Facebook http://kut.org en Facebook Moves To Restrict Posts About Gun Sales http://kut.org/post/facebook-restrict-posts-about-private-gun-sales <em>This post was updated at 10:30 a.m. ET on March 6.</em><p>Facebook said Wednesday that it will limit minors' access to pages and posts that offer firearms for sale, along with other measures intended to curtail illegal gun trafficking.<p>"This is something we've been working on for a while," says Facebook spokesman Matt Steinfeld. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:38:53 +0000 9900 at http://kut.org Facebook Moves To Restrict Posts About Gun Sales Facebook At 10: Amid Doubters, Company Eyes Next Growth Phase http://kut.org/post/facebook-10-amid-doubters-company-eyes-next-growth-phase Ten years ago, when Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook at Harvard, Noah Buyon was only nine years old.<p>Facebook started out as a site exclusively for college students, so it took Buyon a few years to find out about it. But when his older brothers got accounts, he wanted one too.<p>"It became kind of the cool thing to have," Buyon says. "I couldn't hold out any more — and I got it, and I've been saddled with it ever since."<p>That's not an entirely positive sentiment. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:08:19 +0000 9710 at http://kut.org Facebook At 10: Amid Doubters, Company Eyes Next Growth Phase The Things We Did And Said In 2013, According To Facebook http://kut.org/post/things-we-did-and-said-2013-according-facebook Did you travel in 2013? Perhaps you went to Disneyland. Or maybe you met someone special or watched the Super Bowl. Those moments of commonality are being highlighted by Facebook, which today released its list of the year's most popular topics, events and places.<p>After we spent a few moments reviewing the most common life events people reported in 2013, the list reads a bit like a 10-sentence short story — perhaps a fable or a coming-of-age tale.<p>See what you think: Here are the events Facebook says "people added to their Timeline most frequently in 2013."<p>1. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:37:26 +0000 Bill Chappell, NPR 9356 at http://kut.org The Things We Did And Said In 2013, According To Facebook Anonymous Person Posts $500,000 Bond To Free Texas Teen http://kut.org/post/anonymous-person-posts-500000-bond-free-texas-teen Justin Carter, the 19-year-old who <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/07/03/198129617/teen-jailed-for-facebook-comment-reportedly-beat-up-behind-bars">was arrested and jailed</a> in February after making a Facebook comment about a school shooting, is out of jail. An anonymous donor posted the $500,000 bond to allow Carter to go home. Carter plans to stay near New Braunfels, Texas, to await his trial on a felony terroristic threat charge.<p>"He's glad he's out. His family is ecstatic. He feels good. He is relieved. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 00:14:18 +0000 Elise Hu 8349 at http://kut.org Anonymous Person Posts $500,000 Bond To Free Texas Teen Facebook Unveils Big Changes to Your News Feed http://kut.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 19:21:50 +0000 Eyder Peralta 6868 at http://kut.org Facebook Unveils Big Changes to Your News Feed Facebook Unveils Graph Search, Adding A New 'Pillar' To Services http://kut.org/post/facebook-unveils-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. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 01:16:52 +0000 Bill Chappell, NPR 6201 at http://kut.org Facebook Unveils Graph Search, Adding A New 'Pillar' To Services FTC Finalizes Privacy Settlement With Facebook http://kut.org/post/ftc-finalizes-privacy-settlement-facebook The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Facebook in which the social media leader agrees to get users' approval before making any privacy changes and agrees to periodic third-party audits for the next 20 years on how it handles user privacy.<p>We told you about this settlement back in November, but today, Reuters reports, after a period of public comment, the settlement has become official.<p>Here's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/11/29/142898301/facebook-settles-with-ftc-on-charges-it-deceived-users-on-privacy">a bit of background from our previous post< Fri, 10 Aug 2012 16:51:04 +0000 4852 at http://kut.org FTC Finalizes Privacy Settlement With Facebook How's Facebook Really Doing? Investors Will Soon Find Out http://kut.org/post/hows-facebook-really-doing-investors-will-soon-find-out <strong>Update at 4:33 p.m. ET. Right At Expectations: </strong><p>Facebook reported slightly stronger than expected profits. For the second quarter, it reported a net loss of $157 million or 11 cents a share. But when it adjusted its earnings to remove stock compensation charges related to its IPO, Reuters reports, Facebook actually made 12 cents a share.<p><a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/marketbeat/2012/07/26/facebook-revenue-beats-estimates-shares-rise/"><em>The Wall Street Journal</em> reports</a> that the company met analysts' expectations. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:15:38 +0000 4764 at http://kut.org How's Facebook Really Doing? Investors Will Soon Find Out Gowalla Founders Joining Facebook http://kut.org/post/gowalla-founders-joining-facebook <p>A spokesman for Facebook confirms that the founders of Austin-based <a href="http://gowalla.com/">Gowalla </a>are joining the social networking giant. But, while Josh Williams, Scott Raymond and members of their development team will close the service next month to join <a href="http://www.facebok.com">Facebook</a>, both sides are quick to point out that the move is not a takeover move by Facebook.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 19:45:39 +0000 Ian Crawford, KUT News 3145 at http://kut.org Gowalla Founders Joining Facebook Facebook Ends Daily Deals Pilot in Austin and Other Cities http://kut.org/post/facebook-ends-daily-deals-pilot-austin-and-other-cities <p>Facebook is killing its daily deals business in Austin and other pilot cities, according to a statement <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/26/us-facebook-deals-idUSTRE77P6Q820110826">emailed to the Reuters news agency.</a></p><blockquote><p>&quot;We think there is a lot of power in a social approach to driving people into local businesses,&quot; Facebook added in the statement. &quot;We&#39;ve learned a lot from our test and we&#39;ll continue to evaluate how to best serve local businesses.&quot;</p></blockquote><p>The world&rsquo;s largest social network <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/facebook-chooses-austin-launch-daily-deals-service">chose Austin and four other cities in April</a> to launch its own version of daily deals coupon sites like <a href="http://livingsocial.com/">Groupon</a>, <a href="http://livingsocial.com/">Living Social</a>, and <a href="http://www.localiter.com/">Localiter</a>. Tue, 30 Aug 2011 19:12:06 +0000 Nathan Bernier 2353 at http://kut.org Facebook Ends Daily Deals Pilot in Austin and Other Cities Facebook Chooses Austin To Launch Daily Deals Service http://kut.org/post/facebook-chooses-austin-launch-daily-deals-service <p>Facebook has selected Austin, Dallas, Atlanta, San Diego and San Francisco to launch <a href="http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=10150159110592131">its own version</a> of daily deals coupon sites like <a href="http://livingsocial.com/">Groupon</a>, <a href="http://livingsocial.com/">Living Social</a>, <a href="http://www.localiter.com/">Localiter</a>, and dozens of others. Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:56:33 +0000 Nathan Bernier 1306 at http://kut.org Facebook Chooses Austin To Launch Daily Deals Service Top Morning Stories November 4, 2010 http://kut.org/post/top-morning-stories-november-4-2010 <p><strong>Texas House District 48 Race Still in Limbo</strong></p><p>Democratic Incumbent Donna Howard maintains her position&nbsp;by only 15 votes.&nbsp; Many wonder when or if her Republican challenger Dan Neil will ask for a recount.&nbsp; Neil released a comment on his <a href="http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=138962809486772">Facebook</a> last night:</p> Thu, 04 Nov 2010 12:26:21 +0000 Crystal Chavez, KUT News 202 at http://kut.org Top Morning Stories November 4, 2010