Facebook’s F8 announcements

Facebook’s F8 announcements and what they mean for startups

Facebook showcased a deep commitment to the mobile ecosystem at its F8 developer conference last week, revealing a whole host of new tools and programs. With these initiatives, Mark Zuckerberg emphasized, the company will focus on "putting people first."   But what's in it for startups, exactly? Here are four of the new features and how developers and brands can take advantage of them.   1. Audience Network = Access to More Customers. With the Audience Network expansion, advertisers can…
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Ok, so I don’t HATE Facebook

In my last post, I criticized Facebook’s user experience. I think it’s flawed but so is the UX of all the other social networking sites. I just want to be able to filter the information I see on my Newsfeed more effectively. I also want to know who unfollowed me on Twitter (because why would anyone unfollow me since I’m hilarious) and post videos on Instagram (oh wait). These flaws in social media don’t stop people, including me, from using them.…
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I want to delete my Facebook profile.

At the end of my sophomore year of high school and after much prodding by my best friend, I joined Facebook. I’ll admit I was engrossed, but it didn’t really face any competition. I mean, no one I knew had Twitter and Instagram was still a glint in the eyes of Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. Five years later, I’m on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest and (kind of) have a blog.   Occasionally, I get asked which I…