28 Nov 2015
New York: When soon-to-be-dad Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided to go on two-months' paternity leave before his daughter is due, the corporate world took notice. Now the four-month paid paternal leave policy for US employees has been extended to all full-time Facebook employees, regardless of gender or location.
27 Nov 2015
Toronto: What drives you to keep posting your "good times" pictures on Facebook? Envy is a key motivator behind such posts and that contributes to a decrease in mental well-being among users, says a new study.
27 Nov 2015
Kozhikode: A woman journalist working with a Malayalam newspaper here has come under online attack following her disclosure about alleged sexual exploitation of children in madrassas.
26 Nov 2015
New York: Facebook use can both spike and regulate the levels of stress hormone cortisol in teenagers, finds a new study by researchers at University of Montreal, Canada. Having more than 300 Facebook friends increased teenagers' levels of cortisol, the study found.
26 Nov 2015
New York: A famous app called 'Most Used Words on Facebook' has been shared thousands of times but it may be stealing the information of those who use it, media reports stated. The viral app is hoovering up all of people's personal information and is able to sell it on to whoever it wants, says media reports.
25 Nov 2015
Dhaka: Internet data use in Bangladesh has dropped as much as 30 percent after the government banned Facebook, mobile messaging and calling services amid growing fears of unrest triggered after the execution of the country's two top opposition leaders, according to official data.
24 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Keeping up with its promise to make internet free for those who cannot afford it in India, social networking giant Facebook has chosen Reliance Communications Network to offer Free Basics, its free internet sharing platform, now to everyone in the country.
18 Nov 2015
Toronto: Having more than 300 friends on Facebook may increase the levels of stress hormone cortisol in teenagers, a new study has found.
16 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Facebook today begun rolling out its Instant Articles feature on Android smartphones in India. The publishers that patnered with Facebook in India are Indian Express, India Today, The Quint, Aaj Tak and Hindustan Times.
20 Nov 2015
New York: Not inclined to see your ex-flame's newfound joy thrown in your face every time you log on to your Facebook account? Well, Facebook now has a solution that spares you the dilemma of taking the drastic 'unfriend' step.