• News tagged "facebook"

Thursday, 19 Aug 2010

Facebook Going Places with Location Updates

Facebook Going Places with Location Updates

Similar to Foursquare and Gowalla, the new Facebook Places service lets you check in at locations using the iPhone Facebook app and announce to your friends where you are.

Thursday, 29 Jul 2010

Looking for Answers? Ask Facebook

Looking for Answers? Ask Facebook

Looking for Answers? Ask Facebook. The website is rolling out a beta of Facebook Questions, a feature that lets you ask questions and get answers from fellow Facebook users.

Researcher Releases 100 million Facebook Profiles for Download

Researcher Releases 100 million Facebook Profiles for Download

A security researcher released more than 100 million Facebook users' names, addresses and unique IDs for download on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010

Users not Satisfied with Facebook

Users not Satisfied with Facebook

In a recent survey of American consumers, Facebook fared badly, ranking among the bottom 5% of private companies in the survey.

Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010

Singtel and Facebook Launch Lightweight Facebook Mobile Site

Singtel and Facebook Launch Lightweight Facebook Mobile Site

SingTel announces "0.facebook.com" site which allows customers to browse the popular social networking portal without incurring any data charges. The text-only site is designed for high-speed performance on SingTel's network.

Monday, 7 Jun 2010

Secret Facebook Insignia Revealed - Wonder What the 2012 Version Will Look Like

Secret Facebook Insignia Revealed - Wonder What the 2012 Version Will Look Like

At the recent D8 conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took off his hoodie - which revealed a secret Facebook insignia.

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Facebook Demos Simplified Privacy Controls

Facebook Demos Simplified Privacy Controls

Following the recent blow-up over changes to its privacy policies, Facebook is set to roll out simplified privacy controls over the next few weeks for its users.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Mark Zuckerberg Answers Facebook Privacy Concerns, The Atlantic says He Didn't

Mark Zuckerberg Answers Facebook Privacy Concerns, The Atlantic says He Didn't

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, wrote a column in the Washington Post yesterday, answering Facebook's recent privacy concerns. He admits that they "missed the mark" on Facebook's privacy controls which are "too complex" and promises changes to come in the next few weeks. The Atlantic, however, refutes points in his post.

Friday, 21 May 2010

Facebook Sent Names to Advertisers

Facebook Sent Names to Advertisers

According to the WSJ, Facebook, along with MySpace and other social networking sites, had been sending data to companies that could be used to identify user names and profiles, despite promises from the site to the contrary.

Friday, 14 May 2010

Facebook Privacy Concerns Are Worrying

Facebook Privacy Concerns Are Worrying

Perhaps it's time to worry what Facebook is actually doing to your private information given its blatant lack of concern for your privacy.

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