Facebook users appear to have been feeling sleepy in February, as lodging and mattresses were among the Topics to Watch spotlighted by Facebook IQ.
David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering the digital industry since 2009 and was previously editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes.
Super Bowl LI and Valentine’s Day were Hot Topics on Facebook for the second consecutive month in February, and they were joined by the Grammy Awards, Black History Month and Mardi Gras.
FC Barcelona’s historic comeback against Paris St.-Germain propelled the UEFA Champions League soccer match to the top spot in the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for the week of March 6.
Snapchat quietly added Apple News senior publisher relations manager Donna Ogier to help bolster its Discover platform.
Facebook took steps to make it clear to developers that data from the social network cannot be used for the purposes of surveillance.
Messenger Day turned out to be the parting shot for director of product management Peter Martinazzi, who has left Facebook.
Facebook IQ examined how the emergence of streaming affected television viewers’ expectations for availability and pricing of content.
Remember that video you started watching on Facebook but never finished because you got distracted by something else? Facebook does.
Oculus VR Friday announced new social features for the Samsung Gear VR: more video content for its Oculus Rooms feature, including 360-degree videos, as well as the launch of the Oculus Events feature, the ability to livestream directly to Facebook and Oculus Voice speech recognition.
Lens, one of three visual discovery features introduced by Pinterest last month, rolled out to all of the social network’s U.S. iPhone and Android users, with some new tweaks, although the feature is still in beta.