Twitter Users Have a Lot to Say About the Redesign (Shocker.)

Your Twitter profile page is about to look a lot like Facebook, and chances are, you have a pretty strong opinion about it. Nearly two months after the company quietly tested a new layout among a small group of users, news first reported by Mashable, Twitter is officially rolling out a new design starting on Tuesday. Social media users are notoriously adverse to change, with the slightest update often awakening the most critical of members, so it's not surprising the news brought a bevy of negative reactions, mostly with users calling it out as too similar to Facebook. SEE ALSO: 14 Facebook Tools You Didn't Know Existed Read more...More about Facebook, Twitter, Social Media, and Dev...

Facebook Continues Redesign Rollout With New Look for Pages

Facebook redesigned its news feed last week, but the company isn't stopping there. Next up for a makeover is Facebook Pages Facebook announced a new look for Pages on Monday, changing the appearance for both Page visitors and Page admins to what the company is calling a more "streamlined" look. See also: Facebook Unveils News Feed Redesign, One Year Later The new design includes two columns similar to the old version, but the right column is now the Page's timeline and the left includes information about the brand or corporation. In the previous design, both columns served as the Timeline; posts were staggered between the left and right columns as users scrolled down Read more...More about Redesign, Facebook, News Feed, Pages, and Social...

Facebook to Resurrect F8 Developer Conference for First Time in 3 Years

Facebook is bringing back F8, the company's major developer conference, for the first time in almost three years Parse CEO Ilya Sukhar, who also became a Facebook product manager after Parse was acquired by Facebook last April, announced the upcoming conference during a presentation at SXSW on Saturday See also: Where in the World Are Facebook's Developers? The F8 conference is scheduled for April 30 at the Design Concourse in San Francisco, and Facebook expects more than 1,500 developers from around the world to be in attendance Facebook doesn't host F8 conferences on a set schedule; the last F8 took place in September 2011. But that doesn't mean the company takes the conference lightly Read more...More about Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, F8, Sxsw, and Andy...

How to Navigate the SaaS Options Jungle

Anyone not lost in the jungle believing World War II is still raging also knows that a successful software product is the key to riches almost unimaginable. Facebook is buying a firm called WhatsApp, which employs 100 people and allows its 450 million users to bypass texting fees using IP protocols, for an ornamental $19 billion. That's billion. Breaking that number down to something the average thousandaire can relate to, it means a stadium full of nearly 40,000 individuals each with a half-million dollar portfolio for retirement. Is it any wonder there are 50 or 100 software solutions for every business niche? Read more...More about Facebook, Software, Business, B2b, and...