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Facebook Of Love: Couples Now Can Make A Joint Facebook Page

ByPaul Hudson
There are two new pages available today on Facebook. Facebook has launched ‘couple pages’ that will allow couples to chronicle their relationship together and, for those of us who are single, a similar service has been provided for friends. These…

Who Are Your Real Facebook Friends? This Tool Ranks Who's Most Important To You On Facebook

ByRobert Gordon
You may have noticed that the same friends often pop up on your Facebook profile under the “Friends” section. You may have also noticed that these friends are ones you're interacting with or “know” the most. This is no accident. Facebook “ranks”…

The Facebook Bride: Getting Engaged, Married And Having Kids, All For Facebook Likes

ByLaura Argintar
Here’s a philosophical question: if a Gen-Y female gets engaged and doesn’t post it on Facebook, did the engagement really happen? In modern times, when our phones are glued to our hands and ready to upload a photo in just a few key strokes, it…

Do You Facebook Stalk? Probably.

ByAlly Batista
Don’t lie, we’ve all done it before. Facebook stalk, that is. Facebook is the perfect outlet to find out what you really want to know about a person, before meeting, or afterwards. It seems as if recent studies are proving that more people are in…

The Reasons Why Facebook Flopped - Elite Daily

ByRyan Babikian
With the recent Facebook drama that has unfolded over the last two weeks, many are left scratching their heads and wondering, “What the fuck just happened?” Hundreds of millions of dollars were lost instantly in the hours of the delayed trading, not…

Teen's Suicide Gets Live-Streamed On FB After Cops Show Up To Wrong House

ByKaylin Pound
Not too long ago, we told you about the heartbreaking story of 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis, who who live-streamed her suicide on Facebook. Now many are mourning the loss of another young girl who also captured the last moments of her life on…

Facebook: The Silent Relationship Killer

ByAlly Batista
As Generation Y-ers, we all use social media. It’s a way of life. Where would we be if we didn’t constantly know what everyone in our lives was doing? Social media is an excellent way to stay connected with our peers, but sometimes the use of social…

Creepy Facebook Glitch Accidentally Told Everyone Their Friends Were Dead

ByRobert Anthony
If you logged onto your Facebook account on November 11, you might have noticed that you had died. No, seriously... Facebook told all of your friends that you passed away by displaying a banner at the top of your Facebook page reading, "We hope…

Why Zuckerberg Will Lead Facebook To Demise

ByRyan Babikian
With the $100 billion dollar evaluation, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a lot to live up to. Facebook went public on Friday with a flatline debut after years of hype, rumor, and speculation. Facebook has unjustly become the face of tech-startups;…

Facebook's Deadly Problem... And You

ByRyan Babikian
Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that Facebook's stock has been reeling. Even more so, Facebook is finally making money... but not enough for the bosses on Wall Street.  So, what does this mean for you as a hungry entrepreneur?…

Facebook Is Launching Live Audio, So Now's The Time To Start Your Podcast

ByAlec MacDonald
On Tuesday, Facebook announced the social media platform will add yet another new feature: Live Audio. It's been nearly a year since they added Facebook Live, which has seemingly done quite well. Basically, it's like Facebook Live, but only audio.…

Why Being 'Facebook Official' Won't Make Or Break Your Relationship

ByTaylor Allen
I am a hopeless romantic. I regularly watch romantic comedies by myself, and I love the idea of relationships. It's amazing to be a dynamic duo, a dependable team. It's a beautiful thing when two people have a mutual agreement to commit to caring…

The 5 Most Annoying Political Facebook Posts No One Wants To See In Their Feed

ByKelley Lord
The 2016 election brought out the worst in people. For some, it meant blatant racism. For others, it meant liberal porn-like posts. Talking about politics on Facebook is like bringing up butt plugs at Thanksgiving: No one cares how you feel, and no…

Leaked Screenshots Reveal Facebook Is Totally Trying To Copy Snapchat

ByJoseph Milord
It was only a matter of time until Facebook decided to cramp Snapchat's style, and that time has apparently come. In a manner similar to the way some Instagram users experienced experimental changes within their apps, Facebook appears to be…

Former Facebook Workers Say They Suppressed Conservative News Stories

ByJohn Haltiwanger
If you've ever felt a little paranoid about Facebook's massive influence over the news, it seems you're completely justified. According to a former journalist who worked for Facebook, the company's workers "routinely suppressed" news stories…

Facebook Censored This Brock Turner Meme And People Are Furious

ByJoseph Milord
Facebook might be home to tons of homophobic, racist and xenophobic content that goes uncensored, but criticizing convicted rapist Brock Turner is, apparently, where it draws a line. On Tuesday afternoon, complaints from multiple users began popping…

Why Couples Don't Make Their Relationships Facebook Official Anymore

ByCaroline McGuire
Technology is ever-present in our day-to-day lives. Social media is now a benchmark for social norms and a source of our daily news. Whether it be how amazing the newest "Girls" episode was or which of your friends just recently got engaged, social…

Woman Brutally Gang-Raped On Facebook Live For Three Hours Straight

ByJamie LeeLo
On Saturday night, a woman in Uppsala, Sweden was reportedly gang-raped in a three hour attack that was documented on Facebook Live. Since then, three people have been arrested. According to SVT News, the horrific event was broadcasted in a closed…

Facebook Admitted To "Scanning" Private Messages & Explained Why They Do It

ByJoseph Milord
Slowly but surely, Facebook continues to reveal more about just how much privacy it does and does not afford its users. The most recent revelation from founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg went a long way in answering one question: Does Facebook see…

7 Of The Worst Types Of Oversharing Found On Facebook

ByCourtney Dercqu
Facebook. What can I say? Just like you, I'm addicted. From the ability to stalk that popular girl from high school who got pregnant two weeks after graduation to being able to learn and find ways to support different causes, Facebook has been…

Dad's Super Inappropriate Sex Comment On FB Is Proof Parents Should Get Offline

ByAmanda Fama
It's 2017, and a majority of our elders still don't know how to properly use Facebook. Mind you, Facebook's been around for 14 years and counting. With all due respect, get it together, guys. No matter who you are or how tech-savvy you've become…

Facebook 'Likes' Hack Lets You Stalk Your Crush's Feed In Sneakiest Way

ByAlexandra Strickler
We're all guilty of Facebook stalking from time to time. And by time to time, I mean it's the only reason any of us use Facebook anymore. But as we know, stalking can come with a bit of a price. Say you're stalking your new crush. You've got his…

Toddler's Heartbreaking Shooting And Death Captured On Facebook Live

ByHope Schreiber
Lavontay White Jr., a 2-year-old, was in a car with his pregnant aunt and her boyfriend when the woman turned on Facebook Live. The 20-year-old aunt was briefly seen moving to music before gunshots can be heard and she runs out of the car screaming…

Experts Say People Who Use Facebook Live Longer, So Post Your Heart Out

ByHope Schreiber
If you're an aunt who posts a lot of inspirational quotes or comments on your family's pictures in the club like, "Oh, she takes after me! Who is that cute man you're with! Tell him you learned all your moves from your auntie," this post is a…

People Are Looking To Facebook For Comfort Amid Brussels Attacks

ByJohn Haltiwanger
On Tuesday, March 22, terror attacks rocked Brussels, Belgium, prompting Facebook to activate its safety check-in feature. This isn't the first time Facebook activated this feature (it did so during attacks in Paris and Ankara, for example), but…

The 'Soulmate Quiz' Is The New Terrible Obsession Taking Over Facebook

ByGillian Fuller
On to the next one. The days of FarmVille may be over, but a new viral Facebook trend has taken its place, and it's equally -- if not more -- obnoxious. Introducing, the "Who is your true soulmate?" quiz. You've probably already seen the posts on…

Facebook's Passive-Aggressive New 'IOU' Feature Will Ruin Your Relationships

ByAlec MacDonald
Facebook's business model now seems to be “just do what everyone else is doing.” I'm sure you noticed that Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, released their Instagram “stories” feature, which is, essentially, a carbon copy of Snapchat. The thing…

It Turns Out, Going On Facebook Is Even Worse For Your Health Than We Thought

ByFrancesca Maximé
Another day, another study showing the hazards of too much social media use on your mental — and physical — health. Newsweek reported that this time, researchers at Johns Hopkins studied over 5 thousand Facebook users' behavior over a two-year…

People Are Pissed Facebook Deleted This Viral Post About The Orlando Shooting

ByAlec MacDonald
The community guidelines on social media are sometimes as mysterious in their intention as they are in their enforcement. Take Michete, an up and coming transfeminine rapper and producer, who posted a status condemning what Michete describes as…

7 Most Awkward And Embarrassing Facebook Moments

ByTyler Gildin
Facebook currently has over one billion users worldwide. One billion users!! Can you imagine how many pictures of random people’s lunches that is!?!? While Facebook has become our generations’ way of networking, stalking, and sharing trivial…

Science Explains Why You Can't Stop Facebook Stalking Your Ex

ByGillian Fuller
Sometimes, it's easy to let go of your past. And sometimes, it isn't. To determine what, if any, factors may influence a person's compulsion to Facebook stalk after a breakup, researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Ohio State…

Ruthless Boy Changes Mom's FB Name To 'Huge Poo' And Now She Can't Switch Back

ByJohn Haltiwanger
In 2012, I moved to Glasgow, Scotland for grad school. There, I quickly learned Scottish people speak an entirely different brand of English than Americans do... especially when it comes to slang. One of the richest words in the lexicon of Scots is…

Facebook's New Political 'Town Hall' Feature Could Be Its Most Important Yet

ByAlexandra Svokos
Facebook is trying to atone for its political sins by introducing a brand-new feature to get you in touch with your local politician. "Town Hall" points you directly to your local representatives and gives you a way to both stay updated and get in…

Facebook Finally Adds Dislike Button After All These Years So Haters Gonna Hate

ByRobert Anthony
It's finally here (kinda). For years, Facebook users around the world have long wished for the one thing Mark Zuckerberg always refused to give us -- a good ole dislike button. I'm not even sure what the logic is behind being anti-dislike button…

Deleting Facebook Is The Easiest Way To Save 20 Percent Of Your Phone Battery

ByOliver McAteer
Battery life is something that's plagued phone users since the beginning of time (as in, the time cells became part of everyday life). I don't know about you, but I've tried loads of things to increase my phone's life — turning off location…

Is There A Way To Set Up A Tinder Profile Without Having A Facebook Account?

ByAlison Segel
I hardly use Facebook anymore. If anything, it really stresses me out. It's turned into some weird mix of Yelp reviews, Craigslist postings, and unsubstantiated political articles — not the kind of stuff I want to see when I surf the net for some…

Science Says Your Political Facebook Rants Don't Actually Change Anyone's Mind

ByRobert Anthony
These days, most people are quick to resort to composing lengthy Facebook posts when it comes to getting their passionate political messages across. While it's normal to feel the need to convey your deepest thoughts, political opinions and…

These Facebook Story Halloween Features Are A Fun Celebration Of Spooky Season

ByLizzy Rosenberg
Like most people, I get a total kick out of celebrating Halloween. I love decorating my apartment, dressing up, handing out candy, and, of course, decking out any and all of my social media pages. Luckily, these Facebook Story Halloween features…

Facebook's New Satellite Will Provide Free WiFi To Developing World

ByGillian Fuller
Facebook and Google are in the midst of a modern-day space race — but instead of sending men to the moon, this time, the goal is global Internet access. Granting global access to free WiFi might not be the most pressing issue, but it is one both…

Eerie Messages May Prove Kidnapper Pretended To Be Missing Man On Facebook

ByKaylin Pound
On August 30, Charlie Carver and his girlfriend, Kala Brown, reportedly went missing. After months of searching for the couple, Greenville Police finally found the 30-year-old woman "chained like a dog” inside a storage container in Woodruff, South…

Pissed Trump Supporters Are Trolling Oreos On Facebook And It's Hilarious

ByHope Schreiber
Does Donald Trump look like a man who doesn't enjoy a good Oreo? Apparently Trump isn't just anti-immigrant, anti-gun control but now he's also anti-delicious cookies. Trump promises that he will never eat an Oreo again, not after Mondelez…

Research Says People Who Quit Facebook Are Much Happier Than Regular Users

ByKendall Wood
Get this: New research suggests people who don't use Facebook are happier than the average person who uses the social networking site regularly. Can you believe it? According to data presented by the Happiness Research Institute, outright quitting…

Why I Love Stalking Myself On Facebook

ByCandice Jalili
Let's just get this out of the way: I am vain. There, I said it. I am SO f*cking vain, you guys. I love myself. So it's no surprise that out of my 1,158 Facebook friends, no one is quite as entertaining to stalk as myself. Let me paint a little…

Annoying Facebook Sound Update Means You Can No Longer Secretly Scroll At Work

ByKaylin Pound
If you're someone who likes to kill time at work by scrolling through your social media feeds, I have some bad news for you. Facebook is rolling out a new update that will make it a lot harder to low-key stalk your ex and his new girlfriend on…

Facebook's New App Is Deleting Everyone's Photos And People Are Freaking Out

ByAlec MacDonald
Facebook has a new app, called “Moments.” Not to be confused with Twitter's new-ish tab called, um, “Moments.” Purely a coincidence, I'm sure. It's not like these two companies are competing over anything after all. Anyway, the Moments app is…

People Are Getting Surprise Checks In The Mail From Facebook As An Apology

ByKaylin Pound
It's always exciting to open up the mailbox and find a letter inside from someone totally unexpected. But, you know, what's better than getting a lovely note from an old friend? Getting a letter that comes with free money, of course! Over the past…

Study Finds People Who Support Trump Have Horrible Grammar On Facebook

BySean Levinson
The Facebook page of Donald Trump features more grammatical mistakes from supporters than the page of any other candidate. Private company Grammarly scanned 180 "positive and neutral" comments on each of the 19 candidates' Facebook pages for…

How Facebook's New Gender Identification Feature Encourages Diversity

ByFrank Macri
Facebook now allows its over 200 million US users to freely pick their own gender identity on profile pages, rather than choosing from a pre-selected list. Users now have the freedom to write what gender identity feels true to who they are, rather…

5 Facebook Privacy Settings You Really Should Know About

ByNick Ciccone
U.S. Facebook users who are concerned about their data being misused by third-party apps and services got some disappointing news Tuesday, April 3, when Mark Zuckerberg declined to commit to Reuters reporters that Europe's strict privacy laws would…

FB’s Secret News Feed Means You’re Less Likely To See Obnoxious Engagement Pics

ByHarley Tamplin
Facebook is trying out something completely new, and it involves a tiny rocket icon that might appear on your app (at the top or bottom of the screen, depending whether you're using Android or iOS). Some users have noticed the rocket between the…