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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.

Blizzard Games Can Now Be Streamed On Facebook Live

08/28/2016, A couple of months ago, Blizzard announced a new partnership with Facebook which enables the game studio to integrate Facebook Live into all of its games on PC. This will allow the players to stream any Blizzard game on Facebook Live. Games like...

WhatsApp Will Now Share User Data With Facebook

08/25/2016, This was bound to happen. It was predicted when Facebook acquired WhatsApp that this would inevitably happen and the company has indeed confirmed it today. WhatsApp will start sharing user data with Facebook. This includes sharing users’ phone...

Facebook Testing A New ‘Add Contact’ Feature For Messenger

08/23/2016, Right now if you wanted to message someone on Facebook Messenger and if you guys aren’t friends, you’ll get a message request. This lets you chat with the other person without necessarily having to add them as friends. However Facebook appears to be...

Facebook Testing Autoplay News Feed Videos With Sound On

08/23/2016, Facebook is conducting a test with users in select markets. Those users will find that any and all videos in their News Feed will start playing automatically as they scroll by. That’s not all. These autoplay videos will have their sound turned on by...

Instagram Hits 1 Billion Milestone On Google Play Store

08/22/2016, There are only a handful of applications that have hit the one billion downloads milestone on the Google Play Store. A couple of them belong to Google and some others to Facebook. Another Facebook-owned service now sees its app hit one billion downloads...

Not Being Yourself On Facebook Might Affect Your Mental Health

08/22/2016, Given that it is easy to create a new account with a new name and a new photo, it is tempting to try and reinvent yourself online to someone very different from who you are in real life, but apparently that might not be such a good idea. Moral...

Facebook Launches New App Aimed At Teens Called ‘Lifestage’

08/19/2016, Several years ago, a study found that Facebook’s use amongst teens was starting to decline, and a study from earlier this year found that apps such as Snapchat proved to be a more popular way of how teens stay in touch with each other. However that’s...

Facebook Is Developing A Desktop Gaming Platform With Unity

08/18/2016, Game engine company Unity and Facebook have announced today that they are working on a new desktop gaming platform for the social network. This partnership is also going to enable developers to easily port their games to Facebook. Interested developers...

Facebook Messenger Bots Can Now Send You Ads

08/17/2016, Facebook is a free service and it promises to always remain free. However, the company does need to generate a significant amount of money to keep the machine running and it does that by serving advertisements. Ads inevitably come to almost every new...

Facebook Just Found A Workaround Around Adblock Plus’ Workaround

08/11/2016, As you might have heard, Facebook announced that they have found a way around ad blockers, basically meaning that whether you like it or not, Facebook will now display ads even if you have an ad blocker installed. Naturally some weren’t too thrilled by...

Facebook Tweaking News Feed To Bring You Useful News

08/11/2016, The News Feed is integral to the Facebook experience. It’s the first thing you see when you open the social network and it’s where the majority of your interactions with friends and pages take place. The company regularly tweaks News Feed to...