Mark Zuckerberg, a man who awesomely wears some variation of the exact same thing every single day (genius), is having one hell of an amazing week. Facebook stock enjoyed a nice surge of more than 10 percent on Thursday after shattering Wall Street’s holiday quarter estimates, Mashable reports. This jump shuffled Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index significantly, boosting Zuckerberg to sixth place with an estimated worth of $47 billion.
You don’t have to physically get close to a person or to call and text them to end up violating a protection order. According to Acting Westchester County Supreme Court Justice Susan Capeci, tagging the victim, which sends them a notification, is enough to breach the order and ultimately land the perpetrator in jail. Capeci made the ruling for a case filed against a woman named Maria Gonzalez who was prohibited by law from contacting her sister-in-law. While she didn’t blow up the sister-in-law’s phone or show up uninvited to her house, she reportedly created a Facebook account and tagged her on some status updates.
A billion people logged into Facebook on a single Monday this past summer, prompting all sorts of hot, hot theories about where Facebook is headed. Now Mark Zuckerberg has given us some insights, and describes a future for Facebook that sounds… a lot like Google.
Facebook’s search feature just got a major upgrade.
The tool will now let people explore all public posts on the world’s largest social network — that’s 2 trillion pieces of searchable content.
Well, this is scary. The head of artificial intelligence at Facebook now says the social network’s experimental facial recognition technology is so advanced that it can read other clues in photos to recognize individuals. In other words, Facebook’s technology no longer needs to see your faceto know you’re you.
Facebook’s video traffic has reached 4 billion daily views, making the social network YouTube’s first real rival in online video—and an even tougher contender in the battle for digital ad dollars.