Facebook http://www.kplu.org en A Rising Tide of People `Pushes Back' Against Technology http://www.kplu.org/post/rising-tide-people-pushes-back-against-technology <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Do the little alerts from your phone make you twitch? Is Facebook leaving you more depressed than satisfied? If you’re feeling tired of being constantly connected to the Internet, you’re not alone.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Washington researchers say there’s a new phenomenon on the rise. Called “pushback", it refers to people who are choosing to unplug.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 10645 at http://www.kplu.org A Rising Tide of People `Pushes Back' Against Technology State Senate seeks to safeguard workers' Facebook passwords http://www.kplu.org/post/state-senate-seeks-safeguard-workers-facebook-passwords-1 <p><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Washington state senators are looking to safeguard the social media passwords of workers and job applicants.</span></p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:04:53 +0000 The Associated Press 7982 at http://www.kplu.org State Senate seeks to safeguard workers' Facebook passwords Like this post on Facebook — it might reveal something about you http://www.kplu.org/post/post-facebook-it-might-reveal-something-about-you Those Facebook likes? Tue, 12 Mar 2013 03:33:09 +0000 7947 at http://www.kplu.org Like this post on Facebook — it might reveal something about you Facebook unveils big changes to your news feed http://www.kplu.org/post/facebook-unveils-big-changes-your-news-feed <strong>Update at 1:31 p.m. ET. Larger Images, Mobile Oriented:</strong><p>Facebook announced today that it was overhauling its "news feed." This is significant on two fronts: First, this is truly the first big makeover for the feature since its inception. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:40:37 +0000 Eyder Peralta 7921 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook unveils big changes to your news feed Facebook Unveils Graph Search, Adding A New 'Pillar' To Services http://www.kplu.org/post/facebook-unveils-new-graph-search-adding-new-pillar-services Users of Facebook will soon have a new search tool at their disposal, the leaders of the company announced Tuesday during a live event. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:16:23 +0000 Bill Chappell 7563 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook Unveils Graph Search, Adding A New 'Pillar' To Services Facebook unveils new social search feature "graph search" http://www.kplu.org/post/facebook-unveils-new-social-search-feature-graph-search <p>MENLO PARK, Calif. — If you've ever wanted to know the most popular TV shows among your Facebook friends who are doctors, or wanted to see all the photos any of your friends have taken in Paris, the world's biggest online social network has the answer.</p><p>CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/about/graphsearch" target="_blank">new search feature</a> on Tuesday in Facebook's first staged event at its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters since its May initial public offering.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:23:55 +0000 The Associated Press 7559 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook unveils new social search feature "graph search" Register to vote on Facebook? Soon, says Washington http://www.kplu.org/post/register-vote-facebook-soon-says-washington <p>As early as next week, Washington residents will be able to register to vote on Facebook.</p><p>The idea started coming to life last fall: Create a web application for voter registration. Secretary of State Sam Reed worked with Facebook and Microsoft Corporation on the app.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 03:58:35 +0000 Paige Browning 5638 at http://www.kplu.org Register to vote on Facebook? Soon, says Washington IPO life ... after Facebook's kerflop http://www.kplu.org/post/ipo-life-after-facebooks-kerflop <p><em>&quot;It sucked the air out of the room.&quot;</em></p><p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; It&#39;s been a month since Facebook&#39;s IPO fell flat and in that time, the market for initial public offerings has collapsed.</p><div><p>No company has gone public since May 18, compared with 19 in the same period a year ago. Fourteen offerings have been withdrawn or delayed, according to Dealogic.</p><p>There are no public offerings scheduled this week. Of course, thanks to the European debt crisis, financial markets haven&#39;t been terribly conducive to IPOs. Still, venture capitalists say the fallout from Facebook&#39;s rocky IPO is making companies &mdash; especially those in the technology sector &mdash; cautious about going public.</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:31:30 +0000 Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer 5369 at http://www.kplu.org IPO life ... after Facebook's kerflop Apple integrates Facebook into iPhone software http://www.kplu.org/post/apple-integrates-facebook-iphone-software <p>SAN FRANCISCO &mdash; Fresh off a disappointing initial public offering, Facebook is getting a big boost from Apple, which is building the social network deep into its iPhone and iPad software.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:09:48 +0000 The Associated Press 5243 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook's growth: A tale of two headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/facebooks-growth-tale-two-headlines I love this. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:04:29 +0000 Steve Henn 5240 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook's growth: A tale of two headlines Facebook's shares rise at opening, then dip toward $38 initial price http://www.kplu.org/post/facebooks-shares-rise-opening-then-dip-toward-38-initial-price Facebook's much-publicized first sale of stock to the public started with a bang late this morning as the price per share jumped. Fri, 18 May 2012 16:12:19 +0000 Mark Memmott 5038 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook's shares rise at opening, then dip toward $38 initial price Facebook sets $28 to $35 price range for IPO http://www.kplu.org/post/facebook-sets-28-35-price-range-ipo <p>NEW YORK &mdash; Facebook has set a price range of $28 to $35 for its initial public offering of stock.</p><div><p>At the high end, this could raise as much as $11.8 billion. That&#39;s much higher than any other Internet IPO in the past, even Google Inc. in 2004.</p><p> Thu, 03 May 2012 19:54:55 +0000 The Associated Press 4923 at http://www.kplu.org Should you buy Facebook stock? http://www.kplu.org/post/should-you-buy-facebook-stock <p><a href="http://www.facebook.com/">Facebook</a> filed for its initial public stock offering in February, and the IPO could take place at any time in the next several weeks.</p><p>Should you buy the stock? We ducked that question a month ago on Money Matters but now, financial commentator Greg Heberlein is willing to offer some advice.&nbsp;</p><p>As with many financial issues, the answer is dependent on your personal circumstances.</p><p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 4411 at http://www.kplu.org Should you buy Facebook stock? Facebook IPO fever, an analysis http://www.kplu.org/post/facebook-ipo-fever-analysis <p>Should you buy Facebook stock when it goes public in the next few months?</p><p>Like any individual stock, it&#39;s a gamble. Most investors are better off with the relative safety of a stock index fund.</p><p>But sometimes it&#39;s hard to resist the dream of striking it rich like early investors did with the Microsoft or Amazon IPOs.</p><p>On this week&#39;s Money Matters, financial commentator Greg Heberlein&nbsp;and KPLU&#39;s Dave Meyer look at what to expect when Facebook finally goes on the market.</p><p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 4144 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook IPO fever, an analysis The 'other' thing you may not know about Facebook http://www.kplu.org/post/other-thing-you-may-not-know-about-facebook Now that Facebook has filed to go public, there's a lot of reflection on how the social media site became the mammoth it is today. The site has gone through a lot of changes in its eight years. Remember when you had to have a college email address to join? Sun, 05 Feb 2012 16:56:57 +0000 Priska Neely 4052 at http://www.kplu.org The 'other' thing you may not know about Facebook