6 percent of global population suffer from internet addiction
6 percent of global population suffer from internet addiction

A new study has revealed that internet addiction is more common than people think, as 6 percent of the global population suffers from it.

Facebook launches new publishing tools
Facebook launches new publishing tools

In a bid to give more teeth to advertisers and those who want to promote posts on Facebook, the social networking site has launched new tools that allow a greater ability to target posts and promote content.

Google best place to work, Twitter off the grid
Google best place to work, Twitter off the grid

Ensuring a balanced work-family environment for its employees has made Google the best place to work on Earth, announces the seventh “2015 Best Places to Work” listing from Glassdoor, a US-based website that provides insider ratings and information from employees about the companies they work for.

Facebook users may soon be notified before posting drunk pictures
Facebook users may soon be notified before posting drunk pictures

Facebook is working on implementing artificial intelligence on the popular social networking site in a bid to protect its users from posting drunk messages and pictures that they might regret in the future.

Facebook can help tackle campus emergency
Facebook can help tackle campus emergency

Social networking sites like Facebook may be used when an emergency situation arises to help students as well as keeping those not directly involved in the situation informed about the incident, a study said.

Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour
Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour

As researchers are mining Facebook and Twitter data to learn about online and offline human behaviour, a new study warns them to be wary of serious pitfalls that arise when working with huge social media data sets.

India's internet users to cross 300 million
India's internet users to cross 300 million

 The number of internet users in India would reach 302 million by December 2014, registering a year-on-year growth of 32 percent over last year, a study said here Wednesday.

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: Source
Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: Source

Facebook Inc`s professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

Facebook launches video creation tool 'Say Thanks'
Facebook launches video creation tool 'Say Thanks'

 The social networking site Facebook has launched a personalised video creation tool, to push more users to share the videos.

Facebook to be mostly video in five years: Zuckerberg

According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the social networking site will be mostly video in next five years.

Abuse of power and perks: J&K DIG's son shamelessly flaunts pics of lavish lifestyle
Abuse of power and perks: J&K DIG's son shamelessly flaunts pics of lavish lifestyle

In a clear display of abuse of power and perks, Jaamu and Kashmir Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Shakeel Beig's son shamelessly flaunted a series of photographs on Instagram evoking angry reactions from netizens.

'Ham radio can counter dark side of social networking'

Amateur or ham radio can counter the negative effects of social networking by providing a safer and alternative route for making friends worldwide, according to a licensed ham operator based in West Bengal.

Facebook to locate your stolen passwords
Facebook to locate your stolen passwords

In a bid to keep its users' accounts safe, social networking site Facebook has created an automated service that monitors the web for stolen email addresses and passwords.

Facebook doubles advertising bug bounty
Facebook doubles advertising bug bounty

Facebook has doubled the reward for developers who point out flaws in the social networking giant's advertising code.

Indonesia gold mine for social networking

Indonesia, with a population of over 250 million, has become a gold mine for social networking sites in southeast Asia with a growing market of millions of users.

Facebook steps up battle on `fake likes`
Facebook steps up battle on `fake likes`

Facebook said Friday it has stepped up its battle against spammers who promise to deliver "likes" to its members, and warned users on using such scams.

Facebook may act as a mood stabiliser
Facebook may act as a mood stabiliser

In a bad mood? Head to Facebook and find someone worse off!

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India later this month
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India later this month

After Sheryl Sandberg, its now the turn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later this month.

RIP Orkut! Google finally shuts down website
RIP Orkut! Google finally shuts down website

Internet giant Google on Tuesday confirmed it will shut down its Orkut, its first social networking site on September 30.

Facebook can steer young minds into politics
Facebook can steer young minds into politics

The Social networking site Facebook can encourage more young people to get engaged in politics, a new research shows.