Posts under Social Media category

Facebook Rolls Out Several New Features and Platform Updates

After receiving much required feed-backs from users about things Facebook should do to improve its Platform, the social networking giant rolled out several new features and updates via its program – Operation Developer Love. Facebook was criticized consistently for years by developers for enforcing […]

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Facebook announces the Antivirus Marketplace

Facebook today announced the Antivirus Marketplace and welcomed Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, and Symantec to the Facebook Security family. Starting today, we will be incorporating the combined intelligence of Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, and Symantec to Facebook’s existing database of malicious […]

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Delhi High Court issues summons to 21 social networking sites

The Delhi High Court has issued summons to owners of 21 social networking sites, including Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and YouTube. The summons have been issued by Metropolitan Magistrate Sudesh Kumar for allegedly webcasting objectionable content on their websites. This […]

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A look at Socl – Microsoft’s social networking site

On July 18th 2011, we had talked about Tulalip, a Microsoft Research project which was accidentally released to the web. As per its first look suggested, it was touted to be the next social networking site from Microsoft. And that […]

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Facebook launches inline translation tool using Bing Translator

Facebook has launched a new translation tool that will now let its users to translate posts directly inline on Facebook Pages through Bing Translator. This service will prove to be very useful for people who want to translate a particular […]

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Stay away from Kaamil Mahmoud on Facebook!

The malware analyst team of Emsisoft has detected a new wave of fake Facebook emails leading to malware contaminated websites – and being careless could infect your computer with  the Zbot trojan. Emsisoft has revealed that cyber criminals are making […]

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Google updates policy: Use real names on Google+ or get banned!

Google+ has made some policy changes. Earlier if Google found that you were not using your real names for Google+ profiles, it straight away suspended your profile and then let you appeal. But starting now, there is a change in […]

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Google+ introduces Games

It had to happen! If Google+ wants to seriously compete with Facebook, they had to introduce games too! And that is what has exactly happened. Google today announced the addition of Games to Google+, the hottest new social site around. […]

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Interest in Google+ spawns spam Google Invites

Google recently launched the Google+ social networking platform. The first users are already trying out this new social network and many more are anxiously waiting for an Invite.

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Facebook Competitor, Google+ Social Network is here!

Google has unveiled it ambitious Google+ social networking website. Pronounced as Google Plus, the project will allow you to connect with family and friends, similar to what Facebook offers.

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Facebook announces new security measures including partnership with WOT

Facebook has announced a series of new security measures introduced, including a partnership with Web of Trust.  Facebook already has a system that automatically scans links to determine whether the websites associated with those links are spammy or contain malware.

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Facebook is the most black-listed website on the internet!

OpenDNS, the world’s largest provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer,  today released a report about the most commonly blocked and commonly white-listed websites.  The report also lists the websites, online scammers most targeted in 2010, […]

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Facebook Founder Marks Facebook Fan Page hacked!

Social sites have always had an issue with security, the more popular they get with users the more they are attacked. We can’t always blame the sites though, alot of times its the users choice of passwords, security information and  […]

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Facebook Friends Suggestion Page Revamped

When you need to find your friends on Facebook, Facebook has a separate page, called ‘Find Facebook Friends’. You can find and invite your friends to Facebook by importing contacts from Skype, Orkut, Yahoo, Hotmail or any other email services.

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Find Out Who Viewed Your Facebook Profile Scam Goes Viral – Beware !

Once again, these Facebook application scams goes viral! This time, it spreads this message on all the wall posts, “OMG OMG OMG… I cant believe this actually works! Now you really can see who viewed your profile! on [LINK]“. BEWARE! […]

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Microsoft changes Twitter handles

Microsoft is changing the name of its Twitter Feed. You will automatically remain a follower of its news feed, as this is just a name change to more accurately reflect the content of the feed.

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Facebook launches Automatic Spam Filtering for Facebook Pages

If you’re an admin of any Facebook page, then could see a special tab named ‘Spam’. Yes, this new feature which is launched by Facebook automatically filters all the spam posts made on the Facebook page. It helps you to […]

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Facebook launches Friendship Pages

What is this new feature from Facebook named Friendship Pages ? We know Facebook has introduced some useful security feature as well as unlimited High definition photo upload feature recently. Adding to the list of new feature, Facebook has launched […]

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Facebook’s master plan to poach Orkut users in India and Brazil

Over the past six to seven months, Orkut has faced a severe downfall in many countries. People have slowly started loving Facebook and its awesome features such as apps, question & answers, unlimited HD photo sharing and many more.

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Facebook introduces new security ‘One Time Password’ feature

Facebook has improved on their security once again with the newly announced “One-Time Password” feature. This feature, when asked of it, creates a temporary password which can be used only once. The main reason behind this security feature is, you […]

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Facebook New Group and Application Settings Dashboard feature

Facebook has announced two more new features at the Facebook event, which was held few days back. apart from the one we saw on how you can download your entire Facebook information as a zip file. The other features they […]

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Download all your Facebook information in a single file

During the recent Facebook event held few days back, Facebook launched a new feature which allows you to download all your information in one zip file. It acts like a small backup feature where it lets you to back up […]

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Facebook launches 3 new features for Photos

Facebook has introduced 3 new features for photos. It has got a higher resolution of images where we can store bigger pictures. It has gone from 720 pixels to 2048 pixels for photos, a new viewer for browsing photos and […]