October 9, 2012 |
Facebook is partnering with several retailers to test a "Want" button as it continues to experiment with ways to find more streams of revenue. According to Reuters , a select numbers of users will be able to press a Want button to essentially bookmark products they desire and create "wish lists. " "People will be able to engage with these collections and share things they are interested in with their friends. People can click through and buy these items off of Facebook," Facebook said in a statement, according to Reuters. Freshest Facebook features The wish-list feature is officially called "Collections" and not all users involved in the test will see a Want button.
June 15, 2012 |
Facebook is currently testing a video "Call" button for its Timeline profiles, giving more prominence to its little known Video Calling feature. The social network confirmed that the button is being tested on a few people's profiles, being placed under cover photos and in between the current "Message" and gear buttons. That location is a familiar spot for the "Call" button since that's where it was previously located after Video Calling was launched by Facebook last summer, as can be seen on Facebook's page for the feature.
June 1, 2008 |
Now THAT you can wear a short-sleeve, button-front shirt without looking like the office nerd, it's a matter of sorting through the racks for the right one -- almost every brand is making stylish versions this summer. Button one on with jeans, shorts or even trousers. Pocket protector not required.
November 1, 2009 |
A mysterious man presents a couple with a box, telling them that if they push its button they will receive a large amount of cash but someone in the world will die as a result. Such is the simple premise of the Richard Matheson short story "Button, Button," which has been adapted by writer-director Richard Kelly into "The Box." Opening Nov. 6, the film stars Frank Langella as the man and Cameron Diaz and James Marsden as the couple. "It was always this kind of great blueprint for an act one of a film," said Kelly of adapting the story, "and then it was like, 'Where do we go after this has happened?
March 9, 2008
WITH peevish arrogance, Terrence Howard speaks ["Ready for a New Fight," March 2] of searching, like any good "warrior," for "the thing that's going to make me fail." He obviously expects to be congratulated for his "courage." But if he thinks that the point of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" -- this beautiful play about the agonies of the closet and the tortures of internalized homophobia -- is to expose the "hypocrisy and mendacity" of a society that won't let men put their arms around each other without being "accused" of being gay -- well, then I guess he is to be congratulated, because he's already failed.
July 4, 1985 |
Wearing a bright red button with the word EGBOK on it, Jeanne Murry looked out toward the nearby Santa Monica Mountains and quietly said: "Through this situation particularly, we had to hang on to that philosophy: that everything was going to come out OK."