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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 Confirms They Will Monetize Messenger App Eventually

07/24/2014, The Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app are free. Now we know that Facebook monetizes the app and the web version through ads, but as far as the Messenger app is concerned, it’s free and there are no ads in it. So does Facebook plan on...

MH17 Incident Could Be Used To Scam Facebook Users

07/23/2014, Facebook might be the ‘most hated’ social media company in the US according to a survey, but it also has its merits – such as helping a mom reunite with her son close to three decades later after giving him up for adoption. Well, just like how...

Facebook Helps Mum Reunite With Son 28 Years Later

07/23/2014, Facebook might be the ‘most hated’ social media platform in the US at the moment based on a study, but this does not mean that there are zero merits attached to the social network. In fact, we have seen how Facebook has come to the rescue in a search...

Facebook Is America’s ‘Most Hated’ Social Media Company

07/23/2014, Everyone likes to be loved by the masses, as we mortals do want to be accepted by our peers as well as strangers, even. The approval of men can be an empowering feeling, and we do know that Facebook is one of the most popular social network companies out...

Malware Discovered On Facebook Masquerading As A YouTube Video

07/23/2014, Let’s face it, whenever we see a sexy photo or video pop up on our Facebook News Feed, we get curious, especially if the title is extremely engaging, but it looks like there has been a piece of malware making its rounds on Facebook. According to an...

Oculus VR Sale To Facebook Has Been Officially Completed

07/21/2014, Earlier this year, Facebook announced that they would be acquiring Oculus VR for a whopping $2 billion. In many ways it came as a surprise as not many had expected Facebook to have any interest in the technology, but we guess that it’s one way of...

Facebook Launches Mentions App Aimed At Celebrities

07/17/2014, Heads up folks, it looks like Facebook has released a new app called Mentions, but there is a chance that you won’t be able to use it. Why is that? Well apparently the app is targeted at celebrities, or famous individuals who have verified Facebook...

Facebook Will Let You Buy Stuff Without Having To Leave It

07/17/2014, Facebook today announced that it is testing a new feature which will allow users to purchase products being sold by businesses through its social network without having to leave the site or mobile application. This will help businesses drive sales...

World Cup Final Broke Social Media Records

07/14/2014, In the final few minutes of extra time yesterday Germany scored a goal to defeat Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It goes without saying that there was significant buzz about the final match on social media, particularly the two biggest networks,...

Ad Agency Wants To Know If You Can Last 99 Days Without Facebook

07/10/2014, Given that Facebook’s stats show that they have managed to achieve more than a billion active users on a monthly basis, it is safe to say that a good majority of us use Facebook. There are many reasons to use Facebook, whether it is to manage your...

Senator Pushing FTC To Investigate Facebook’s News Feed Experiment

07/10/2014, You might have heard about an experiment that Facebook conducted a while ago that attempted to manipulate the feelings of its users. There has been a lot of controversy regarding it with Facebook’s very own COO, Sheryl Sandberg stepping forward to offer...

FTC Receives Complaint Over Facebook’s Emotion Manipulation Study

07/06/2014, Facebook has been the subject of much criticism recently after it became known that back in 2012 the social network subjected some 700,000 users to an emotion manipulation study. Some users were only shown negative stories and some only positive to find...

Facebook Poke Eventually Leads To Marriage Proposal

07/04/2014, Truth can be stranger than fiction at times, and it is without a doubt that this is one of the rare cases where something as harmless as an accidental Facebook ‘poke’ led him to fall in love with a total stranger. Steven Kawalit and Nafis Joon crossed...