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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.

BBC Sport app brings live streaming of sport events to Facebook

07/02/2012, BBC Sport has just launched its own app for Facebook users. The app will allow Facebook users to watch live streams of sporting events such as Wimbledon or the Olympics. You can watch the events online with your friends and chat with them online as it...

Facebook gets Same-Sex Marriage icon in Timeline

07/02/2012, The much maligned Timeline feature on Facebook has more or less become the norm for many of us, and in the latest twist to it, Facebook has introduced a same-sex marriage icon for those who have tied the knot with their loved one of the same gender, and...

Facebook Want Button In The Works

06/29/2012, Facebook developer Tom Waddington has stumbled on a Want button in the latest Facebook SDK. As you know the Like button has been a universal hit, and it is clear that a Want button could generate data that would make a lot of advertisers and marketing...

Facebook Pages Management Improvements

06/28/2012, There are a lot of people managing Facebook Pages out there, so this is for you: Facebook has (finally) added a couple of features that will make your life easier. First of all, the admin roles get a little bit more granular so that managing a Facebook...

Facebook to speed up iPhone app, says report

06/27/2012, The New York Times is reporting that Facebook’s app on the iPhone is slower than almost any of the other 499,999 apps available for the device. The publication cites the number of customer reviews in the App Store – 21,000 out of 38,000...

Facebook kills off “Find Friends Nearby” feature?

06/26/2012, Do you think that Facebook has a penchant to do things quietly on the side? After all, it was reported earlier that Facebook did introduce a “Find Friends Nearby” feature on the quiet, and not only that, there were whispers of discontent...

Designer comes up with Facebook-themed ice cream concept

06/26/2012, Ever wished you could have a slice of Facebook, but their IPO proved too expensive for your liking? Well now you can, thanks to designer Tomislav Zvonarić who has come up with some rather novel renderings of what he’s calling, the FaceCream Bar. As you...

Friendthem sues Facebook over “Find Friends Nearby” feature

06/26/2012, Not too long ago, Facebook launched its Find Friends Nearby feature which basically allowed Facebook users to look for friends who might be in the vicinity. However the feature was then pulled, leaving many to wonder why. Some have attributed this feature...

Rude Facebook changes email address without prior permission

06/25/2012, Facebook seemed to have lost some of its manners, having changed its users’ listed email addresses without asking for permission prior, to one that ends in “@facebook.com.” This change was first stumbled upon last Saturday, where users...

Facebook lets you find your friends now

06/24/2012, “I’m sorry, but I’m still at home, and my car’s at the workshop so I will be sitting tonight’s session out with you guys. Perhaps another time?” You might have heard of this excuse before, but there is this niggling...

Facebook hires ex-Apple UI design manager

06/22/2012, Facebook reportedly hired Chris Weeldreyer, an ex-Apple UI design manager, to become the social networking giant’s product design manager. Weeldreyer had reportedly worked for Apple for eight years. Inside Facebook says that Weeldreyer could have...

Facebook “comment editing” reportedly rolling out

06/21/2012, Facebook users can now reportedly rewrite their wrongs in their comments. Sources from the web are saying that the social networking giant is lifting up the nearly 30-second editing limit on its comments. Well, in case you haven’t noticed it before,...

Facebook credits to end up as real currency

06/19/2012, Finally, someone over at Facebook decided to take the plunge and transform Facebook credits into actual, real world currency – we’re talking about dollars, pounds, or Galactic credits. Forget about the last part, that’s the stuff of...