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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 Outage

01/28/2013, Well, earlier this morning we talked about how PayPal experienced an outage, and here we are with word that Facebook, the world’s most popular social network, too, has experienced an outage. Thing is, when you type in the “www” prefix, you will be...

Facebook iOS App Updated To Allow For Voice, Video Messages

01/28/2013, Facebook users carrying around an iOS device at all times will want to head over to the App Store immediately as their iOS app has just been updated to 5.4 this afternoon. One of the big improvements in Facebook’s iOS 5.4 update is the ability to...

Google+ Ranked 2nd Place Behind Facebook In Active Users Report

01/28/2013, In the world of social media, there’s no doubt Facebook is the absolute king of complete time wasters, which leaves a number of people interested in social media wondering what service follows Facebook. A new report published by Trendstream may...

Hilarious Video On How Facebook Comes Up With Its Ideas

01/24/2013, We’re sure that many of you guys are probably used to Facebook implementing changes and redesigns every so often, sometimes without really telling its users what’s going on, resulting in many status updates from users expressing their surprise and...

Facebook Users Uploaded 1.1 Billion Photos On New Year’s Eve/Day

01/17/2013, The folks at Facebook must be popping some champers at the moment, reveling in the moment where the world ushered in 2013 and bid adieu to 2012. Graph Search certainly had plenty of data to work on when Facebook users uploaded a record 1.1 billion photos...

Facebook iPhone Messenger VoIP Feature Not Powered By Skype

01/17/2013, Facebook announced yesterday its iPhone Messenger application would receive the ability to make VoIP calls in the U.S., which was previously only made available to Canadian users as a way to test the feature before rolling it out in the U.S. Seeing how...

More Facebook Results Appear On Bing Sidebar

01/17/2013, It was just a couple of days ago when we brought you word that Facebook will tap the power of Microsoft’s Bing to deliver Graph Search results, and here we are with a natural evolution of that effort. Apparently, Microsoft has decided to add even more...

Zynga Drops From Top Spot In Facebook Gaming To Candy Crush Saga

01/17/2013, For a number of years, Zynga has been sitting atop the Facebook-gaming mountain as their games have always been popular ever since FarmVille. The last couple of months haven’t been too kind for the king of Facebook gaming as it’s been sued for...

Facebook Rolls Out VoIP Calling To U.S. iPhone Messenger Users

01/16/2013, Earlier this month, Facebook updated its iPhone Messenger App to be a little more than just a way for you to IM your Facebook friends, that is, if for some reason you prefer to do it in a standalone application rather than reading your messages through...

Thief Caught After Posting Vacation Photos Of Himself On Facebook

01/15/2013, The strategy of using social media as a tool to solve crimes is beginning to pay off. A 31-year old Colombian jewelry thief named Charles Rodriguez was recently captured by British authorities after posting photos of him on Facebook. Rodriguez, a member...

Facebook Graph Search: A Great Strategic Move

01/15/2013, Earlier today, we laid out the basic functionality of the new Graph Search live from the Facebook HQ in Menlo Park. Beyond the new features, it is interesting to look at how this will help Facebook going forward, including monetization. The...

Facebook Taps Bing To Provide Graph Search Web Results

01/15/2013, We know you Facebook users are probably going crazy learning all about your personal social network with their newly announced Graph Search, but we have some additional Facebook news we’d like to share with you if you’re not too busy searching...