Facebook tries to win back teens by letting them post publicly
Facebook Inc. is lifting restrictions on teens to let them share more information publicly in a bid to regain the popularity it has lost to Twitter, Snapchat and other social networks.
Google to add user recommendations to advertising
Taking a page from Facebook, Google Inc. said Friday that it may start showing its users' recommendations and comments in advertising that appears on Google services and millions of other sites across the ...
'Chimpanzees of a feather sit together': Friendships are based on homophily in personality
Like humans, many animals have close and stable friendships. However, until now, it has been unclear what makes particular individuals bond. Cognitive Biologists of the University of Vienna, Austria, and ...
Facebook photos damage relationships, study finds
Sharing photographs on Facebook could damage relationships with friends, family and colleagues, a new study has found.
Facebook pushes search feature to more users
Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook's rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the site.
Social networks could help prevent disease outbreaks in endangered chimpanzees
(Phys.org) —Many think of social networks in terms of Facebook friends and Twitter followers, but for recent University of Georgia doctoral graduate Julie Rushmore, social networks are tools in the fight ...
Study shows how Facebook's mutual-friends feature creates security risks, privacy concerns
The mutual-friends feature on social networks such as Facebook, which displays users' shared friendships, might not be so "friendly."
Reducing ecological footprint of OPV production
Solliance - a cross-border research initiative on thin film photovoltaics by ECN, Holst Centre, imec, TNO, TU Eindhoven and FZ Jülich - has achieved a world first with a new inkjet printing process for manufacturing environmentally ...
Facebook lets friends help unlock accounts
Facebook on Thursday began letting people locked out of their profiles get back in with the help of "friends."
Wolfram Alpha data reveals social/personal patterns of Facebook users
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.