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Facebook may slip local politician's posts into your News Feed

Facebook may slip local politician's posts into your News Feed

Amid allegations of fake news on Facebook affecting election results, social networking giant Facebook is testing a feature that slips "top posts" from local politician`s into your News Feed.

Aug 05, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
People crave for Wi-Fi more than sex, chocolate or alcohol: Survey

People crave for Wi-Fi more than sex, chocolate or alcohol: Survey

The craze for wireless internet connection has gone up so much that almost half of the people now crave for Wi-Fi on the go. 

Nov 20, 2016, 20:22 PM IST
India leads Facebook's bug bounty programme in January-June 2016

India leads Facebook's bug bounty programme in January-June 2016

India accounted for the largest share of Facebook's bug bounty programme in the first half of 2016, ahead of countries like the US and Mexico.

Oct 13, 2016, 17:38 PM IST
Milo Yiannopoulos, self-described "most fabulous supervillian on the internet”, gets permanent ban on Twitter!

Milo Yiannopoulos, self-described "most fabulous supervillian on the internet”, gets permanent ban on Twitter!

Twitter took the plunge and banned Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and one of Twitter's most offensive users, after several complaints and repeated suspensions against him.

Jul 20, 2016, 11:38 AM IST

Boy missing for a year traced in Srinagar through FB, rescued

On May 9, last year, Rekha Devi, a resident of Khajuri Khas area, claimed that her son did not return home from tuition.

Jul 13, 2016, 00:46 AM IST
How to 'uncensor' your Facebook News Feed

How to 'uncensor' your Facebook News Feed

Following allegations that Facebook “censors” viewpoints its employees don’t like, Finland-based cyber security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to "uncensor" the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see.

Jul 08, 2016, 23:59 PM IST
Animals owe their social sense to their maternal side!

Animals owe their social sense to their maternal side!

A new study has found that out for you. As per the study, animals acquire their social sense from their maternal side!

Jun 29, 2016, 22:00 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg to connect with ISS astronauts via Facebook Live

Mark Zuckerberg to connect with ISS astronauts via Facebook Live

The popular social networking giant Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg will take connectivity to a new level by connecting with the astronauts in space.

May 28, 2016, 12:46 PM IST
Facebook opens office in Malaysia

Facebook opens office in Malaysia

 Social media giant, Facebook has opened a local office in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, a media report said on Thursday.

May 05, 2016, 11:10 AM IST
Facebook's Instagram has a flaw: Anyone can delete your comments!

Facebook's Instagram has a flaw: Anyone can delete your comments!

Technology is one such that it is never without a flaw – it's just that we commoners can hardly find it out.

May 04, 2016, 17:14 PM IST
Check out! Mark Zuckerberg shares adorable images of his dog Beast!

Check out! Mark Zuckerberg shares adorable images of his dog Beast!

Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the popular social networking site Facebook, we get to take a sneak peek of his lovely family through the photographs shared by him on his FB page.

Apr 30, 2016, 13:19 PM IST
Apple turns Twitter into 'news app' in App Store

Apple turns Twitter into 'news app' in App Store

 After reporting dismal results this week, micro-blogging website Twitter is no longer pitted against social networks like Facebook and is now categorised under the "news" section in the Apple's App Store.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
Facebook may soon add news section to its mobile app!

Facebook may soon add news section to its mobile app!

The popular social media website Facebook has been introducing many new features to the site to make it more handy for users.

Apr 16, 2016, 16:46 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg buys domain named after his daughter from Kochi boy for $700

Mark Zuckerberg buys domain named after his daughter from Kochi boy for $700

 Mark Zuckerberg just bought a domain whose name is the same as his daughter from Amal Augustine, an engineering student from Kochi.

Apr 16, 2016, 13:33 PM IST
Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

 In a fresh bid to connect the world better, Facebook has announced a new research lab to build hardware products based on its software and has hired a former top Google executive to achieve its goal.

Apr 14, 2016, 12:37 PM IST
Facebook getting more popular among oldies

Facebook getting more popular among oldies

Since its launch in 2004, the landscape of Facebook is constantly changing and now, a recent study suggests that the social networking site might have just got old as more seniors are logging in.

Apr 13, 2016, 13:29 PM IST
Facebook unveils 360-degree 3D video camera at F8 developer conference

Facebook unveils 360-degree 3D video camera at F8 developer conference

 Taking the video recording to a next level, social media giant Facebook unveiled its own 360-degree stereoscopic 3D video camera at the two-day F8 developer conference underway at the Fort Mason in San Francisco, California.

Apr 13, 2016, 12:46 PM IST
Look what's new on Facebook this year!

Look what's new on Facebook this year!

Several new features has been added to Facebook and it's Messenger app to make it more handy to the users.

Apr 13, 2016, 11:13 AM IST
Easily make payments via Facebook Messenger soon!

Easily make payments via Facebook Messenger soon!

Facebook may soon roll out a new feature on its Messenger app to make online money transfer service.

Apr 12, 2016, 15:00 PM IST
 Only one in five people tell the truth on Facebook: Study

Only one in five people tell the truth on Facebook: Study

Less than 20 percent of people portray themselves truthfully on social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter, a new UK-based study has found.

Apr 06, 2016, 13:16 PM IST