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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 Creators Can Earn Money From Stolen Videos

04/28/2017, Just like YouTube, Facebook has a problem with people stealing original content and reposting it under their own name or own page. This can be a problem for creators who are hoping to earn money through their videos, but not to worry because in...

UK Government Worried About Fake News Ahead Of Elections

04/26/2017, Fake news is a huge problem and recently ahead of the elections in France, it seems that the country has been trying to deal with a flood of fake news hitting social media. France isn’t alone in their concerns over fake news because in a report from The...

Facebook Will Show Fact-Checked Related Articles In News Feed

04/25/2017, Facebook launched Related Articles in 2013 to help users discover news articles that they find interesting about the same topic. Currently, these related articles are shown in News Feed after users have read an article. The social network today announced...

Fake News Is Flooding France Ahead Of Elections

04/21/2017, Fake news is a problem because it misleads where it can cause wrong perceptions, although the impact of fake news probably peaked during the US elections where many believed that the amount of fake news making their rounds had impacted the outcome of the...

Facebook Expects AR Smartglasses To Go Mainstream In 2022

04/20/2017, For a brief moment it seemed that Google Glass and the concept of smartglasses was a failure given that Google shut down the project (the first iteration), and also based on the hostility towards users with smartglasses. However we haven’t seen similar...

Facebook Testing Helicopter Drone That Can Provide Internet Access

04/20/2017, In the event of an emergency where infrastructure has been damaged, communication is key and one of the ways we rely on communications these days is through the internet, but if the internet is down, how will that work? Granted there are other means, but...

Facebook Reveals Its Working On Brain-To-Text Technology

04/20/2017, We have seen in the past how researchers have tried to harness the power of the mind where we can literally control things just by thinking about it, whether it be to communicate what we want or by moving/controlling objects like a wheelchair. It turns...

Facebook Unveils New X24 And X6 360-Degree Cameras

04/19/2017, Facebook’s interest in virtual reality is hardly a secret, especially after the company acquired VR firm Oculus. In fact back in 2016, the company launched the Surround 360 camera which allowed users to capture footage in 3D, although it existed more as...

Facebook Appears To Be Testing Picture-In-Picture Video

04/18/2017, With apps like YouTube, users can watch a video while browsing other videos at the same time, thanks to the picture-in-picture feature that was actually introduced quite a while back. However the same was never offered with Facebook’s videos which...

Facebook Spaces Beta Launched For Oculus Rift

04/18/2017, Facebook today announced that it has launched Facebook Spaces in beta for the Oculus Rift. Spaces provides users with a new way to connect with their friends and loved ones in virtual reality. It enables users to virtually be in-person with friends and...

Facebook Is Now Better At Detecting Fake Accounts

04/14/2017, In theory each person on Facebook should have one account, which is one for themselves and themselves only. However there are some who have multiple accounts, one for public, and one private, or one for business, and one that’s personal. Then there are...

Facebook Messenger Now Has 1.2 Billion Users

04/12/2017, Feels like it was only yesterday that Facebook Messenger was launched as a standalone app and Facebook users were encouraged to download it to keep in touch with their friends and family. Messenger has come a very long way since then and it’s much...