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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 Testing Private Comments Features

12/16/2017, If you’ve ever taken a look at a comments section on Facebook, you know that sometimes especially when it comes to hotly contested topics, that people can get rather abusive and attack others who do not share their opinion. While having a healthy debate...

Facebook Lets Users Share Posts On Their News Feed Or Profile

12/16/2017, When you post something on Facebook, it will show up in your profile and also your News Feed, where people who follow you or who are friends with you on Facebook can see it in their News Feed as well. However it appears that Facebook is testing out a way...

Facebook’s Snooze Button Lets You Temporarily Mute Your Friends

12/15/2017, We’re sure from time to time, you come across posts from your friends or Facebook Pages or People that you follow that can get annoying or obnoxious. Sure, there is the option of unfollowing them or unfriending them, but if you’d rather not go to...

Facebook To Introduce Pre-Roll Ads For ‘Watch’ Videos

12/14/2017, In recent times we’re starting to see Facebook introduce ads in its videos, where sometimes when you watch a video halfway, an ad will appear. So far the ads only appear mid-way through the video and never at the start, but apparently this is something...

France Looking Into Age-Of-Consent Rule For Facebook Users

12/14/2017, Depending on where you’re from, there are different age restrictions for different activities. For example in some countries, you can drink when you’re 18, while other countries might require that you’re 21. The same can be said about signing up for...

Facebook Messenger Powered 17 Billion Video Chats In 2017

12/13/2017, There was some concern about the future of Facebook Messenger when the social network decided to launch it as a standalone app a couple of years ago. Many were unsure about the direction that Facebook wanted to take with Messenger. It has since built...

Facebook Is Trying To Bring Back The ‘Poke’ Feature

12/11/2017, Some of you guys might recall that very early on in Facebook’s life, there existed a “poke” feature, which basically lets you “poke” your friends to get their attention. That person in return can poke you back, and this would basically go back...

Facebook Launches Messenger For Kids With Pre-Approved Contacts

12/04/2017, With kids these days being able to access smartphones, tablets, and social media, we’re sure that parents now have more dangers to worry about. Kids will be kids, but that doesn’t mean that parents can’t have a bit of control over their online...

Australia To Investigate Facebook, Google Over Media Disruption

12/04/2017, It is no secret that there are a handful of websites and services that dominate the web, like Google for search, and Facebook for social media. In turn this has resulted in many companies sort of forced to play by their rules, because getting deranked...

Facebook To Eliminate Transaction Fees For Donations

11/30/2017, There is a chance that every now and then, you might come across posts or pages on Facebook in which it asks if you want to donate to a non-profit organization. Given how much time people spend on Facebook, it’s not surprising that charities and...

Facebook Testing ‘Breaking’ Label For New Stories

11/29/2017, When you scroll through social media, sometimes you might find certain news outlets you follow caption their posts with “BREAKING”. This is to indicate that a big piece of news just broke, which might be of interest to those who want to find out the...

Facebook Temporarily Stops Advertisers From Excluding Racial Groups

11/29/2017, One of the nifty features of Facebook is the ability to create posts and ads that can target certain demographics, making it easier to reach a variety of audiences without spamming the feeds of your friends or followers. However the company has come under...