Facebook helps find missing children in nifty PR move

Facebook's agreed to display Amber Alerts - notifications of missing children - following a deal with the National Center for the Missing and Exploited Children and the Department of Justice.

MySpace implodes, cuts 47% of remaining employees

As Facebook continues to grow, MySpace.com has been forced to cut 500 employees - a number which accounts for 47% of its current staff.

Facebook plaintiffs unhappy with $65 million settlement

They did little more than just plant the idea for a social network into Mark Zuckerberg's head, but the Winklevoss twins say they deserve a lot more than a measly $65 million payout.

Is Facebook closing down? What do you think?

A spoof news story on Weekly World News has convinced thousands of people that Facebook is to close down altogether on March 15th.

Would you invest $2 million in Facebook?

If you had a chance to invest in Facebook, would you do it? Well, Goldman Sachs is giving its clients the opportunity - but at a cool $2 million minimum.

Giving up media causes withdrawal symptoms

Coming off email, Facebook and Twitter is like giving up drugs, a study has found.

Social networkers get choosy

2010 was a year chock full of social networking competition. From Facebook’s meteoric rise to number one, to the popularity of picture sharing sites and Twitter, it seems like almost everyone is a member of at least one social networking site.

Smart home data arrives on Facebook

It's inevitable: The smart home future that will allow us to exercise greater control over our home-energy use and realize vast savings in the process.

Facebook surpasses Google as the Internet's top dog

According to reports, Facebook has managed to claim the Internet's top spot as most popular site online, finally pulling ahead of the long reigning champion, Google.

10 things guaranteed to annoy us in 2011

This year was among the most annoying ever because no one had a job, or money, and everyone lost their house to an ugly bank guy with a handlebar mustache and a stovepipe hat. Next year will be worse.

Will AI transform the 'Net?

A prominent Russian tycoon believes that advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) will catapult the online experience to new levels of sophistication.

Cityville surpasses Farmville

Zynga's new game Cityville has become the most popular Facebook game to date, surpassing its own game Farmville in the process.

Electric car revenge film trailer debuts

The producers of the new film "Revenge of the Electric Car" (a sequel to 2006's "Who Killed the Electric Car?") are foregoing the traditional studio distribution model and taking it directly to the fans, via Facebook. 



Facebook redefines shopping experience with social e-commerce

When it comes to Facebook's 500 million users, the question on everybody's mind is: how can we harness the power of these numbers into a money making platform?

Wikileaks supporters outraged over Time's 'person' choice

The magazine's decision to pick a single, solitary person as the most important individual of the entire year is always going to be met with praise by some and criticism by more, but it seems to be a bigger deal this year.

Microsoft presents huge changes to Bing

You've gotta hand it to Microsoft. After being literally suffocated by Google in the search market, it has managed to bounce back in a big way with Bing. And it's because of things like this latest batch of updates Microsoft just revealed.

Doctor-patient relationship compromised by Facebook

Doctors on Facebook risk compromising the doctor-patient relationship because many don't use tight enough privacy settings.

Facebook introduces facial recognition

Facebook's improved its photo-tagging capability with a new facial recognition feature that suggests names every time a photo is uploaded.

Mark Zuckerberg named Time's person of the year

When you think about it, there's really no other person on the planet who deserves to receive the highly coveted designation. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be crowned Time magazine's person of the year for 2010.

Facebook Android update almost makes it worth using

As revolutionary and popular as Facebook is, we've never really much cared for the social networking site's mobile apps. A newly redesigned version of Facebook for Android, though, is at least an improvement.