Online dieters who make more 'connections' lose more weight

A new study has recently revealed that people who make more connections while using an online weight management program lose around more than 8 percent of their body weight in six months.

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.

Meet Facebook's oldest registered user who just turned 107

Facebook's oldest registered user, who will turn 107 in January 2015, earned the distinction when her friends at the medical aid charity signed her up for an account on her 105th birthday.

Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos
Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos

Facebook is putting warning labels on graphic videos that members upload and share with friends, the leading social network has said.

Why Facebook posts can reveal personality traits better than friends, family

Social networking site Facebook has made it easy to reveal your personality better than your friends by peeping into your profile and analysing the posts that you 'like' with the help of a software.

Facebook the leader of social media: Survey
Facebook the leader of social media: Survey

Facebook is the leader of social media, says a new survey, adding that the social networking site has also made inroads into becoming the popular choice among the elderly.

Facebook to cut down buffer time for videos, acquires QuickFire Networks
Facebook to cut down buffer time for videos, acquires QuickFire Networks

Social networking site Facebook has reportedly acquired QuickFire Networks, a TC Disrupt 2014 Battlefield contestant.

"Facebook, Twitter allowing Islamophobia to flourish"
"Facebook, Twitter allowing Islamophobia to flourish"

Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter have not removed hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups, The Independent reported.

Facebook `year in review` feature painful for some
Facebook `year in review` feature painful for some

Facebook wanted to delight its users by compiling each member`s "year in review" -- but inadvertently revived painful memories for some who suffered tragic events in 2014.

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.

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.

6 percent of global population suffer from internet addiction
6 percent of global population suffer from internet addiction

A new study has revealed that internet addiction is more common than people think, as 6 percent of the global population suffers from it.

Facebook launches new publishing tools
Facebook launches new publishing tools

In a bid to give more teeth to advertisers and those who want to promote posts on Facebook, the social networking site has launched new tools that allow a greater ability to target posts and promote content.

Google best place to work, Twitter off the grid
Google best place to work, Twitter off the grid

Ensuring a balanced work-family environment for its employees has made Google the best place to work on Earth, announces the seventh “2015 Best Places to Work” listing from Glassdoor, a US-based website that provides insider ratings and information from employees about the companies they work for.

Facebook users may soon be notified before posting drunk pictures
Facebook users may soon be notified before posting drunk pictures

Facebook is working on implementing artificial intelligence on the popular social networking site in a bid to protect its users from posting drunk messages and pictures that they might regret in the future.

Facebook can help tackle campus emergency
Facebook can help tackle campus emergency

Social networking sites like Facebook may be used when an emergency situation arises to help students as well as keeping those not directly involved in the situation informed about the incident, a study said.

Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour
Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour

As researchers are mining Facebook and Twitter data to learn about online and offline human behaviour, a new study warns them to be wary of serious pitfalls that arise when working with huge social media data sets.

India's internet users to cross 300 million
India's internet users to cross 300 million

 The number of internet users in India would reach 302 million by December 2014, registering a year-on-year growth of 32 percent over last year, a study said here Wednesday.

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: Source
Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: Source

Facebook Inc`s professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.