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90 percent jilted lovers spy on ex on Facebook


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Around 90 of lovers spy on photos and status messages of their former boyfriends or girlfriends on popular social networking website Facebook, a study has ... Read more...

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Bing to integrate social networking with search results


May 11th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 11 (IANS) Microsoft Thursday announced that its search engine Bing will integrate information from social networking sites into search results. According to Bing's official blog, the ... Read more...

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Was prisoner using Facebook in jail?


April 10th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) The authorities at a jail in Gwalior have ordered a probe after a lifer was found regularly updating his Facebook profile even though inmates are ... Read more...

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Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion


April 10th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by BNO News
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -— Internet social network giant Facebook announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire popular photo-sharing app Instagram for roughly $1 billion.According to the ... Read more...

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A progressive madrassa in the heart of Uttar Pradesh (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bilariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Breaking the stereotypes associated with madrassas, a 50-year-old Islamic seminary here teaches subjects like personality development and home science, runs an elaborate teacher ... Read more...

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Number of Facebook friends linked to grey matter


October 19th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The number of Facebook friends a person has seems to be linked to the grey matter in his or her brain. Research also shows people ... Read more...

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Peter Casaru saved because of Facebook message


October 8th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man was saved thanks to the May Day message that he sent on Facebook. Peter Casaru says he woke up from sleep experiencing extreme ... Read more...

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Teenager asked Facebook friends to kill one million cops


August 26th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A British teenager has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for asking his 2,000 Facebook "friends" to kill one million policemen during the London ... Read more...

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Online addiction turning youth as lonely as elderly


August 15th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Youngsters are turning 'skin hungry' as networking online leaves them feeling as lonely as the elderly, a study has found.Having an average of 243 Facebook ... Read more...

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Facebook connects Congress, BJP in Himachal


July 31st, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) Their ideologies may differ but politicians of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh have something in ... Read more...

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Norwegian killer posted manifesto, video before attacks


July 24th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian police are verifying if twin attack suspect Anders Behring Breivik was the author of a manifesto and a video which appeared on the ... Read more...

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Malay PM earns wife’s ire with his late night tweeting


May 1st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has revealed that his wife gets angry over his late night tweeting habits.Answering questions in a meeting with ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM’s wife doesn’t like his tweeting habits


May 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak says his wife Rosmah Mansor gets irritated with his late night tweeting.An avid blogger, Najib told his "Facebook ... Read more...

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Now, chat with your Facebook friends from your wristwatch!


April 24th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Your wristwatch is no more just a time reminder; you can now update your Facebook pages through it.A Canadian company called inPulse has created a watch that ... Read more...

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83 pc women annoyed by their ‘obnoxiously mum friends on Facebook’


April 1st, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): A survey has revealed that parents on Facebook annoy many of their friends on the social networking site.According to Eversave, a daily deals website, a majority of ... Read more...

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‘Sworn enemies’ Musharraf, Sharif and Zardari are ‘famous Facebook friends’!


March 19th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, former President Pervez Musharraf, PML-Q chief Shujaat Hussain, and PTI chief Imran Khan are friends on social networking website ... Read more...

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FarmVille’s new offering - the English Countryside


March 17th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) FarmVille, a farming social network game on Facebook that has 45 million active players across the world, has now come up with the English ... Read more...

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Genes interact much like making friends on Facebook


March 8th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Researchers have suggested genes interfere with each other in much the same manner that Facebook suggests friends.Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the German ... Read more...

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Spanish nun expelled for spending excess time on Facebook


February 19th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) A nun who has lived in a convent in Spain for over 35 years, has now been asked to leave after she was found to be "spending ... Read more...

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Spanish nun kicked out of order for spending too much time on Facebook


February 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A Spanish nun has been expelled from the religious order she has been living at for 35-years because she spent too much time on social networking site ... Read more...

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Facebook friends ‘can stress you out’


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): The more Facebook 'friends' you have, the more likely you are to feel stressed out by the social networking site, according to a new study.Researchers at Edinburgh ... Read more...

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New smartphones give instant access to Facebook


February 16th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Mobile phone giant HTC has launched two handsets - called Salsa and ChaCha - that will provide instant access to Facebook.By punching in the 'F' logo, users ... Read more...

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Now, access Facebook on your mobile phone at the touch of a button!


February 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Now, just press a button on your mobile phone and it will connect you to your Facebook account.Mobile phone giant HTC has launched two handsets that will ... Read more...

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Kiwi man meets woman who found his message in bottle thrown 12yrs ago


January 30th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 30 (ANI): A Kiwi skipper has finally met the woman who discovered his message in a bottle that he had thrown into the remote Pacific Ocean on a round-the-world ... Read more...

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How criminals use Facebook to commit crime


December 20th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Think giving out basic personal information on Facebook is harmless? You might need to rethink, as a reformed burglar has given details on how a criminal can ... Read more...

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Conman has sex with 70 Facebook pals to ward off bad luck


December 17th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 17 (ANI): A conman apparently cheated 70 Facebook friends into having sex with him to ward off his ill luck.China Press reported that a 15-year-old victim 'Ah Sze' ... Read more...

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Wisecracking and fist-bumping Bush boasts of 600,000 Facebook friends!


November 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 30 (ANI): After his grim stint in the White House for eight years, former US President George W. Bush in a clear departure from stereotypes, shamelessly peddled his ... Read more...

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Now, a smartphone app that monitors what you are up to


November 27th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): It may not be possible for you to constantly tell your Facebook friends what you are up to, but a smartphone app called Jigsaw could solve the ... Read more...

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Facebook allows breast cancer survivor’s scar pictures


November 25th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Facebook has retracted its controversial decision to ban a breast cancer survivor from posting the pictures of her scars on the social networking website, saying it supports ... Read more...

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Oklahoma girl with 5K Facebook pals doesn’t want to ‘un-friend’ anyone


November 18th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): As Facebook users started trimming their 'friend fat' on the 'National Unfriend Day', an Oklahoma student has insisted that she really doesn't have much to cut.Chinh ... Read more...

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New web app stops you from tweeting, Facebooking if you are too drunk!


November 12th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Many of us have some or the other time, woken up to the horrible realization of having posted some terrible message on Twitter or a post on ... Read more...

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MI6 boss red-faced over daughter’s Facebook pics


November 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 1 (ANI): Britain's Secret Intelligence Service chief John Sawers is facing public humiliation after his daughter posted a photo of herself posing with a gold Kalashnikov rifle on Facebook.Oxford ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rubbish on Facebook may be more worthwhile than we think


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Superficial contacts on Facebook, seemingly needless comments, and boring status updates may be more valuable than we think.A new report from the National IT User Centre has ... Read more...

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Software to help overcome Facebook, Twitter obsession


October 10th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Are you fed up of the virtual world taking over your real life? If yes, then help is at hand.A Dutch company has developed software which can ... Read more...

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Bizarre ‘I like it on the floor’ Breast Cancer Awareness campaign hits Facebook


October 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Facebook status updates like 'I like it on the floor' have left most puzzled, but it turns the out cryptic, suggestive phrases are just part of the ... Read more...

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