The differnet ways for exploring applications in Facebook

Facebook was initially launched to serve as a site where students of Harvard University could interact, share photos and meet new friends. It was then named thefacebook.com. Designed in 2004 by three Harvard students Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes, this site that became very popular among Harvard students, soon expanded and included other…

Facebook blocked in Pakistan

Social networking website Facebook has been blocked in Pakistan for the rest of the month following a court order in the wake of protests over an ‘Everybody Draw Mohammad Day’ contest. Though the court intervened in this matter only on Wednesday, access to Facebook has been restricted since Tuesday evening, as several service providers took…

Beware of Facebook

Facebook is indexing Google and your privacy will be affected. Currently, everything you post on Facebook remains between you and your friends (those whom you’ve added to your friendlist).Facebook has recently announced privacy changes and these will impact the way you use Facebook, and the way your information is shared. Once Google begins to crawl…

Facebook Fan Check is a virus?

A Facebook application, titled “Facebook Fan Check,” has generated quite a frenzy on the website, prompting users to ask “Is it a virus?”The application, which recently appeared on the social networking site, generates a list of top Facebook friends depending on how much they post on a person’s wall or comment on photos.Already, anti-Facebook Fan…

Twitter and Facebook targeted by Hackers

Micro-blogging service Twitter and social networking site Facebook have been severely disrupted by hackers.Twitter was taken offline for more than two hours whilst Facebook’s service was “degraded”, according to the firms.The popular sites were subject to so-called denial-of-service attacks on Thursday, the companies believe.Denial-of-service (DOS) attacks take various forms but often involve a company’s servers…