Instagram surpassed Twitter, and its own parent company Facebook, in terms of post interactions, reveals a new study by Quintly.
Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones and other handhelds.
Facebook users who think that they are insulated to cyberbullying and depression are actually more vulnerable to the negative realities of social media, a new research warns. This "optimistic bias" or wishful thinking - an intrinsic tendency to imagine future events in a favorable light that enhances positive self-regard - leaves those Facebook users at the risk of developing depression.
Taking their friendship from the virtual to the real world, morethan 600 "educated and privileged" Facebook users belonging to West Bengal's tribal communities will meet on April 5 to discuss strategies to harness social media for tribal development.
Facebook profiles can be ten times more effective at predicting health problems than looking at where people live, scientists say. Alex Kogan, a social psychologist, and his colleagues at the University of Cambridge suggest Facebook may be a better tool for tracking health issues than geography.
Facebook will soon reduce the number of likes every page has wherein likes from accounts that have been deactivated and from accounts owned by people who have died will be removed.
Social networking giant Facebook has paid over $3 million since 2011 to security researchers who report bugs on its website, with India topping the tally with the largest number of valid threats reported.
Most people in the developing world do not use the Internet, with access limited by high costs, poor availability and a lack of relevant content, a Facebook report has said.
Tata Docomo will be using Facebook to give a push to its digital marketing drive, a top official said yesterday. "We will use Facebook for cross-reference of customers data and sending them targeted messages," Tata Teleservices Ltd Head-Digital Business, Praveen Gupta said here today. The project is being carried out on a pilot basis and
People who are insecure in their relationships are more actively engaged on Facebook - frequently posting on walls, commenting, updating their status or 'liking' something - in hopes of getting attention, scientists say.
Facebook lovers need to be aware, as a new study claims that use of the social media site can lead to symptoms of depression if it triggers feelings of envy among its users.
It is reported that nearly 526 million of Facebook's monthly active users access the social network site using mobile phones, marking another milestone in Facebook's shift to mobile.
Facebook has started issuing warning notices over videos posted on the social networking site that their content might "shock, offend and upset" when viewed as the company faces repeated criticism over recent years for allowing violent and graphic images that it deems to be of public interest.
Facebook is starting to use its huge user base to help locate missing children by placing alerts about such kids into its users' News Feed.
Researchers from Cambridge University and Stanford University have devised a software that can reveal your personality better than your friends by analysing posts that you "like" on the social networking site Facebook.