Facebook tests laser drones in British skies

If Facebook has its way, there would soon be huge solar-powered drones - with the wingspan of a commercial airliner - beaming down internet in the remotest of areas.

Facebook updates 'community standards' of activity on its site
Facebook updates 'community standards' of activity on its site

Social media giant Facebook has updated a set of standards on what is acceptable to share on its platform, a press release from the company on Monday said.

Google jumps big time into virtual reality race?

A team of engineers at Google is reportedly working to build a version of the Android operating system to power virtual-reality applications.

Zuckerberg willing to work with Google on Global Internet Access
Zuckerberg willing to work with Google on Global Internet Access

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has indicated a willingness to work with Google on Global Internet Access at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona by saying that connecting the world doesn't have to be a cutthroat competition.

Facebook fends off telecom firms` complaints

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday fended off complaints that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host its service on smartphones.

Internet access limited in developing world: Facebook
Internet access limited in developing world: Facebook

Most people in the developing world do not use the Internet, with access limited by high costs, poor availability and a lack of relevant content, a Facebook report has said.

Mark Zuckerberg likens Facebook access to police service 911
Mark Zuckerberg likens Facebook access to police service 911

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in a recent interview with Bloomberg, compared access to the social network with access to critical services like 911.

Whatsapp mobile app hits 700 million active users every month
Whatsapp mobile app hits 700 million active users every month

Mobile messenger service WhatsApp's user base​ has touched 700 million people every month, up from 600 million in August.

 

Zuckerberg starts book club on Facebook inviting 30 million users
Zuckerberg starts book club on Facebook inviting 30 million users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has set a taken a New Year resolution to read a book every two weeks this year wherein he has created a page on the social media website "A Year of Books" inviting 30 million users to like the page.

Beware of 'fraud emails' from RBI, World Bank or Facebook!

All these mails with beautiful letterheads made them appear genuine. What's more tempting are the cash prizes; it could make you filthy rich within a short period of time. But that's about it.

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.

Zuckerberg dismisses Apple CEO's statement about ads as 'ridiculous'

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected Tim Cook's claim that ads turn customers into products, saying that it was a " ridiculous concept".

Modi's has over 25 mn followers on Facebook

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has crossed 25 million followers on Facebook and continues to remain the second-most followed politician in the world after US President Barack Obama, the social networking website said.

Google to boost Ebola donations
Google to boost Ebola donations

Google launched a campaign today to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing USD 10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.

Google to boost Ebola donations

Google launched a campaign on Monday to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing USD 10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.

Breakthrough Prizes in science, math earn winners $3 million each

Academia doesn`t usually bring rich financial rewards.

Mark Zuckerberg found 'The Social Network' 'hurtful'
Mark Zuckerberg found 'The Social Network' 'hurtful'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says 'The Social Network', director David Fincher's take on his college life, took many liberties in telling his story which he found "hurtful".

Facebook to be mostly video in five years: Zuckerberg

According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the social networking site will be mostly video in next five years.

Mark Zuckerberg says 'The Social Network' movie was 'kind of hurtful'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently spent a good one hour answering curious questions from users of his social network.