Computers using digital footprints are better judge of personality than friends and family
A new study, published today in the journal PNAS, compares the ability of computers and people to make accurate judgments about our personalities. People's judgments were based on their familiarity with t ...
Facebook rolling out payments to friends in Messenger
Facebook announced Tuesday it was launching a system to send money to friends for US customers using its Messenger mobile app.
Facebook artificial intelligence team serves up 20 tasks
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.
Ubuntu to reach milestone with launch of phone via BQ
Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device
Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples ...
Study says Facebook not to blame for negative impact on grades
It may not come as a surprise that the more time college students, particularly freshmen, spend on Facebook, the more their grades suffer. In his latest study, Reynol Junco, an associate professor of education ...
Stress and social media: it's complicated
Using digital technologies does not directly cause stress, but social media can increase awareness of problems facing friends and family, and this stress is "contagious," researchers said Thursday.
Facebook testing workplace version of social network
Facebook said it is testing a version of its leading social network tailored for getting jobs done in workplaces instead of tuning into the lives of friends.
Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.
Deep learning could prevent you from drunk posting to Facebook
The immense popularity of social media seems to have redefined "privacy" from the sense of keeping information secret to being in control over how information is shared – among friends, colleagues, companies ...
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.
Facebook At Work talk puts pressure on LinkedIn
Shares in LinkedIn dived on Monday as talk spread of plans by Facebook to step into its turf with a version of the leading social network tailored for the business world.
Facebook preparing new website for office use
Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn, the Financial Times reported on Monday.