If there's one population of people who might like to forget some of the text messages they've sent in the past (possibly after a big booze-fueled night out), it's college kids. And another set of people who would like to see some past messages disappear? The guys who played a role in founding Tinder, Sean Rad and Justin Mateen, who drew heat earlier this year for their inappropriate text messages.
Today, Rad and Mateen are being held up as prominent investors in the seed round of funding for the Boston-based WiGo, which stands for Who Is Going Out? The app was designed for college campuses and allows users to connect for social engagements and share what they are up to, and specifically where they are, on any given night out. Read MoreHappy Birthday Facebook Boston! A peek inside its expanded new office
In October, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledged $25 million to the Ebola relief effort and today, you can too. On Thursday Facebook began displaying a button in newsfeeds that offers readers a chance to pledge $1 or more to one of three aid organizations working in West Africa.
Word got out earlier this week that Facebook and Apple will be offering a new perk to their female employees. They become the first major employers in the country to cover the costs for employees to freeze their eggs, including for non-medical reasons. Read More