Facebook News Press Release Security Social Media
Facebook News Press Release Security Social Media

Facebook Antivirus Marketplace Launches Offering Free Security Software Downloads

Today Facebook announced the launch of the Facebook Antivirus Marketplace, developed with Facebook industry partners to enhance protection for people on Facebook. Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos and Symantec will augment Facebook’s URL blacklist system with their own URL blacklist databases. The AV Marketplace will also let people download six-month licenses to full versions of anti-virus […]

Facebook Internet Startups
Facebook Internet Startups

Facebook Acquires Internet Startup Tagtile

Facebook on Friday confirmed that it bought a San Francisco startup that helps merchants court shoppers with rewards for checking in with smartphones during visits. Facebook’s acquisition of Tagtile for an undisclosed sum came on the heels  of a billion-dollar deal to acquire the startup behind wildly popular  smartphone photo sharing application Instagram.   “We’re happy […]

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