Facebook may come up with option to let users read sites without leaving it
Facebook may come up with option to let users read sites without leaving it

Facebook has been reportedly planning to find an option to let its users read popular news sites without leaving it.

Facebook addiction can lead to depression
Facebook addiction can lead to depression

Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could drive you to depression, a new study warns.

Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook
Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook

Facebook users can now use any term, with which they wish to describe their gender. Previously, it required you to choose from a list of predefined genders.

Lurking on Facebook may lead to depression
Lurking on Facebook may lead to depression

Using Facebook only to scroll through your news feed or browse other people's profiles could make you feel envious and depressed, according to a new study.

Facebook announces smart 'Products Ads' to let companies target buyers more effectively
Facebook announces smart 'Products Ads' to let companies target buyers more effectively

In a bid to make Facebook ads smarter, the social networking site has announced Product Ads, that lets companies target Facebook users more effectively with new automated processes by convincing famous personalities to like something so the users will follow their lead.

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.

More than half a billion people use mobile phones to access Facebook
More than half a billion people use mobile phones to access Facebook

More than half a billion people reportedly access Facebook from their mobile devices.

India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017
India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017

India will surpass the US to lead the global tally of the largest Facebook userbase on mobile by 2017, market research firm eMarketer said in a report.

Here's how people post life events on Facebook
Here's how people post life events on Facebook

With social networking sites becoming a part of our daily lives, people are sharing positive life events indirectly and negative life events directly on Facebook, says a study.

Excessive Facebook use associated with substance abuse: Study
Excessive Facebook use associated with substance abuse: Study

Social media such as Facebook may not only be addictive, it could also be associated with impulse control disorders, including substance abuse, a new study has warned.

Messenger app: Facebook blackout on August 22?

Amid reports that Facebook`s Messenger app would be able to spy on users, an event has been organised inviting them to deactivate their accounts for 24 hours starting Friday, August 22 at 18:00 GMT in protest against the social networking site.

Twitterati more narcissistic than Facebook users

People who regularly tweet are more narcissistic than those who use Facebook, according to a new study.

Twitterati more narcissistic than Facebook users

People who regularly tweet are more narcissistic than those who use Facebook, according to a new study.

Monopoly fans to decide own `house rules` on Facebook

Hasbro is reportedly letting Facebook users decide the "house rules" of Monopoly in an attempt to bring back the lost popularity of the game.

Facebook unveils new gender options for users

The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

First ten users of Facebook revealed

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is at number four amongst the first few users on the social networking site.

FakeOff app to detect bogus Facebook accounts

As instances of cyber impersonation on social networking sites rise, an Israel-based start-up has developed an application, FakeOff, that helps to identify fake accounts on Facebook.

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.

Facebook reaches one billion users

Facebook has exceeded one billion active users, an "amazing" milestone for the social networking site that now reaches one out of every seven people on the Earth.

Has Facebook reached its climax?

This is first time since August 2008 that Facebook had to wait for more than 200 days to add 100 million users.