Stories by Cameron Scott

Facebook: In India, 30 percent of users are mobile-only

About one third of Facebook's users in India appear to access the service from a mobile phone only, supporting the notion that many people in developing countries first experience the Internet through a mobile device rather than a PC.

Facebook acquires Face.com

Facebook has acquired Face.com, the facial recognition software company whose products power Facebook's photo tagging suggestions, according to a blog post.

Google+ looks poised to roll out social ads

Google may soon bring business-to-business "social ads" to its Google+ social networking platform, according to a recent job listing for a product marketing manager for social ads launch marketing.

Users give Facebook's privacy changes a thumbs down

Voting on Facebook's proposed changes to its privacy policy concluded Friday morning Pacific time, with voters delivering a strong rebuke of the proposed changes but falling far short of the turnout the company required to consider the vote binding.

Facebook launches App Center

Facebook has taken its App Center live at a slick media event in San Francisco, announcing a handful of previously undisclosed features.

Google launches Trusted Stores program

Google launched a Trusted Stores program on Thursday that will provide online shoppers with customer satisfaction scores for participating merchants, according to a company blog post.

Foursquare launches major redesign

Foursquare has launched a major redesign of its app for the iPhone and Android devices, incorporating features from social discovery and local search applications, as well as the "like" feature made famous by Facebook.

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