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An update from Facebook now allows the company to listen to users surroundings while posting a status update. Aiming to enhance the social networking experience, many argue against it due to privacy
MySpace has started a campaign that will attempt to woo old users back using nostalgic images taken from the users account. The ailing social media site underwent a huge overhaul in 2013.
An Iranian judge has ordered Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to defend against alleged privacy violations related to WhatsApp and Instagram, referring to him as "the Zionist director of Facebook".
Just a few weeks after Iran banned WhatsApp, calling Mark Zuckerberg - CEO of Facebook, which is acquiring the company - an "American Zionist", an Iranian court has now ordered a ban on Instagram.
A leaked email, sent by Saskatchewan's RCMP media relations division, has noted that the department received a private message on Facebook alerting them of "human remains" found by an area river.
Facebook has unveiled a range of new privacy features, presented by a new digital mascot - a blue dinosaur, unofficially known as the 'Zuckasaurus' - that really wants to help you manage your privacy.
ZeniMax Media has now officially filed a lawsuit against Oculus VR, claiming that its CTO John Carmack helped to develop the Oculus Rift hardware and software while still working at id Software.
The social network Facebook is rumoured to be building its own rival to the popular Snapchat photo and video-messaging service after an unsuccessful attempt to purchase the company last year.
Oculus VR hires Adrian Wong, ex-lead electrical engineer and senior hardware engineer of the Glass Explorer program from Google. He is working alongside Michael Abrash to create "The Final Platform."
Facebook has confirmed that two of its stand alone iOS apps, Poke and Camera, have been removed from the App Store, but the company is offering no further comment on the decision.
Facebook is trying to defend the changed policies of Moves, saying there is a difference between "sharing" and "commingling" user data. Though their defending statements may be too late to make.
Microsoft announced a number of new features for users of its OneDrive file storage service, including an updated Android app and a way to post videos to Facebook.
A new statement from Oculus VR strikes back against ZeniMax Media's claims that its CTO John Carmack took any IP from id Software to Oculus, saying there is no Zenimax code "in any Oculus products."
A new report claims Iran plans to ban the use of Whatsapp due to the fact that it was acquired by Facebook, which is owned by what the country claims is a "zionist" in Mark Zuckerberg.
Snapchat has silently acquired a video streaming startup called AddLive which the company might be using to power the recently introduced video chat capability in its messaging application.
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and later, Yahoo, are making changes to their policies to try and step away from giving in to government requests for big data, which could be good and bad.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore stated today during his Reddit AMA session that updates to the Windows Phone versions of Skype and Facebook are in the works, with the Facebook update due in June.
Two popular open source login systems, OAuth and OpenID, can be affected by the "Covert Redirect" exploit to take personal data from users, according to a new study from a security researcher.
ZeniMax Media, the owner of id Software, has sent out legal notices to both Oculus VR and Facebook, claiming that John Carmack improperly took Zenimax's IP when he left id to become CTO of Oculus VR.
Facebook has announced it will soon offer a way for users to log into third party apps without having to share their personal information from the social network.
Moves offers unique movement interpretation algorithms which collect data from sensors inside mobile device which makes it an attractive buy for Facebook.
Under new 'anti-terrorism' legislation in Russia, Skype, Facebook, Gmail and other services could be banned for failing to comply with new laws unless the companies changes where user data is stored.
Twitter has finally rolled out its flashy new profile redesign, which was first spotted in February, to all users who opt to choose it.
WhatsApp has announced that their messaging service has now exceeded 500 million users active worldwide, and those same folks are sharing over 700 million photos and 100 million videos each day.
Facebook introduces Nearby Friends, a feature that will allow users to automatically share their location with friends for casual meetups. Nearby Friends will be available on iOS and Android in the US
Solar powered drone company Titan Aerospace has been acquired by Google, who plans to use their products for its 'Project Loon' global internet venture.
Facebook will be updating its main apps so that chat options will be removed so that users will be forced to download and install Facebook Messenger to chat on mobile devices.
Facebook has updated their popular Messenger application and has included the ability to call friends using your Wi-Fi connection. The update is available on iOS and Android.
Oculus VR co-founder Palmer Luckey stated that company employees, and even some of their family members, have received death threats since their deal to be acquired by Facebook was announced.
Facebook has confirmed earlier rumors that it is working to provide Internet access to third world countries and other regions via connections from solar-powered air drones.
John Carmack, creator of Doom, is now officially employed by Facebook thanks to its $2 billion dollar purchase of Oculus VR, which Carmack is Chief Technology Officer.
The New York Times reports, via an unnamed source, that Facebook eventually plans to put its own logo and user interface in a redesigned version of the Oculus Rift VR helmet.
Minecraft creator Markus Persson has posted word via Twitter than he has canceled talks to port the popular game to the Oculus Rift VR device, due to the company's upcoming acquistion by Facebook.
Facebook has announced in a surprise blog post that they will be purchasing Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift headset, for a total of $2 billion.
Ryan McGeehan, the (now) former Director of Security for Facebook, has left the company to work on developing a security program for Coinbase.
WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum has written a blog post defending the company's efforts to keep data from its users private in the wake of the messaging app's upcoming purchase by Facebook.
In a new interview, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says the company "would have been willing to buy" WhatsApp, but stopped short of saying it would have spent $19 billion, as Facebook eventually did.
Updated WhatsApp for Android has gone live in the Google Play Store with new privacy features which were requested by users and the ability to pay the subscription amount for friends.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy have filed a formal complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, asking them to block Facbook from buying WhatsApp.
Facebook announced it will roll out a new look for its News Feed for PC desktop users, nearly a year after the company announced, and then later ditched, a major revamp of its design.
Facebook is looking to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace to provide internet access to the billions of people worldwide who live in remote regions disconnected from the modern technologies.
Yahoo has confirmed that it will slowly ditch support for using Google and Facebook accounts to access Yahoo online services like Flickr and its fantasy sports networks.
The official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 has been updated with a number of new features and improvements such as a way to create, join and leave groups and more.
Facebook has announced that its stand alone Messenger client for Windows desktop users will stop working on March 3, with the company claiming they can no longer support it.
According to Sundar Pichai, senior VP at Google, the rumors surrounding Google's $10 billion bid for Whatsapp have been greatly exaggerated. The VP said Google had never actually made any bid.
Facebook has decided to retire the @facebook.com email service, which it had started for its one billion users, after merely three years of existence due to disappointing usage numbers.
WhatsApp co-founder, Jan Koum, has revealed that the company is bringing voice calling capabilities to its Android and iOS apps in the near future with Windows Phone and BlackBerry to follow later.
Microsoft has confirmed that a version of the Facebook Messsenger app is being created for the Windows Phone OS and will be released in the very near future, perhaps within "weeks."