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Facebook 'snooze' to temporarily 'mute' your friends

Facebook 'snooze' to temporarily 'mute' your friends

Users who click on the unfollow or "snooze" feature get the option of not seeing posts from the friend, page or group for 24 hours, seven days or 30 days.

Sep 15, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Know how Facebook can keep worries away

Know how Facebook can keep worries away

What really makes people feel good is when those they know and care about write personalised posts or comments.

Sep 07, 2016, 08:10 AM IST
Dog people have more Facebook friends than cat people

Dog people have more Facebook friends than cat people

Like their extroverted pets, dog lovers make more connections online and on an average have 26 more Facebook friends than cat lovers, says a new Facebook study that confirms long-held stereotypes about dog people vs cat people.

Aug 09, 2016, 18:26 PM IST
Is Facebook stalking you to suggest new friends?

Is Facebook stalking you to suggest new friends?

The accuracy that this feature shows has surprised as well as disturbed Facebook users for some time now.

Jun 28, 2016, 15:54 PM IST
If you think you are popular on social media then here’s a reality check

If you think you are popular on social media then here’s a reality check

No matter how smart and funny you think you are, those you follow on Twitter, really do have a larger following than you.

May 23, 2016, 08:41 AM IST
Bengaluru woman techie murder: From friendship on Facebook to strangulation by laptop cord - What all we know

Bengaluru woman techie murder: From friendship on Facebook to strangulation by laptop cord - What all we know

In yet another incident of rising crimes against women, a 31-year-old woman techie was found murdered in her apartment in Bengaluru.

Jan 21, 2016, 19:40 PM IST
Know if you are dependent on Facebook

Know if you are dependent on Facebook

From reading news to playing games, people use Facebook for various reasons but those who use the social media site to meet new people are the most dependent on Facebook overall, says a new study.

Dec 23, 2015, 16:44 PM IST
Know how to become famous on Facebook

Know how to become famous on Facebook

Let's check out some ways to become famous on Facebook.

Dec 08, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

300-plus Facebook friends means stress for teenagers

Having more than 300 Facebook friends may increase a teenager's levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, says a new study.

Nov 18, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Social media friends can make you stay fit!

Friends on Facebook who are health freaks can make you fit as well! 

Oct 08, 2015, 14:54 PM IST
What your Facebook posts say about you

What your Facebook posts say about you

 Your Facebook posts say a lot about you or so, a new study from London's Brunel University said.

Sep 17, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Messenger comes without Facebook account compulsion

 Now, a Facebook account is not required to sign up for Messenger, the social networking giant has announced.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:21 PM IST
Facebook stops Marauder's Map

Facebook stops Marauder's Map

 Facebook has decided to stop Marauder's Map - a Chrome extension that showed your Facebook friends' exact whereabouts.

May 30, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

Tinder users can now swipe through Instagram photos of potential matches with new update

 Tinder has rolled out new update to its app where users can now swipe through the recent Instagram photos of their potential matches.

Apr 16, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Nerve cells interact like Facebook friends

Neurons in the brain are wired like a social network, researchers from the University of Basel say.

Feb 05, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Dehradun woman duped of Rs 1.30 cr by her Facebook friend

As they always say, choose your friends wisely. And when it comes to friendships on social networks, you ought to be extra vigilant else you can land in trouble. A glaring case of this has recently come into light.

Jul 22, 2014, 13:58 PM IST

1 in 3 don't like Facebook friends enough to spend time with in reality

According to the survey, people who admit not liking their Facebook friends enough will not delete them from their lists either because they are too scared to miss out on gossip.

Oct 08, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

81% don`t want to be Facebook friends with boss

At least 81 per cent people believe that there is one person you should never be friends with on Facebook - your boss - according to a new survey.

Apr 18, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

Now, pay to promote your friends’ Facebook posts

Facebook has announced that users can now pay to promote a friend's status update and ensure it's widely viewed.

Feb 16, 2013, 12:02 PM IST

Facebook friends can reveal ‘how successful you are’!

The number of friends you have on social networking sites like Facebook, can reveal how successful you are, and even how often you move, researchers have said.

Dec 18, 2012, 13:46 PM IST