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Facebook to expand ad targeting profiles with data from other websites, apps members use

Facebook Inc is expanding the internal user profiles that underpin its targeted advertising system, for the first time including personal information based on activities that did not occur within the boundaries of its social network. While Facebook has long maintained internal profiles of users based on the comments they make…

Facebook says it may open a sales office in China

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said it may consider opening a sales office in China to provide more support to local advertisers who use the website to reach customers overseas. While Vaughan Smith, Facebook’s vice president of corporate development, told Reuters it was exploring ways to provide even more support locally,…

Google, Facebook, and Twitter team up to oppose new FCC net neutrality plan

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Over 100 leading technology companies, including Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Amazon.com Inc, have written to U.S. telecom regulators to oppose a new “net neutrality” plan that would regulate how Internet providers manage web traffic. The letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman…

Facebook angers users by requiring separate app for sending messages

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will no longer let users send and receive private messages within its main smartphone app, and will require that users install a separate messaging app, the Internet company said on Wednesday. Facebook began notifying users in France, England and several other…

Facebook looking into solar-powered ‘atmospheric’ drones for wireless Internet

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to media reports. The high-flying drones would give Facebook, the world’s No.1 Internet social network, the ability to beam wireless Internet access to consumers in undeveloped parts of the world, according…

Tesla Motors stock surges after good news about Model S sales

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday, pressured by weak results from Wal-Mart as well as global geopolitical and economic uncertainty that gave investors few reasons to buy despite a sharp selloff in the previous session. Some of Wall Street’s biggest trading favorites…

Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users’ phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers over the past year, the world’s largest social networking company disclosed late Friday. Facebook blamed the data leaks, which began in 2012, on a technical glitch in…

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