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Facebook Will Now Track You And Force Feed You Ads Even If You Don't Use It

There is no escaping Facebook’s advertising reach. The social network has announced that it will now be foisting ads on to every single person who uses third-party sites that are signed up to its advertising scheme, regardless of whether the user has a Facebook account or not.


Vietnam Allegedly Restricted Facebook Access During Obama Visit

It was a big deal for the people of Vietnam when the President of the United States visited their country earlier this week. But sadly, posting about the event on Facebook proved rather difficult.


Facebook And Microsoft Will Run The Most Badarse Undersea Cable In History

Investing in undersea internet cables has been a big part of data strategy plans for tech giants in recent years. Now Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up for the mother of all cables: A 6600km monster that can move 160Tbps, which will make it the highest-capacity cable on Earth. The cable even has a name, MAREA, and it will break ground (break waves?) later this year. Hopefully it can handle all your selfies.


Is Mark Zuckerberg Building A Doomsday Bunker On His Palo Alto Estate?

Mark’s Zuckerberg’s plans for world domination are well underway…and they might include his own backyard. The Facebook billionaire and reported pesky neighbour appears to be turning his Palo Alto estate into a fully-formed compound by razing four neighbouring homes and building four smaller structures — including one that could be a damn doomsday bunker.


Facebook Announces Sweeping Changes To Trending Section

Facebook is enacting a number of changes to its trending news module following a two-week internal investigation. The company’s announcement comes in response to a letter of inquiry from the US Senate Commerce Committee, issued one day after Gizmodo reported on the allegations of one former “news curator” for the trending section, who alleged coworkers regularly suppressed topics of interest to conservative readers.


How To Stop Facebook From Bringing Up Your Bad Memories

Facebook’s getting bigger on nostalgia these days, now that it’s got several years of our lives stored up in its digital vaults. But if you’d rather live in the present and make a clean break with the past — or just one person in particular — here’s how to do it.


Explore Grand Central In Facebook's First 360 Video

Remember that Facebook built a wacky 360-degree camera to record immersive video? Well, now it’s shot its first film, which allows you to explore New York’s Grand Central Terminal.


The Guy Who Broadcast The Birth Of His Child On Facebook Live Didn't Know It Was Public

Facebook Live has given us many things: an exploding watermelon, a failed presidential interview, the joy of Martha Stewart, bike murder. On Monday, it also gave us the gift of life, when Kali Kanongata’a of Carmichael, California used it to broadcast the birth of his child.


Three Teens Reportedly Livestreamed Themselves Having Sex On Facebook

Milwaukee police have issued Facebook with a search warrant after three teenagers reportedly live-streamed themselves having sex on the social network. The teens reportedly skipped class to conduct the live-stream, which some classmates watched from their phones during health class.


Facebook Admits Its Trending Section Includes Topics Not Actually Trending On Facebook

Facebook’s Trending news section includes topics that aren’t actually trending on Facebook, according to a statement from the company yesterday.


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