Facebook launched a new feature today aimed at helping to prevent suicide.
The social networking site says the new service will allow users to connect directly with a crisis counselor. That counselor is from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Users can talk with them through the site's chat messaging... more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Facebook is revamping its messaging service. The popular social network unveiled its plans in San Francisco on Monday. Blogs had been buzzing with speculation, a big one being that Facebook will announce an e-mail service, its answer to Google Inc.'s Gmail. But Facebook says e-mail will be... more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Facebook is holding a mysterious event Monday in San Francisco. An e-mailed invitation sent to journalists and bloggers says only "please join us for an invite-only event." But blogs have been buzzing with speculation, a big one being that Facebook will announce an e-mail service, its answer... more »
A movement is underway on Facebook that even the creator of the page did not see coming.
The page is called "Oprah Please Do A Show On Childhood Cancer."
In just eight weeks it has gained support from nearly 41,000 people.
Post after post, there are stories... more »
NEW YORK (AP) Facebook users carrying their smart phones will soon be able to check in to real-life locations such as restaurants, bars or live concerts. It's the first foray by the world's largest online social network into the frenzy of location-based services. Rising with the popularity of smart phones,... more »
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Sarah Palin incorrectly calls Alaska's Kodiak Island the largest island in America in a Facebook post endorsing a Senate candidate in New Hampshire. The Big Island of Hawaii is about 440 square miles larger than Kodiak, where Palin and her family were headed Monday. In endorsing... more »
To say social networking is popular is an understatement. Facebook has 400 million users and if it were a country, it would be the world's 4th largest. These days, it's also a world filled with people who could potentially access your personal information. Many are employers. . .just one click... more »
Polite drivers are taught to "share the road" with bicyclists.
But not everyone agrees, as evidenced by a growing on-line community expressing hostility toward cyclists on the roads.
One of the most active and controversial is on Facebook. At last check, the group has more than 33,000 members.... more »
No one knows exactly who started it, or how, but women on the social networking site Facebook have been posting the color of their bras!
Well it's all for a good cause.
A message is circulating across the social networking site asking women to write the... more »