EFF: For The First Time, Facebook ‘Has Your Back’ Against The Government

Today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, (EFF) the world’s leading digital rights and privacy advocacy group, issued its fourth annual “Who Has Your Back” report, and for the first time, Facebook, along with several other tech companies, received six star ratings. Twitter and regional Californian ISP Sonic, were the sole two tech companies that received six star […]

Hooters Denies It Posted Rape Joke On Facebook

Few things in this world are more misogynistic than the restaurant chain Hooters. The chain is better known for its thighs and breasts than its wings and it is generally proud of that fact. Its Facebook page also makes no apologies for its business strategy, with the company consistently featuring aforementioned breast and thighs in […]

Iranian Women Protest Mandatory Hijab Law On Facebook

Thousands of Iranian women are unveiling themselves in more ways than one. A Facebook page dedicated to giving them a space to express themselves has been put up  by an Iranian journalist based in London and thousands of Iranian women are using the platform to showcase something rarely seen in public in the theocratic nation, […]

‘Family Feud’ Contestant Fails Hard, Video Goes Viral [Watch]

“Family Feud.” The show where viewers are asking themselves any of the following questions: “Are these people serious?” “Where do they find families with no common sense?” “Are Steve Harvey’s teeth real or made from a porcelain sink?” A few days ago, Anna from the Sass family failed to complete a fast money round only needing […]

Facebook Introducing New Video Metrics

Facebook rarely talks about its video product, and today announced new metrics that will give Page owners far more insight into how their videos are performing. Rolling out “over the coming weeks,” Pages will soon see video views, unique video views, average viewing duration and audience retention. Video views are only counted if someone watches […]

Facebook And Twitter Tied For The High School Cool Crowd [Study]

Facebook in particular hasn’t had the greatest track record with teens, but numerous studies also point to teens leaving Twitter for social networks like Instagram. According to new data from the Harvard Institute of Politics, Twitter and Facebook usage among high school seniors is tied. Harvard recently surveyed over 3,000 people ages 18 to 29 […]