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New Facebook tools allow marketers to gauge ad impact

Facebook has announced two new tools to help marketers gauge the effectiveness of ads on the social networking website.

Mar 21, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Your 'like' on Facebook is being used by scam artists

Your 'like' on Facebook is being used by scam artists

Facebook is being targeted by scammers hoping to trick people into sharing their hoaxes, it said.

Mar 06, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Facebook expands ads formats to help app monetisation

Facebook expands ads formats to help app monetisation

Social networking website Facebook on Friday said it was expanding its advertisement formats for apps under the Audience Network programme that would help developers monetise their apps.

Aug 14, 2015, 17:18 PM IST
Choose your Facebook heir through 'legacy contact' feature

Choose your Facebook heir through 'legacy contact' feature

Social networking website Facebook on Thursday unveiled a new feature that allows users to choose someone to take control of their accounts after they die.

Feb 12, 2015, 22:45 PM IST
Now, post videos and host group chats on Twitter

Now, post videos and host group chats on Twitter

 The long wait for posting group messages and videos is over for Twitter users, as the social networking website on Tuesday revealed that users can now use the features from the iOS and Android apps.

Jan 28, 2015, 23:28 PM IST
Facebook warns against scam inviting users to click on '10 hottest leaked Snapchats ever'

Facebook warns against scam inviting users to click on '10 hottest leaked Snapchats ever'

Facebook has started issuing warning to its users about a new scam wherein the cyber-thieves try to dupe people by showing a link called "10 hottest leaked Snapchats ever" that actually directs them to a fake website that extracts users' personal data including bank account details.

Jan 16, 2015, 18:29 PM IST
Facebook to place `missing child alerts` in users' newsfeeds to help locate abducted kids

Facebook to place `missing child alerts` in users' newsfeeds to help locate abducted kids

Facebook is starting to use its huge user base to help locate missing children by placing alerts about such kids into its users' News Feed.

Jan 14, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

Facebook to issue missing children alerts in US

Social networking website Facebook plans to use its estimated 140 million daily U.S. users to help track missing children through emergency alerts, the company said on Tuesday.

Jan 14, 2015, 03:19 AM IST
Why Facebook can judge personality better than friends, family

Why Facebook can judge personality better than friends, family

A new study has demonstrated that computers that use digital footprints can personality better as compared to friends and family.

Jan 13, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Facebook offers free internet access to Zambians

Facebook has launched a free app that provides limited internet access to people in the African nation Zambia who have mobile phones without data plans.

Aug 18, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Facebook reveals men hold 8 out of 10 `top positions` in US

Facebook today revealed its diversity report which shows that 77 percent of top positions are held by men.

Jun 27, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Kolkata girl kills self after lover posts indecent comments

A girl committed suicide after accusing her boyfriend of posting indecent remarks about her on a social networking website, police said Wednesday.

Jun 26, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Facebook still teens` favorite social-networking website: Survey

A new survey has revealed that Facebook is still teens` favorite social networking website in the US.

Jun 26, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

Facebook Paper update allows more sharing with download links

Facebook has reportedly updated its social news reader app `Paper,` with features for sharing content and a downloadable link for the app.

Mar 05, 2014, 20:49 PM IST

Facebook introduces `custom gender options` for self identification

Facebook has reportedly announced that its U.S. users will now have the "other" option to select a custom gender for their Timeline profiles.

Feb 14, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

Facebook not planning to flood News Feed with ads, says COO

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has reportedly announced that the company has no plans to flood the News Feed with ads.

Feb 14, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

Facebook could fade out like a disease: Researchers

Facebook is like an infectious disease, experiencing a spike before its decline, according to US researchers who claim the social network will lose 80 per cent of users by 2017.

Jan 23, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

Awkward Facebook posts may cause anguish

Awkward Facebook posts can not only cause embarrassment, but also make some people suffer anguish and anxiety for a long time, a new study has found.

Dec 10, 2013, 19:03 PM IST

Now, a social networking website for children

Parents of seven-year-old Mehul Chowdhury were a worried lot after they found out that a paedophile stalker, who had befriended him on Facebook, was abusing their only child.

Aug 04, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

Facebook hashtag fails to take off?

Using hashtags in Facebook posts may be a fun strategy for companies trying to grab the attention of consumers, however, it doesn`t appear to be paying off, a new study has claimed.

Jul 29, 2013, 19:04 PM IST