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The Facebook company is one of the top social networking companies worldwide with a massive following. This area highlights headlines causing a stir in the media, revealing any news or upcoming features that may affect or improve your experience.

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Facebook Chat Emoticons Bar

Chatting on Facebook can be pretty handy at times. I often catch friends on Facebook that I would otherwise have a hard time contacting, especially if they live in a different time […]

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How To Download Facebook Videos

Facebook introduced video support back in 2007 and has since then improved the feature for instance by adding high definition video support. Users can actually encounter two types of videos; Videos that […]

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Facebook Image Link For Google Chrome

The recent photo viewer changes on Facebook have caused quite the controversy among Facebook users. Facebook introduced a new photo view mode about a week ago. Among the complaints is that a […]

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Facebook adds Civil Partnership Options

There has been considerable complaint caused by people in countries where same sex marriages, otherwise known as civil partnerships or civil unions, are allowed.  Now social networking giant Facebook has finally submitted […]

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Facebook Photo Theater Killer Gets Rid Of Facebook's New Photo View Mode

Facebook rolled out a new photo viewer recently which they say "makes it simpler and faster to navigate photos". The benefit of the new photo viewer is the fact that no new […]

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Is Facebook Down? Find Out Right Now!

There are many things that you can do to find out if Facebook.com is down right now. Down refers to being unavailable which can mean lots of things such as a blank […]

"Instant Personalisation" Arrives at Facebook. Be Afraid! Be Very Afraid!

It's got the innocuous title of "Instant Personalisation" but this new Facebook feature is yet another major blow to your privacy and security on the social network. Facebook has been plagued with […]

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Facebook Improves Security With Secure Browsing, Social Authentication

Facebook today announced two changes to the popular social networking site that aim to improve the security of site visitors. Secure Browsing is a new opt-in option to configure Facebook to always […]

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Flickr Sign In With Facebook, Google Account Introduced

Back in October of last year, Flickr introduced an option to create a new Flickr user account by linking it to a Google ID. This made the signup process more comfortable for […]

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Facebook Apps Now Able To Grab Mobile Phone Number, Address

Facebook and privacy, the saga will never end it seems. A recent blog posting over at Facebook by Jeff Bowen outlines some of the platform updates for developers. The announcement is technical […]

Upload pictures to Facebook with a simple right click

Are you a Facebook junkie? Do you find yourself constantly posting status updates? And...more important...do you constantly  upload photos of yourself, your friends, your animals, and your computers to your facebook account? […]

Centenarian Facebooker is the Oldest Social networker

Lillian Lowe switched on to Facebook when her husband died in July.  Now the 103 year-old from Tenby, Pembrokeshire (UK) is the world's oldest known social networker and has been inundated with […]

Software Engineer Accidentally Shuts Down Facebook

Social networking site Facebook was offline for half an hour yesterday due to an error by a software engineer at the company as reported by the BBC.  The engineer accidentally put internal […]

Facebook Blocker Extension, Block Facebook Scripts

Most weblogs and a lot of other websites have started to use Facebook scripts on their Internet pages. The most prominent script is Facebook Like, which displays a like button and the […]

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Facebook Search: How To Make The Most Of It

Facebook's website has a search form at the top of every page that users of the social network site may use to find friends, pages of interest, apps or games, posts by […]

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Easy Photo Uploader For Facebook

Many Facebook users like to post photos and images on the site to share them with their friends. This can be photos from parties, holidays or other occasions. Chance is, if you […]

Why Facebook Messages Will Not Be My Primary Email

I bet you have read a lot about Facebook Messages, Facebook's new communication hub, in the past 24 hours. Like most users I'm still waiting for my invite to try out the […]

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Facebook Messages Launched, Facebook.com Emails For All Users

Update: Facebook Messages in this form is not available anymore. In a blog posting that just went live, Facebook's Joel Seligstein announced Facebook Messages, a new service for users to stay in […]

Facebook App Developers Sold User Data...Shock!

In a story that seems to have surprised nobody except Facebook, the developers of some applications for the world's largest and most popular social networking website have been selling user details, harvested […]

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Block Updates from friends Showing Up In The Facebook News Feed

The news feed display updates and new posts made by Facebook friends and groups / pages that you like. The page updates a lot if your friend count goes up and also […]

Facebook Buys Drop.io, Shuts It Down

If you cannot do it yourself, or if it costs to much to do it, buy someone else who already does it. Many big players on the Internet handle new projects or […]

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Facebook Disconnect, Block Communication Between Websites And Facebook

Whenever you visit a website, it may happen that the website connects to other sites. By doing so, it may reveal information about you to the sites it connects to. A popular […]

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Facebook Displaying Name New Computer On Every Log In

I'm not a regular on Facebook especially since I switched to the latest nightly releases of Firefox 4 which appear to have a problem with Facebook and the NoScript add-on. Lots of […]

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Bing And Facebook Merge Search And Social

Mashups. Everyone seems to think that people love mashups. Not really sure where this came from but we have to live with the consequences. Facebook and the Bing search engine yesterday announced […]

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Facebook Improves Security: One-Time Login and Remote Logout

So called one-time logins, single-use codes or temporary passwords seem to be one of the latest trends in web security. Hotmail has been offering its single-use codes feature for some time now, […]

Windows Phone 7 Sync for Mac coming by end 2010

Update: Microsoft has renamed the Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac application to Windows Phone app for Mac. Mac users can download the program for their operating system from the Windows Phone […]

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FB-Secure, Configure Facebook Application Rights During App Installation

Facebook applications can request rights to access user information during installation. While all will request basic information, some require additional access rights for their functionality. Others however may request additional rights even […]

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Facebook Toolbar

Update: The Facebook Toolbar appears to have been discontinued. It is no longer available and there is no alternative available. Many Internet users dislike toolbars which largely comes from the fact that […]

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Facebook Translate Extension For Firefox

Facebook is a global village. It is quite possible to have friends from different countries who sometimes post status updates in their native language. That's a problem if you don't understand the […]

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Facebook Adds Download Your Information Feature

News is just in that Facebook has added a new feature to allow users to download profile information to the local computer. The feature is called download your information, and available from […]

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Facebook Videos Not Working, How To Fix

Videos on Facebook are highly popular. That popular, that Facebook just took the second place in the world's largest Internet video hosting listing, just behind YouTube and in front of any other […]

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Facebook Adds Remote Logout Feature

Not logging out can be a huge privacy risk, especially on public computers but also on other computer systems that multiple users have access to. Why is that? Because everyone accessing the […]

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Facebook Places, New Location Based Service

Facebook has been working on a location based service for quite some time now. Yesterday they revealed the new Facebook service Places at their mystery press event. Facebook Places is an location […]

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Facebook 'dislike' scam

Many users of the social networking site Facebook have long been asking for a dislike button and now it looks like they've got what they were asking for... or have they?  Be […]

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Failed Facebook Login Attempts Reveal Private Information

Facebook does not seem to come to rest these days when it comes to privacy. A new bug was discovered on Wednesday by researcher Atul Agarwal, which allowed anyone to match an […]

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How To Add An RSS Feed To A Facebook Page

Facebook, love it or hate it. I never really used the social networking site much; not my thing to share quizzes, games and all the other things users share on the site. […]

Outlook / Facebook Social Connector out today

Microsoft is going to release the Facebook social connector for Outlook later today according to Neowin.  The connector allows you to integrate your Facebook contacts into Outlook to view things like their status […]

Facebook agrees to "Panic Button"

After many months of pressure, social networking site Facebook has agreed to put a panic button for children and teenagers, according to the BBC. The button will reports abuse to the UK […]

Facebook leads third-party log-ins

In the last year or so there's been an explosion in sites allowing you to use a third-party login to access their services.  Every major company except for Microsoft has so far […]

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Flickr Now Integrates Natively Into Facebook

One problem with that many popular sites out there on the Internet is that of data redundancy. Facebook users who also have a Flickr account had that problem in the past. If […]


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