Porn-based malware on Facebook infects thousands of accounts in two days

 A porn-based malware on Facebook is believed to have affected over 1,10,000 accounts in the past two days that dupes users into clicking on an adult link that infects their computers with a Trojan to hijack vital parts.

Top 7 mobile apps for smartphone users

Top 7 mobile apps for smartphone users

Facebook testing new app that shows relevant info about user's location
Facebook testing new app that shows relevant info about user's location

Facebook is testing a new feature called Place Tips that will put useful and relevant information about the users' location in their News Feed.

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.

Jacqueline Fernandez to sketch for fans
Jacqueline Fernandez to sketch for fans

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez is treating her fans by giving them an opportunity to win an autographed sketch done by her.

New change, not third party attack caused Facebook, Instagram to go offline

 It was not the result of a third party attack but a change that affected Facebook and Instagram's configuration systems, resulting in both the social networking websites being taken offline on Tuesday, according to a spokesperson.

France seeks legislation to hold Google, Facebook 'accountable' for hate speech

 The French government has reportedly announced plans to hold companies responsible for hosting any extremist messages that their users may post.

Facebook addiction may show up in brain

Scientists have found that people who experience compulsive urges to use Facebook have some brain patterns similar to those found in drug addicts.

Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey
Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey

Social networking site Facebook has reportedly blocked some pages that seem to insult the Prophet Mohammed following orders by a Turkish court.

UK boy expelled from school for insulting teacher on Facebook

A 14-year-old boy in the UK has been expelled from school after he posted insults about his head teacher's hair colour, looks and weight on Facebook.

'Facebook Lite' launched for low-end Android phones
'Facebook Lite' launched for low-end Android phones

The social networking site has reportedly launched a simplified version called 'Facebook Lite' for low-end Android devices used by customers in emerging markets.

Social networking site Facebook restored after 40 minutes of outage
Social networking site Facebook restored after 40 minutes of outage

The popular social networking site Facebook was apparently down on early Tuesday, with the site saying it is working on fixing the issue.

Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad: Reports

 A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported.

China bolsters 'Great Firewall' by blocking VPN services that dodge online censorship

 China has reportedly announced that it is "upgrading" its internet censorship to block Virtual Private Network (VPN) services inside the country, a report said.

Comment on govt FB page to vent grievance no offence: SC

 It is not an offence for any person to post grievance on a page created by a law enforcement agency on a social networking site as such an interface is meant to help the public, the Supreme Court has held.

Comment on govt Facebook page to vent grievance no offence: SC

It is not an offence for any person to post grievance on a page created by a law enforcement agency on a social networking site as such an interface is meant to help the public, the Supreme Court has held.

Singapore`s PM faces rare dissent in Facebook chat

Singapore`s Prime Minister was left fumbling for answers Saturday after agreeing to a live Facebook chat with increasingly strident citizens turning to the Internet to voice dissent in the tightly-controlled city-state.

Facebook implicated in a third of all divorce cases over cheating

A new survey has examined that Facebook is now considered as a third of all divorce cases as it provides evidence of infidelity and new relationships unwittingly.

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.

Suriya lodges complaint against fake Facebook page
Suriya lodges complaint against fake Facebook page

Actor Suriya, who has not joined any social networking platform, has lodged a complaint with the cyber cell against a fake Facebook page that was floated in his name Wednesday.