Sorting through hundreds of "friends" on a social networking site is a pain. That's why Google+, with its Circles, has taken off so quickly. Which has left Facebook playing catch-up with its new Smart Lists.
Sometimes the simplest path to brilliance happens by accident, and that's what it looks like we have here with the real world Facebook Like button.
It was only a few of months ago that Facebook unveiled Places, its way of letting you check in to wherever you were, letting all of your Facebook friends know where you were hanging out. And now they're killing it off.
During the London riots — and indeed, all around the world — social media is becoming something of a double-edged sword for authorities as it allows dissenters to connect with one another as easily as it lets you share videos of popcorn being shot out of a cannon and the like.
The hacktivists keep making the headlines. Despite the alleged Topiary arrest, Anonymous has been quite busy over the last few days. After stealing and releasing 10GB of confidential police data from across the U.S., Anonymous (or parts of it, see our update within) has publicly declared its next target: Facebook.
Are you one of those young people who communicates over Facebook much more often than using email, text messages or, god forbid, the phone? Well, Facebook has just released a new dedicated Messenger app for you.
A browser plugin called WhoIsLive is looking to make the experience of Web browsing a whole lot more social — adding live chat and more to sites that didn't have it previously. The idea is sound, and could be either awesome or awkward, depending on what site you're on. Here's how it works.
For some reason, the new iPad app that Facebook has been working on can be found hidden in the existing iPhone app. And wouldn't you know it, but people found it.
Facebook and Skype sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. The rumors were true, Facebook and Skype are partnering up to double down on bringing the king of video chat to the king of social networks.
You've probably heard Mark's name mentioned once or twice. He runs a little site called Facebook.