Bullying is never a good thing; often, it can lead to harmful effects, both physically and emotionally. Teenagers who are bullied, in particular, are greatly affected as they are in that sensitive stage when various things can have a tremendous impact on their
Facebook still mulls over support for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protecting Act (CISPA), a moot bill reintroduced by the U.S. Congress.
The social network has not completely dropped support for the controversial bill, because it wants to take caution on how lawmakers navigate CISPA.
The bill debuted last year, and Facebook was on its initial list of warm supporters. But the updated list of firms that fervently endorse the bill no longer includes the social network and a few other …
According to sources familiar with the following development, Facebook will add the hashtag marker in its service soon. This marker, which has always been associated with Twitter, will be used in the largest social networking site to group
Nir Goldshlager, an expert in Web security, received a huge prize from Facebook for exposing a network flaw for the second time, just 3 weeks from the first time he saw a bug on the social networking
Facebook will hold a conference for mobile app developers later this year.
Dubbed as the Facebook Developers Mobile DevCon 2013, the gathering encourages all mobile app creators to join a series of three events in London, New York, and Seoul.
The social network wants to use the conference as a medium for mobile app developers to see and understand how the Facebook platform works on smartphones and tablets. It clears their mind when creating apps with deep integration to the site.
With more than …
Facebook has acquired for an undisclosed amount a younger social networking site that focuses on storytelling.
On Friday, Storylane unveiled in an official blog post the “acqui-hire” with social networking giant Facebook. Its acquisition means the service on storylane.com will shut down, as the team behind it will work on new projects with Facebook.
Storylane CEO and founder Jonathan Gheller wrote in the post about longstanding negotiations with Facebook on how both teams can work together. …
In Depew, New York, a man gets arrested for operating a scam on Facebook, a scam wherein women were made to send sexy or nude
Facebook will reveal major changes to the news feed of its desktop web platform this Thursday.
Jason Stein, founder and head of social media firm Laundry Service, told CNBC in an interview that Facebook is set to uncover key changes to users’ news feed. The social network plans to improve visuals and targeted content for its more than one billion members.
The expected revamp is hot on the heels of last month’s launch of Graph Search, a technology that Facebook said will refine …
Facebook users are more protective of their personal information now than they had been in 2005.
From 2005 to 2009, Facebook users were more concerned about their privacy than they were the following year, and cut …
Last weekend tech writers ruminated over wild reports that Facebook’s reign has ended. Not because the best friend of a Forbes writer’s son said the social network has gone cold, but because research proved it and even Facebook admitted losing teens in its annual report.
Former Facebook Product Director Blake Ross quipped about the writer story. He included it in a resignation letter on his profile page on February 22 as parting words to leave the company.
Ross has since retracted …