Facebook. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's new mobile ad format keeps users coming back to familiar apps

Ads for mobile apps are frequently ineffective after the first viewing -- once users install a given app, they rarely have incentives to try the software again. Facebook may have found a way to sustain customers' interest through its new deep linking ad format, however. The approach takes... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Facebook M Will Hook Us On Shopping At Facebook

A new personal assistant called Facebook M allows you to buy things by chatting with a Faceless assistant in Messenger.In March, Facebook quietly revealed a major play. Their Messenger platform, with 700 million users, would be updated to allow you to buy things right in the chat window. Looking... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WhatsApp: Facebook-owned app goes to court over India privacy rules

WhatsApp says India's new digital media rules will violate the privacy of its users. Continue reading at BBC World

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Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, co-authors of visual anthology Black Futures, will become the first-ever guest curators of the Lift Black Voices section in its flagship mobile applications. Starting Monday and lasting for three weeks, they will personally select collections of dialogues, essays... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Quartz Is Shutting Down its Quartz Brief Mobile App July 1

Quartz Brief, the award-winning news mobile app, is being put out to pasture so the digital news publisher can focus Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-24 17:45:29 UTC ]
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Facebook stops apps being pre-installed on Huawei phones

The block on pre-installed apps on Huawei smartphones will also apply to Instagram and Whatsapp. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-06-07 11:40:07 UTC ]
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Facebook leans harder into Groups as it redesigns main app

Facebook Inc. unveiled a redesign Tuesday that focuses on the Groups feature of its namesake social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app. It’s another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intimate communication. The changes, announced... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-30 22:05:00 UTC ]
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Several apps funnel users’ sensitive data to Facebook without consent, report says

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook Inc. without users’ consent, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called App Events enables app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook even... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-02-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Several apps funnel users’ sensitive data to Facebook without consent, report says

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook Inc. without users’ consent, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called App Events enables app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook even... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-02-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
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3Doodler's mobile app is like a coloring book for 3D printing

3Doodler is finally launching a mobile app, and it'll come with step-by-step instructions you can follow to hone your 3D-printing skills. The company will also roll out a new project every week to give you something fresh to work on after you've alre... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook paid kids to download app that monitors their online activity

Facebook Inc. has faced congressional panels, government fines and mounting public pressure over its use and handling of private user data. On Wednesday, after a report said the company had been paying people — some as young as 13 — $20 a month to install a research app on their phones that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-30 23:35:00 UTC ]
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Facebook paid kids to download app that monitors their online activity

Facebook Inc. has faced congressional panels, government fines and mounting public pressure over its use and handling of private user data. On Wednesday, after a report said the company had been paying people — some as young as 13 — $20 a month to install a research app on their phones that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-30 23:35:00 UTC ]
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