Sep
10
2013
Facebook has begun feeding select news outlets real-time social network chatter about hot topics to weave into story coverage, wading deeper into Twitter territory. A pair of software tools, Public Feed and Keyword Insights,...

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Aug
15
2013
Facebook could be spreading unhappiness through society as well as keeping people connected, research has shown. The number one social networking site is strongly associated with declines in well-being, psychologists claim. Scientists found the...

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Aug
1
2013
Facebook has begun letting people share social network posts at blogs or other spots on the internet. An Embedded Posts feature being tested out at CNN, Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, PEOPLE and Mashable websites...

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Jul
8
2013
Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook’s rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the site. Facebook unveiled its social...

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Jun
24
2013
Facebook says a bug in its system caused six million users’ contact information to be inadvertently exposed. The social media company said on Friday that a bug led to users’ contact information, such as...

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Jun
13
2013
Social networking site Facebook has announced plans to introduce clickable hashtags for users. The tool is already widely used on other media, such as micro-blogging site Twitter, so users can find out what others...

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May
31
2013
Facebook has announced it is updating its policies on ‘harmful and hateful’ content after a campaign complaining it was allowing jokes and other offensive comments about rape and domestic abuse. Facebook vice president of...

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Apr
30
2013
It appears Aussies are starting to suffer from ‘Facebook fatigue’, according to new data from a social media monitor. The data, collected by social media monitoring firm Social Bakers, shows around 115,000 less people...

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Mar
15
2013
Facebook is preparing to take on Twitter by adopting the messaging service’s iconic hashtag symbol, The Wall Street Journal reports. Users of the globally popular one-to-many messaging service Twitter use # or pound symbols...

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Mar
11
2013
Facebook has started transforming the stream of updates from friends at home pages into a ‘personalised newspaper’ with news ranging from the personal to the global. The News Feed on home pages at the...

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