Facebook recently introduced a new section called 'Discover People'. The app-only addition (so far) has been rolled out to users worldwide on both Android and iOS.
Instead of the $1.31 per share in profit that Wall Street was expecting, Facebook made $1.41, and its total revenue—the vast majority of which is advertising-related—came in at $8.8 billion for the quarter, compared with consensus estimates of $8.5 billion. That represented growth of more than 50% over the same quarter of last year.
No one wants to hand over their account to a hacker. Today, Facebook is adding a new feature that will help protect users from getting their accounts compromised.
The new development is the company has added a feature that will add further utility to the app-group video calls. This feature had been requested for quite some time now but the social networking giant has finally decided to roll it out for Android and iOS devices as well as Web version worldwide.
In a bid to empower parents help their child navigate safely on Facebook, the social networking giant yesterday launched Parent’s Portal in collaboration with parents, teenagers and safety experts around the world. Facebook recently updated its Safety Centre and Bullying Prevention Hub and has now introduced Parent’s Portal, which provides parent specific advice as part of the Safety Centre.
Facebook’s standalone Events app that launched in October on iOS is launching on Android today. The app will go live on Google Play soon.
One of the software errors that had widely noticed consequences was Google’s Gmail outage. The problem in that case was, according to Google, a bug in the software that distributed load between its different data centers. The Gmail outage only resulted in people not having access to their email for a few hours. No one got killed.
Looks like Facebbok is playing alone, no competition. Facebook is making its presence at various spots. The Social Media Giant has developed what it believes to be the world’s first “white box” transponder and routing solution. The device, called the Voyager, will help transfer data faster and more efficiently over optical fibre networks.
Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row.
We are the best when it comes to breaking the path. In a post yesterday, Facebook revealed that Indian cyber security pros are at the top of the list for rewards distributed under the company's bug bounty program. India accounted for the largest share in the first half of 2016, ahead of countries such as the US and Mexico.
Facebook, the world's largest social network launched a workplace version (formerly known as Facebook at Work) of its mobile app and website on Monday, the app is available to all.
A lot of criticism has come up for "end-to-end encryption" and still its in a row, but social media companies are least bother about this. WhatsApp is already in a "end-to-end encryption" slot now WhatsApp’s parent company Facebook finally rolled out the feature to all its users.
Founded in 2004, Facebook is currently the biggest social networking service based on global reach and total active users. Facebook has a huge user base and this is the only stength in IT & Communication industry. As of the second quarter of 2016, Facebook had 1.71 billion monthly active users. Active users are those which have logged in to Facebook during the last 30 days.
"Learn with Fun" is a older theory of Educating People. We have seen so many funny tricks for leaning the things in school life. Facebook has done the same with computers. So many people who were not familiar with computer keyboard and operating the computer are now very busy with the Facebook posts. Computer is not a phobia anymore for any generation, even old generation is also OK with the use of computer in daily life.
Facebook has a history of lawsuits over user privacy and advertising. Facebook users are quitting the social network in droves due to privacy concerns.
We have talked so much about the Cyber Security. There is always a way for Hackers to enter into any system. Cyber security is a constant process. Here is another new achievement from a young Indian techie.
‘Facebook Live’ was already available for mobile users, but the company yesterday confirmed that it has begun rolling out Facebook Live via desktop and laptop computers.
There was a time when means of communication were very limited. Communication begins with language, the distinctive ability which has made possible the evolution of human society. The history of communication is mankind's search for ways to improve upon shouting.
Facebook always always hits at the most vibrant section of the society. Facebook has a new app that's for teens only. But It’s got a huge privacy issue that may affect teens.
Mobile industry slowly became bigger than computer industry. All are very their cell-phone and want everything online in pocket. No one wanna carry laptop now.
The Internet can transform developing economies, enabling businesses to access services, improve productivity and increase their competitiveness both domestically and in the global market.
Looks like freedom of expression and privacy is the only issue left in the world. No one is worried about the healthy daily life of citizens. So many wars, so much terrorism is grabbing the world but few people are just highlighting other issues. A race between tech giants is going on how to capture the world market and earn money, than donate some money in the developing countries on the name of education and child welfare.
This can be sensational but I dont think Facebook people will have any problem with this. Law has provided them all the security and comfort.
We Indians make every western promoted thing, whether its sport, fashion, style or anything a religion. As we all know Sachin Tendulkar is the GOD of cricket, ofcourse in India only. Deepika Padukon is most valued actress after doing Hollywood films, ofcourse in India only. All the rejected fashion of west are the prime time news headlines in India.
In early days of Facebook, I remember people were using FB as album storage device. But now Facebook has become much more aggressive in getting users to download its separate mobile apps.
Mark Zuckerberg knows well how to establish and market the things. Mantra behind his success is that he has the interactive excellence and ability to showcase his thoughts at wide canvas.
Who says that Fcebook is merely a social networking site. Look at the limit of FB. Facebook co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg will connect in real time with three astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) on June 1 at 12:55 pm EST, over a live Facebook chat that will be broadcast via NASA's own Facebook page.
If you are thinking that you can change the world or can start a revolution and ofcourse sustain with that, you must have Power. To have Power, you must have faith in youself. To have real faith in yourself, you must have a Guide..Master..Guru.
Facebook at Work in India. Yes, Facebook has announced that it is rolling out Facebook at Work in India. It can be a better way to connect internally within your group of people.
Facebook’s vice president of search, local and developer products Mike Vernal, who joined Facebook in 2008 and was reporting directly to CEO Mark Zuckerberg is joining Sequoia Capital as a partner.
Facebook is more than just the big blue app. It also owns Whatsapp, Instagram and there is Messenger too, now seems to have something new for its users yet again. It appears that the company is quietly testing a revamp, adding several new features to the news feed.
A 'secret' Facebook Messenger inbox may contain messages you had no idea you received.
Social media giant Facebook has apologised to users in many countries including India for wrongly sending texts asking if they were "affected" by the deadly Taliban bombing in Pakistan on Easter Sunday.
Its not like every person is using social media or Facebook to connect and exchange information and views with family or friends or some other persons. I personally know many people who just do not want to come up on social media due to security issues.
Faccebook CEO Zuckerberg is a bold CEO, Getting WhatsApp for $19 billion was not just for fun. There was only one question in the begining, Why did Facebook buy WhatsApp? There was no possible reason for Facebook and WhatsApp merging on as single platform.
Publicity for Facebook is not required. Facebook is itself a publicity platform for various businesses, NGOs etc. So there was no need for any logo for facebook. But After 10 years, Facebook has decided to quietly update its logo, changing it to a new custom typeface.
Facebook is going to help you with detection of malicious software. Facebook announces a new tool for fighting malware in collaboration with Kaspersky Lab On Tuesday, Facebook announced that it has been using a new security tool that assists in finding and eliminating malicious software for users of the worlds biggest social network.
You can now orgaize your digital photos easily. The world's biggest social network Facebook has created a new app that helps users.
A malicious software (malware) attack that spammed Facebook timelines and newsfeeds with pornographic images and videos has left hundreds of social media users across India embarrassed, forcing them to clarify to friends and relatives that they had nothing to do with it.
Facebook has rolled out a new feature that allows users to send friends their exact location information via messenger but didn’t specify when the tweak to location sharing would be available to all users.
Thanks to its famously easy-going culture and fabulous perks, Facebook is one of the most in-demand places to work -- and getting a job there is no easy feat.
A frustration I have is that a lot of people increasingly seem to equate an advertising business model with somehow being out of alignment with your customers ... I think it's the most ridiculous concept. What, you think because you're paying Apple that you're somehow in alignment with them? If you were in alignment with them, then they'd make their products a lot cheaper!
Sharing personal information on social media by job seekers may lead to hiring discrimination, a new US study claims.
Sumesh Menon, co-founder and CEO of U2opia Mobile, is trying to solve one of the biggest problems of our time - the lack of affordable and easy access to internet services. However, unlike Google or Facebook that are trying to build new solutions, which in some cases involve using giant balloons that can dish out Wi-Fi, Menon is using an existing, but often overlooked, technology.
Just a few years ago, most of my online social activity revolved around Facebook. I was an active member of several Facebook groups, including one that helped me and others find apartments and sell used items. Another group was wonderful for organizing midnight movie screenings. And I used Facebook to stay up-to-date on the latest achievements of my sisters and their children, and the many members of my extended family.
Motorola posts 'Namaste, India!' on Facebook, pointing to an imminent India launch of the Moto G.
Three of the world's biggest Internet companies have come together form a single program for ethical hackers to report vulnerabilities in their Web technology.
Cisco Systems Inc said on Wednesday it was working with Facebook Inc to offer free Wi-Fi Internet access to consumers at public places such as hotels or retail stores using their Facebook log-in.
The two companies will partner with established hotels and retailers to provide free wireless Internet access to customers using their Facebook credentials.
Brazil wants Google and Facebook to store Internet data pertaining to its citizens locally due to allegations of US spying.

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