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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 Now Has 901 Million Users

04/24/2012, Yesterday, Facebook revealed that it has 901 million users and is well on the way to hitting the 1 billion mark by the end of this year. The information came from a statistic in the company’s amended S-1 filing. Other interesting details of note in the...

Facebook for Windows Phone to get Update

04/24/2012, In February, the Facebook app for Windows Phones got an update to version 2.3 which brought about a new design as well as better performance. This time around, the team behind the Windows Phone Facebook app claims that it has been listening to feedback...

Facebook North Carolina Data Center Goes Live

04/20/2012, Facebook’s new Data Center in North Carolina has now gone live and is online. The company’s custom internet infrastructure has begun serving life traffic as off Thursday. The alleged server farm will provide the social networking giant with the...

Thief Siphons Gasoline from Police Car and Posts Photo on Facebook

04/19/2012, 20 year old Kentucky coal miner was arrested this week after he allegedly siphoned gasoline from a police car and thought it would be funny to put the photo up on Facebook. In the photo, he is holding the hose in one hand and flipping off the camera which...

BranchOut Wants to Beat LinkedIn with $25 Million Raised

04/19/2012, BranchOut has come out of nowhere in the past 2 years and is trying to beat LinkedIn at its own game. LinkedIn the famous corporate social networking site works exactly as it says it does, it is an absolutely perfect replacement for Facebook in the...

Facebook launches Listen button

04/17/2012, Something tells me that the Listen button over at Facebook might soon be popular enough to spawn off a line of zany prints and peripherals which will feature the Listen icon, although it really depends on the success of its implementation. The social...

Facebook user profile photos get larger

04/16/2012, Facebook covertly improved the user profile photo segment by allowing it to be larger on Timeline, and some folks look at this move as a knee-jerk response by Facebook as Google updated their own social network, Google+, to sport larger photos in...

Facebook QR code ends up on the roof

04/13/2012, Facebook, the world’s largest social network and with plenty of cash at their disposal (having picked up Instagram for $1 billion recently), continues to make waves in the industry, with one of the more light hearted moments involving painting the...

StumbleUpon rolls out Facebook Timeline app

04/12/2012, Facebook’s Timeline is a love it or hate it affair, and StumbleUpon decides to embrace it by introducing the Facebook Timeline app. According to a StumbleUpon spokesperson, the whole idea behind Timeline integration is short and simple, where it is...

Microsoft’s Facebook Project: A Year In The Like

04/10/2012, With Microsoft owning some shares of Facebook, it should come as no surprise that their relationship should be highlighted again as Microsoft launched a new project called ‘A Year in The Like’. The app which is on Facebook compiles your data over the...

Facebook Tests Hybrid Wall and Feed on Event Pages

04/10/2012, Facebook, the social networking site that has recently become the victim of a love-hate relationship by many when it purchased Instagram, is known for constantly tweaking event invitations on its site. The latest adjustment involves a hybrid wall that...

Facebook to Buy Instagram for $1 Billion

04/09/2012, On a night of slow news technology-wise, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook Timeline no less, that the social-networking giant is buying Instagram. Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app with its own network of users will cost Facebook...