Facebook`s Instagram to expand ads beyond U.S.

Instagram, the mobile photo service owned by Facebook Inc, is expanding its nascent advertising business beyond the United States and will begin showing ads to users in Britain, Canada and Australia, the company said on Monday.

How Facebook avoided Google`s fate in talent poaching lawsuit

Facebook Inc emerged as one of the biggest Silicon Valley companies to have resisted rivals` entreaties to stop poaching each other`s employees.

Habits of Facebook users revealed!

Facebook turns ten and a reality-check of its users reportedly points to their irksome habits like oversharing, unasked tagging and even the feeling of jealousy!

Facebook rejects calls for neknomination drinking game craze ban

Facebook has rejected calls to ban pages and videos linked to the Neknomination drinking craze.

Facebook wants to read your SMS, confidential info: Kaspersky

Leading social media company Facebook wants to read SMSes and other confidential information of people on the Android mobile phone platform, cyber security firm Kaspersky said today.

Internet titans shine light on secret US requests

Internet titans eager to regain the trust of users for the first time on Monday provided insight into numbers of secret requests for user data made by the US government.

Facebook celebrates 10th birthday!

Social networking giant Facebook is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Tuesday.

Facebook will lose 80% of its users by 2017: Study

Social networking giant Facebook`s popularity is rapidly declining, according to a new study.

Facebook to limit text posts from Pages

Facebook has reportedly warned page administrators that it would show their text-only status updates to a smaller batch of followers.

Spam link with enticing description goes viral on Facebook

A fake video enticing people to click on the picture of a bikini-clad woman on a beach has reportedly gone viral on social networking giant Facebook.

Facebook adds trending topics to site

In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook will add trending topics to its website to let users know what other users are posting about at the moment, whether it`s the death of a world leader or the Golden Globe awards.

Facebook sued for `falsifying` member endorsements for sponsored ads

Facebook has been sued for falsifying member endorsements through their "likes" for advertising purposes.

Soon, use physical tokens as passwords for Google, Facebook!

Google and Facebook are reportedly working on password systems that would involve inserting physical tokens in computers providing better security to users.

Facebook accused of scanning users` private messages

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has been sued for allegedly scouring through users` private messages to provide data to marketers and advertisers, according to reports.

Facebook dominates in US rush to social networking

The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with many people using multiple platforms, a study showed Monday.

Facebook seeks to get smarter with big data

Facebook is working to become your new best friend, getting to know you better by infusing the billion-member social network`s software with artificial intelligence.

Tech giants call on US to reform surveillance laws

Eight leading US-based technology companies on Monday called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following the revelations of online eavesdropping from fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab

Facebook has unveiled plans on a partnership with New York University for a new centre for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network`s massive trove of data.

Tweeters to be offered legal tips to avoid lawsuits

The government`s chief legal adviser said on Wednesday he plans to offer guidelines to social media users to help them avoid breaking Britain`s laws on contempt when posting comments about court cases.

New tool lets you find Facebook friends who hate you

A new Facebook tool lets users find who from their friends list hates them and also gives an option to hate them back.