A month after Facebook reportedly donated computers to a San Bruno elementary school that had been burglarized, thieves struck again Tuesday, police said.
At 8:41 p.m., officers reportedly responded to a burglary alarm at El Crystal Elementary School at 201 Balboa Way. Read More
Eminem’s song publisher is suing Facebook and an ad agency in Detroit federal court, saying they appropriated one of the rapper’s songs.
In the complaint Monday, Ferndale, Mich.-based Eight Mile Style says a Facebook ad broadcast online last month copied music from Eminem’s 2000 song “Under the Influence.”
The Detroit Free Press reports the 30-second ad was featured in a webcast by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to announce Facebook Home, an interface for Android phones. Read More
Ye olde Napster and Facebook dude Sean Parker is set to get married, and the wedding could not be more over the top and ridiculous.
According to the New York Post, the $9 million event will happen on June 1 in Big Sur, before 300 no doubt astounded people. Read More
Liam Hemsworth’s brothers staged an “intervention” to get him to dump his fiancee, Miley Cyrus, Us Weekly magazine reports. Read More
Whether it’s posting pictures of breakfast or “liking” a petition on immigration reform, Facebook has become one of the primary vessels through which we express emotions. Which may explain why company executives hired a team of UC Berkeley researchers to expand the network’s “emotional palette.”
Engineering Director Arturo Bejar recruited staff from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center to serve as paid consultants. Their latest is a more nuanced emoticon. Well, 16 of them. Read More
A year ago, Facebook was just testing the waters of mobile advertising, causing plenty of headaches for investors ahead of its massive initial public offering.
It has since eased those worries. Read More
As the old adage goes, home is where the heart is. Facebook announced today that Facebook Home will now be on your Android phone after it launches on April 12. Read More
Honey Boo Boo has used her massive star power to hawk Girl Scout Cookies on her Facebook page, but the organization is not amused. Read More
The lily-white “Bachelor” franchise has gotten a lot of flack for being about as diverse as a GOP convention. This season there were four black contestants vying for Sean Lowe’s hand, and two of them survived more than a few shows. Read More
San Francisco city employees will soon receive tax relief for health benefits they receive for their same-sex partners in legislation given unanimous initial approval today by the city's Board of Supervisors. Health benefits in same-sex partnerships are currently taxed by the federal government as income while heterosexual couples' benefits are not. Read More