Woman Discovers Her Facebook Photos In Prostitution Ads

It’s a little troubling to think about all the places our photos could be and what they could be used for on the world wide web. What would you do if you woke up one day and your photo was a prostitution ad? It’s unlikely but it happens, particularly to Tennessee woman, 21 year old […]

Things Virtual Reality Will Change Forever

Where exactly virtual reality will take us remains to be largely an undermined mystery. However, with Facebook’s acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus Rift for $2 billion, we can only imagine that things will be very promising. There are many people, some of who are very wealthy, who are confident that virtual reality will take […]

Sisters Beaten And Stripped In Shocking Facebook Video

Two sisters were stripped naked and robbed outside a Cincinnati housing complex on Saturday afternoon.. Following the attack a video of the brazen crime was posted on Facebook. After viewing the video on the social network police arrested one women and they are still searching for six to eight more suspects. The shocking Facebook video […]

Meet Facerift: Browse Facebook With The Oculus Rift And Your Face

With Facebook acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion, it was only a matter of time before app developers began to capitalize on the connection. One of those development firms, Montreal-based collective KO-OP Mode, and its developers Bronson Zgeb and Gruau Pomme Lackey, have created Facerift. The new app allows users to browse Facebook in a […]

Facebook Messenger iOS App Updated With Forwarding, Speed Fixes

Facebook Messenger 4.0 for iOS has been updated with several new features that give more group-based focus to the popular app. The biggest update comes in the form of group chatting. Facebook users can now name group chats, set a photo for the group, and keep everyone in one chat, all from within the program. […]

Creator Of Cartoon Show Boondocks Announces His Departure Via Facebook

Aaron McGruder, the creator of hit cartoon The Boondocks announced on Facebook that he would not be returning for the fourth season of the show. “As the world now knows, The Boondocks will be returning for a fourth season, but I will not be returning with it. I’d like to extend my gratitude to Sony […]

Instagram Looking To Replace Foursquare As Location Service With Facebook Places

Instagram may be seeking a way to replace its Foursquare API with ‘Places’ from its parent company Facebook. Foursquare is huge in the locations services space, and their free API is used by Vine, Flickr, Pinterest, and Path, among many others. Uber even uses the API to help drivers and passengers zero in on exact […]

Ferrari Fights 21-Year-Old Racer for Facebook Page Control

Before Facebook was a tech giant, a 15 year old created a Ferrari Facebook page, which eventually grew so successful that the people in Maranello wanted it, so they took it from him although they may not have been allowed to. According to his Facebook page, Sammy Wasem is the co-creator and co-editor of the […]

Facebook Testing ‘Save’ Button For News Feed Stories

Facebook has been on a quest to turn its content into your own personalized newspaper. We have seen it launch multiple iterations of the new feed and its latest standalone app Paper. According to reports Facebook is now testing a read-it-later Save button on feed articles in the web News Feed. The button creates a […]

Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter Launch WebScaleSQL, Custom Version Of MySQL

Today Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter announced a collaborative project called WebScaleSQL. The initiative is uniting some of the brightest engineers from the tech companies to work on solving the challenges of working with huge databases. WebScale SQL is a custom version of MySQL that’s designed for Web companies of large scale. The companies will […]

Twitter Experiment Replaces Retweet With Share

Twitter recently added photo tagging to Android and iOS, and the ability to include up to four photos in a single tweet, now it’s experimenting with replacing the ‘retweet’ button with ‘share’. Over the past month people have been reporting a series of changes that Twitter has been making to its platform to see how […]

Teen Wins $70,000 From School That Stole Her Facebook Password

A Minnesota teenager basically has her college education paid for after her school district agreed to pay her $70,000 after pressuring her to turn over her Facebook and email passwords several years ago. Riley Stratton, 15, partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union to file suit against her school district in 2012, claiming that they […]

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 […]