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New malware spreading fast via Facebook Messenger: Report

New malware spreading fast via Facebook Messenger: Report

"Digmine" is coded in AutoIt and sent to would-be victims posing as a video file but is actually an AutoIt executable script.

 

Dec 25, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Facebook flaw allows users to get millions of fake 'likes'

Facebook flaw allows users to get millions of fake 'likes'

A security loophole on Facebook has allowed about a million accounts - real and fake - to generate at least 100 million "likes" and comments to manipulate online social reputation.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Hrithik Roshan's Facebook account hacked, now restored

Hrithik Roshan's Facebook account hacked, now restored

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan's account on social networking site, Facebook, was hacked but the issue was solved within a day and the actor is back to using it now.

Sep 06, 2016, 20:05 PM IST
Facebook's Account Kit solution gains popularity globally

Facebook's Account Kit solution gains popularity globally

Social media giant Facebook`s Account Kit -- a solution that helps users quickly authenticate people and create accounts to help grow an app`s audience -- has seen a global growth.

Aug 17, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
Interested to know who visited your Facebook profile?

Interested to know who visited your Facebook profile?

You must have often wondered how many people view your profile or saw your latest pictures you were flaunting on Facebook!

May 06, 2016, 15:08 PM IST
Facebook to become world's biggest virtual graveyard by 2098: Study

Facebook to become world's biggest virtual graveyard by 2098: Study

This will happen because the website refuses to delete dead users and instead turns the account into a "memorialised" version.

Mar 07, 2016, 19:02 PM IST
Facebook to halt tracking non-Facebook users in Belgium

Facebook to halt tracking non-Facebook users in Belgium

Facebook will stop tracking browsers of Facebook pages in Belgium who are not signed into a Facebook account.

Dec 03, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

When Facebook unwittingly played the matchmaker

Six years ago, Schuler Benson switched his phone on to find it was logged in to a female stranger's Facebook account.

Oct 05, 2015, 16:50 PM IST
How much does your Facebook account earn?

How much does your Facebook account earn?

 Do you know what is your worth on Facebook? About $13 -- according to an analysis of the social networking site`s ad revenues this year.

Sep 24, 2015, 18:35 PM IST
Facebook Messenger launches globally to sign up without a Facebook account

Facebook Messenger launches globally to sign up without a Facebook account

Facebook has announced that its Messenger is now globally available for users who want to sign up without a Facebook Account.

Jul 18, 2015, 00:16 AM IST
Manisha Koirala's Facebook account hacked

Manisha Koirala's Facebook account hacked

 "Dil Se" star Manisha Koirala's Facebook page has been hacked and random messages are being sent from her account.

Jul 16, 2015, 19:02 PM IST
Disgusting to take selfies at cremation: Amitabh Bachchan

Disgusting to take selfies at cremation: Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he was disgusted when people around him clicked selfies as he attended the cremation of his friend.

Jul 04, 2015, 16:04 PM IST
Know who can access your Facebook account without password

Know who can access your Facebook account without password

Do you know that certain people can access Facebook accounts without the need for passwords? 

Mar 02, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Now, Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi joins Facebook

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who last week admitted that he is at sea when it comes to computers, has now joined Facebook, officials said on Monday.

Oct 27, 2014, 12:47 PM IST
113-year-old woman fudges date of birth to join Facebook

113-year-old woman fudges date of birth to join Facebook

Anna Stoehr, one of the oldest living people in the world at age 113, has finally got herself a Facebook account.

Oct 11, 2014, 12:11 PM IST

Girl hangs self on finding fake Facebook account with morphed photos

An 18-year-old girl who befriended a boy online and later fell out with him, committed suicide after her morphed photos appeared on a fake Facebook account, a senior police official said.

Jun 26, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

Facebook launches mobile app that does not require Facebook account

The new app, dubbed Slingshot, allows users to sign up for the service with their mobile phone number and connect with friends in their phone’s contact list.

Jun 17, 2014, 23:02 PM IST

Facebook 'temporarily unavailable' for many

Many Facebook users are unable to access their accounts as the social network website is reportedly not working at the moment.

May 11, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

Teen wins $70K lawsuit settlement over school seizing her Facebook account

A Minnesota school district has reportedly agreed to pay 70,000 dollars as settlement to a student, for violating her constitutional rights by viewing her Facebook and email accounts without permission.

Mar 28, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

Simple tips to secure your FB account on mobile

Mobile has made access to Facebook much easier, but the social networking site has also become susceptible to attempted hijackings and attempted thefts on cell phones.

May 20, 2013, 17:03 PM IST