Facebook privacy and security remains a hot-button issue, and The Best Computer Science Schools put together an infographic consolidating statistics, do’s and don’ts, things to avoid, and other suggestions.
Facebook is more than a social networking site; it’s a business with many complex features working together. Once a small website (for only Harvard University students), Facebook has long since shed its small-town ways for bigger, flashier effects in the horizon. Facebook now combines the best of social networking tools and online marketing tactics to create a single platform that is attractive to both users and businesses, and it is only getting started.
Facebook marked Apple’s official rollout Wednesday of its iOS 7 operating system for its iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices with the release of a new application, version 6.5, with design changes to conform with the new elements of iOS 7.
If your children are in their early to mid-20s, don’t hold your breath waiting for Facebook friend requests from them. That was just one nugget of information from the Facebook Data Science Team, which analyzed posts on the social network that were anonymized and processed automatically by users who identified themselves as parents or children to get a better sense of how families interact with each other on Facebook.
A Littleton, Colo., Facebook user was mistakenly caught up in the rush to gather information on the suspect in the tragic shootings in a theater in nearby Aurora, Colo., during a premiere showing of Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises, as the Facebook user had the misfortunate of sharing the suspect’s name and being located nearby.
Just about every Facebook user has been on the receiving end of friend requests from people they don’t know, and often people who don’t exist. But one minor addition to my personal information on Facebook led to an onslaught of them earlier this month, with every single profile displaying the same characteristics.