Engadget: Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses

Engadget: Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses . “Mark Zuckerberg showed off a render of the AR glasses Facebook is working on last year, but he didn’t reveal a lot of details about the device. Now, we finally know a bit more about it, thanks to a new patent application filed by members of Oculus’ advanced research division. The application, obtained by Business Insider, is for ‘waveguide display with two-dimensional scanner’ that ‘may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-generated elements.'”

Bloomberg: Americans Love Ordering Pizza on Facebook

Bloomberg: Americans Love Ordering Pizza on Facebook. “The cutthroat U.S. restaurant industry is getting increasingly aggressive about technology, enlisting Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. in their race to make it easier for customers to order and pay for their food. Last month, TGI Fridays began letting customers foot the bill using their Amazon accounts. And pizza chains are locked in an escalating battle to adopt new ordering methods — a contest that involves chat bots, voice-activated devices and social networks.”

Penn State: Older users like to snoop on Facebook, but worried others might snoop on them

Penn State: Older users like to snoop on Facebook, but worried others might snoop on them. “Older adults are drawn to Facebook so they can check out pictures and updates from family and friends, but may resist using the site because they are worried about who will see their own content, according to a team of researchers.”

Digital Trends: Facebook Zooms In On Visual Content To Help Celebrate World Photo Day

Digital Trends: Facebook Zooms In On Visual Content To Help Celebrate World Photo Day. “Today, August 19, marks World Photo Day, an event designed to help encourage photographs that inspire positive changes. To celebrate, Facebook is sharing data on all the ways photos have impacted the social media platform.”

Search Engine Land: Facebook expands Marketplace categories and content in new push for growth

Search Engine Land: Facebook expands Marketplace categories and content in new push for growth. “Considered by some as a ‘Craigslist clone’ or potentially a ‘Craigslist killer,’ the social site originally positioned Marketplace as a peer-to-peer selling platform, responding to the organic creation of specialized buy-and-sell groups on the site. Now it’s expanding participation to businesses and introducing content from a range of listings and data aggregators.”