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Dating site OkCupid admits to 'twisting' love data
London, July 30 : After the controversial 'emotional contagion' study by Facebook on its users, popular dating site OkCupid has now revealed that it also performed experiments on its users and manipulated their perceptions to test its matching algorithm.
Facebook urges users to install Messenger
Washington, July 29 : Facebook is once again reminding users everywhere about the pending change and urging them to download Messenger.
Facebook 'forcing' messenger app users
Washington, July 29 : Soon, you will be "forced" to download and use Facebook messenger app as you log on to the popular social networking site.
Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures
Dehradun, July 29 : A youth was arrested in Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand and sent to jail for posting inflammatory pictures on Facebook, police said Tuesday.
Facebook favoured for background check on prospective partner: Survey
New Delhi, July 28 : Almost fifty percent unmarried people in India use social networking site Facebook to conduct a background check on their prospective partner, revealed a survey conducted by matrimonial site Shaadi.com.
Miffed over fake account, Mahesh Bhatt heads to police
Mumbai, July 28 : Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has warned his fans against a fake Facebook account created under his name and says that he will approach the police.
Soon, save content on Facebook and view later
New York, July 27 : Facebook is soon to launch a new feature that will let its users flag content like movies, music, TV shows and links for later viewing.
Helen Mirren slams social media
Los Angeles, July 27 : Actress Helen Mirren has branded all social media "distasteful" and says she deleted her Facebook profile after just a day of signing up.
India records highest social networking growth: Study
Bangalore, July 25 : More Indians are logging into Facebook and Twitter accounts, as evident from a record growth of 37 percent in social networking during 2013, according to a study by eMarketer.
Facebook reveals Q2 earnings, high revenue from mobile-ad
Washington, July 24 : Facebook has announced its second quarter's earnings, and shows a considerable rise in advertising revenue on mobile.
Facebook's Q2 profits double on back of strong mobile ad sales
Washington, July 24 : Social networking company Facebook's profit has doubled reaching 791 million dollars while its total revenue rose from 1.8 billion dollars to 2.9 billion dollars in the second quarter of 2014.
Facebook closes $2 bil Oculus deal
Washington, July 22 : Facebook has reportedly closed the 2 billion dollars Oculus VR deal, placing the world's largest social-networking company squarely in the consumer electronics industry.
Facebook rolls out 'Save' feature to recall News Feeds
Washington, July 22 : Facebook announced on Monday a new link-saving service called 'Save', which will allow users to save a link found in the News Feed to his or her account. With the item saved, the user can then recall all saved items at a later time.
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!