Newly-IPO'd Facebook just made a bewildering mistake that's going to piss a lot of users off. Remember Facebook email? Of course you don't. In a stunning move, Facebook apparently just changed the contact info for every user from a user-assigned email address to @facebook. Here's how you switch it back.
Enjoy this spoof video that likens Facebook's Timeline to genital herpes (think Valtrex ads). Don't worry folks, you're not alone — I, too, "have Timeline."
Apple and Google didn't expect to become mobile juggernauts, but they saw the importance of it and positioned themselves appropriately. Facebook, a newly-formed public company is now rumored (again) to be designing a smartphone that'll put the social network at the center of your life (if it isn't already).
Fresh off its roller coaster IPO and $1 billion Instagram acquisition, it's now come to our attention that Facebook might have plans to build its own browser (alà Google Chrome) based on Opera's Web browser. Talk about wanting to be an Internet conquistador!
As Facebook gets larger, the amount of spin-off apps grow, too. Released today, Facebook Camera is the social network's third iPhone app. Facebook Camera borrows heavily from Instagram, despite the fact that it was created before the now infamous $1 billion acquisition. So, how does it stack up?
As Facebook Inc. prepares for its initial public offering in a few weeks, it has just announced plans for its own App Center. The center will allow the online service with over 900 million members to generate new forms of revenue and add an additional social dimension to the popular online platform.
As Brazil continues its gradual move from Google's Orkut to Facebook, the country's love affair with the leading social network has given rise to all manner of interesting local tie-ins. The latest is fashion-oriented and offers a new vision of using social media to shop.
In the U.S., organ donors can be ID'd quickly by the little red heart on their driver's license or state ID card. Facebook just became an agent for raising organ donation awareness by adding a status option that'll let all your friends know you're an organ donor.
What would Facebook have looked like if it had been invented more than a decade ago? Check out the video below to see a great 1990s interpretation. Oh, how far we've come.
The Internet is abuzz over reports of companies demanding total Facebook access as part mandatory background checks for employment. Several claims have surfaced that some employers go beyond just snooping through a person's public profile, requesting their password as well. New information at the end of the article.