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 […]

France’s Top Consumer Watchdog Group Sues Twitter, Facebook, And Google

UFC-Que Choisir, the top consumer watchdog group in France, has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and Google. The group claims that those social media companies are guilty of breaching Internet users’ privacy. d The lawsuit, filed in French High Court, alleges “abusive” and “illegal” practices. The group says social media companies have done little […]

Irish Politician Resigns Due To Inappropriate Facebook Conduct

Irish politician – parliament member Patrick Nulty – ultimately had no other choice but to resign after his inappropriate Facebook conduct was revealed. Nulty was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for Dublin West in October 2011, but sat as an independent TD. Nulty’s position was the equivalent to being a Member of Congress. However […]

Mom Tries To Teach Daughter A Facebook Photo Lesson, Plan Backfires

If you want to teach your daughter about the perils of posting photos on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms, you should probably avoid posting her photo to Facebook. That was the lesson a mom learned recently when she posted a picture of her daughter on Facebook. The mom was attempting to explain to […]

Facebook Running Privacy Checkup Campaign To Remind Users Of Their Privacy Options

Facebook has started running ‘privacy checkups’ on the desktop version of Facebook that prompts users to make sure they’re sharing their posts with the right audience. Such as a custom list or friends instead of everyone or the public. Users are reportedly seeing this pop up if they currently have their privacy settings set to […]