The whole point of Facebook is to keep up with your friends, right? You might think that adding friends means having more fun, but a small Scottish study says it's adding to our stress.
A report by the University of Edinburgh Business School has found that increasing friends -- specifically different groups of friends -- increases the potential for stress.
Facebook is testing automatic photo uploading on its iOS app. The social network began testing the feature for its Android users two months ago, and now the company has figured out how to incorporate the same feature for iPhone and iPad.
When this feature was first announced on Facebook’s Android app, my first thought was that awkward, angry conversations with former friends should quickly ensue.
Women suing an employer for sexual harassment will have to provide a court official with their social media and e-mail passwords. The novel procedure was announced by a Colorado federal magistrate judge earlier this month. Wendy Cabrera is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Honeybaked Ham Company. She and about 20 other women charge that company manager James Jackman "frequently" groped women under his supervision and made sexual requests of them. The woman say the corporate office failed to take action to stop his behavior after it was reported.
You should consider HTTPS — which stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, though you don't even really need to know that — one of your best friends. You should knot it a friendship bracelet, send it a holiday card, and thank it for keeping you safe on the big bad World Wide Web. Even Facebook realizes this and has decided to use it to protect every user's account.
Facebook has launched a "pages-only" news feed where users can see a complete feed of updates from brands and properties they follow, rather than updates from their friends, The Next Web reported Wednesday. The move may be a partial answer to page owner outrage over drops in traffic volume that seemed to coincide with the introduction of paid post promotion for page owners.