Thumbs up! Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla expecting a baby girl
Thumbs up! Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla expecting a baby girl

The popular social networking site Facebook Inc Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl.

Google shares soar as YouTube growth allays fears over Facebook

Google Inc`s shares surged as much as 14.5 percent on Friday, adding nearly $60 billion to its market value, as strong growth in mobile ad revenue allayed concerns its YouTube business could be hurt by Facebook Inc`s push into video.

Facebook to build new data center in Forth Worth

Facebook Inc announced plans on Tuesday to build a new data center in Fort Worth, Texas, its fourth in the United States and fifth overall.

Facebook's userbase touches 125-mn in India
Facebook's userbase touches 125-mn in India

Globally, it has 1.44 billion monthly active users as of March 31, 2015.

Facebook earns 51% of ad revenue overseas: Executives

Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the United States for Facebook Inc, amounting to 51 percent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 percent, company executives told Reuters.

Nasdaq to settle Facebook IPO lawsuit for $26.5 million

In a first for a US stock exchange, Nasdaq OMX Group on Thursday agreed to pay $26.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit involving its bungling of Facebook Inc`s $16 billion initial public offering, the plaintiffs` lawyers said.

Facebook revenue growth slows, costs weigh on profit

Facebook Inc posted its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in two years and higher spending on research and development ate into profits.

Fugitive fails to revive Facebook lawsuit, block criminal case

A federal appeals court on Monday forcefully rejected the fugitive Paul Ceglia`s effort to revive what U.S. prosecutors have called his fraudulent lawsuit to extort social media company Facebook Inc and its founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook in soup over 'stealing' personal data

Facebook is in legal trouble over usage of personal data of its users for its facial recognition features, media reports said.

Facebook talks up need for virtual reality, big tech bets

Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones will enable Facebook Inc to create a more lifelike and useful social network, the company said in its clearest explanation so far for technology projects that have puzzled some investors and analysts.

Facebook to allow users to send money to friends through Messenger

Facebook Inc said it is adding a new feature to its messaging app that allows friends to send and receive money through it.

India tops in asking for content restrictions: Facebook
India tops in asking for content restrictions: Facebook

Facebook Inc recorded a slight increase in government requests for account data in the second half of 2014, according to its Global Government Requests Report, which includes information about content removal.

Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in 4th quarter
Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in 4th quarter

Facebook Inc`s revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world`s largest Internet social network beat Wall Street`s targets for earnings and sales.

Facebook clamps down on fake news stories

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network.

Facebook acquires voice recognition firm

Facebook Inc acquired a company that makes voice recognition technology for wearable devices and Internet-connected appliances, the latest sign of its ambition to extend its reach beyond computers and smartphones.

Facebook developing a professional website "Facebook at Work"
Facebook developing a professional website "Facebook at Work"

Facebook Inc is secretly working on a new website called "Facebook at Work" that would allow users to keep their personal profile separate from their work profile, the Financial Times reported.

Facebook to introduce new advertising platform: Report

The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite.

Facebook to shut down Gifts service in latest e-commerce shift

Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world`s largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website.

Facebook says SEC's IPO probe ends, extending WhatsApp closing date

Facebook Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dropped its probe into the social networking company over events surrounding its controversial initial public offering.

Facebook's Instagram to expand ads beyond US

The ads will start to appear on versions of the service in the three countries later this year, Instagram said in a post on its official blog.