Facebook Graph Search is being rolled out to Facebook's more than a billion users, which means your photos, status updates and information can be searched in the hopes of better connecting you with the world around you. In the wake of this most recent feature rollout from the Facebook team, Consumer Reports Internet Privacy and Security Survey and the latest visual from...
(21 days ago)
Facebook has launched a Trusted Contacts security tool which allows users to name up to five friends who can help them access their account if it has been hacked or they've forgotten a password.The social network first tested a Trusted Friends scheme back in October 2011 and not a huge amount seems to have changed judging by today's announcement.Users who opt into the scheme...
(21 days ago)
Facebook's "Graph Search" is slowly rolling out to more Facebook users, giving them the ability to search deeper through Facebook content. What does this mean for user privacy? Matt Lynley reports on Facebook...
(3 months and 14 days ago)
Facebook's new commercial for its "Home" phone software is more evidence that Facebook continues to take itself really seriously. In the new ad, Facebook pushes the idea that the social network is meant to connect us to one another, and that Home will help users do that better than ever before. It has a similar vibe to Facebook's first video ad, which compared Facebook to...
(1 month and 18 days ago)
Tips from Facebook users helped Mentor Police arrest an alleged wallet thief on Monday.
(9 days ago)
Facebook has announced that it's teaming up with four of the world's largest corporate data brokers to "enhance" the ad experience for users. Datalogix, Epsilon, Acxiom, and BlueKai obtain information gathered about users through online means (such as through cookies when users surf the web) as well as through offline means (such as through loyalty cards at supermarkets and...
(2 months and 16 days ago)
Facebook's ad strategy is rapidly becoming more sophisticated. Marketers and investors are likely to love the results -- but will Facebook be able to get it right without alienating users?
(1 month and 27 days ago)
Instagram today introduced a feature that allows users to tag people in their pictures called "Photos of You." The mobile photo app company, which was acquired by Facebook last year, said in a blog post that it's letting users add the "who" to their photos along with the "what" and "where" that were already available. Instead of using the word "tag," which is used on...
(21 days ago)
Are Facebook users growing tired of ugly pet and dinner pictures? Is the latest bathroom self portrait the last straw for some people? Something is wrong because the social networking platform has lost millions of users every month for the...
(24 days ago)
Facebook users in one university network have become more wary of revealing sensitive personal information to the public even as they seem to be revealing much more about themselves to Facebook and its third-party business partners, an academic paper concludes.
(2 months and 20 days ago)
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