×
Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more

Facebook

Facebook launches Internet.org mobile app in Zambia aimed at providing free basic Internet services - @facebook

15 WHOA!

Nigeria

Nigerian security forces arrest suspected Facebook fraudster accused of stealing nearly $6 million from people who thought they were paying fees to apply for government jobs - @AP

24 WHOA!

markets

US stocks open higher on earnings; S&P 500 extends record as Ford, Facebook beat expectations - @CNBC

13 WHOA!

earnings

Facebook shares up 8.5% in premarket trading after earnings late Wednesday - @MarketsTicker

21 WHOA!

earnings

Facebook shares extend gains in after-hours trade, up 4.3% - @MarketsTicker

12 WHOA!

Facebook

#BREAKING Facebook exceeds analyst estimates for ninth straight quarter http://t.co/ARJ5BnHGnQ - @USATODAY

0 WHOA!

earnings

In 1st quarter, Facebook said it had 1.28 billion people using the service each month, with 63% visiting daily - @WSJ

13 WHOA!

earnings

Facebook 2nd-quarter earnings per share of $0.42; beats estimate by a dime - @BloombergNews

12 WHOA!

Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Editor's note: Reuters is reporting that the black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines flight downed over Ukraine have arrived in Britain, though they only cite a Facebook page belonging to the Ukrainian government's special investigation commission and there is no independent confirmation that this has happened - David

End of note
11 WHOA!

basketball

NBA Development League President Dan Reed resigns to work at Facebook as head of global sports partnerships - @SInow

18 WHOA!

Facebook

Facebook to update News Feed this week with feature that will enable users to 'save' links and pieces of content they see in order to view them later - @BuzzFeed

29 WHOA!

cybersecurity

Wall Street Journal: 'We are aware that our Facebook page was compromised during the last 20 minutes. We have deleted the posts and are looking into it' - @WSJ

End of alert
20 WHOA!

Malaysia

#Breaking:Anton Geraschenko, adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says in Facebook post, that Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down. (AP) - @cctvnews

0 WHOA!

celebrities

Facebook introduces Mentions app, which lets celebrities interact with fans and each other - @facebook

21 WHOA!

Facebook

Report: Facebook, Nielsen to collect, analyze demographics of viewers as they watch TV on phones, tablets - @NBCNews

20 WHOA!

2014 World Cup

Brazil's World Cup was the biggest social media event on record involving 350 million Facebook users worldwide, company says - @Reuters

19 WHOA!

Facebook

#BREAKING Privacy watchdog files complaint with FTC over Facebook experiment with users' moods http://t.co/PlKexBXPaU - @USATODAY

0 WHOA!

advertising

Facebook acquires video advertising platform LiveRail - @TheNextWeb

7 WHOA!

Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg apologizes that Facebook's news-feed study was 'poorly communicated' - @WSJD

19 WHOA!

Facebook

Facebook says there were 815 million interactions related to the World Cup from more than 200 million users during the group stage - @mashable

12 WHOA!