Facebook redesigns itself for expansion (roundup)

At its F8 conference, the already massive social network shows off new features intended to work itself ever deeper into the fabric of your life.

Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook's F8 conference
CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees quite a trajectory for Facebook. Will the latest changes to the social network keep it riding high? James Martin/CNET

At its F8 conference, the already massive social network shows off new features intended to work itself ever deeper into the fabric of your life.

Zuckerberg's vision: All Facebook, all the time

commentary In the future according to the Facebook CEO, every application would be "social" and, best of all from his point of view, inextricably linked to Facebook's platform.
(Posted in Digital Media by Charles Cooper)
September 23, 2011 10:49 a.m. PT

Facebook changes creeping out some customers

Across the Web, folks have been chiming in on how they feel about Facebook's major changes to the user profiles. And they're not all happy about it.
• New Timeline let you spy unfaithful friends--for a while anyway
(Posted in CNET Digital Home by Don Reisinger)
September 23, 2011 10:09 a.m. PT

Facebook's colonization of the Web gains steam

With the new features announced yesterday at F8, Facebook is poised to cast a bigger shadow over the Internet of people and things.
• ZDNet: Facebook aiming to take over our lives with media app integration
(Posted in Digital Media by Dan Farber)
September 23, 2011 7:01 a.m. PT

Why Netflix, Spotify and others are friending Facebook

Facebook's big new features have been designed not only to lure users into sharing more of their activity with the social network, but to get big media brands on board with the promise of discovery.
• Congress must act for U.S. Netflix, Facebook integration
(Posted in Digital Media by Josh Lowensohn)
September 22, 2011 4:39 p.m. PT

Yes, Google really should worry about Facebook

Google's algorithm connected people to information. Facebook's has traditionally connected people to people. But now Facebook is moving onto Google's turf.
(Posted in Rafe's Radar by Rafe Needleman)
September 22, 2011 4:09 p.m. PT

What Facebook announced at F8 today

At its annual developers conference, the world's largest social network unveils Timeline and a new Open Graph, two major features that seem likely to change the way people interact with the service.
• How to turn on your Facebook Timeline right now
(Posted in Digital Media by Daniel Terdiman)
September 22, 2011 12:06 p.m. PT

Yahoo News links with Facebook

New opt-in feature delivers a small "facebar" that gives a glimpse into what articles your friends on Facebook are reading on Yahoo News.
(Posted in Digital Media by Elinor Mills)
September 22, 2011 11:36 a.m. PT

At F8, Facebook talks Timeline, media, more (live blog)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicks off his F8 keynote by introducing a revamped profile page the company calls Timeline, "the story of your life on a single page." He also talks Ticker, media sharing, and more using Open Graph apps.
• Video: SNL's Andy Samberg kicks off F8 as Mark Zuckerberg
(Posted in Digital Media by Josh Lowensohn)
September 22, 2011 11:57 a.m. PT

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