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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 usage hits new low in 3 years (in the UK)

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...

Video calling capability discovered in Facebook Messenger app

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...

Facebook Messenger app now available

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...

India wants to monitor Google and Skype as well

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...

[Updated] Anonymous to “kill” Facebook come November 5th?

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...

Facebook Messenger Stand-Alone Chat App

08/09/2011, Facebook Messenger: Facebook has just (paper) launched its Facebook Messenger App, which effectively focuses on the text communication aspect of Facebook

GameBox app lets you play Facebook games on your iPad

08/04/2011, Facebook games can be notoriously addictive. I forgotten how many hours I have lost playing Zynga’s poker on Facebook, not to mention the infamous Farmville game where a mother reportedly killed her 3-month old baby boy for crying during her Farmville...

Facebook facial recognition declared illegal in Germany

08/04/2011, Despite Facebook recently making it easier to opt out of facial recognition photo tagging, it looks like the social network is still taking heat for its service. Germany has just declared the feature as a violation of “the right to anonymity”...

Jealous ex-boyfriend poses as girl on Facebook to commit a murder

08/03/2011, While usually there’s no harm in taking friendships from an online environment into the offline world, sometimes it can be a dangerous thing – as evident by a recent report from the Orlando Sentinel. The newspaper reported about a boy who...

Facebook your unborn child to family and friends

08/02/2011, You know how we are said to live in a world that is separated by just six degrees from one another? Well, social networking giant intends to bring that line of connectivity to the world of the unborn – by letting you add in your unborn child(ren)...

Facebook rewards researchers who report security weaknesses

07/29/2011, Facebook has just launched a new bug bounty program where it rewards researchers who find security holes in the social network. The reward will be paid in dollars, which starts off at $500 and has no maximum set. However, they will have to follow...

Vodafone Blue 555: a new dedicated Facebook feature phone

07/28/2011, Vodafone has just launched a new phone in the UK and it’s not the typical phone we’ve come to expect. This time it’s a feature phone that features heavy Facebook integration – and by heavy we mean heavy. On the surface it looks a lot...