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Facebook launches '3D Touch' for faster postings

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 14:51
New York: The Facebook social networking site has launched a new app that will help you take or upload photos and videos or update your status in a jiffy.Called “3D Touch”, the new application allows iPhone 6s and 6s Plus…

Now express emotions, not plain 'Like' on Facebook

Saturday, 10 October 2015 15:50
New York: Ever faced the dilemma of "liking" a post or not about some tragedy, such as a natural calamity or the demise of a public figure? Well, now you have more options than just the simple "Like".The social networking…

Social anxiety behind excessive Facebook use

Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:20
New York: The combination of social anxiety and the need for social assurance by feeling part of a group increases the risk for excessive and uncontrolled use of Facebook, a study reveals.The excessive use of social media can in turn…

How social media friends can make you more fit

Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:07
New York: “Health buddies” on Facebook can inspire you to hit the gym or motivate you to do yoga in the neighbourhood park, resulting in a new, fitter you.According to researchers from University of Pennsylvania internet and social can be…

Man called 'Something Long and Complicated' loses Facebook account

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 17:44
London: The administrators of social networking website Facebook have blocked a Briton called 'Something Long And Complicated' from accessing his account as they believe his name is fake, a media report said on Wednesday.The row over the 30-year-old Londoner's name,…

Twitter launches Moments tab for browsing best tweets

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 15:56
New York: The micro-blogging site Twitter has launched Moments - a tab that will show you the best of what is happening on Twitter in an instant and in real time."Moments helps you find the best of Twitter as easily…

15-Year-Old Allegedly Raped by Facebook 'Friend' in Mumbai

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:44
Mumbai: The man had been chatting with the minor for three months, and had called her over on the pretext of a birthday party; he and his friend raped her, while his cousin kept watch. Trusting a friend she met…

Facebook customises news feed for all connectivity bands

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 08:44
Menlo Park (US): Social networking giant Facebook on Tuesday said that it had customised its news feed for any connection speed."People are coming online at a staggering rate in emerging markets and, in most cases, are doing so on mobile…

Facebook set to beam free internet via satellite to Africans

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:55
London/New York: Social networking site Facebook has announced a partnership with French satellite operator Eutelsat Communications to provide free high-speed internet to get more Africans online by next year.Scheduled to be launched in 2016, the AMOS-6 satellite is configured with…

When Facebook unwittingly played the matchmaker

Monday, 05 October 2015 17:24
London: A man found the love of his life when he inadvertently logged into her Facebook account thanks to a technical glitch on the site.The couple have married a few months ago and are quite happy to have found each…