Washington: Internet "sleeps" almost like a living creature in some parts of Asia, South America and Eastern Europe, say scientists who tracked Internet usage as it pulses across the globe
Kolkata: Amateur or ham radio can counter the negative effects of social networking by providing a safer and alternative route for making friends worldwide, according to a licensed ham operator
New York: In a bid to keep its users' accounts safe, social networking site Facebook has created an automated service that monitors the web for stolen email addresses and passwords.
New York: Social networking site Facebook has asked the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to desist from creating fake profiles to nab criminals.
In a letter to the agency,
London: Are you tired of posting those drab still selfies on your Facebook or Instagram account? A new form of video selfie called the 'Donut selfie' could now help you present some cool shots
New York: Facebook has doubled the reward for developers who point out flaws in the social networking giant's advertising code.
The bounty was raised after the US-based firm completed
New York: Researchers at the Indiana University in the US are working on an ambitious project to collect and analyse 'social pollution' that is spreading on social media like Twitter.
London: YouTube has become a common platform to seek and provide peer support for people suffering from mental disorders such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
"People with severe
Washington: Search engine giant Google is reportedly set to roll out a new stricter update to fight against the most notorious pirate sites next week.
Google said that they have now
New York: Videos on Facebook are fast catching up with YouTube in terms of number of shares and the social networking site may overtake YouTube in video sharing through its news feed soon, say
Washington: Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system developed after the 2011 Japan earthquake and
New Delhi: To make Diwali more exciting, OPPO Mobiles India has launched a contest on the social media platform Facebook, a company said Thursday.
The contest, that commenced Oct 15,
Bangkok: Indonesia, with a population of over 250 million, has become a gold mine for social networking sites in southeast Asia with a growing market of millions of users.
Washington: Three Google researchers have reportedly discovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that can be used by hackers to take over email accounts, banking accounts
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Johannesburg: In an attempt to narrow the divide between opportunities for male and female employees and fight the gender gap, Facebook and Apple have come up
Washington: Facebook's famous stickers which have been a hit in the Messenger app, personal chats and group messages, can now be used in wall posts, comments and events.
The update is
New York: The feeling of loneliness is bringing more people in search of friends to Facebook, in stark contrast to the view that the social networking site makes people feel isolated, revealed
New York: By just tweeting out facts to his seven million-plus followers, a 23-year-old youngster here is making $500,000 a year.
Owner of the tweeter account @UberFacts,
Washington: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden suggests that people concerned about their privacy should stay away from popular web services like Facebook, Google and Dropbox.
London: For people with a bank account and a Twitter handle in France, transferring money via Twitter is now just a click away.
Groupe BPCE, France's second largest bank, has teamed
Washington: Google is testing a new service which connects people with medical conditions to doctors over video chat.
The feature was first revealed by a Reddit user who posted a
Beijing: The 'Anonymous' group of computer hackers yesterday followed up on its threat made to release data from Chinese government websites in support of the pro-democracy protests in Hong
Washington: Small cues that display a user's transaction history may help a website feel almost as interactive as chatting with an online customer service agent, paving the way for more cost-
New York: When feeling down and out, do you scan through Facebook profiles of friends who are not so successful to find some solace that you are not alone struggling with life?
New York: Small cues that display a user's transaction history may help a website feel almost as interactive as chatting with an online customer service agent, paving the way for more cost-
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