• Facebook Turning Pandemic Into Branding Gold
    Imagine if Facebook had been given the opportunity a year ago -- pre-pandemic -- to host one big graduation ceremony for every student in America. Consider the brand value of effectively serving as the premier sponsor for what many young people and their families consider to be the most significant day of their lives. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Facebook can now make that branding bonanza a reality. On May 15, the tech titan plans to host a virtual graduation ceremony for the entire Class of 2020. Pulling out all the stops, a commencement address will be ...
  • Watchdog: Facebook Remains Riddled With COVID-19 Untruths
    NewsGuard homed in on ways Facebook is allowing the spread all manner of misinformation, including phony cures and conspiracy theories.
  • Facebook Gives Apple Watch Owners Their Own Messaging App
    If successful, Kit will likely represent just one piece of Facebook's ambitious plan to reposition itself as a direct messaging Goliath.
  • Social Platforms, Local Media Face Small-Business Ad Cutbacks
    31% of SMBs report having stopped or cut back on marketing due to COVID-19 and 52% expect to spend less on marketing in the next six months, a Borrell survey finds.