5 Types of posts Facebook should ban

While Facebook is still going around banning certain posts, here are some we’d like to see go off the site forever…   Facebook has spent a better part of this week flip-flopping over whether or not it should let videos depicting violent acts such as beheading exist on the website. The social networking website lifted a blanket … Continue reading

Firefox OS WhatsApp client may be in the pipeline

Cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp, which recently dismissed the notion of being bought over by Facebook and Google, may just be headed to Firefox OS. The app, which currently has over 300 million active users a month across more than a 100 countries, might be getting an official version released for the alternative OS before the end of the year, according … Continue reading

Google CEO: Facebook is doing a really bad job

Google CEO Larry Page said in a recent interview with Wired magazine that Facebook is doing a “really bad job with its products”. Page did not elaborate on the reasons why he thinks so, nor did he name any products. Page, who generally claims Google is not affected by competition, levelled direct criticism at Facebook for probably the first time. … Continue reading

Facebook sued for patent infringement over Like button

Well, well, who would’ve thought! Facebook is being sued for the very action that made it into the most widely used social networking website in history – ‘Like’. BBC has reported that Facebook is being sued by a patent-holding company acting on behalf of a deceased Dutch Programmer called Joannes Jozef Everadus van Der Meer. Fish and … Continue reading

Father promises teen daughter $200 to quit Facebook for 5 months

Afather-daughter duo have signed a Facebook Deactivation Agreement, as per which the latter (the teenage daughter) would have to stay completely off the social network for a period of five months. The catch? She’d be paid $200 upon successful completion. Paul Baier, VP Sustainability Consulting and Research at Groom Energy Solutions, shared on his blogPractical … Continue reading

Syrian Electronic Army Hijack Sky News’s Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Syrian Electronic Army strike again! This time hacking group hijack Twitter accounts and a Facebook page of Sky News Arabia and also hack their Emails. The accounts affected were the channel’s main twitter handle @skynewsarabia and the @skynewsarabia account used for cultural and entertainment news, as well as the Facebook page facebook/skynewsarabia. Sky News regained control of the hacked accounts some how later. … Continue reading

New app lets users have sex with Facebook friends?

Acontroversial new sex app called “Bang With Friends” claims to facilitate sexual encounters with users and their Facebook friends without the embarrassment of rejection.”Anonymously find friends who are down for the night,” the company website said.”Your friends will never know you’re interested unless they are too!” The Bang With Friends app, aimed at 20-somethings, was … Continue reading

PokerAgent botnet stole over 16,000 Facebook credentials

PokerAgent botnet was discovered in 2012 by ESET Security Research Lab, which is a Trojan horse designed to harvest Facebook log-on credentials, also collecting information on credit card details linked to the Facebook account and Zynga Poker player stats. According to latest report, the botnet is still active mostly in Israel and 800 computers were infected, where over … Continue reading

Red Hat patches multiple web application Vulnerabilities

Red Hat patches multiple web application Vulnerabilities RED HAT has fixed multiple web application security issues that allowed hackers to extract website database using Blind SQL injection. Red Hat also confirmed a cross site scripting and Local File Inclusion Vulnerabilities on their website. Mohamed Ramadan Security Researcher and Trainer Attack-Secure, told ‘The Hacker News‘ that last year he reported 3 flaws to the … Continue reading

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