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Facebook announces anti-suicide tool

Facebook announces anti-suicide tool

In news that has provoked deep introspection way too early in the morning, Facebook has launched a new suicide prevention tool that will give…
Security loophole leaks Mark Zuckerberg's private Facebook photos

Security loophole leaks Mark Zuckerberg's private Facebook photos

Mark Zuckerberg's personal Facebook photos were leaked yesterday, thanks to a major loophole in his site's privacy settings. As one…
You're only 4.74 people away from everyone else on Facebook

You're only 4.74 people away from everyone else on Facebook

Anderson Cooper. Stefanie Jankowski of Akron, OH. That guy I was sort of friends with in grade school but then he moved away and friended me like…
Facebook is building a supervillain's lair in the Arctic

Facebook is building a supervillain's lair in the Arctic

Okay, okay, it's technically a "data center," but I don't think we can be 100% sure that there isn't also going to be a…
Farmville company announces release of new platform, separate from Facebook

Farmville company announces release of new platform, separate from Facebook

Remember that cousin who you hadn't seen in a few years who kept sending you Facebook invitations to join him on Farmville? Remember when…
Facebook plans to end anonymous "defriending," world responds by phasing out eye contact

Facebook plans to end anonymous "defriending," world responds by phasing out eye contact

That's right, fellow non-confrontational Facebook users — Facebook's new Timeline feature will, among other things, allow users to…
Andy Samberg dusts off his Mark Zuckerberg impression for Facebook's f8 conference

Andy Samberg dusts off his Mark Zuckerberg impression for Facebook's f8 conference

World dominator Mark Zuckerberg delivered the keynote address at Facebook's annual f8 conference today, where we learned that the…
<em>Dirty Dancing</em> becomes a Facebook game &mdash; don't get put in a corner

Dirty Dancing becomes a Facebook game — don't get put in a corner

Want to rebel against your dad and woo a dreamy Patrick Swayze during your summer getaway in the Catskills? Well, now you can — all from…
Watch: Facebook enemies the Winklevoss twins resort to making a pistachio ad

Watch: Facebook enemies the Winklevoss twins resort to making a pistachio ad

Look, I can understand why someone like Levi Johnston would make a pistachio ad; for a while there, Levi was apparently having some money problems even…
Universal to make "The Big Lebowski" available for rent on Facebook

Universal to make "The Big Lebowski" available for rent on Facebook

Sure, you have your DVD collection, iTunes, cable, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and illegal downloading; but have you ever found yourself thinking…
Facebook is not giving out your entire contact list's phone numbers

Facebook is not giving out your entire contact list's phone numbers

Perhaps you've seen this terrifying warning (or some permutation thereof) pop up on your Facebook news feed lately: ALL OF THE PHONE…
Missouri bans student-teacher Facebook relationships

Missouri bans student-teacher Facebook relationships

Education in Missouri has had a landmark week — first Republic, Missouri banned Slaughterhouse-Five and now, Missouri has become the…
Your parents are only using Facebook to spy on you

Your parents are only using Facebook to spy on you

Remember back in 2005, when people were getting all worried about Facebook opening up to — horror of horrors — high-school students…
Facebook parties might be banned in Germany

Facebook parties might be banned in Germany

In what might be one of the biggest internet fails ever, over a thousand people crashed a sweet sixteen in Hamburg, Germany because of an…
Social media overtakes porn as the number-one online activity

Social media overtakes porn as the number-one online activity

With Facebook surpassing Google as the most trafficked site on the internet last year, it shouldn't really come as a surprise that people are…
Google launches Google+, its latest attempt at taking down Facebook

Google launches Google+, its latest attempt at taking down Facebook

Google's attempts at creating a viable social-networking site have thus far made the tech giant look like a seventy-year-old man wearing…
Lawsuit that inspired <em>The Social Network</em> is finally over

Lawsuit that inspired The Social Network is finally over

After seven years of relentless (and pretty embarrassing) litigation, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are dropping their lawsuit against Facebook…
Millions of people flee Facebook

Millions of people flee Facebook

When Facebook revealed its facial-recognition technology, people freaked out. And perhaps rightly so; it's probably the creepiest new feature…
Links: Sarah Palin's emails released and greedily devoured en masse

Links: Sarah Palin's emails released and greedily devoured en masse

Oh, Sarah. It's just so unfair for you, isn't it? The lamestream media just won't let folksy mavericks like us be, will they? No…
German company will turn your Facebook profile into a book

German company will turn your Facebook profile into a book

Does Facebook make you feel like your relationships are airy and ephemeral? Like you're secretly totally alone? Like your last tenuous…