Posts Categorized: Facebook

  • Facebook, Google, News, Social Media

    Facebook stops migration to Google+

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    It looks as if things are not going too well between Facebook and Google, especially as Google are now looking at getting into the social networking business. The first move has been to stop the migrations of its users by blocking a Chrome extension that provides this service. According to Mohamed Mansour, who created the… Read more »

  • Broadband, Facebook, Internet, Twitter

    Social Media addiction worries for parents

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    Results from a recent study of parents suggests that around a third of those who took part feel that their children are in from the internet and in particular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. It was also found that another third believed that exposure to the internet can rewire a young person’s… Read more »

  • Facebook, Social Media

    Checking Facebook in secret

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    Social networking has taken off so fast that many employees with internet access at work are banned from going on their favourite social networking site, Facebook. You have to understand why as many users can spend hours on their page and then there are those folks who cannot resist writing about their job, employer, work… Read more »

  • Facebook, Google

    Mark Zuckerberg is on Google+

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    Now out all of the people in world, you have thought that the last person that Google would invite to try out their new social media platform Google+ would be the founder of the largest social networking site in the world, Facebook! Yet here it is the Mark Zuckerberg profile page on Google+! Well it might… Read more »

  • Facebook, Google, Microsoft

    Facebook overtakes MSN in the UK

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    The social networking site Facebook has overtaken Microsoft to become the second most visited site in the UK with almost twenty seven visits over the year. Facebook had 26.8 million visitors last year, which is seven per cent up! In comparison Microsoft’s MSN, Windows Live and Bing services, which managed to attract 26.2 million visitors, so… Read more »

  • Business, Facebook, News, Social Media

    Facebook loses millions of users!

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    Has Facebook reached its limit, well it seems that according to recent research by the monitoring site Insidefacebook.com the social networking firm lost around six million US based users, 1.5 million Canadian users and around 100,000 UK based users during May! But according to the firm’s own data, the membership is getting closer to the… Read more »

  • Cars, Facebook, News, Social Media

    The real world “Like Button”

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    Bringing social networking into the real world is the French car maker Renault, at the recent Auto RAI car show event in Amsterdam the car brand introduced a brilliant concept that brings the online world of social networking into the real world. It works with a simple swipe card and placed around the Renault display… Read more »

  • Facebook, Internet, News, Social Media

    How to kill an account for good!

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    There are many issues with social media and other online services that we use, but the main one appears to be the storage of personal data and that fact that once opened some of these accounts cannot be permanently deleted leaving your details in limbo land! However, there are some ways where the internet user… Read more »

  • Facebook, Funny, News, People

    Facebook Friends tattooed on arm

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    Sometimes social networking can go just too far, like inviting everyone to a party! However, even that does not touch what this Facebook user has gone and done. She has had all 152 for her Facebook friends tattooed on her arm, but this is not just the names, but avatars too and to show how… Read more »

  • Business, Facebook, News, Social Media

    How to turn off Facebook Tag Suggestions

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    Anyone who has followed this will know that all new Facebook Tag Suggestions feature that was switched on yesterday is basically a facial recognition tagging feature that has been enabled to all user accounts without any prior warning. Scared! well some people are, because this means that if a users opts to tag groups in… Read more »

  • Facebook, Internet, News, People

    How many times do you change your Facebook photo?

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    The great thing about Facebook is that there is a lot of information on the site and the users. What this means for us is that researchers are coming up with all sorts of facts and figures on the habits of Facebook users. One cool fact is that on average the Facebook user changed their… Read more »

  • Facebook, News, People, Social Media

    Facebook relationship status

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    Does social networking affect relationships? It seems that like anything else, social networking can easily become a serious habit for some people and there are accounts of Facebook being cited in several divorce cases, so there is a real problem there, but perhaps it is not the fault of social networking at all! The fact… Read more »

  • Facebook, News, Social Media, Twitter

    Who would be a Social Media Manager?

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    Social media is everywhere, business, personal and even politicians have the social media bug. However, really goes on in the world of the social media manager? Check out this cool info graphic it shows all of the ups and downs in a day in the life of the hectic social media manager? Life is so… Read more »

  • Facebook, Microsoft, News, Social Media

    Bing gets Facebook integration

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    Software giant Microsoft has recently announced that its search engine Bing will be integrating Facebook into its search results. This means that the firm have had to completely change the way that the search results are created. In effect, this means that a search on Bing will be able to provide the user with personalised… Read more »

  • Facebook, News, People, Social Media

    Facebook using parents name baby “Like”

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    Sometimes it seems that obsessions can become just too much for everyone to even comprehend, as is this case with Lior and Vardit Adler from Tel Aviv, after naming their latest addition to the family “Like” after the button used on the social networking site Facebook. However, could this become a trend, with social networking… Read more »