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 Application Bookmarks, Sync All FB Apps, Games With Firefox Bookmarks

Chance is you have a Facebook account. And if you do, you are likely using a few apps or playing some games on the Facebook website. Most users who do, load the […]


Facebook and Google Exchange Blows Over Google+ Success

While many people online thought that the battle between Google and Facebook might cool off once Google+ was released, the events of the past week have proven quite the opposite. First, Google+ […]

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Facebook Introduces Group Chat, Video Calling, Design Changes

I'm watching Facebook's live video stream right now like many other tech interested users. Facebook promised to announce something awesome today. The rumor that it was live video chat, or video calling […]

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Facebook’s Circle Hacks is Fun, but a Thinly-Veiled Reproduction of Google+’s Circlets

It seems the Facebook development team is not at all amused by Google+’s way of handling groups. The new social networking network utilizes “circlets” – small units in which you can arrange […]

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Rounds Offers a Fun and Functional Way to Utilize Webcams

Video chat has not met up to the standards that we, the people of the world, hoped it might. The hope was the perhaps webcams could become the way of the next […]

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Rumors Abound About iOS5 Facebook App Project and New Facebook Photo Features

In an unexpected twist to begin the day on Thursday, technology news agencies began reporting that Facebook may be working on a brand new mobile application platform to challenge Apple’s App Store. […]

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Disable Automatic Photo Tagging Suggestions On Facebook

Facebook introduced a new facial recognition technology last year that offered a semi-automated way to tag people in photos uploaded to the social networking site. Back then, that technology was only available […]

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How To Change Your Primary Facebook Email Address

I just received a handful of emails from different individuals who all wanted to know how to change their primary Facebook email address. While it could be all the same person sending […]

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How To Stop People From Adding You To Facebook Groups

One of the dumbest ideas ever on Facebook is that friends can automatically add you to groups. I'm not sure why Facebook thinks that giving friends the power to add you to […]

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How To Properly Protect Your Facebook Account, Login

Facebook has been rolling out new or improved security and privacy features in rapid succession for the past year. Many of the changes have only been announced on the official blog and […]

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Bing Adds The Friend Effect To Search

Bing back in February announced the integration of Facebook likes into the search results. Friend recommendations appeared only on some results pages at that time. This changed yesterday with the roll out […]

Why Watch The Soaps When You Can Watch Google and Facebook Instead?

Didn’t I write recently on Facebook's general lack of privacy, intentional or otherwise? How ironic is it then that Facebook chose to attack Google on its general disrespect for personal data privacy? […]

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Facebook Login Approvals, Optional Two-Factor Authentication

Facebook began to roll out a two-factor authentication system designed to protect user accounts from unauthorized access in 2011. Two-Factor authentication is designed to add a second layer of authentication to the […]

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Facebook Teams Up With Web of Trust

Web of Trust is a community driven website reputation service. It is available as a look-up service on the company website, and as an automated software for various web browsers. The service […]


The Ugly Side Of The Cloud, Facebook Access Vulnerability Uncovered

Security has been one of the top topics of the last 30 days. We have had the Last Pass incident and the Sony PSN hack. Both incidents demonstrated that your data may […]

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Why Bother With Facebook Send?

The reaction of web developers to Facebook’s introduction of the send button last week has been decidedly mixed. But no matter your view on the subject, it’s worth knowing how and why […]

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How To Hide Facebook Questions on Facebook.com

One of the more annoying things on Facebook.com as of late is a relatively new feature called Facebook Questions. It basically allows anyone on Facebook to create polls. These polls then appear […]

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Facebook Send Button, What Does It Do?

Facebook has a new button. It is called Facebook Send and it is available in addition to the Like Button that has been around for quite some time. Facebook Send basically allows […]

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Facebook Adds (Optional) Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication seems to be the next big security feature to protect accounts from unauthorized access. Google recently enabled the feature for Google Accounts and now it is Facebook's turn to introduce […]

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Facebook Open Compute Project

Building and using efficient computing infrastructures is one of the goals of many successful Internet companies. Small improvements in efficiency can have huge effects on the running costs, let alone the company's […]

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A Brief Guide on Privacy Settings for Facebook

When it comes to social networking these days, privacy is of the utmost importance. Nowadays, the most popular social networking sites are Facebook and Twitter. If you use either of these websites […]

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How To Hide From Friends On Facebook Chat

Facebook users who log into their account on the popular social networking site are automatically registered as online on the network. Online, among other things, means that your friends and contacts see […]

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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 […]


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 […]



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