Passive Facebook use undermines how a person feels
Using Facebook only to scroll through your news feed or browse other people's profiles can have a negative impact on your well-being, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world
Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen—from selling smartphone ...
Facebook fends off telecom firms' complaints
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg fended off complaints on Monday that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host its service on smartphones.
Google hits back at rivals with futuristic HQ plan
Google unveiled plans Friday for a new campus headquarters integrating wildlife and sweeping waterways, aiming to make a big statement in Silicon Valley—which is already seeing ambitious projects from Apple ...
German consumer groups warns Facebook over data protection
(AP)—German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.
Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank
Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.
Negative posts hurt company's rep, but 'inoculation' may help, says study
When people read negative Facebook posts about an organization, it erodes their trust in the institution and diminishes its reputation. Efforts to "inoculate" readers against damaging messages, however, do appear to mitigate ...
Internet access limited in developing world
Most people in the developing world do not use the Internet, with access limited by high costs, poor availability and a lack of relevant content, a Facebook report said Tuesday.
Facebook claims 2 million advertisers
Facebook said Tuesday it has boosted the number of advertisers on the social network to two million as it launched a mobile app for those managing their commercial pitches.
Waze map app to get Amber Alerts on child abductions
The Waze navigation app is getting Amber Alerts on child abductions.
Study shows the factors influencing which conservation news get shared on social media
A team of researchers led by the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science recently concluded a study to better understand the factors influencing the spread of conservation ...
Wireless show photo gallery: On the ground in Barcelona
Couldn't be in Barcelona this week?
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