Call it the unicorn problem: beautiful, alluring, magical, and totally non-existent. Social commerce, according to the latest Monetate e-commerce report, is almost as elusive.
Pandora's new Facebook integration adds a helpful social layer to the streaming music service that may help assure investors that Pandora is moving forward, despite a grim business outlook ahead of tomorrow's Q1 FY2014 earnings report.
Mystery funding of the day? That'd be YesGraph, a stealthy startup in the recruiting space founded by Ivan Kirigin, a former product manager at Facebook and Dropbox.
Guest Post The media can continue to ridicule the “sexting app” that so many young people are using, but they are entirely missing the point. The same generation being blamed for the supposed “death of privacy” has become wiser than those who are criticizing them.
The developer of pull-to-refresh was so concerned about how Twitter would use his patent that he asked Twitter to agree with him -- as part of the terms of the sale of his company -- that it would never use the patent offensively.
The Dot raised over $100,000 on Kickstarter and is now in full force changing the way you see the world…one video camera at a time. And VentureBeat is going to help you get it at the low price of only $27.99!
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg "rang the bell" to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat.
Editor's Pick Over the last few years media companies and brands have turned to Mass Relevance's social curating platform for plenty of projects, and now the startup said it's hitting some big milestones.
Guest Post We live in a world where young, ambitious women will now contend with a new, and sadly pressured life question – are you “leaning in”?
This ed-tech startup hosts what it calls MindSumo Challenges to test specific skill sets and help companies recruit talent.
Facebook's coming video ads will be disruptive, interrupt people, and run the risk of Facebook becoming the very social network it supplanted, according to at least one online advertising executive.
Just a few days before Google's I/O developer conference kicks off, Wired's Steven Levy has finally gotten Pichai to chat about Android's future.
Ted Ullyot, general counsel at Facebook, is leaving the social network to take time off, according to AllThingsD.
Facebook confirmed the departure yesterday. Ullyot, 45, will depart in July. The search for his replacement is going to include outside and …
Facebook Home, the skin of Android that brings social networking to the forefront of the experience, has been quietly updated to support the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Android phones.
Guest Post Here's how Instagram's new face tagging could be a killer resource for brands.
It seems there's a simple trick if you want to find out which of your friends use Bang With Friends, the app that lets you hook up with selected friends on Facebook.
Hacker bootcamp school Hackbright will take 10 weeks to train the moms accepted into the program. During this time, old skills will get a refresh and new skills will be taught.
MENLO PARK, Calif. — Today at Facebook HQ, the company is announcing that one month after its launch, Facebook Home has seen 1 million downloads, and those early users — mostly male early-adopter types — have shown some interesting usage …
Facebook has seen its rapid assimilation of Earth's population start to cool in recent years. The areas where it's still exploding are, interestingly enough, some of the areas with the least access to technology: Africa, the Middle East, and India.