Facebook 'year in review' feature painful for some
Facebook wanted to delight its users by compiling each member's "year in review"—but inadvertently revived painful memories for some who suffered tragic events in 2014.
When Facebook goes down it takes big chunks of the internet with it
Checking social networks is a morning ritual for many, and when that routine is disrupted – as it was recently when Facebook's servers went down – its absence can come as a surprise. But what also becomes apparent is that when the world's most popular social network is inaccessible, so t ...
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 ...
Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing
It's the Facebookification of financial investing. From social networking platforms that allow young investors to follow each other's stock-picking mojo, to websites for first-timers hungry for a piece of the Silicon Valley ...
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.
Apple, developers feasting on people's app-etite for apps (Update)
Apple and thousands of mobile software developers are feasting on people's ravenous app-etite for apps.
Facebook aims to curb news feed 'hoaxes'
Facebook said Tuesday it would step up efforts to limit circulation of bogus "news stories" in user feeds, saying it is an annoyance for members of the huge social network.