US police struggle to uncover threats on social media

US law enforcement agencies are a long way from being able to effectively track threats of the kind a gunman posted on Instagram before his execution-style murder of two New York City policemen last weekend.

Rockstar Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insaan takes social media by storm
Rockstar Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insaan takes social media by storm

The trailer of 'MSG - The Messenger of God' has taken Twitter and Facebook by storm. The trailer which features Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insaan as an action packed spiritual guru has already got 1.5 million hits on YouTube. The hashtag Rockstar Baba has been trending on social media networks ever since the trailer was released.

Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video
Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video

 Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.

Facebook, NFL team up to score with online video
Facebook, NFL team up to score with online video

Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.

Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video

Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.

The move comes as Facebook tries to tackle a multi-billion-dollar television advertising realm seen as ripe for disruption by Internet technology.

People who are less popular on Facebook raise more money for charity

A new study has revealed that people with fewer friends on Facebook raise more money for charity than those with lots of connections.

Oldest Facebook fan dies at 114

Anna Stoehr, one of the oldest living people in the world at age 114 who lied about her age so she could get a Facebook page, has died in Minnesota, US.

Russia makes Facebook block page of Putin's top critic

Russian authorities convinced Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of an opposition politician, drawing ire from Internet users today.

Russia makes Facebook block page of Putin`s top critic

Russian authorities convinced Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of an opposition politician, drawing ire from Internet users Sunday.

IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs
IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs

As the first phase of placements drew to a close, IIT Kharagpur students have got the maximum number of jobs as compared to other IITs, institute officials said on Sunday.

Teenagers are leaving Facebook: Survey

Facebook is less popular among teenagers than last year, says a survey, adding that 88 percent of teenagers now use the social network against 94 percent last year.

Randeep Hooda experiences social media nightmare
Randeep Hooda experiences social media nightmare

Actor Randeep Hooda is said to have been jolted to learn that various fake accounts in his name are floating in cyberspace. He is now reportedly getting his genuine accounts verified.

Facebook testing new classifieds feature within Groups
Facebook testing new classifieds feature within Groups

 Social networking site Facebook is reportedly experimenting with a feature where Group members can post details about the items they intend to sell instead of the usual status updates.

Why Sydney siege gunman failed to manipulate social media?
Why Sydney siege gunman failed to manipulate social media?

One hostage the Sydney siege gunman failed to take this week was social media.

Facebook now auto-enhances your photos
Facebook now auto-enhances your photos

Facebook has now started improving the contrast and lighting of all images uploaded by the users.

Facebook launches new feature to enhance photos by default
Facebook launches new feature to enhance photos by default

Facebook has launched a new feature wherein the photos that people post from their phones would be enhanced by default with the app adjusting lighting, shadows and general clarity.

Facebook's India user base grows to 112 million
Facebook's India user base grows to 112 million

 Growing internet penetration and a large youth population has helped world's largest social network platform Facebook expand its userbase in India to 112 million -- the second largest after the US.

Facebook removes Bing search engine from its platform after 4 years
Facebook removes Bing search engine from its platform after 4 years

Facebook has reportedly announced its decision to remove the Bing search engine from its platform as it ends a four-year-long online relationship with Microsoft's search engine.

Zuckerberg considering adding "dislike" button on Facebook
Zuckerberg considering adding "dislike" button on Facebook

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that he is considering adding a "dislike" button to Facebook posts, allowing users to express emotions in another way other than "like" or leaving a comment.

Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.