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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 Launches Mentions App Aimed At Celebrities

07/17/2014, Heads up folks, it looks like Facebook has released a new app called Mentions, but there is a chance that you won’t be able to use it. Why is that? Well apparently the app is targeted at celebrities, or famous individuals who have verified Facebook...

Facebook Will Let You Buy Stuff Without Having To Leave It

07/17/2014, Facebook today announced that it is testing a new feature which will allow users to purchase products being sold by businesses through its social network without having to leave the site or mobile application. This will help businesses drive sales...

World Cup Final Broke Social Media Records

07/14/2014, In the final few minutes of extra time yesterday Germany scored a goal to defeat Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It goes without saying that there was significant buzz about the final match on social media, particularly the two biggest networks,...

Ad Agency Wants To Know If You Can Last 99 Days Without Facebook

07/10/2014, Given that Facebook’s stats show that they have managed to achieve more than a billion active users on a monthly basis, it is safe to say that a good majority of us use Facebook. There are many reasons to use Facebook, whether it is to manage your...

Senator Pushing FTC To Investigate Facebook’s News Feed Experiment

07/10/2014, You might have heard about an experiment that Facebook conducted a while ago that attempted to manipulate the feelings of its users. There has been a lot of controversy regarding it with Facebook’s very own COO, Sheryl Sandberg stepping forward to offer...

FTC Receives Complaint Over Facebook’s Emotion Manipulation Study

07/06/2014, Facebook has been the subject of much criticism recently after it became known that back in 2012 the social network subjected some 700,000 users to an emotion manipulation study. Some users were only shown negative stories and some only positive to find...

Facebook Poke Eventually Leads To Marriage Proposal

07/04/2014, Truth can be stranger than fiction at times, and it is without a doubt that this is one of the rare cases where something as harmless as an accidental Facebook ‘poke’ led him to fall in love with a total stranger. Steven Kawalit and Nafis Joon crossed...

Facebook Purchases LiveRail Video Advertising Firm For $500m

07/04/2014, Another day goes by, and here we are with news that Facebook has picked up yet another company known as LiveRail and placed them under their wings for a cool $500 million. That might sound like a whole lot of money to plenty of folks out there, but when...

Irish Court: Defacing Facebook Equals To Vandalizing Property

07/02/2014, It is more or less a given that one might want to be more careful with one’s Facebook postings and comments, since activity on the social network could be used as evidence against one in a court of law. It does not matter if you bully someone verbally,...

Facebook Could Be Investigated For Emotion Manipulation Experiment

07/02/2014, It was reported earlier in the week that back in 2012 Facebook subjected 689,000 of its users to a secret emotion manipulation experiment. The social network identified posts that these users might consider positive and negative and separated them into...

Facebook Explains Reasoning Behind Their Experiment

06/29/2014, If you have been following the news, you might have heard how Facebook had conducted a secret experiment on its users. The experiment, for those who are hearing about this for the first time, basically filtered posts in a user’s News Feed to either...