'Frontback' app will not be discontinued: Company

Developers of the smartphone camera app "Frontback" took a u-turn when they announced that the application, due to be closed soon, will continue to offer its services to the users.

Battling addiction? Get sober with this 'social' app
Battling addiction? Get sober with this 'social' app

 If you are struggling with alcoholism or other forms of addictions, here comes a smartphone app that aims to help by connecting you to a social network of sober people.

Facebook tests 'Watch Later' button
Facebook tests 'Watch Later' button

With Facebook already clocking four billion daily video views, it is clearly one of the fastest growing content categories on the site.

Tajikistan ends Facebook block prompted by IS defector

Ex-Soviet Tajikistan on Monday lifted blocks on popular websites including Facebook and YouTube it imposed after a police chief appeared in an online video announcing his defection to the Islamic State group.

Why we browse Facebook when we want to take break?

Scientists have found why social networks such as Facebook are such a popular diversion for people who feel like taking a break.

Mobile phone data can predict employment shocks

Mobile phone data can be used to quickly and accurately detect, track and predict changes in the economy at multiple levels, says a new research.

Dolphins have social networks too!
Dolphins have social networks too!

Just like humans, dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, preferring to mingle with some fellow dolphins while avoiding others, scientists say.

Dolphins too have social networks
Dolphins too have social networks

They do not log in to Facebook or Twitter, but dolphins do, in fact, form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, a new research has found.

Live streaming service Meerkat adds Facebook login option with new update

Live-streaming service Meerkat has updated its application wherein users can now sign in to the app using Facebook login.

Google+ Twitter account goes live 4 yrs after its launch

The Twitter account of social network Google+ has gone live for the first time in the last four years since it launched.

Facebook shifts News Feed, aims at giving priority to friends
Facebook shifts News Feed, aims at giving priority to friends

Facebook has said it was reconfiguring its News Feed, in a move aimed at giving people more information about what is happening to "the friends you care about."

Twitter, YouTube, Instagram work on stealth advertising
Twitter, YouTube, Instagram work on stealth advertising

The quandary for those who run social networks is how to monetise activity on them without antagonising and thus losing users through distracting ads?

Facebook's drone Aquila to use laser to beam down internet access on earth
Facebook's drone Aquila to use laser to beam down internet access on earth

On the second day of its F8 conference at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Facebook has reportedly announced its plan to use a drone to beam theInternet down to billions of people around the world.

Twitter working with probe on online threats
Twitter working with probe on online threats

Twitter said on Monday  it was working with law enforcement officials on unspecified threats, amid reports that the social network had been targeted for blocking accounts linked to the Islamic State.

Facebook updates feature for suicide prevention
Facebook updates feature for suicide prevention

Now you can more easily help save the lives of friends who might appear distressed, through a new updated Facebook feature.

Mark Zuckerberg likens Facebook access to police service 911
Mark Zuckerberg likens Facebook access to police service 911

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in a recent interview with Bloomberg, compared access to the social network with access to critical services like 911.

How using Facebook can lead to depression
How using Facebook can lead to depression

Facebook lovers need to be aware, as a new study claims that use of the social media site can lead to symptoms of depression if it triggers feelings of envy among its users.

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 teams with NFL to score with online video
Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video

 Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.