The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story 1. Are the Budweiser “Wassup” former ad stars crying in their beer? “Wassup!?!” They might exclaim… Read More ›
The Atlantic reports that the Facebook Data team has reviewed data of people who were on the “receiving end” of a relationship break-up. Apparently, Facebook assumes that if you were in a relationship for four weeks and the other person… Read More ›
To Celebrate Its 10th Bday, Facebook Gives Users A Personalized Video Gift, Which Is Better Than The Gift Other Companies Are Giving (Namely, Your Credit Card Number To Hackers)
The Street and the internet report that Facebook is now giving a video montage of important moments in your Facebook using history set to music. To see yours, click on https://www.facebook.com/lookback 3 Things We Would Have Liked To See In A Facebook Video… Read More ›
If You’re Applying For A Job In Oregon, Your Prospective Employer Can No Longer Ask You For Your Facebook Password During The Interview.
USA Today reports that Oregon has joined 11 other states banning employers from asking prospective employees for their Facebook login information and password during job interviews. 3 Worse Interview Questions Than “Can You Please Tell Me How To Log Into Your… Read More ›
If You Changed Your Facebook Profile Pic To A Giraffe, Don’t Blame Us If You Get Hustled In 3-Card Monte!
CNN reports that a new internet meme involving a riddle is causing people to replace their profile pics with giraffes if their friends send them the riddle and they get the riddle wrong. Here’s the riddle from the story: “3:00… Read More ›
Today’s news tip came to us via email from blogger Indy Tony. You can check out his blog, “A Way With Words” here. Now, to the news! CBC news reports that a psychiatrist gave a presentation suggesting that people who… Read More ›
Budweiser Unveils High-Tech Cup That Makes Facebook Friends Just By Clinking Other Cups In A Bar, In Case You’re Wondering Where Those Clydesdale Facebook Friends Came From.
Fox News reports that Budweiser has unveiled a beer glass that connects to Facebook. All you have to do is get a special cup with a chip in it, called the “Buddy Cup” and then whenever you clink cups with anyone… Read More ›
Facebook May Pay You Ten Dollars If You Fill Out A Form… Or May Not… Making Deciding Whether To Fill Out The Form As Fun As Trying To Predict The Future Value Of Facebook Stock
Buzzfeed reports that Facebook has settled a class-action lawsuit alleging that Facebook illegally put American users’ images in sponsored stories without their consent. Under the settlement, users may get $10 if they fill in a claim form, but if claims exceed… Read More ›
We at NTWN received email from Facebook at around 1:25 EST on Thursday morning about proposed changes to privacy, which the Globe and Mail outlines nicely here. Included in the proposed changes: eliminating your ability to prevent anyone from sending… Read More ›
The Internet is down at the Not The Worst News Headquarters which means this is our second entry ever written on an iPhone. And it also means plenty of time to play the hit game Words With Friends! Or as… Read More ›