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Facebook Taking on Performers Stage Names

Facebook Taking on Performers Stage Names

Facebook has been cracking down on the use of stage names on their site and have been locking people out until they change their name. The social media site is requiring people to use their real identities or legal names in order to keep an account with them. A spokesperson for the company says that […]

Travel by Approximation is a New Artistic Trend

Travel by Approximation is a New Artistic Trend

Probably everyone understands that what we post on the social media is generated by the need to impress others, be liked and be popular, but to show the downfalls of this a Dutch artist and an American photographer have begun a new artistic trend, called “Travel by Approximation.” Everyone believes they had that great vacation, […]

Facebook Comment From Mom Leads to Son Expelled From School

Facebook Comment From Mom Leads to Son Expelled From School

A Facebook comment from a Florida mom has led to her son being expelled from his school. There are now debates over whether this should have been allowed or not. Can a child be punished for someone else’s mistake? Ashley Habat was annoyed when Sonshine Christian Academy, her son’s preschool, did not give enough warning […]

Facebook Defends Privacy-Violating Messenger App

Facebook Defends Privacy-Violating Messenger App

Facebook has defended its Messenger App, which some people complain is violating privacy. To be able to use the app, users have to give permission for it to use the camera and microphone. There are others concerned that it offers access to the phone’s address book. However, users could be unnecessarily complaining. While the app […]

Facebook Taking on Google in Search Results?

Facebook Taking on Google in Search Results?

It seems like Facebook is planning on taking on Google when it comes to search results. The social media site is improving its search posts function for mobile users, and asking a select few to try it out. The search function will work similarly to Google’s search engine, by searching for keywords. It could mean […]

Facebook Data Scientists: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Facebook Data Scientists: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Big Data is big business. Companies like Google and LinkedIn make no secret about their practice of mining their data to gain insights about customers and their behaviors. The job description of the people who do this at organizations like Facebook are “data scientists,” and consumers are increasingly wondering: Who are these data magicians, and […]

Oculus Rift Intrigues and Pays

Oculus Rift Intrigues and Pays

Oculus Rift has several applications that both intrigues the masses and offers to pay certain parties handsomely. The project, which sprang from the crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter, has grown to intrigue many different businesses in many different vocations. Since Oculus was funded, developers have been able to order kits, or a malleable version of the software, […]

Facebook Involved in First Revenge Porn Lawsuit

Facebook Involved in First Revenge Porn Lawsuit

A woman has involved Facebook in its first lawsuit for revenge porn. Meryem Ali from Texas was shocked to find her face realistically Photoshopped onto the bodies of porn stars and is now suing for $128 million. That sounds like a lot of money, but it is just 10 cents for each member on the […]

Facebook Messenger Uproar

Facebook Messenger Uproar

The recent uproar over the Facebook messenger application may, in Shakespeare’s words, be much ado about nothing. Most people probably have a friend or two who are adamantly opposed to social media of any kind. For others, Facebook is a part of their daily routine but the new permissions required for the messenger application have […]

Facebook Messenger App Not a Requirement to Keep on Chatting

Facebook Messenger App Not a Requirement to Keep on Chatting

The Facebook Messenger app has taken a lot of heat over the last couple of days but it is not a requirement to keep on chatting. In fact, there are many myths surrounding the idea of Facebook forcing smartphone users to download the app after announcing the removal of messenger from the main app. Privacy […]

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