08/15/2011, Most of us use Facebook to keep in touch with our family and friends, posting up our thoughts and daily goings-on without giving much thought after that. Well, Iain Wood has other plans with Facebook, having spent up to 18 hours each day online, where he works out passwords from personal information that are posted on social networking sites by his acquaintances and friends. In fact, Iain targeted folks who […]
08/12/2011, Halfbrick’s addictive fruit slicing game made its premiere on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect earlier this week, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop there. MTV Multiplayer got the exclusive scoop on the next version of the game, and it looks like Fruit Ninja is ready to take on the world’s largest social network – Facebook.
08/12/2011, Who said Facebook was only good for wasting time? According to the latest reports, it looks like the social network is also aiding the police when it comes to solving crimes in the country of Germany. Six months ago, the Hanover police force set up a Facebook account with appeals to the public to provide any helpful information that could aid them with their cases. And as of today, the […]
08/11/2011, You know what they say – there is a limit to everything, and it seems as though Facebook has seen it in terms of growth. Sure, they might have more than 750 million users worldwide, but research company Experian Hitwise claims that Facebook usage has hit a new 3-year low, despite retaining its status as the most popular social network in the UK (and in most parts of the world, […]
08/10/2011, It looks like college students are going to be encouraged to log on to Facebook when they return to their classes this fall. Kno Inc, an education software company has partnered with Facebook to deliver eTextbooks over the internet to students. Students will be able to access the books and class materials through a Kno Facebook app, which means no more lugging around heavy text books to class, or even […]
08/10/2011, Earlier today we reported that Facebook had announced a standalone messenger app which basically allows you to send messages to your Facebook friends without having to launch the native Facebook app, which we decided was rather bloated and consumed data unnecessarily, especially if all you want to do is chat with your Facebook friends.
08/10/2011, Remember the Facebook Messaging app we covered a couple yesterday? Well, it looks like the app is now available for download. Facebook Messenger gives users a faster way to get in touch with their Facebook friends with the use of a standalone app. Users will no longer have to launch the Facebook app and then head to the messages feature – they can just run the Messenger app and start […]
08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the same permission to private data from services like Skype, Twitter, Facebook and Google.
08/10/2011, Ever needed a reason to make the jump to Google+ permanent and exclusive? Well it seems that the hacker group Anonymous has just declared war on Facebook, claiming that they will “destroy” Facebook come November the 5th, which just so happens to the be Guy Fawkes Day.
08/10/2011, Facebook might lost a few thousand users who hail from California’s state prisons after the state requested the social networking giant to close down accounts of inmates there, as they abused their Facebook accounts by posting Facebook updates after gaining access to them via contraband cell phone. According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, over 7,284 contraband cell phones were found in state prisons during the first half […]
08/09/2011, Facebook Messenger: Facebook has just (paper) launched its Facebook Messenger App, which effectively focuses on the text communication aspect of Facebook
08/08/2011, The Facebook Safety Team has just announced that Facebook is adding new security features to the Facebook apps, and Facebook for mobile sites. Facebook’s social reporting is now available from mobile devices, so you can act quicker on content that is associated to you. For example, you can ask Facebook to take action if you don’t like a Facebook photo of you that was uploaded by a third party. This […]
08/05/2011, Just the other day we reported that Rage HD was being optimized for the iPad 2 and brought with it several new features, such as the ability to have 1080p HDMI video out along with the options of enabling an analog thumbstick control as well as being able to shake your device to activate your melee attack.
08/04/2011, Ads on websites when appropriately placed and when relevant are ideal. In fact relevant and well-placed ads makes me want to click them to find out more. But when you encounter websites that supposedly show ads that are “relevant” or are littered with huge banners and pop-ups, the first thing you want to do is click the huge “X” to close it. While Facebook started off being resistant to the […]