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Is Facebook addiction pushing up divorce cases?
London, July 22 : If you think excessive Facebook use by your spouse is behind your divorce, then you may be right, says a study.
Mexican posts murder confession on Facebook, held
Mexico City, July 22 : A man was arrested in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon after he confessed to murdering his fiance's mother in a Facebook post, officials said.
Congress uses Facebook to source questions for assembly
Panaji, July 21 : Battered in the Lok Sabha polls and wracked by dissent, the Congress in Goa has taken to social media to source questions to be raised during Goa assembly session which begins Tuesday.
Student gets new life courtesy mother's liver, Facebook campaign ...
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, July 20 : A month and a half ago Srijani Halder had slipped into a coma following the sudden onset of jaundice that irreversibly damaged her liver. Her life-saving liver transplant came in the form of an odd mix of family support and the social network.
Shakira becomes first artist to surpass 100m 'likes' on Facebook
Washington, July 19 : Shakira recently became the first female celebrity to hit 100 million likes on Facebook, which made her the 'most liked' artist on the social network site.
Shakira crosses 100 mn Facebook 'likes'
New Delhi, July 19 : International pop star Shakira is officially the most popular person on online social networking platform Facebook, with over a 100 million 'likes' for any public figure.
Facebook tests 'buy' button for online purchases in US
Washington, July 18 : Social networking website Facebook is testing a new feature that lets users 'buy' items from advertisements shown on the page.
Cargo worker who was last to see MH17 passengers alive recalls ...
London, July 18 : A cargo worker in Amsterdam, who was the last to see MH17 passengers alive, described the tragedy as one of the darkest days of his life.
Longer you're on Facebook, the worse you will feel: Study
Washington, July 18 : People who consider using Facebook as an antidepressant, think again as a recent study has proved that using Facebook makes you feel more 'pitied' about yourself.
Police complaint against Swamy for anti-Church comments
Panaji, July 18 : A police complaint was filed Friday accusing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of "attempting to create and promote enmity against the Catholic Church" by posting on his Facebook page that the Church in Goa does not love HIV positive children.
Facebook introduces new app only for celebrities
Washington, July 18 : Social networking site Facebook has launched a new app called 'Mentions' for Facebook-recognised or verified celebrities to help them manage their public figure pages.
Pak film 'Operation 021' set to hit the screen in October
Karachi, July 17 : Pakistani spy action thriller, 'Operation 021', is set to release later this year on Eid-ul-Azha in October, as announced on the film's official Facebook page.
Compensate two women over Facebook post: NHRC to Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 15 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 each as compensation to two women who were illegally detained for 10 days by police following a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray two ...
Interruptions affect quality of work
Washington, July 15 : Does your colleague call you out every two minutes just to see his/her picture during college days or a Facebook update even as you try to write an important report?
Posting sexy images on Facebook may backfire
New York, July 15 : For young women, sharing sexy or revealing photos on social media may backfire as female friends may view them as physically and socially less attractive and less competent to perform tasks.
Has Facebook made you a narcissist?
New York, July 15 : Do your friends think you have turned into a narcissist or less empathic towards others in recent times? Check your Facebook obsession.
Did Steven Spielberg kill a dinosaur? Facebook users think so
New York, July 14 : An image of filmmaker Steven Spielberg sitting besides a Triceratops dinosaur that was posted on Facebook as a joke has left many users furious as they thought he has actually hunted a dinosaur!
Control Google Glass with your thoughts
London, July 13 : Focus hard and you will be able to control Google Glass with your thoughts alone. Yes, your power of thoughts can give the computer eyewear commands to do certain things, like taking a picture and even posting it to Facebook.
Steven Spielberg did what to a dinosaur?
London, July 12 : Steven Spielberg was recently condemned by facebook users for murdering the dinosaur after the 'Jurassic Park' Prank Goes Viral.
Pamela Anderson pens odd poem on marriage
Los Angeles, July 12 : Pamela Anderson has suprised everyone by posting a lengthy and eyebrow-raising poem on her Facebook page soon after filing for divorce from Rick Salomon.
Lawmaker asks FTC to explore Facebook's psych experiment
Washington, July 10 : 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.
Can you shun Facebook for 99 days?
London, July 10 : What if you are asked to perform a different kind of fasting - to log out from Facebook for 99 days!
NRI questions FIR over uploading minister's morphed photo
Panaji, July 9 : US-based Goan NRI Savio Almeida Wednesday questioned the move to book him for sharing on Facebook a morphed photo of Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar wearing a pink swimsuit.
FIR over uploading Goa minister's morphed photo
Panaji, July 9 : An FIR has been filed for uploading a morphed photo of Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar in a pink swimsuit which went viral on Facebook last week.
Plan to join social media soon, says Suriya
Chennai, July 8 : Tamil actor Suriya, who is awaiting the release of Tamil actioner "Anjaan", Tuesday said he is likey to join soon social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Indian Railways now on Facebook, Twitter
New Delhi, Jul 7 : Indian Railways is now on facebook and Twitter with Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today launching a new social media application for the ministry.
Sadananda Gowda launches social media platform for Indian Railways
New Delhi,July 7 : Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda on Monday launched Social Media Platform for the Indian Railways which includes launching of both Twitter and Facebook.
Facebook faces action over 'emotion contagion' study
Washington, July 5 : US privacy group Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) has filed a formal complaint with the Federate Trade Commission (FTC) over Facebook's use of user data in its "emotion contagion" study.
UP govt offices join social media platform
Lucknow, Jul 5 : Competing with the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the social media, several departments of the Uttar Pradesh government has now joined the social media platform by logging into twitter and facebook accounts.
Journal defends Facebook 'emotion contagion' study
New York, July 4 : A scientific journal that published the Facebook study about how emotions spread across social networks has defended its decision to publish the research.