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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 rumored to launch a music service next month

08/31/2011, According to reports online, it looks like Facebook has plans to launch its own music service next month. Apparently a CNBC technology correspondent, Jon Fortt, mentioned that his sources have informed him “that Facebook plans to launch its long rumored...

Facebook closes daily ‘Deals’ service

08/31/2011, Facebook has decided that they will no longer support the daily ‘Deals’ service that has yet to see action outside of the US, and at least it is rather comforting to know that the closure of this service will not affect check-in Deals that...

Beware of Scams Related to Hurricane Irene

08/26/2011, Scammers aren’t very nice people, in case you didn’t already know. They’re constantly taking advantage of the uninformed, seizing every opportunity to con a poor soul into revealing their personal details. One of their most common...

Facebook to introduce photo filters?

08/25/2011, After failing to acquire Instagram this summer, it looks like Facebook will be taking matters into its own hands by creating its own filters instead, according to a report from the NY Times blog. According to two engineers working at Facebook who spilt...

Facebook improves sharing and privacy options

08/23/2011, After receiving a lot of flak over its image recognition service for photo tagging and the recent competition from Google+, it looks like Facebook is making some changes to the way people can share their posts, photos, and tags. Users will soon be given...

Facebook and Miramax announce movie streaming platform

08/23/2011, Social networking giant Facebook and film studio Miramax have come together to roll out an new app as part of a movie streaming partnership, where this app will be known as the Miramax eXperience. Already live over at Facebook, 20 titles are available for...

Nokia launches countdown to “something new on Symbian”

08/22/2011, Can’t wait until the latest version of Symbian hits your Nokia smartphone? Or looking forward to the introduction of new handsets that run on Symbian Belle? It looks like you won’t have to wait in the dark anymore. Nokia has updated its...

The Big Lebowski can be rented on Facebook

08/19/2011, Cult classic film The Big Lebowski is now available for rent over at Facebook, as it was made available on the social networking giant’s site in conjunction with the film’s release on the Blu-ray format. This comedy can be rented directly from...

RAGE iOS now available for free

08/18/2011, Remember id Software’s promise to make RAGE for iOS free if it managed to get 100,000 likes on its Facebook page? Well, the target has been met (at the time of writing it has hit over 101,000 likes), and id Software has kept its promise. RAGE for...

Fridgebook magnets brings Facebook to your kitchen

08/18/2011,   Can’t get enough of Facebook? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for addicts like you. The folks over at Fridgebook have released a set of magnets that lets you effectively turn your fridge into a Facebook wall. Aptly called...

Student hacker penetrated Facebook

08/18/2011, Is Facebook really that hack-proof? Apparently, a student hacker was said to have successfully “penetrated” Facebook after performing repeated attempts to illegally access the social networking site’s programmes – at least according to a court...

Facebook to stream first match of FA Cup live

08/17/2011, Soccer fans who don’t have a TV to watch live matches on TV will be glad to know that they have a new outlet to get their fix of the game – Facebook. And no, I’m not talking about some online football game or live score app – Facebook has...

Facebook wants to put an end to anonymity

08/16/2011, At  a presentation hosted by Marie Claire magazine about cyber-bullying and social media today, Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook’s creator), she stated that Facebook might be forcing everyone to use their real names on their...

Facebook used to hack bank accounts

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...