The biggest stories of January 14, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
Reuters | Monday July 14, 2014
350 million users generated a record Facebook "conversation" with 3 billion posts, comments and likes.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Sandberg's comments came as British authorities said they would question Facebook over the experiment to see whether it broke privacy laws.
World | Reuters | Monday June 30, 2014
With 1 billion posts, likes and comments in just the first half of the World Cup, the soccer tournament is already the most talked-about event in Facebook Inc's decade-long history, data obtained by Reuters showed.
Offbeat | Agence-France Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Women have flooded the Facebook page of a US city's police department with lust-fueled comments about the mugshot of a criminal who looks distinctly like a male model.
Offbeat | Aditi Shorewal | Thursday June 19, 2014
Earlier today, Facebook suffered a widespread outage for roughly 30 minutes. While the worst nightmare of many people (a life without 'likes', comments and stalking) took shape, here is what they tweeted.
World | Reuters | Friday June 13, 2014
With 16 million posts, Brazil was the most active country on Facebook during the game, followed by the United States and England.
Reuters | Thursday June 12, 2014
The company had previously maintained internal profiles of users based on the comments they make and the posts that they 'like'.
Wednesday June 4, 2014
US companies such as Yahoo Inc, Cisco Systems Inc, Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc threaten the cyber-security of China and its Internet users, said the People's Daily on its microblog, in comments echoed on the front page of the English-language Chi...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday April 11, 2014
Any political content in the form of messages, comments, photos, videos on blogs, social media would not be treated as political advertisement, the Election Commission said today.
India | Anchal Vohra | Wednesday January 15, 2014
Wayne May, expelled last week in tit-for-tat action, and his wife Alicia Muller made deeply offensive comments about India, its people and culture on Facebook during their stay here.
Tuesday January 14, 2014
In a statement on Tuesday, Yandex said it would get full access to public data from Facebook users in Russia, CIS countries including Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan, and in Turkey. Apart from the users' posts, its search results will soon also displ...
Thursday October 31, 2013
Shares of the world's no. 1 online social network soared as much as 15 per cent in extended trading before suddenly falling to $47.40, down 3 per cent from its $49.10 close. The stock settled at $49.16.
Anupam Saxena | Friday October 18, 2013
Users of Facebook's iOS app can now edit posts and comments after posting them.
Associated Press | Wednesday July 10, 2013
Ki, one of Asia's most famous sportsmen, has had a long, nervous wait to see whether his interactions on Facebook would cost him a place with the South Korean national team.
Gurman Bhatia | Thursday June 20, 2013
Facebook has introduced the ability to add photos to comments on Facebook profiles status updates.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 29, 2013
Facebook has announced it is updating its policies on "harmful and hateful" content after a campaign complaining it was allowing jokes and other offensive comments about rape and domestic abuse.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 16, 2013
Apex court refused to pass an order for a blanket ban on the arrest of a person for making objectionable comments on websites.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 16, 2013
The Supreme Court today said no person should be arrested for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites without the permission of senior police officials.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 16, 2013
The Supreme Court will today hear a plea challenging the arrest of a human rights activist from Andhra Pradesh who was apprehended last week for posting allegedly defamatory comments against a Congress leader on Facebook.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Monday May 13, 2013
An indiscreet comment on a social networking site can land you in jail, especially if you have taken on a politician. Jaya Vindyala, president of the Andhra Pradesh unit of People's Union for Civil Liberties or PUCL was arrested on Sunday afternoon f...