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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 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...

Security flaw discovered in Facebook app for iOS and Android

04/06/2012, A developer by the name of Gareth Wright has recently stumbled across a security flaw on the Facebook app for iOS and Android that could give hackers a way to access your Facebook account and cause quite a bit of mess. According to Wright, the flaw is...

Nokia’s company history makes its way onto Facebook’s Timeline

04/05/2012, Most of us probably know Nokia as a manufacturer of mobile phones. Some of us might have fond memories of the company’s 3310 handset, but for those unfamiliar with the company, Nokia did not start of making mobile phones, but rather as a wood pulp mill...

Facebook friend request rejection just as painful in real life

04/04/2012, It is rather sad that the day has arrived where we quantify our lives through the number of friends whom we have on our social network. Psychologists claim that to have a Facebook friend request turned down offers a similar emotional smarting as that of...

Facebook to help fight STDs

04/02/2012, Facebook might eventually be the tool that makes or breaks the potential start of a relationship – by being able to inform you on whether your friend has an STD (Sexually Transmiteed Disease) or not. Yes sir, this is a possibility one day down the...

New iPad optimized Facebook app update on its way?

03/30/2012, So you’ve gotten yourself the new iPad, and one of the first few apps that you downloaded straight away was Facebook. Unfortunately while developers were busy trying to optimize their apps for the new iPad’s Retina display, it seems that Facebook’s...

Find my Facebook Friend hits the App Store

03/28/2012, If you’re looking for an app that tracks your friends via their Facebook IDs, you’re in luck. A new app titled Find My Facebook Friends has just hit the Apple App Store and will let you do just that. It functions just like Apple’s own...

Claire Lin, Taiwanese woman commits suicide while on Facebook chat

03/27/2012, A woman in Taiwan named Claire Lin killed herself by closing up a room and inhaling poisonous fumes from a charcoal barbecue that she had started. While Lin was waiting for the fumes to put her to sleep, she was chatting with friends on Facebook. Lin...