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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 Lets Users Create Their Own Frames For Photos & Videos

12/08/2016, Have you ever wanted to spice up your Facebook profile photo? In the past we’ve seen Facebook introduce features like temporary profile photos or even video profiles, but now it seems that the company is rolling out a new feature that will allow users...

VR Headset Makers Partner Up To Create Industry Standards

12/08/2016, The virtual reality market looked like it was a bit messy. We’d have folks from Google doing their thing with Daydream, then we have the likes of HTC, Oculus, and Sony doing their own thing, and for a moment there was a bit of issue regarding platform...

Facebook Asks Users To Help Identify Misleading News

12/06/2016, Clickbait and fake news are some of the problems that Facebook is dealing with. The latter basically involves news that is completely untrue, while the former is about creating titles that aren’t necessarily what you might expect from the actual...

Facebook Might Have An Answer To Their Fake News Problem

12/02/2016, One of the issues Facebook is facing at the moment is dealing with fake news, in which the social media platform has been accused of allowing such articles to run rampant. The company has stated that they plan on banning fake news websites from its ad...

Facebook To Use AI To Flag Offensive Live Videos

12/01/2016, Most of the time, offensive images, videos, and text is usually caught after it has been posted, and sometimes it does require intervention on our part as sometimes users will have to report the offending media. However Facebook is hoping to change this...

Facebook Has Blocked Prisma’s Live Video Filters

11/30/2016, Earlier this month popular photo and video editing app Prisma announced that they would be allowing users to apply their filters to Facebook Live videos. However it seems that Facebook isn’t too thrilled with the app doing that and has since blocked...

Facebook Enables Casual Gaming With Instant Games

11/29/2016, Facebook today confirmed the launch of its Instant Games platform which will enable its billion-plus users to indulge in casual gaming on Facebook Messenger as well as in their News Feed. The HTML5 gaming platform will power games inside Messenger and...

Facebook Censorship Tool Reportedly Being Created For China

11/23/2016, China is one of the most lucrative markets on the planet and yet it’s not that easy to access. The government maintains strict control which is why indigenously developed services similar to Google, Twitter, and Facebook are common there instead of...

Facebook Internet Drone Being Investigated For Structrual Failure

11/22/2016, We’ve seen Facebook take a few big steps over the past couple of years to bring the internet to places across the globe that still don’t have reliable access to it. Most of its efforts have revolved around collaborations with local carriers...

Facebook Testing Feature That Helps You Find Free Public WiFi

11/22/2016, Looking for free public WiFi can be tricky. Most of the time public WiFi services tend to require users to sign up, and even then their service is spotty. You could always try your luck at a cafe, but those tend to be password protected, and unless...

Zuckerberg Details Steps To Combat Fake News On Facebook

11/20/2016, Facebook’s fake news problem has been highlighted time and again following the elections. One report even suggested that the social network had created a fix for the issue but top executives didn’t implement it over fears of backlash....

College Students Develop Chrome Extension That Identifies Fake News

11/18/2016, A couple of days ago we reported that a Chrome extension had been developed that could weed out fake Facebook news.  The only “problem” with that extension is that it relies on a list that is manually curated, meaning that if the list isn’t updated...

Facebook Adds Donate Button To Live Videos And Posts

11/17/2016, We’re sure that some of you guys have seen on the TV in the past where people try to raise money for a charity or for a cause live on television. Now it seems that Facebook wants to bring that same functionality to its Facebook Live videos by adding a...