Shun Facebook to kill loneliness before it eliminates you

By Nishant Arora   New Delhi, (IANS) If you think that no other age group is more vulnerable to loneliness than the elderly, go check your backyard. The mammoth rise of the internet and emergence of various social media platforms have left many young Indians – some as young as 14 – socially isolated, lonely […]

Facebook soon to roll down dedicated place to watch videos

New York, (IANS) In a move to take on video sharing site YouTube, Facebook is testing a new feature that will allow people to go and exclusively discover, watch and share videos that are relevant to them.   According to Will Cathcart, vice president (product management) at Facebook, they will be testing a dedicated place […]

Facebook records one billion logins in a day

San Francisco, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) A billion users logged into social networking site Facebook on August 24 for the first time, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said. [google_ad_728_90_text] “We just passed an important milestone. For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day,” he wrote on his Facebook page […]

Facebook struggles to sell advertising in India

Facebook struggles to sell advertising in India

SAN FRANCISCO/MUMBAI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Facebook is trying to lure skeptical advertisers in India with features such as free email support for questions about advertising and advice on increasing sales in a bid to boost revenue from its second biggest market. [google_ad_728_90_text] Facebook has 132 million users in India, trailing only the 193 million […]

Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service to boost usage

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.   In a blog post released to mark the first year of the initiative, Facebook said it will open a portal […]

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