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8 Facebook tags we actually need

8 Facebook tags we actually need

Forget the satire tag, Mark, this is what we actually need. Read more

Say hello to the first smartphone – don’t think it has Facebook

Say hello to the first smartphone – don’t think it has Facebook

The IBM Simon went on sale 20 years ago – there’s been a little progress since then. Read more

Mark Zuckerberg pours iced water over his head in Facebook challenge, nominates Bill Gates to do the same

Mark Zuckerberg pours iced water over his head in Facebook challenge, nominates Bill Gates to do the same

Bill Gates. A bucket of iced water over his head. 24 hours. Read more

Bridezilla sends out wedding invitations – and uses Facebook to list reasons why some friends won’t get one

Bridezilla sends out wedding invitations – and uses Facebook to list reasons why some friends won’t get one

Most people getting married probably find the process of trimming the guest list without offending someone a bit of an ordeal – but not this bride-to-be. Read more

Facebook Messenger could be recording you with your own camera, taking photos and sending texts without your permission

Facebook Messenger could be recording you with your own camera, taking photos and sending texts without your permission

And it can also take photos, send messages and record you. Good…. Read more

Study suggests Twitter and Facebook can harm your mental health

Study suggests Twitter and Facebook can harm your mental health

This study by doctors shows that Twitter psychosis is a very real thing Read more

Daughter sets up Facebook page in desperate bid to find kidney donor for her mother

Daughter sets up Facebook page in desperate bid to find kidney donor for her mother

Stephanie Reynolds elected to use the social network when her mother, Elaine, learned the chance of finding a match was less than one in 10,000. Read more

We’re taking social media more seriously – and Facebook can’t adapt

We’re taking social media more seriously – and Facebook can’t adapt

As self-designated social media ‘gurus’ are fond of exclaiming, social media is constantly evolving; we’ve got to keep our fingers on the pulse, yah? The digital social landscape is unrecognisable from 10 years ago. Read more

A student is suing Facebook over privacy and hopes its one billion users will join him

A student is suing Facebook over privacy and hopes its one billion users will join him

A law student has decided to sue Facebook over privacy rights and has invited its one billion users to join him. Read more

Shakira reaches 100 million ‘likes’: Do Facebook fans and Twitter followers matter?

Shakira reaches 100 million ‘likes’: Do Facebook fans and Twitter followers matter?

Colombian singer Shakira has become the first person to receive 100m ‘likes’ on Facebook, but will it really help her career? And is social media anything other than a huge popularity contest? Read more

BNP Youth leader criticises own ‘gay’ dog on Facebook for ‘challenging his principles’

BNP Youth leader criticises own ‘gay’ dog on Facebook for ‘challenging his principles’

The leader of the youth arm of the British National Party has launched an attack on someone that he perceives to ‘challenge his principles’ – his gay dog. Read more

Female rowing club’s nude charity calender scuppered as Facebook calls it pornography

Female rowing club’s nude charity calender scuppered as Facebook calls it pornography

A female university rowing club has been banned from Facebook after its nude charity calendar was branded as pornography. Read more

Flight MH17: Passenger who joked about ‘disappearing’ on Malaysia Airlines flight on Facebook now feared dead

Flight MH17: Passenger who joked about ‘disappearing’ on Malaysia Airlines flight on Facebook now feared dead

A Dutch man who joked on Facebook about his Malaysian Airlines flight going missing is now feared dead after the tragic crash over Ukraine. Read more

Rubber-masked robber who tried to make monkey of police ends up behind bars after bragging on Facebook

Rubber-masked robber who tried to make monkey of police ends up behind bars after bragging on Facebook

Curtis Watson, 23, fled to Spain after his arrest but police tracked him down after he posted gloating messages online. Read more

Teenager rescued at sea after he posts SOS on Facebook

Teenager rescued at sea after he posts SOS on Facebook

A teenager was rescued at sea after posting an SOS on Facebook because his phone was too wet to make an emergency call. Read more

Belgium fan scouted by L’Oreal at World Cup dropped after Facebook outs her as big game hunter

Belgium fan scouted by L’Oreal at World Cup dropped after Facebook outs her as big game hunter

It seemed a fairytale for this Belgian fan whose fresh faced looks was spotted by L’Oreal model scouts and given a contract. Read more

Magaluf girl: Fake Twitter and Facebook profiles launched by online trolls

Magaluf girl: Fake Twitter and Facebook profiles launched by online trolls

Fake Twitter and Facebook profiles have been launched by online trolls as part of a cyber attack on the girl videoed performing sex acts for a drink in Magaluf. Read more

Outrage as cheerleader posts Facebook photos of herself massacring African animals

Outrage as cheerleader posts Facebook photos of herself massacring African animals

When Kendall Jones, from Texas, isn’t swinging her pom poms around on a football pitch, she stalks and kills big game in Africa. Read more

Facebook faces UK inquiry over news feed emotion experiment

Facebook faces UK inquiry over news feed emotion experiment

Facebook is under investigation to determine whether an experiment in which it manipulated news feeds broke any data protection laws. Read more

Derek series 2: Ricky Gervais shares Kev’s deleted scenes on Facebook and they’re incredible

Derek series 2: Ricky Gervais shares Kev’s deleted scenes on Facebook and they’re incredible

If you haven’t heard the second season of Derek is now available on Netflix and to celebrate Ricky Gervais has shared some seriously special outtakes. Read more

‘World’s dumbest criminal’ forgets to log out of Facebook after robbing house

‘World’s dumbest criminal’ forgets to log out of Facebook after robbing house

A man inadvertently got himself arrested last week when he logged onto Facebook in the middle of an alleged burglary. Read more

Facebook campaign sees return of soldier’s dog after ex-girlfriend sold him on Craigslist

Facebook campaign sees return of soldier’s dog after ex-girlfriend sold him on Craigslist

A Facebook campaign has succeeded in getting a soldier’s pet dog returned to him – after his malicious ex-girlfriend sold the dog on Craigslist. Read more

Revealed: Britain’s spies are watching your Facebook and internet use right now

Revealed: Britain’s spies are watching your Facebook and internet use right now

The GCHQ snoops also say they have the right to intercept routine searches on Google because they are carried out on overseas servers. Read more

Rik Mayall fans secure late comedian a top ten single with tribute Facebook campaign

Rik Mayall fans secure late comedian a top ten single with tribute Facebook campaign

Following a mighty effort led by a Facebook tribute page, Rik Mayall’s ‘lost’ Word Cup song, Noble England, has shot straight into the top ten of the Official Singles Chart. Read more