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What’s on our mind: Facebook earnings

Facebook shares are down nearly 2.5 percent ahead of its first-quarter earnings report this afternoon. Here's a look at some of the things investors and analysts are watching for. First: Ads, ads, ads. Internet companies including Facebook have pledged allegiance to Read More →

Quoted: NYPD reaches out on Twitter, gets blowback

"You take the good with the bad." — Stephen Davis, spokesman for the NYPD. The New York Police Department had asked Twitter users to submit photos of themselves posing with the agency's cops. Not surprisingly — hadn't the department Read More →

Facebook to keep building products; Zuckerberg urges patience on results

Facebook has spent a ton of money recently to buy startups with some potentially game-changing tech products – like the Oculus virtual reality system and the WhatsApp messaging service – after the the giant social network met Read More →

Quoted: US Airways, ‘plane porn,’ and turbulence on Twitter

"We apologize for an inappropriate image recently shared as a link in one of our responses. We’ve removed the tweet and are investigating." — US Airways says sorry Monday after sending a lewd image attached to a tweeted response Read More →

Share the wealth: Facebook reportedly thinking payments

Facebook has gotten many of us to open up about our lives and loves and everything in between. It may now want us to open up our wallets, too. The Financial Times reports that the company is nearing Read More →

You like? Facebook releases new (and improved!) transparency report

Another day, another see-through report from a tech company. (OK, so we're trying to make the topic a little sexier.) What's new in Facebook's second-ever transparency report: The company has included statistics about Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service it owns. Read More →
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