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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 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...

Fruit Ninja Frenzy arriving on Facebook

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...

German police use Facebook to help solve crimes

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 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...