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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.

Facebook Login Ranking Problems Return In Google Search

Remember the story on Read Write Web that was called "Facebook Wants to Be Your One True Login"? It causes some controversy back then because it made the popular web blog rank […]

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Facebook Photo Zoom

Facebook Photo Zoom is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that makes it a lot easier to view larger versions of photos posted on Facebook. Even better, it does so […]

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Facebook Privacy Scanner

Update: The service and the bookmarklet are not available anymore. Facebook has created a Privacy Checkup tool which you can use directly on the site. To launch it click on the icon […]

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Openbook Is A Public Facebook Updates Search Engine

Openbook is a search engine that can be used by anyone to search Facebook Updates. The recent Facebook Search api changes have made the search engine possible. The goal of the Facebook […]

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Receive Notifications If Someone Else Logs Into Your Facebook Account

Facebook's popularity makes it a prime target for hackers, phishers and other malicious people on the Internet who try to steal login information, invade your privacy or do other malicious things with […]

Facebook Pulls Chat To Fix Another Privacy Hole

Facebook feels like privacy hell. Not a single week goes by without reports of new privacy problems on the popular social networking site. The latest was published on Techcrunch Europe just yesterday. […]

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How To Block People On Facebook

I have recently started to increase the time I spend on Facebook, not because I'm really fond of social networking sites but because I like to get a deeper understanding of it. […]

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What Does Facebook Reveal About You?

Facebook privacy has been in the news lately with many users thinking that the privacy settings on the site are too darn complicated, and also hidden deep inside the settings. As a […]

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Disable Facebook's Instant Personalization Feature

The Web in 2010 seems to be all about personalization. First we got search engine personalization and now we get Facebook's Instant Personalization feature introduced a few days ago at the F8 […]

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Norton Safe Web For Facebook

Norton Safe Web is an url scanning service offered by Norton, a company that is owned by security company Symantec. It scans websites and urls, and displays possible threats found on those […]

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Facebook Displays A Blank Page On Load

Panic! Facebook is not loading. I just encountered something that Facebook users probably experience from time to time when they try to access Facebook. I tried to open the Facebook website directly […]

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How To Delete Facebook Applications

I'm not a very active Facebook user. Got my account just like anyone else on this planet but do not log in more than once a week or so as I mainly […]

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Microsoft And Facebook Launch Docs.com

Many Internet users who want to view and edit documents online use Google Docs to do so. There are other services besides Google Docs, but none that can compete with Google's service […]

Facebook Lite Discontinued

Update: Facebook has released Facebook Lite for Android, a mobile application that promises better performance when connected to 2G or in areas with bad network reception. Facebook some time ago offered their […]

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Facebook Friends Checker

Keeping track of all your Facebook friends can be a problem if you have a lot of them. We are not talking about a few dozens but hundreds or even thousands of […]

Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Scam

Popular software programs and online services are more likely to be targeted by malicious users than less popular services. Facebook is currently the most popular social networking service on the Internet, and […]

Facebook Updates In Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer users are limited when it comes to add-ons and extensions provided for the browser. This is especially noticeable when the selection of add-ons is compared to other web browsers like […]

Mafia Wars Autoplay

Mafia Wars is a very popular game on Facebook with thousands of players playing it at any given time of the day. It is a so called browser game in which the […]

Facebook Lite Login Blank Page

Update: Facebook Lite is no longer available. Facebook Lite is currently offered as a public preview. It allows registered Facebook users to log into a lighter version of Facebook instead of the […]

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Analysing Facebook Login Problems

There are two major issues that users experience when they have troubles login in on Facebook. Some users run into issues that are related to Facebook not loading correctly. It can be […]

Facebook Adds Privacy Settings For Applications

If you are a Facebook regular, chance is you have played around with some of the applications offered on the social networking sites. This ranges from the overly popular Farmville game over […]

Improve Facebook With Facebook Fixer For Google Chrome

Popular web services like Facebook, Gmail or Yahoo Mail can usually be improved through the use of browser add-ons and userscripts that add or change functionality directly on those websites. Facebook Fixer […]

Facebook Launches Controversial Privacy Settings

About a week ago Facebook's own Mark Zuckerberg posted an open letter to the community announcing some long awaited privacy changes to the popular social networking website. What most users would not […]

Sync Facebook Photos With Outlook Contacts

Microsoft's Outlook email client comes with an option to add photos to contacts that have been added automatically or manually by the user. This does make sense as it becomes easier to […]

Facebook What Do Quizzes Know About You?

Quizzes are quite popular on Facebook. Have you ever asked yourself which information are accessible to quizzes and applications if you allow them to access your account, before taking the quiz to […]

Facebook Privacy Changes Announced

Mark Zuckerberg announced upcoming changes to Facebook's privacy settings in an open letter to the Facebook community. The main reason for the privacy change is connected to the incredible growth of the […]

Facebook Login Phishing And Account Hacking Warnings

According to several reports on websites such as Computerworld, a new phishing scam is currently in the wild that attempts to steal Facebook login information from users of the social networking site. […]

Facebook Phishing Scam In The Wild

If you have created a popular Internet service you know that it is not always a blessing and that a lot of hard work is usually involved in the maintenance of said […]

9 Facebook Userscripts and Extensions

Chance is you have a Facebook account. Hundreds of millions of users have one and at least some of them are looking for ways to change the standard appearance and functionality of […]

Facebook Status Update Notifier

Update: The program has not been updated for quite some time and it appears that it is not working properly anymore because of this. We have removed the link as a consequence. […]

Facebook Login Page Help And Troubleshooting

Facebook is currently the most popular social networking website on the Internet. The social networking service had more than 2 billion monthly active users in the third-quarter of 2017. Facebook login problems […]

Backup Facebook Accounts

Many online services do not offer the means to backup data locally. Users who want to backup data are usually left with a tedious manual process (like downloading pictures or videos one […]

Facebook Lite

Facebook has activated a lite version of their popular website for users in selected countries. Facebook Lite was initially designed to offer users with slow Internet connections a faster way of accessing […]

FriendFeed Acquired By Facebook

The owners of the popular social networking website Facebook have acquired FriendFeed, a web service that allowed users to share information with friends and groups easily. Details on the acquisition are sparse […]

Microsoft Outlook Facebook Add-On

The very same developer that created the Microsoft Outlook Twitter Add-on has created another add-on for Microsoft Outlook that integrates Facebook in the email client. FBLook is available for Microsoft Outlook 2003 […]

Facebook Photo Album Downloader

Update: Please note that the original extension is not available anymore. We suggest that you use Facepaste instead. It is also available for Firefox. After you have installed Facepaste in Firefox and […]

Facebook Beacon Blocker

Facebook Beacon is part of Facebook's advertising efforts. It is basically a cooperation with 44 partner sites who execute JavaScript code on their website sending specific user information to Facebook. Examples would […]

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Facebook Chat and Google Talk on the Desktop

Gabtastic provides desktop access to the chat applications Facebook Chat and Google Talk. Those two are normally only accessible on the Facebook and Google Mail websites which require a permanently opened browser […]

Finally! Block Applications on Facebook

I have a lot of friends gushing over popular social networking site Facebook but I can't for the life of me figure out what's so great about it. It's cluttered, difficult to […]

Which Facebook Apps do You Think are Worthless?

I’m not a big social networking person. There are way too many social networks out there like Myspace, Orkut, Hi5, etc. All my friends are on one network or the other and […]


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