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NEW YORK | Can Pinterest succeed as the ‘un’-social network?

NEW YORK — If Instagram is the dream vacation you’ll never go on and Facebook is Thanksgiving with too many relatives arguing over politics, Pinterest is sitting on the couch by yourself, watching a home-improvement show and absent-mindedly flipping through an old issue of Gourmet magazine. Pinterest has long shunned being labeled a social network. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Can Pinterest succeed as the ‘un’-social network?

NEW YORK | Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

NEW YORK — Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a security breach the company disclosed two weeks ago. Twenty-nine million accounts had some form of information … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

NEW YORK | Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

NEW YORK — Facebook said it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with politically-tinged garbage links and clickbait just weeks ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. The banned accounts and Facebook sites exhibited “coordinated inauthentic behavior” such as working together to make the pages appear more popular than they … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

Hipflat, an Online Real Estate Search Portal Used by Millions of Home Buyers and Renters in Thailand, Announces Today its Integration with Facebook Marketplace

  BANGKOK/ OCTOBER 11, 2018 (STL.News) Marketplace provides a tailored experience in the rentals category, including custom filters to search for things like the location, price, number of bedrooms/bathrooms, rental type, square metres, pet-friendly homes, and other helpful insights. Once a prospective renter finds a property they’re interested in, they fill in a simple contact … Continue reading Hipflat, an Online Real Estate Search Portal Used by Millions of Home Buyers and Renters in Thailand, Announces Today its Integration with Facebook Marketplace

Engel & Völkers Florida Launch Ground-Breaking Digital Marketing Solution, Evolve Social

  NAPLES, FLA./ OCTOBER 08, 2018 (STL.News) Engel & Völkers Florida today announced their partnership with global technology leader, Adfenix. Together, they have launched Evolve Social, an artificial-intelligence-powered social media advertising solution. Evolve Social enables Engel & Völkers real estate advisors to achieve average results 13-times higher than the industry standard for engagement and leads … Continue reading Engel & Völkers Florida Launch Ground-Breaking Digital Marketing Solution, Evolve Social

SAN FRANCISCO | Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it’s unclear if people will open their homes to an internet-connected camera sold by a company with a questionable track record on protecting user privacy. Facebook … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

NEW YORK | A rift at Facebook after exec attends Kavanaugh hearing

NEW YORK— The appearance of a Facebook executive behind Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his contentious confirmation hearings has created some rifts at the company. Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s vice president for global public policy, is a friend of Kavanaugh and worked with him during the George W. Bush administration. Kaplan was seated in a … Continue reading NEW YORK | A rift at Facebook after exec attends Kavanaugh hearing