Multi-platform gaming company King announced it is now seeing 70 million daily players across all platforms including mobile, bypassing mobile gaming giant Zynga's 52 million DAUs. In addition, the company is expanding its third title to mobile. Pet Rescue Saga , which is already available via Facebook, will launch on Apple's iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and Google's Android this summer.
Facebook is extending its fledgling Home launcher to several high-profile Android smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and Sony Xperia ZL.
Facebook is on the verge of acquiring crowdsourced location services firm Waze for between $800 million and $1 billion, according to multiple reports in Israeli business journals Calcalist , Ynet , and The Market .
Consumers aren't exactly putting out the welcome mat for Facebook Home: Roughly a month after the social networking giant rolled out the alternative Android homescreen, there's mounting evidence to suggest the concept is a dud.
Facebook has contacted Microsoft to request the removal of more than three-dozen copycat mobile social networking apps optimized for the Windows Phone operating system.
Facebook users could begin seeing video ads this summer, the Financial Times reported.
When a startup gets acquired by a much larger vendor, it's usually cause for celebration, at least internally. However the purchase of mobile back-end platform provider Parse by Facebook led to a less-than-friendly response by a number of its customers on social media.
Instagram is rolling out Photos for You, a new feature enabling iOS and Android users to add Facebook-style tags to images.
Rovio Entertainment is rolling out Angry Birds Friends , a new version of the blockbuster physics game franchise integrated with Facebook to support new social interactions.
Facebook announced revenue of $1.46 billion in the first quarter, an increase of 38 percent year-over year, meeting analyst expectations. Of that, revenue from advertising was $1.25 billion. The company said that 30 percent of its advertising revenue now comes from mobile, up from 23 percent in the previous quarter.