Facebook helps discover new plant species
Facebook helps discover new plant species

A huge carnivorous plant has become the first plant species to be "discovered on Facebook" after a photo posted by an amateur researcher in Brazil was spotted by scientists on the social networking site.

Facebook 'discovers' a new plant species
Facebook 'discovers' a new plant species

 When an amateur researcher posted a picture of a plant on Facebook, little did he realise that it could be a new plant species in the world "discovered on Facebook".

Facebook helps elderly rekindle old flames
Facebook helps elderly rekindle old flames

In your 50s and miss your old flame? You could probably try your luck on Facebook as a survey suggests many senior British people are already searching for girlfriends of their younger days on the social networking site.

More parents on Facebook seeking emotional advice
More parents on Facebook seeking emotional advice

More and more parents are joining Facebook to give and seek emotional, social and parental advice to close friends, a new study has revealed.

Facebook unveils new friends icon
Facebook unveils new friends icon

 Social networking service Facebook has introduced a new friends icon.

Mashrafe Mortaza reactivates his Facebook page
Mashrafe Mortaza reactivates his Facebook page

Bangladesh's One-Day International (ODI) skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has reactivated his official social networking stage Facebook fan page.

Want more ''likes'' on Facebook? Check your watch
Want more ''likes'' on Facebook? Check your watch

So your last Facebook post, on which you worked so much - giving smart twists to make it funny and awesome - did not garner any likes? Well, the fault may not be with the content but with timings, says a study.

'Real name' policy on Facebook draws some flak
'Real name' policy on Facebook draws some flak

 Facebook's insistence that people use their real names on the social networking site has not gone down well with several groups who recently staged a protest outside the company's headquarter in US.

Woman finds intruder asleep in bed, clicks selfie in UAE

A Tunisian woman, after discovering a drunk man asleep in her bed, clicked a selfie and posted it on a social networking site before alerting police here in the UAE, a media report said on Wednesday.

'Hubhopper' promises to be best place on web for music, film lovers

A new social networking site 'Hubhopper,' has launched with the promise to offer users the best place on the web for music and film aficionados.

Engineering student held for offensive post on social media

An engineering student has been arrested by the city police for making comments with potential communal overtones on a social networking site.

Facebook looks at traditional media to woo customers
Facebook looks at traditional media to woo customers

Social networking site Facebook has not lost interest in advertising through traditional media yet. According to a Nielsen study, Facebook has spent more than six million pounds on traditional media in Britain so far this year -- significantly up from 16,000 pounds in 2014.

Facebook's new feature 'Scrapbook' to collect, organise photos
Facebook's new feature 'Scrapbook' to collect, organise photos

Facebook has introduced a new feature that not only helps you collect and organise photos of your children at one place but also share them with other friends on the social networking site.

Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey
Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey

Social networking site Facebook has reportedly blocked some pages that seem to insult the Prophet Mohammed following orders by a Turkish court.

Social networking site Facebook restored after 40 minutes of outage
Social networking site Facebook restored after 40 minutes of outage

The popular social networking site Facebook was apparently down on early Tuesday, with the site saying it is working on fixing the issue.

Social networking site 'Facebook at Work' launched for final testing
Social networking site 'Facebook at Work' launched for final testing

 'Facebook for work', has been launched by the popular social networking site Facebook.

Facebook testing new classifieds feature within Groups
Facebook testing new classifieds feature within Groups

 Social networking site Facebook is reportedly experimenting with a feature where Group members can post details about the items they intend to sell instead of the usual status updates.

Twitter in two minds over autoplaying videos on users' timeline
Twitter in two minds over autoplaying videos on users' timeline

 Social networking site Twitter is reportedly in two minds over autoplaying videos on its users' timeline.

Army cautions personnel, veterans about using social networking site

Faced with an onslaught of unsavoury messages on social media, some purportedly written by retired and serving personnel, the army on Thursday turned to Facebook to caution them against accepting or forwarding messages without verifying facts.

Chris Brown apologises for accusing Karrueche Tran
Chris Brown apologises for accusing Karrueche Tran

Singer Chris Brown has apologised on a social-networking site for accusing Karrueche Tran of cheating on him with Drake.