Mark Zuckerberg is celebrating Facebook's one billionth user, who signed up recently. That means that a seventh of the planet can catch up on all the latest FarmVille news, while getting their fill of kitty cat pictures and seeing what their friends are eating for lunch. That is, if all one billion were actually human.
While this might not be the most groundbreaking news you've ever heard, it does shine a light to the state of our online relationships. Mostly the fact that we consider them relationships. Turns out, the more you use Facebook, the more likely you are to ruminate and become depressed when someone unfriends you.
It's been said before, but remember how easy Facebook used to be? No photos, no status updates. Just a solid wall that anyone could manipulate. The term "Facebook stalking" wouldn't have even made sense. Well, now, it doesn't only make sense but Facebook is determined to not let you forget who you've stalked. Your profile now saves your search history.
Ah, Facebook. What a love-hate relationship we have. And it seems like I'm not the only one…
What if you could automatically get discount deals on everything from bar drinks to event tickets just by showing your face at the venue? That's the dream being promised as a possible reality by a new conceptual device called FaceDeals. Would you trade privacy for savings?
Facebook is a great way to share pictures of your life with all of your friends, but how many of those 'friends' are actually kind of creepy? A new app from McAfee lets you control who can see each picture you upload individually, and stops everyone from saving the ones they can see.
For anyone following the various Internet privacy arguments found in legislative battles at the federal and many state levels, Illinois made an important ruling. The state passed a law making it illegal for employers to ask for Facebook logins.
With lots of states introducing new laws that make it harder to register to vote, it's refreshing to see one state that's trying to move its voter registration into the 21st century. Starting next week, voters in Washington state will be able to register directly from their Facebook profiles.
If you've ever wondered when to post on Twitter and Facebook to get the most traffic, you're in luck. This infographic offers the best times of the day to use your favorite social media sites.
When $18,000 worth of bikes were stolen from Todd Codish's garage, the professional triathlon coach and his wife Kristen turned to Facebook: