People spend so much time on Facebook that it affects lives in many different aspects, including our memory, our envy and our
Not all online users fancy using Facebook, but most people acknowledge the importance of social networking sites.
In a survey, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked those who stopped using Facebook about what triggered them to do so.
The respondents answered similar reasons to those who still use the social network but took a Facebook vacation in the past, although the number of those who responded to this question was rather small for specific percentages, said …
An administrative court in Germany has upheld the Facebook real name policy in the country letting the social network insist that users should not use pseudonyms for their profiles.
The decision is contrary to an order handed down by the Schleswig-Holstein Office of the Data Protection Commissioner which said Facebook should allow users use aliases for their Facebook accounts.
That previous order was based on the German Telemedia Act which protects people’s rights to use nom de plumes …
If you think your mom or dad wants to be your friend on Facebook just to keep tabs on you, you may be right.
That’s according to Education Database Online which conducted a research that revealed that half of parents on Facebook joined the social network to spy on their kids, among other things.
Gone are the days that Facebook required a .edu email address for those who wanted to join in on the fun.
With the site open to anyone of age (and even those who aren’t of age) who wants to set up …
A student who was expelled from the Central Lakes College in Brainerd, Minnesota over Facebook comments is suing the college.
Gull Lake-resident Craig Keefe has taken the legal action to force the school to let him continue in the school’s nursing program.
The man is just a semester away from graduation.
Apart from being allowed to finish his course, the 37-year-old man also wants damages from the defendants.
The man says that he was not given any specific explanation for his discharge. He …
According to Marissa Mayer, the chief executive officer of Yahoo, Inc., they plan to strengthen their ties with Facebook, Inc., as well as focus on their mobile
In Florence County, South Carolina, a teenage boy is jailed for creating fake social network accounts and sending obscene messages from
The Facebook “Like” function may not be an all original idea from Mark Zuckerberg and company. That is if a new lawsuit against the world’s largest social networking site is to be believed.
Filed in a U.S. District Court in Virginia, the lawsuit says that Dutch programmer Joannes Jozef Everardus van Der Meer had the original idea for a “like” button and that he patented it well before Facebook was born.
Van Der Meer registered Surfbook.com but the site was never really launched (if …
Women who think other people can view their troubled relationship’s status on Facebook easily get jealous on posts more than men do.
LiveScience has revealed a new study that asked 226 heterosexual college-level males and females how they would feel after seeing their lover’s photo with the opposite sex on Facebook.
Hypothetically participants could see their partner’s Facebook privacy settings when logged in. So they would know if a photo was visible to other Facebook users or …
Facebook, the internet giant which famously commemorates what it calls the “Hacker Way” approach, has been hacked.
In a post by the company’s Facebook Security group, the world’s largest social network admitted on Friday to discovering a breach of its systems but assured people that data for its more than 1 billion users was not compromised.
“Foremost, we have found no evidence that Facebook user data was compromised,” stressed the social network which has its headquarters at 1 …