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Facebook offers digital immortality, your profile can now live on after you die

Facebook offers digital immortality, your profile can now live on after you die

By 12 February 2015

If worrying about what you Facebook account will do after you die is high on your priority list, fret not. The mighty social network has now added a "legacy contact" feature to allow your account to be accessed after you're gone. Facebook has been subjected... >>

Safer Internet Day: 5 ways to make sure your internet browsing is safe

Safer Internet Day: 5 ways to make sure your internet browsing is safe

By 10 February 2015

It's Safer Internet Day, and that means it is finally time to start making safer choices while browsing the web. Insafe is a Brussels-based non-profit funded by the European Union. Although it has annually organised Safer Internet Day on the second day... >>

Place tips is Facebook's new card-like feature that adds location-based info to News Feed

Place tips is Facebook's new card-like feature that adds location-based info to News Feed

By 29 January 2015

Facebook's trying something new again. The social network has unveiled a new feature called Place tips, and it's all about showing you useful and relevant information about wherever you happened to be standing. "From friends’ recommendations to information... >>

20 per cent of the world's population is now on Facebook

20 per cent of the world's population is now on Facebook

By 28 January 2015

Almost 1.4 billion people are now on Facebook, the social network has confirmed. To put that into perspective: 20 per cent of the world's population is now updating status' and liking listicles' about ways to save you time. As for the more business-focused... >>

Super Bowl 2015: Facebook launches an 'experience' hub with live scores, posts, and photos

Super Bowl 2015: Facebook launches an 'experience' hub with live scores, posts, and photos

By 28 January 2015

With Super Bowl 2015 mere days away, Facebook decided it was time to uncloak a dedicated hub just for the big game. "This year, we’re introducing a new Super Bowl experience to give fans one place to connect in real time as they watch the Seattle Seahawks... >>

Twitter takes on WhatsApp: New group messaging and video features explained

Twitter takes on WhatsApp: New group messaging and video features explained

By 27 January 2015

Twitter has updated its mobile apps and website, adding two anticipated and very useful features: group messages and 30-second videos. Twitter revealed a few months ago that it was planning to add video-sharing options as well as a new way for you to... >>

Facebook Lite is Facebook's new slimmed-down app for emerging markets

Facebook Lite is Facebook's new slimmed-down app for emerging markets

By 27 January 2015

Facebook has launched another app. Shocking, we know. But this new app isn't a standalone app for a buried Facebook feature. It's a new Facebook app, designed specifically for emerging markets. Called Facebook Lite, it takes up just 252KB of space on... >>

Oculus VR's Studio Story is set to bring virtual reality to the movies, starting with Lost

Oculus VR's Studio Story is set to bring virtual reality to the movies, starting with Lost

By 26 January 2015

Facebook-owned Oculus VR is about to tackle the movie business. According to The Wall Street Journal, Oculus VR plans to unveil a new in-house group dedicated to developing and producing virtual reality films and researching story-telling practices. The... >>

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

By 19 January 2015

Cabling the world to spread internet access is an expensive and time consuming process, especially when taking to the skies for wireless coverage is far easier. That's why Google, Facebook and now Elon Musk's SpaceX are all heading towards the stars to... >>

Could Facebook first profile viral trend be the new ice bucket challenge?

Could Facebook first profile viral trend be the new ice bucket challenge?

By 15 January 2015

A new trend is sweeping across Facebook and this time it doesn't require you to stand in a garden and have ice-cold water poured over your head. Instead, you can take part sat at your computer or out and about using a smartphone or tablet. And you only... >>