Techie arrested for creating fake Facebook profile, harassing woman

Cyberabad police on Friday arrested a database programmer with an IT firm at Gachibowli here for allegedly harassing a woman by creating her fake Facebook profile.

Indian-origin US student in Fiji court for Facebook intimidation

 An Indian-origin US student appeared in a Fiji court for luring a Fijian girl into sending her explicit photos and then intimidating her, media reported Thursday.

Facebook, Twitter may help restrain spread of HIV
Facebook, Twitter may help restrain spread of HIV

In a new study, researchers have discovered that posts on social media websites like Facebook and Twitter could help control the spread of HIV.

YSRCP activist held for Facebook post on cyclone Hudhud

A YSR Congress activist was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly posting "irresponsible" comments on a social networking site on cyclone Hudhud which hit the North Andhra Pradesh coast earlier this month.

'Kiss of Love' against moral policing in Kerala's Kochi

A group of youngsters in Kerala's Kochi district have decided to observe a hug-and-kiss day on November 02. The bold initiative was taken after a coffee shop in Kozhikode was vandalised allegedly by members of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, a youth wing affiliated to the BJP.

Now, Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi joins Facebook

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who last week admitted that he is at sea when it comes to computers, has now joined Facebook, officials said on Monday.

When Ashton Kutcher shared Alia Bhatt’s video on Facebook!
When Ashton Kutcher shared Alia Bhatt’s video on Facebook!

Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt is thrilled and she has all the reasons to be on cloud nine! Hollywood hunk Ashton Kutcher shared the link to one of her videos on his Facebook page.

Fans unveil 'Kaththi' star Vijay's statue
Fans unveil 'Kaththi' star Vijay's statue

Fans of Tamil actor Vijay unveiled a wax statue of their star at a theatre here on Sunday.

Facebook pushing kids to hop onto junk foodwagon: Study

If your growing kid cannot think beyond junk food like burgers or pizza to satiate his/her hunger pangs, blame Facebook.

Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row
Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row

PGA commissioner Tim Finchem and the LPGA both came out solidly Saturday in support of the firing of Ted Bishop as PGA of America president after "inappropriate" remarks on Twitter.

Hawking joins Facebook, wants people to be 'curious'
Hawking joins Facebook, wants people to be 'curious'

The famous theoretical physicist professor Stephen Hawking is now on Facebook, asking fans to be "curious".

Facebook`s Zuckerberg wages China charm offensive -- in Mandarin
Facebook`s Zuckerberg wages China charm offensive -- in Mandarin

Facebook is banned in China, but the co-founder of the world`s largest social network appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing -- in Mandarin.

Long way back for injured Siem de Jong
Long way back for injured Siem de Jong

Dutch midfielder Siem de Jong has said he will need at least another eight weeks before resuming his career with Newcastle.

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.

Stop creating fake profiles to nab criminals: Facebook
Stop creating fake profiles to nab criminals: Facebook

Social networking site Facebook has asked the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to desist from creating fake profiles to nab criminals.

Have you tried the 'Donut selfie' yet?

Are you tired of posting those drab still selfies on your Facebook or Instagram account? A new form of video selfie called the 'Donut selfie' could now help you present some cool shots.

UP youth posts obscene photo of girlfriend on Facebook, arrested

A 20-year-old youth allegedly posted an obscene photograph of his girlfriend on Facebook, following which he was today arrested, police said.

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.

Facebook may become top video sharing site: Report
Facebook may become top video sharing site: Report

Videos on Facebook are fast catching up with YouTube in terms of number of shares and the social networking site may overtake YouTube in video sharing through its news feed soon, say researchers.

Hate crimes against people from Northeast: Is India becoming an intolerant society? Have your say

Last few days have seen a number of attacks/crimes against people from the Northeast.

Similar incidents have also been reported in the past when people from a part of the country were targeted for their appearance or for their failure to speak in local language.