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Giraffe Riddle: Already Receiving Backlash Giraffe Riddle: Already Receiving Backlash

There was Planking. There was also Gangnam Style, that Old Spice Guy, the Harlam Shake, Twerking and Hashtags. And now, we see pictures of giraffes, lots of them. The Great Giraffe Challenge seems to be taking over the internet. Tens …

Facebook Tests Messenger Update With Some Android Users Facebook Tests Messenger Update With Some Android Users

Facebook just announced that it’s testing a new update to Messenger on Android, designed to make it faster and more reliable for mobile-to-mobile messaging. The update includes the ability to see which friends are using the app, the ability to …

Giraffe Riddle Invades Facebook Giraffe Riddle Invades Facebook
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Before everyone goes into panic mode, let’s set the record straight about the “giraffe riddle” circulating around Facebook. If you’ve seen a number of people have changed their profile pictures to images of giraffes, there’s actually no need to be …

Giraffe Riddle has gone Viral on Facebook Giraffe Riddle has gone Viral on Facebook
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Curious as to why all of your friends Facebook profiles are pictures of giraffes? It seems as though there is a new game, that I myself have fallen victim to, that has you answer a riddle correctly or change your …

The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said

Mark Zuckerberg has made a lot of money convincing people that they should contribute to a public, permanent record of everything they’ve ever said or done. Now, in a project that can only be described as the most poetic of …

Facebook Denies Special Partnership with Police Facebook Denies Special Partnership with Police
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It’s no secret that Facebook will cooperate will law enforcement. The company will disclose account records upon receiving a valid subpoena, court order, search warrant, or national security letter. Basically, Facebook says that they will do what the law requires …

Trayvon Martin Costume Sparks Outrage [IMAGE] Trayvon Martin Costume Sparks Outrage [IMAGE]
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Many Facebook and Twitter users were outraged after seeing a photo of a man dressed up as Trayvon Martin for Halloween. Not only did the man wear blackface, his costume depicted Trayvon after he was killed. The photo, which has …

World’s Tallest Dog is Grieved by Thousands World’s Tallest Dog is Grieved by Thousands
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Thousands of people have expressed their condolences on Facebook and Twitter for the lovable Great Dane, Giant George, who passed away on Thursday. He was one month shy of turning eight. George was a major dog celebrity who appeared on, …

Facebook Discusses Ranking Graph Search Results Facebook Discusses Ranking Graph Search Results

About a month ago, Facebook finally added the ability to find status updates and other posts in Graph Search, though the feature is still slowly rolling out (like pretty much everything else Facebook announces – “new” News Feed anyone?). Since …

Bitstrips App: Awesome or Annoying? Bitstrips App: Awesome or Annoying?
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We’ve seen quite a few Facebook fads over the years. Most Facebook users surely remember how popular the What People Think I Do and SomeEcards trends were (and still are, especially if you’re over 25). Now people have found another …

Pew: Half Of U.S. Facebook Users Use It To Get News Pew: Half Of U.S. Facebook Users Use It To Get News

The Pew Research Center, in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, has put out a study about the role of news on Facebook, finding that about half of U.S. adult Facebook users (47%) get news from …

Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey
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Despite claims from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that teens aren’t losing interest in the social network, a new study suggests that Twitter has become the most important network for teens as Facebook declines in popularity. The study comes from Piper …

Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content
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Facebook says that when it comes to graphic, violent content posted on the site, they’re going to start taking a more “holistic” approach. We told you earlier this week that Facebook had reversed a months-old policy that banned all sorts …

Facebook Reveals How To Increase Referral Traffic By Over 80% Facebook Reveals How To Increase Referral Traffic By Over 80%
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Facebook has some new advice on how to get more traffic out of your Facebook Page. Post more frequently. Yep, so simple. But there must be a little more to it than that, right? Do you believe posting more frequently …

Facebook Gives Publishers ‘Stories to Share’ Tool Facebook Gives Publishers ‘Stories to Share’ Tool

Facebook announced today that it is giving media organizations a new tool on their Facebook Pages, suggesting content from their sites that they may wish to share with their followers. Right now, the “Stories to Share” feature is only being …

Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED] Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: Facebook confirmed that users can share these types of videos as long as they’re not encouraging the activity, and a spokesperson also told me that the company is working on ways to give users more ways to control the …

Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc. Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc.

Facebook is experiencing issues that are preventing many users from using many aspects of the service, including status updates, liking, commenting, and more. A quick search of Twitter reveals that the issue is widespread, and the hashtag #facebookdown is trending …

Google Partners With Facebook On Advertising Google Partners With Facebook On Advertising

Google announced today that it has partnered with Facebook to add DoubleClick Bid Manager to Facebook’s FBX real-time bidding exchange. This comes a little over a year after FBX left beta. “Partnership has been key to Google’s success as a …

Researchers Developing Deep-Sea Wifi Researchers Developing Deep-Sea Wifi

Researchers at the University of Buffalo are developing an underwater wifi network for use at sea. Alas, hold your horses – This doesn’t mean there will be any Snapchatting, Instagramming, Facebookery, Tweeting, Vining, Myspacing, Google Plussing, Tumbing, Flickring, Foursquaring, Goodreading, …

Facebook for iOS Gets Post Editing, Photo Comments, and More Facebook for iOS Gets Post Editing, Photo Comments, and More
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Facebook has just launched an update to their iOS app that brings post editing, photo comments, and more to the experience. First up, and most importantly (in the eyes of most, I’m sure), you can now edit both your posts …

Facebook Teens Get New Privacy Settings Facebook Teens Get New Privacy Settings

Teenagers will have more sharing options when it comes to Facebook after the company had decided to change privacy settings. Their comments, updates and photos can now appear to the public. While this may seem like good news for them, …