Facebook posts give clues to your personality
Facebook posts give clues to your personality

People can accurately detect the personality traits of strangers through Facebook activity, according to a new study.

Why Facebook posts can't reveal personality traits anymore
Why Facebook posts can't reveal personality traits anymore

The privacy changes in the recent past on the social networking site Facebook have made it difficult to reveal personalities of people peeping into your profile or 'liking' your posts, say researchers.

Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ
Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ

Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube`s biggest content producers to get them to distribute their videos on the social network, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Microsoft gifts @messenger to Facebook as it decides to shut down MSN Messenger
Microsoft gifts @messenger to Facebook as it decides to shut down MSN Messenger

After deciding to shut down its MSN Messenger service, also known as Windows Live Messenger, after 15 years, Microsoft is passing its twitter account to Facebook.

Govt's decision to hire pvt agencies to manage their social media accounts questioned in HC

Ex-BJP ideologue K N Govindacharya on Thursday raised question in the Delhi High Court about the government's move to hire services of private social media management agencies to manage their accounts in social networking sites such as Facebook, saying it endangers creations of fake accounts and cyber crimes.

Facebook currently testing Snapchat-like feature that allows users to set expiry dates for posts: Report
Facebook currently testing Snapchat-like feature that allows users to set expiry dates for posts: Report

A report has revealed that Facebook has started to test a new feature, borrowed from Snapchat, which allows users to set their posts for deletion after a certain interval of time, anything from one hour to seven days.

Singapore bans documentary on political exiles

Singapore has banned a documentary on political exiles who have lived abroad for decades, saying the film undermines national security, highlighting the wealthy city-state`s uneasiness over public debate on politics. 

Facebook sorry after rejecting dad's ad to help baby
Facebook sorry after rejecting dad's ad to help baby

Facebook has apologised to a father after rejecting his advertisement on the social networking site asking people to donate money for his two-month-old son's heart transplant.

Soon, track the number of clicks a video gets on Facebook
Soon, track the number of clicks a video gets on Facebook

Social networking giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it is adding a counter to videos that will allow users to track how many times a video is seen.

Army using social media to help J&K flood victims

The Army is using social media apps such as Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp to save the lives of people stranded in the flood-affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Driven by mobile, over 1 bn videos viewed everyday on Facebook
Driven by mobile, over 1 bn videos viewed everyday on Facebook

Social networking giant Facebook Monday said more than one billion videos are viewed everyday on its platform, with over 65 per cent of it being consumed on mobile phones.

Shy people spend more time on Facebook but share less
Shy people spend more time on Facebook but share less

Shy and introvert people spend more time on Facebook but disclose little information with friends and acquaintances, says an interesting study.

Facebook addiction can leave you lonely, depressed
Facebook addiction can leave you lonely, depressed

Do you often feel you have wasted time on Facebook or termed it as a meaningless activity but still cannot let your eyes move away from the screen? You are at the risk of developing depression.

Is Facebook pushing up your phone bill?
Is Facebook pushing up your phone bill?

Have you discovered a sudden surge in your phone bill? This could well be linked to reading news feeds on the Facebook mobile app on your phone, media reports suggest.

Facebook privacy checkup to open for all users
Facebook privacy checkup to open for all users

Social networking site Facebook has finally announced to expand its “Privacy Checkup” feature to all users.

Narendra Modi is world`s 2nd most-popular leader on Twitter, Facebook after Obama
Narendra Modi is world`s 2nd most-popular leader on Twitter, Facebook after Obama

It seems social media is too impressed with PM Narendra Modi as he has been rated as the world's second-most followed politician on Twitter after Barack Obama.

 Facebook suffers outage for 15 minutes
Facebook suffers outage for 15 minutes

If you could not log on to your Facebook account Wednesday afternoon, it was because the popular social networking site suffered an outage for about 15 minutes that affected users around the world.

RSS worker's death is 'good news', writes Kerala CPM leader's son on Facebook
RSS worker's death is 'good news', writes Kerala CPM leader's son on Facebook

The son of a Kerala CPM leader is in the dock for describing as 'good news' the murder of RSS worker KT Manoj earlier this week.

Hateful content on Facebook bad for your brain
Hateful content on Facebook bad for your brain

Are you exposed to reading homophobic, racist, misogynistic or other hateful content on Facebook? It may have a harmful effect on your brain in the long run.

Ukraine defence chief warns of `great war` with Russia

Ukraine`s defence minister warned on Monday that a "great war" has broken out with Russia over his country`s future that could claim tens of thousands of lives.