Social networking sites such as Facebook may act as a mood stabiliser: New Study

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Oct 062014
 
Social networking sites such as Facebook may act as a mood stabiliser: New Study

In a bad mood? Head to Facebook and find someone worse off! When people are in a bad mood, they are more likely to actively search social networking sites such as Facebook to find friends who are doing even worse than they are, a new study suggests. Researchers found that, in general, people use social media to connect with people who are posting positive and success-oriented updates. But when people are in a negative mood, they start to show more interest in the less attractive, […]

10 Tips for Healthy Facebook Breakups

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Aug 222014
 
10 Tips for Healthy Facebook Breakups

Breaking up is hard to do — especially when everyone from your best friend to that fellow from the office knows the instant you unclick “in a relationship” on Facebook. But while Facebook can complicate breakups, you can take several steps to make the split less traumatic. The choice you make between going nuclear and unfriending someone, or simply deleting the relationship status with no fanfare, depends on the circumstances of the breakup. “There’s no one size fits all,” said Anabel Quan-Haase, a researcher at […]

Indian Railways launches its official page on Twitter, Facebook & YouTube

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Jul 092014
 
Indian Railways launches its official page on Twitter, Facebook & YouTube

Indian Railways, which moves over 2 crore passengers and 60 million tonne of cargo every day, launched its official page on social network platforms – Twitter, Facebook – and YouTube. It has also launched a phone number – 022-45012222 – which people can dial to hear the budget. Toll-free number soon Though it is a paid service for now, the phone number will become toll free soon, according to Arvind Gupta, who is advising the Railways on its social media strategy. Gupta is an IITian […]

Emotions can spread via Facebook: Study

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Mar 212014
 
Emotions can spread via Facebook: Study

Feeling down? Happy? Angry? No matter how you’re feeling, you can now blame it on your friends’ most recent Facebook posts. Emotions can spread via Facebook, according to a new study that finds that positive posts beget positive posts. Negative emotions spread, too, but happiness and cheer seem more likely to go viral. A new study published on March 12 in the journal PLOS ONE discovered that emotions can spread via Facebook. While positive Facebook posts tend to generate other positive posts, negative posts tend […]

Facebook Can Make You Look Smart: Study

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Feb 102014
 
Facebook Can Make You Look Smart: Study

If Google is making users stupid, then social networks like Facebook may be making people seem smart without actually being so. The researchers found that people often learn the right answers through copying them via a social network, but they don’t pick up the analytical process needed to arrive at those answers. “When we learn by observing what others do, we recognize and adopt good information and behaviors, but that does not make us any more likely to be able to arrive at the same […]

Here’s a look at the impact of Facebook through the years

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Feb 092014
 
Here's a look at the impact of Facebook through the years

Ten years ago Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard University. Since then, that little start up has become the most popular social network in the world with more than 1 billion users. In the decade since launching, Facebook has changed almost every aspect of the way people communicate and interact with one another. Here’s a look back at the service and it’s impact through the years.

Little-Known Facts About Mark Zuckerberg

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Feb 072012
 

Facebook was born eight years ago and thanks to the zenius and yound Mark Zuckerberg .  Due to his imagination and hard work , hte social network has set a benchmark for the internet world . Facebook has redefined its success by capturing aroung 845 millions users around the world . Here are some of the facts about the brain behind the era called ‘Facebook’ Zuckerberg is a Harvard dropout and has successfully connected almost 10 per cent of the world’s population through his social […]

Bid Hello To MyRobots.com, The Facebook For Robots

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Dec 232011
 

MyRobots.com, a new site on the block, aims to create a social network where robots can communicate with each other and with you too. Launched on 20 December 2011, the site aims to connect all robots and intelligent devices to the Internet. Just like your Facebook and Twitter, your robots can get their very own profile on MyRobots.com with name and photo (created by you of course) and update their status whenever they feel like it. However, the site is only open to a select […]

Indian Army Page is back in action, admins say they were warned by Facebook

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Dec 072011
 
Indian Army Page is back in action, admins say they were warned by Facebook

There was a huge cry over the disappearance of Indian Army Fans page from facebook. It was a fact that a few pages were not opening yesterday night, and it is unknown what was the original problem. This particular page was having 3. The admin of the page wrote today morning … We, the page IAF have been getting continuous warnings from facebook and these warning had increased in number for the past few days. In order to avoid a real time deletion threat,(as had […]

Man receives 1222 pages of personal data from Facebook

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Nov 152011
 
Man receives 1222 pages of personal data from Facebook

How will you feel when  you ask someone for your personal data  you get a 1000 of pages in return ? The same incident happened in Austria with a Law student Max Schrems . When he requested the Facebook to provide him with his personal  data that the Facebook is having  ,  He got around 1222 pages in return which he certainly didn’t expect. The pages include  photos, messages and postings on his Facebook page dating back years, some of which he thought he had deleted the times he had […]

Oct 222011
 

Famous Social Networking Site “Facebook” has been used to book call-girls online. Malaysia No 1 Call Girl Service. 3C Agent: 012959****” is one of the pages set up to enable clients to hire girls from China, Thailand and Indonesia, according to Sinar Harian. The website asked customers to check into a hotel, call the 3C Agent to request the type of girl they wanted and make payment before the service is provided. The cost charges ranges from 180 to 700 Malaysian Ringgit, and clients can […]

Backup your Twitter, Facebook and Google Accounts online with Backupify

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Oct 172011
 

If you have deleted your Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, Flickr accounts accidentally or your accounts have been hacked, don’t worry because ‘Backupify’ is there to protect and backup your accounts online. What Backupify provides is daily automatic backups, archiving, and export for all your social media and SaaS data. You also may ask how secure is backupify? Backupify has chosen Amazon’s data center as its security features are ranked among the top and also the systems of backupify are designed by top security experts. Currently […]

Will we see such a sad end of Facebook, as this pic explains, after Google+ opens to everyone ?

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Sep 212011
 
Will we see such a sad end of Facebook, as this pic explains, after Google+ opens to everyone ?

3-month old social network Google+ comes with a bang adding lots of new features and opens to everyone. Google plus has already got 15 million users though it has a long way to go as Facebook has more than 750 million active users. With tons of new features Plus can really woo big numbers of users. Meanwhile, Facebook has introduced many new features very quickly. Let’s see what Twitter does next. One thing is for sure; the war is on. But, how can Google+ crush […]