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Facebook users in India cross 100 mn, largest outside US

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 21:04

Social media giant Facebook has crossed 100 million active users in India, its largest base outside the US.

Delhi CEO to launch drive to check misuse of social media

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:26

As the Model Code of Conduct came into force, Delhi`s Chief Electoral Office today described the social media as a "serious challenge" and said it will launch a special campaign to check misuse of the platform for election campaigning purposes.

Facebook celebrates 10th birthday!

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 10:04

Social networking giant Facebook is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Tuesday.

FakeOff app to detect bogus Facebook accounts

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 21:24

As instances of cyber impersonation on social networking sites rise, an Israel-based start-up has developed an application, FakeOff, that helps to identify fake accounts on Facebook.

Spam link with enticing description goes viral on Facebook

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 11:46

A fake video enticing people to click on the picture of a bikini-clad woman on a beach has reportedly gone viral on social networking giant Facebook.

Facebook adds trending topics to site

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 23:37

In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook will add trending topics to its website to let users know what other users are posting about at the moment, whether it`s the death of a world leader or the Golden Globe awards.

Facebook sued for `falsifying` member endorsements for sponsored ads

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 13:07

Facebook has been sued for falsifying member endorsements through their "likes" for advertising purposes.

Lena Dunham not a fan of social networking sites

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 15:45

Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham is not a fan of social networking sites and misses the good old days when they did not exist.

Facebook dominates in US rush to social networking

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:51

The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with many people using multiple platforms, a study showed Monday.

China oil pipeline explosion kills 35 people

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 15:12

An explosion due to fire in a leaking oil pipeline killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens others in the city of Qingdao in China on Friday.

India to have world`s largest Facebook population by 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:55

Indians are increasingly logging into their Facebook and Twitter accounts, with the country recording the highest social networking growth of 37.4 per cent this year, according to a new study.

1.6 billion people on social networks: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 09:14

An estimated 1.61 billion people, more than one in five globally, will log in to social networking sites at least monthly this year, the research firm eMarketer has said.