In a dreadful sign of the times, the man behind Facebook browser plugin Social Fixer has capitulated to legal threats from the social media giant, who demanded he remove its key features.
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On the surface, getting that magical lock symbol in your browser might seem trivial, but it's taken Facebook a lot of work behind the scenes, and will continue to involve more in the future.
Timehop brings together your old photos and updates from Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, flickr and your camera roll. It makes all these memories into easily sharable items, helping you tell the stories of the past.
Facebook today released an updated version of its iOS app that's rebuilt from the ground up for speed. The new app was written in Objective C as opposed to being a glorified HTML5 viewer like the previous version.
By using one browser exclusively for Facebook only, it is currently possible to limit their tracking your activities across the broader web
Rumors have it that Facebook is considering buying the company behind the Opera Web browser and it's working on its own smartphone.
Facebook is taking another stab at mobile with a dedicated camera app for iOS.
Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have detected an example of a breed of malware that uses a cross-browser plugin to create a worm that works across multiple browsers.The LilyJade worm malware spoofs ad modules on Yahoo, YouTube, Bing, MSN, AOL, Google and Facebook.
Security researchers from StopMalvertising have spotted a rogue Firefox extension, capable of hijacking browser sessions and posting content on Facebook.
An update to the Ice Cream Sandwich version of the Android operating system is now available for Sony's Tablet S devices.The company announced the update in a blog post on Thursday, highlighting some of the new features of the operating system, such as new home screen actions, revamped web browser and new camera modes.
Out of these 12 companies, which will Facebook buy next: Foursquare, Evernote, Dropbox, Spotify, Pinterest, Audiboo, Rara, Flickr, Tumblr, Myspace, YouTube, or Friends Reunited. I say none.
Facebook has open-sourced Ringmark, the company's mobile browser test suite. This means that not only can you use it, and discuss it on W3C, but you can now contribute to it as well.
Facebook and Bocoup have built a mobile browser test suite called Ringmark. You can use it now, and you'll be able to contribute to it as well once the social networking giant open sources it.
Facebook is working to make it easier for developers to build apps on the mobile web by improving app discovery, and working to fix mobile browser fragmentation and mobile payments.
Scammers are once again using Justin Bieber's celebrity name to spread their nonsense on Facebook. This time, the claim is a camera filmed what Bieber did with Selena Gomez in his bedroom.
Reports surfacing this weekend claim that popular smartphone applications can access users' text messages amongst other personal data, even when that phone is not being used.
MyPermissions gives you direct links to modify your app permissions on these eight services: Dropbox, Facebook, Flickr, Google, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Yahoo.
Facebook has sent a cease and desist letter to Arkadiusz Rzadkowolski, the developer of the browser plugin Friendly Gaming Simplifier (FGS). A petition to save the plugin has been launched.
Facebook has started phasing out support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 7. The browser is not allowed to show the new Timeline profile, and renders the old one instead. This is just the beginning.
A new tool from the Indian startup Goyaka automatically exports your photos from Flickr and imports them to Facebook. It's very new, but it gets the job done. A Picasa version is also in the works.
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