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Netflix has changed its Facebook-based recommendation sharing feature and limited it to friends, in order to increase the usage of the feature by their users and reduce spam-like activity.
Facebook has stopped loading across the globe and currently the reasons for the outage are not known, so if you are wondering if it's just you -- you aren't alone.
The IRS has come out saying that the free lunches offered by corporations are a taxable event and that employees who take advantage of these services should have the value of lunch taxed.
Facebook is taking measures to boost quality journalism by reducing the number of clickbait headlines shown in news feeds and making good headlines more visible.
Surpassing yet another major milestone, the WhatsApp CEO has just announced that the platform independent messaging app is now serving an astonishing six hundred million users.
In the age of "if it is on the internet, it must be true," many people fall victim to sites like The Onion. In an effort to curb misunderstandings, Facebook is testing a [Satire] news tag on the links
Facebook is once again facing a lawsuit related to privacy. This time it's a class action in Austria aimed at the company's involvement in PRISM and the way it tracks and handles user data.
Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone has received a significant update, bumping the messenger to version 6.0 with features such as instant video sharing in conversations.
Facebook is moving all chat features out of the main client and into the Messenger app. Many mobile users will now need to use this app for their IM needs, though some platforms won't change.
Facebook has notified its users to beware of scammers who are claiming to be victims of the recent MH17 plane crash over Ukraine in order to exploit users and make money through the social network.
Based on the newest video compression standard, DivX HEVC strives to deliver up to 50% better compression than its H.264-based predecessor, DivX Plus HD.
Just after a year of creating the Internet.org project, Facebook is at it again. They have made plans with the Rutherford County School District to bring free WiFi to its students.
Facebook conducted a study of 700,000 users' news feed posts in 2012 without notifying it was doing so. The study was for a research paper by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Oculus, the virtual reality headset maker, is set to acquire the award-winning Carbon Design Team, which helped design numerous Microsoft products including the Xbox 360 controller and Kinect.
A man broke into a home in St Paul, Minnesota, logged into Facebook on the victim's computer, forgot to log out, and left his clothes behind. You'll get no prizes for guessing what happened next.
Microsoft's Facebook app for Windows Phone has been updated with a new redesign as well as the ability to upload videos, a feature that was previously missing from the app.
Officials in Iraq have reportedly blocked access to all social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, in an attempt to hinder Jihadist militants who are slowly moving towards Baghdad.
A version of Facebook's rumoured Snapchat-rivaling photo messaging app, Slingshot, appeared erroneously on the App Store for a few hours earlier today allowing some to download and try it.
With upcoming changes to Flickr's service, users will now be required to create or use an existing Yahoo account to login. Flickr will drop support for Google and Facebook logins after June 30th.
Windows Phone Facebook Messenger users will be happy to know that the app has been updated. The new updates add a couple of new features and add a few worthwhile performance tweaks.
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.