Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Use Of Minors’ Pictures

A federal judge in California has dismissed a class action lawsuit that was proposed against Facebook that accused the company of dishonestly using the names and presences of minors who use the social network. The primary issue was Facebook’s use of minors’ photos and names in advertising that revolved around concerns about privacy. The lawsuit […]

Popular Facebook App, Game Of Thrones: Ascent Now Available On iPad

Games of Thrones: Ascent is a social Facebook game that lets you play the part of a noble in Westoros, where you will choose a great house, develop your land and reputation, assign sworn swords to quests, and forge alliances with your friends. The game is based on HBO’s show the Game of Thrones. You […]

Shares Unrelated To Oculus Jump In Correlation With Facebook News

Companies that have ‘Oculus’ in their names have had a brief increase of stock in the midst of the news of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift this week, although none of them are associated with the virtual reality company. The Wall Street Journal reported that Oculus Innovative Sciences had a 15% jump in just minutes […]

No, The Simpsons Did Not Predict Facebook’s Oculus Purchase (But The Oatmeal Did)

Fox’s long-running animated sitcom The Simpsons has kind of a reputation for predicting the future with uncanny accuracy, but when it comes to Facebook’s purchase of the Oculus Rift, they didn’t quite nail it like the following image suggests: That image has gone viral all over the Internet since Facebook’s left-field (though intriguing) acquisition of Oculus […]

Facebook Denies Reports That It Will Rebrand Oculus

Oculus Rift is a great name for a virtual reality headset, but is it the best name for a new social network? Facebook recently purchased the world’s premier virtual reality headset maker with eventual plans to turn it into the next big platform after mobile and hope to turn it into a brand new social […]

Monopoly Asks Facebook Fans For Official ‘House Rules’

Monopoly is still being played some 80 years later, and toy maker Hasbro wants Facebook to help it add five official house rules in an upcoming installment. The rules will appear in the House Rules Edition, which is expected to launch sometime in the Fall. Anyone who’s played Monopoly is well aware of different rules […]

Doom And Quake Creator John Carmack Is Joining Facebook Team

With all the talk about Facebook acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion, one fact was largely left out of the news. That acquisition will bring Doom and Quake creator John Carmack to the team at Facebook. Carmack joined Oculus VR in late 2013, taking on the role of CTO. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that he […]

Burger King Baby Reunited With Mom Thanks To Facebook

  The “Burger King baby,” a woman abandoned in 1986 after being born in a Burger King bathroom, was first reported upon by Social News Daily in early March. As we previously noted, the Burger King baby’s name is Katheryn Deprill — and now nearly 30, the little girl with a shaky start in life took […]