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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 Deleting Medical Marijuana Pages

02/05/2016, The other day we reported that if you were to post images of yourself smoking weed on Instagram, it could technically land you in trouble with the law. Turns out that Facebook is subscribed to federal law because according to reports, it seems that the...

Facebook Messenger Has A Hidden Chess Game You Can Play

02/04/2016, A lot of programs come with Easter Eggs, and if you’re looking for a way to spice up your Facebook Messenger chats, you will be pleased to learn that a new Messenger Easter Egg has been discovered. This comes in the form of a game of chess, as you can...

Zuckerberg Predicts Facebook Will Have 5 Billion Users By 2030

02/04/2016, Facebook has come a very long way ever since it was set up by co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in his Harvard dorm room. In 2011, it had over 750 million users and now it’s close to 1.6 billion. The number continues to grow and Zuckerberg expects...

Facebook Introduces ‘Friends Day’ Videos On Its 12th Birthday

02/04/2016, The world’s largest social network is 12 years old today and it has certainly come a very long way from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room. It easily leads all other social networks with more than 1.5 billion users across the globe and some...

WhatsApp Now Has 1 Billion Users

02/02/2016, With so many different messaging platforms available today, users are essentially spoilt for choice. However it looks like if you are looking for the most ubiquitous messaging platform on your smartphone, there’s a very good chance that WhatsApp could...

Facebook Changing Up Its News Feed Algorithm Again

02/02/2016, Our Facebook News Feed is flooded with posts from friends, people we follow, brands we like, celebrities, and etc. Sometimes it becomes a bit too messy and complex, but the good news is that Facebook is once again working to change the algorithm of its...

Facebook To Ban Private Firearm Transactions On Its Site

01/29/2016, Facebook, apart from being a social media website, can also be used to perform transactions. Sellers could post what they are selling on Facebook groups, and interested buyers can contact them and arrange a meeting, or make a direct deposit in which the...

Facebook Easter Egg Turns Your Photos Into ASCII Art

01/29/2016, If you used to chat on platforms like IRC back in the day, chances are you might be very familiar with ASCII art. For those who aren’t familiar, ASCII art is basically where characters and symbols are put together in creative ways to form pictures (you...

Facebook Patent Hints At Ride Sharing Plans

01/29/2016, Facebook wants to be a lot of things. It wants to be a platform for businesses to sell products, sell ads, be a promotional platform for musicians and bands, virtual reality, live video streaming, and at one point in time, they also wanted to be...

Facebook Admits That Ad Blockers Might Be A Problem

01/29/2016, Back in the day when ad blockers were more or less confined to the desktop, it was an issue for publishers and websites that relied on ads, but now that ad blockers have made their way onto mobile in a more mainstream way, it is understandable that...

Facebook Live Video Now Available To All iPhone Users In The US

01/28/2016, Last year Facebook launched Live Videos, which back then was a tool that allowed only celebrities and verified public figures to livestream events, kind of like apps such as Meerkat and Twitter’s Periscope. However later in the year, Facebook began to...

Facebook Now Boasting 1.59 Billion Monthly Active Users

01/27/2016, It is safe to say that Facebook is currently the largest social networking website in the world. Last July, Facebook’s updated stats boasted that the social network saw as many as 1.49 billion monthly active users, but it seems that less than a year...

Facebook Reactions Global Release Confirmed

01/27/2016, Facebook has been testing a new feature called Reactions since last year, the feature has already been rolled out to users in several countries, and the social network did say that if the response was positive it would release this feature globally. For...

Facebook Has New European Data Center

01/25/2016, Companies like Facebook simply cannot survive if they do not have a decent enough data center that can handle the amazing amount of data that come their way every single minute – with a few hundred million active users, all posting status updates,...