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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 Fake News Filter Rolled Out In Germany

01/15/2017, Fake news, particularly on Facebook, came under the spotlight during the U.S. presidential elections last year. There has been much talk about the role that it might have played in the swaying the election as well as about Facebook’s responsibility...

Facebook Battery Issues Fix Needs An App Reset

01/11/2017, People often complain about the official Facebook and Facebook Messenger apps on mobile being too much of a burden on the battery. Both apps constantly required a data connection but that’s not really unusual behavior, many apps require the same...

Instagram Is Putting Ads Inside Stories

01/11/2017, Remember the Instagram Stories feature? It’s a feature that it cloned from Snapchat and now it’s going to use Stories to open up another source of revenue. The Facebook-owned photo sharing service has revealed today that it’s going to...

Facebook Will Soon Start Showing Ads In Videos

01/09/2017, Facebook wasn’t really associated with video content in the past but that has changed over the last few years. More and more people are watching videos on Facebook every day and the world’s largest social network is reportedly thinking about...

63 Billion WhatsApp Messages Sent On New Year’s Eve

01/08/2017, New Year’s Eve can be busy in more ways than one. People go out to have a nice time so the restaurants and the clubs are almost always crowded. People also send a lot of messages to their friends and family wishing them health and happiness for the...

Facebook Is 2016’s Most Popular Mobile App

12/30/2016, We use a variety of different apps on a daily basis, and it is also sometimes situational, like translation apps or currency conversion apps might only be used when traveling, while apps like the calculator or email apps could be used on a daily basis...

New Facebook Tool Will Spot Copyrighted Content

12/29/2016, Major online platforms take copyright infringement very seriously. Upload a video on YouTube that features content like footage or music that you don’t own and it’s very likely going to be taken down swiftly. YouTube actually has an automated...

Facebook Safety Check In Bangkok Was A False Alarm

12/28/2016, Facebook has a built-in feature in the form of Safety Check that prompts users to confirm whether or not they are safe. This is typically used in emergency situations like earthquakes, floods, bombings, and so on where the tool will basically let your...

Facebook Improves Privacy For Its ‘Nearby Friends’ Feature

12/23/2016, Facebook has this feature called “Nearby Friends”, which if you have enabled will allow your friends to see if they are near you, and vice versa. In fact it is almost downright creepy because it would even pinpoint where exactly they are on the map....

US Immigration Will Now Ask Visitors For Social Media Information

12/22/2016, Our social media posts can sometimes say a lot about who we are. It can reveal our preferences for food, for clothing, our political leanings, religion, and more. Essentially it can be a treasure trove of information about a person, and sometimes more...

Facebook Introduces Instant Verification For Android

12/21/2016, Sometimes when you try to sign into a third-party website or service using your Facebook credentials, you will be sent a one-time password to confirm that the Facebook account belongs to you. It makes sense and it is also good security, although the only...

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Morgan Freeman-Voiced Home AI

12/21/2016, Earlier this year Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plans to create an AI system designed for his home. He even likened it to Iron Man’s Jarvis and Robert Downey Jr. even offered to voice it for him (we think he was kidding, but it would...

Facebook Introduces Live Audio Feature

12/20/2016, So we know that Facebook is into video and they’re also looking to get into live broadcasting with the Facebook Live feature, which so far appears to be pretty well-used and well-received by many people who have tried it. However it looks like their...