Facebook's spending spree is making investors nervous

For the first time in several quarters, Wall Street didn’t like what Facebook had to say in its earnings report Facebook posted its first $3 billion quarter and beat earnings estimates for the September quarter, but concerns about the company’s plans to ramp up spending pushed the stock down by as much as 10% in

5 charts that break down Facebook's $3 billion third quarter

For the sixth consecutive quarter, Facebook beat Wall Street estimates. The company posted earnings on Tuesday of $0.43 per share and topped $3 billion in revenue for the first time, a gain of more than 50% from the revenue it reported in the same quarter a year earlier. Much of that was thanks to its

Facebook has its first $3 billion quarter, beats Q3 earnings estimates

Facebook just had its first $3 billion quarter The company reported earnings of $0.43 per share on revenue of $3.2 billion in the September quarter, coming in ahead of analyst estimates for earnings of $0.40 per share on revenue of $3.12 billion. That’s up nearly 60% from its revenue of $2.02 billion in the same

Facebook Makes It Easier to Share Photos 'In the Moment'

Facebook rolled out an update to its app on Monday that adds a new way to quickly organize and post small batches of photos from your smartphone. Now, when users upload multiple photos from its iPhone or Android app, the app generates a quick preview of how the photos will be displayed. Users can then

Photographer Documents the Death of Real-Life Conversation

As our smartphones make it easier to connect with people across the globe, they often can make it harder to connect face-to-face. London-based photographer Babycakes Romero doesn’t own a smartphone. Instead, he treks along in his beloved city, camera in hand, capturing whatever catches his eye. “As a person dedicated to observation, I just feel

7 Vine Tips and Tricks to Upgrade Your Videos

Vine has seen a number of small updates, and with them comes a whole new set of tips and tricks. As the video-looping app continues to evolve, new features and tools have made it easier for Viners to produce creative and beautiful videos. But by keeping a few tricks in mind, you can harness the

Taylor Swift's '1989' Came Out 47 Minutes Early: Best Fan Reactions

The wait is over Taylor Swift‘s 1989 dropped 47 minutes early Sunday ahead of its scheduled midnight release, sending fans on Twitter into digital hyperventilation a.k.a. frenetic all-caps mode See also: Kelly Clarkson Turns Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Into Soulful Church Song The album marks the 24-year-old’s risky jump from being a country-pop artist

38 Blood-Curdling Zombie Walk Photos on Instagram

The undead were out in full force this weekend — but don’t worry, you’re perfectly safe Brains, lesions, and guts graced the faces of zombie enthusiasts out for one of the many zombie walks in cities worldwide, including Toronto, San Francisco, Montreal and more. This gory tradition calls for an all-or-nothing dedication to making the

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Rooms, Inbox, TinType and More

Between the first games of the World Series and the rollout of iOS 8.1, which finally makes Apple Pay available, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. Luckily, each weekend, Mashable rounds up our favorite new and updated apps so you won’t miss out. See also: 12 Apps You’ll Use This

Twitter Acquires Twitpic's Archive, Saga Finally Ends

Twitter has acquired Twitpic‘s website and photo archive. “I’m happy to announce that we have reached an agreement with Twitter to give them the Twitpic domain and photo archive, thus keeping the photos and links alive for the time being,” Twitpic creator Noah Everett announced Saturday in a blog post. “Twitter shares our goal of