The overhaul, which will first show up in Facebook’s News Feed, will be a “major change,” says Mark Zuckerberg, who says users may end up spending less time on the site.
Wall Street believes him. And for now, Wall Street thinks this is not good news: Facebook shares dropped 5 percent overnight.
Why? Here’s one theory: “There is too much uncertainty relating to the economic impact of Facebook’s pending News Feed changes for us to be comfortable,” Stifel analyst Scott Devitt said in a note this morning, when he lowered his rating on the stock from “buy” to a “hold” — even though he thinks, “Facebook is doing the right thing for the long-term sustainability of the platform.”
Context: If you bought Facebook shares a week ago, that drop looks pretty scary.
If you bought them a year ago? No problem. You’re still up more than 40 percent.
Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin. Two words, often seen as synonymous by a segment of the population, which are currently seeping into the vocabulary of the average Internet user. Recently, one of the reasons why Bitcoin was discussed even amongst those who would not usually be concerned with the cryptocurrency was the fact that it broke the $ 10,000 barrier for the first time in its history. Bitcoin, once the face of a somewhat rebellious and most certainly revolutionary idea of anonymous digital currencies, has now entered into mainstream consciousness and is taken a lot more seriously by the likes of Wall Street…
Whether you’re new to iPhone or a veteran user, you may not have taken the time to look through all of the settings found within the Settings app. Maybe you’ve just been using your iPhone the way it came right out of the box. There’s nothing wrong with this, but there may be some settings that will pique your interest or improve your experience while using your iPhone. Press the Right Arrow to Learn 10 Changes to Make in Your iPhone’s Settings.
The health industry is a hot topic these days. Whether you’re trying to decide what plan on the Marketplace is best for you, or you’re interested in the changes that are happening in the health industry now that we’re always on our smartphones and sending half of our documents via apps instead of by mail–there’s a lot to learn about. Whether you’re are always in touch with your doctor regarding your daily prescription drugs and how to eliminate them, or you’re curious about how policy changes will affect your monthly insurance bills, it’s important to be informed. So if you’re…
SMS Backup & Restore is a well-known app in these parts, especially among those of us that have to (or choose to) swap devices frequently. Just last year, the app was picked up by Carbonite, and with the purchase came a nice visual overhaul. But now it appears that Carbonite had decided to hand the app off of SyncTech, an Australian company.
For the unfamiliar, SMS Backup & Restore is true to its name, giving you the ability to both backup and restore SMS, MMS, and your call log.