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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 hiring to build a smartphone? [again]

05/27/2012, This is a topic that has been going on and off, but here it goes again: Facebook is said to be hiring smartphone hardware and software engineers in order to build its own smartphone. That’s what Nick Bilton from the NYTimes has just published, and...

Facebook to acquire Opera? [Rumor]

05/25/2012, Rumor has it that Facebook is planning to acquire the company behind the Opera web browser. The rumor mill exploded earlier today from various sources on the web. According to Pocketlint, a trusted source of theirs reportedly told them that the social...

Facebook Introduces Facebook Camera for iOS

05/24/2012, Facebook just launched its own Camera application which lets users focus on browsing their albums and their friends’ albums, without having to load -and wait for- the rest of the Facebook experience. As you may have seen, Facebook does take photos...

Facebook Sued for $15 Billion over Alleged Privacy Infractions

05/21/2012, Just after Facebook went public as Mark Zuckerberg pushed the button to ring the iconic NASDAQ bell, the largest social network in the world was hit with a class-action lawsuit by the law firm Stewarts Law US. The firm announced that it put together 21...

Facebook Rolling Out New Pages Manager App for iPhone

05/17/2012, When Facebook released the standalone Messenger application, I for one was happy, because it meant that I didn’t need to have the main application running while I received and sent out messages to my friends through the side application. Now it looks...

Facebook mobile redesigned

05/14/2012, The Facebook experience on mobile devices has just gotten more efficient, at least that is what we think. Prior to the update, reading news feeds that involved plenty of photos can be quite a pain, since the experience is easily interrupted as you stop...

Facebook for Android updated

05/11/2012, Facebook seems to have found new ways of monetizing itself, and it ain’t too different from the real world, either (and we are not talking about purchasing pizzas here). Basically, the paid Highlight feature will let content that you want others to...

Jetpack Joyride Beta arrives on Facebook

05/11/2012, Gamers if you enjoyed playing Halfbrick’s Jetpack Joyride on your iOS device, you will be pleased to learn that the game has made its way onto Facebook as well! Yup now it looks like you and your non-iOS friends will be able to compete against each...

Facebook Groups to get file-sharing feature

05/11/2012, We’re sure that there are some of you guys who have created groups on Facebook just for you and your friends. If that sounds like you, it looks like Facebook’s file sharing feature will be making its way into your Facebook Groups. Originally available...

FTC probes Facebook-Instagram deal

05/10/2012, According to the Financial Times, Facebook’s $1-billion purchase of photo-sharing site Instagram is under review by the Federal Trade Commission. The Financial Times added that the routine competition investigation could take six months to a year,...

Bing New Architecture: Introducing Snapshot and Social Sidebar

05/10/2012, This morning, we were at a press conference at Microsoft’s offices in San Francisco to see a demo of the revamped Bing search engine.  Touted as a “new approach to search” by Microsoft, the new architecture features a three columns design,...