Facebook Home off to slow start on Google Play
A little more than a week after being released, Facebook's new interface for Android smartphones, Facebook Home, has crossed the 500,000 mark for downloads on the Google Play application store.
Alcohol use, anxiety predict Facebook use by college students
With nearly one billion users worldwide, Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved ...
As Facebook matures, is it losing its edge? (Update)
Has Facebook become less fun? That's something many users—especially those in their teens and early 20s—are asking themselves as they wade through endless posts, photos "liked" by people they barely know ...
Facebook cleans up Timeline in latest tweak
Facebook on Wednesday began rolling out new profile pages redesigned to clear away clutter from "Timelines" that chronicle member postings at the leading social network.
Netflix lets US viewers share at Facebook
Netflix on Wednesday took the long awaited step of letting US users share with Facebook friends what they have been watching at the film and television show streaming service.
Analysis: Facebook's Graph Search takes different tack
Looking for a reason to spend more time on Facebook? CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his crew of social-software gurus are convinced their new Graph Search function is just what you need.
Facebook lets friends send gift cards (Update)
Facebook on Thursday began letting social network members in the United States send friends gift cards for purchases at participating shops or restaurants.
Wolfram Alpha expands Facebook analytics
Poked to Vote: Social media and voter participation
If you logged into Facebook on Election Day 2012, you may have seen – along with political rants and raves from your friends (and pictures of cats) – a nonpartisan message from Facebook at the top of ...
Review: Searching for answers on Facebook
Facebook has unveiled a new search tool that gives users a chance to sift through the photos, places and other information available on the site—all through the lens of their social connections. ...
Facebook unveils social search feature (Update 3)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new search feature that's designed to entice people to spend more time on his company's website and will put the world's largest online social network more squarely ...
Social networks may inflate self-esteem, reduce self-control
Users of Facebook and other social networks should beware of allowing their self-esteem—boosted by "likes" or positive comments from close friends—to influence their behavior: It could reduce their self-control both on ...
Facebook fixes "Midnight Delivery" privacy flaw
Facebook sidestepped a privacy gaffe on Monday by fixing a flaw that made it possible to snoop on private New Year's Eve messages sent using a "Midnight Delivery" service.
Review: Making Facebook a warmer, smaller space
(AP)—A woman I haven't spoken to in six years is pregnant with her second son. Another college acquaintance reads the Bible a lot. A high school classmate likes to rant about politics. A college dormmate ...