How to Stop Facebook From Stalking Your Web Browsing

Facebook may be taking over the world, through Messenger and Instagram (now more popular than Twitter), but you can stop it from taking over your life. You already know how to block companies from stalking you on Facebook, it’s time to find out how to stop Facebook from stalking you on the Internet. Sure Facebook … Read more


We all have something we wish we could take back—which is one of the major drawbacks of social media, since every single mistake you make is recorded for posterity. Thankfully, the benevolent Facebook gods provide a lifeline for those of us who aren’t so proud of what we’ve done in the past (at times). Everybody … Read more

Facebook Is Creating A Tool To Tell You When Someone Impersonates Your Profile

You may have been there: you see a Facebook friend posting a warning not to accept a “friend” request from a fake account bearing their name and photo – it’s a trick, that person isn’t really your friend. While you might still see that cautionary message in the future, Facebook is now taking steps to weed … Read more

This Interactive Graph Shows How Your Parents’ Career Choices End Up Affecting Yours

It seems like many of us follow in our parents’ footsteps when it comes to choosing a career, but in reality, how often does it actually happen? And if we don’t follow our parents into the same line of work, how do their occupations affect what we ultimately end up doing ourselves? Data scientists at … Read more

The Tech Industry Teams Up To Take On Donald Trump

Inexplicable presidential candidate Donald Trump has spoken loudly about his distaste for immigration, as well as the mass-deportation he would institute if elected. That puts him squarely at odds with much of the tech industry, which is pushing for immigration reform and a pathway for undocumented immigrants to gain citizenship. Now, lobby group has released … Read more

Take a 360-Degree Ride Through ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Just when we thought we couldn’t get anymore excited for the upcoming Star Wars movie, LucasFilm’s special effects team ILMxLAB have created this360-degree experience that lets you speed across the Jakku desert. Created exclusively for Facebook, the clip immerses you into the movie like you’ve never seen before as the user can click, tap or … Read more

Apple, Facebook, Other Tech Companies Back Gay Marriage

Some of the biggest tech companies in the world want to convince the Supreme Court that gay marriage should be legal in all 50 states. Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft are a few of the 379 companies that added their names to an amicus brief that says they are “distinctly disadvantaged when looking to hire … Read more

Facebook apologizes after ‘Year in Review’ stirs up bad memories for some users

While scrolling through your Facebook News Feed this holiday season, you probably encountered the typical statuses from friends: photographs of families opening gifts and inevitably, a few “Year in Review” posts, a photo slide of highlights from your Facebook Timeline over the past year. Unfortunately, Facebook’s algorithm for choosing the images wasn’t very thoughtful, dishing … Read more

Facebook Unveils 2014’s Most Popular Topics

Social media leviathan Facebook has published its 2014 Year In Review, revealing the most popular trending topics on the all-encompassing social network. The popular news stories, songs, athletes, entertainers, movies, TV series and the Ice Bucket Challenges are all included, giving insight into what was on everyones lips (/keyboards) over the course of the year. … Read more