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Done Deal: Salesforce.com Acquires Facebook Ad-Management Provider Buddy Media (AllFacebook)
The deal by online customer-relationship-management platform Salesforce.com to acquire Facebook and social ad-management software provider Buddy Media, initially reported last week by AllThingsD, is now official, but at a lower price than originally speculated.
Facebook Explores Giving Kids Access (WSJ)
Facebook Inc. is developing technology that would allow children younger than 13 years old to use the social-networking site under parental supervision, a step that could help the company tap a new pool of users for revenue but also inflame privacy concerns. Mashable Facebook told Mashable it is currently exploring options for younger users, but did not confirm or deny the WSJ report.
'Times' Journalists Make A Bet On Long-Form Local Journalism With New Site, 'Narratively' (Capital New York)
On a recent Thursday evening, Noah Rosenberg and a dozen other journalists in their '20s and '30s were huddled around a skinny picnic table at a Greenpoint beer hall called Spritzenhaus. The topic was death.