The number of websites explodes past a billion
The number of websites explodes past a billion

The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time Tuesday by online tracker Internet Live Stats.

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Why Facebook posts can't reveal personality traits anymore
Why Facebook posts can't reveal personality traits anymore

The privacy changes in the recent past on the social networking site Facebook have made it difficult to reveal personalities of people peeping into your profile or 'liking' your posts, say researchers.

Govt's decision to hire pvt agencies to manage their social media accounts questioned in HC

Ex-BJP ideologue K N Govindacharya on Thursday raised question in the Delhi High Court about the government's move to hire services of private social media management agencies to manage their accounts in social networking sites such as Facebook, saying it endangers creations of fake accounts and cyber crimes.

Facebook privacy checkup to open for all users
Facebook privacy checkup to open for all users

Social networking site Facebook has finally announced to expand its “Privacy Checkup” feature to all users.

Twitter CEO finally explains rationale behind random tweets on users' timeline
Twitter CEO finally explains rationale behind random tweets on users' timeline

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo finally offers an explanation for the random tweets on users' timeline , saying that the changes would be more of a final resort, which means that random tweets would appear only when users don't have any new tweet to load.

 Facebook suffers outage for 15 minutes
Facebook suffers outage for 15 minutes

If you could not log on to your Facebook account Wednesday afternoon, it was because the popular social networking site suffered an outage for about 15 minutes that affected users around the world.

Facebook upgrades mobile search to let users search old posts by keywords
Facebook upgrades mobile search to let users search old posts by keywords

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New Delhi: Facebook on Friday announced that it has decided to let its mobile app users to retrieve old posts shared with them by their friends.

'More US citizens censoring their views on Facebook, Twitter'
'More US citizens censoring their views on Facebook, Twitter'

More and more US residents are censoring their views on Facebook and Twitter especially after the case of National Security Agency (NSA) whistle-blower Edward Snowden and its repercussions, says Pew Research Centre here.

Facebook to scale down click-bait stories from users` newsfeed

Facebook has reportedly decided to scale down the number of so-called click-bait stories that appear high on people`s news feeds.

Facebook helps readers tell truth from fiction

Facebook said on Monday that it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are tongue-in-cheek instead of hand-on-heart.

Facebook users not in awe of Messenger app

The newly launched Facebook Messenger app has received poor reviews from its users, with most criticising the popular social networking site for forcing them to download a separate app to access their messages.

Twitter unveils video ads

Twitter on Wednesday unveiled a new advertising program that delivers "promoted videos" to the tweet stream of users of the popular messaging platform.

New Facebook colour changing app virus affects 10,000 users

A new Facebook spam, allegedly offering users to change the colour scheme of their FB profile has resurfaced.

Facebook advertisements now cost more

Facebook advertising has become costlier but the social networking site has cut down on the number of advertisements, media reports said.

Facebook joins COAI as an associate member

GSM industry body COAI today said it has inducted social networking giant Facebook as an associate member of the association.

US woman sues Facebook over `revenge porn` images

A woman in the US has filed a $123 million case against social networking site Facebook for not deleting "revenge porn" images uploaded by her old friend.

Has Facebook made you a narcissist?

Do your friends think you have turned into a narcissist or less empathic towards others in recent times? Check your Facebook obsession.

Can you shun Facebook for 99 days?

What if you are asked to perform a different kind of fasting - to log out from Facebook for 99 days!

Lawmaker asks FTC to explore Facebook`s psych experiment

An angry lawmaker, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) has sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requesting them to fully explore the potential ramifications of Facebook`s experiment.