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Facebook is a Social Networking service launched in 2004. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. At first, only students from Harvard could join the service, but over time more users were allowed to join. Today, Facebook remains the leader in social networking, but most importantly, it is the top online identity provider as the overwhelming majority of Facebook users have registered using their real identities.If you have a Facebook account, you can use Ubergizmo's Social Reader.

Facebook Messenger Cloning Streaks Feature From Snapchat

11/23/2017, Facebook has a habit of cloning Snapchat features for its services. Take the Stories feature for example. Facebook has added ephemeral messaging and stories feature to Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and even Facebook proper. It now appears to be...

Facebook To Notify Users If They Liked A Fake Russian Account

11/22/2017, Recently there have been reports of how Russia is trying to influence events in the US by spreading propaganda through fake accounts on social media. Companies like Google have found Russia-linked ads across its services like YouTube, Google Search, and...

Facebook Still Allows Advertisers To Discriminate By Race

11/22/2017, It was first reported a year ago that Facebook enabled advertisers to decide who would see their ads based on “ethnic affinity.” Facebook doesn’t ask its users to dislose their racial identity but it does collect data and assigns...

Facebook Messenger Gets Support For Up To 4K Resolution Photos

11/21/2017, Facebook Messenger is one of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services. It’s used by hundreds of millions of people across the globe daily to send messages, photos, and more. Facebook heard from the community that users would like the...

Honda To Use Targeted Facebook Videos To Encourage Repairs

11/20/2017, As you might have heard, a couple of years ago there was an issue with the Takata airbags installed in certain brands of cars, such as Toyota, Honda, and Nissan, in which they were forced to recall vehicles that have been outfitted with the airbags. Now...

Facebook Testing VR Experiences In News Feed

11/19/2017, Facebook opened up its platform to immersive video last year when it started supporting 360-degree videos. It has since been improving support for immersive video on the world’s most popular social network. Facebook has enabled livestreaming of...

Facebook’s New App Is For Video Creators

11/19/2017, Facebook really wants people to use its platform for sharing videos and to that end, it has launched a new app that’s meant just for video creators. The app is called Facebook Creator and it has several features for updating Stories, streaming...

Facebook Will Identify Real News Stories With Trust Indicators

11/16/2017, Facebook has taken several concrete steps to prevent the flow of fake news on the world’s largest social network. The problem turned into a crisis during the U.S. presidential election. Facebook has since taken multiple steps to ensure that its...

Facebook Replaces Messenger Day With Synced Stories

11/14/2017, Facebook has created Snapchat Stories clones for Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Facebook Messenger. The company decided to call this feature Messenger Day on its chat app for some reason. It has finally acknowledged the obvious redundancy and has...

Essential 360 Camera Now Streams Live To Facebook

11/12/2017, The Essential Phone is now capable of streaming 360-degree video to Facebook live. The company has sent out a camera software update for the handset that enables it to stream live 360-degree video to the world’s largest social network from the...

Facebook Testing Out New Ways To Counter Revenge Porn

11/07/2017, Revenge porn is nasty business, where your former partner shares intimate photos of you in a public space like Facebook or Twitter in an attempt to shame or humiliate you, even if it means that they could go to jail for it. Now we’ve seen social media...