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Why Facebook's 'Teen Exodus' Won't Do Real Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology

Recent headlines have depicted Facebook as the Internet version of a failed nightclub: Abandoned by pretty young things and invaded by middle-aged min...

This Is Not A Static TV Screen, It's Your Face

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2013 | Technology

No need to adjust your TV: This is what it looks like if you crammed the profile pictures from all 1.2 billion Facebook members into one image. ...

The 5 Most Annoying Facebook Braggarts

John Carroll | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices
John Carroll

Listed are merely a few of the categories of Facebook braggart. If you know any of the following culprits, please use caution when dealing with them, as they tend to be highly into themselves and may not notice when you are choking, drowning or in need of immediate medical attention.

Facebook's New Privacy Policy Comes Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.05.2013 | Technology

Try not to die of shock, but Facebook is in hot water over privacy concerns again. On Wednesday, six privacy groups sent a letter to the Federal Tr...

People Who Crave Approval More Likely To Use Facebook: Study

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

Looking for a little affirmation that people like you? You may be more likely to head to Facebook in search of "likes," according to a new study. ...

Facebook Bug Might Be Much Scarier Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.27.2013 | Technology

The Facebook bug that leaked the private contact information of 6 million users, confirmed by the company on Friday, appears to be worse than original...

10 Percent Of Facebook Users Aren't Human

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.17.2013 | Technology

Facebook loves to talk about its ridiculously high number of users. Yes, Facebook has a whole lot of accounts, but many of them aren't humans. eMarket...

FACT CHECK: Is Facebook Really Losing Users?

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.02.2013 | Technology

You may have heard that Facebook has lost millions of users in a short period of time and that its growth has halted. Not true. Here are the facts....

Is Facebook Losing Millions Of Users Per Month?

Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology

Has Facebook finally peaked? Social media was abuzz Monday with news that Facebook may be losing millions of users per month in the U.S., U.K. and ...

Facebook's Fake Numbers: 'One Billion Users' May Be Less Than 500 Million

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.10.2013 | Technology
Janet Tavakoli

Facebook's reported user numbers appear to be off by a country mile. Multiple user accounts seem to be chronic. Moreover, besides run-of-the-mill fakes and duplicates, Facebook's identity-theft-enabling business model is, in my opinion, a disgrace for any U.S. public company.

Facebook Is Making You Poor

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money

We all know that Facebook is eating up our free time. But new research suggests that the social network may be making us fat and poor. Facebook in...

You Know What's Cool? 1 Billion Users

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.04.2012 | Technology

Facebook officially now has over 1 billion active monthly users, a new milestone for the world's largest social network. The update to the size of...

Facebook Threatens Privacy... Again

Millie Kerr | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Millie Kerr

Although I've been a relatively loyal follower of the network through the years, one not-so-minor issue befuddles me: Why does Facebook continuously change its interface against the wishes of its users?

Calling Out the Facebook Lurkers

Nina Badzin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Technology
Nina Badzin

Aren't all members of Facebook, in some respect, lurkers and voyeurs? Yes, but certain people are less noble about it than others. I'd like to call those people out.

Tips to Make the Transition to Timeline

Meredith Chin | Posted 10.24.2012 | Technology
Meredith Chin

If you still haven't gotten timeline, or need some help getting started, here are some tips to make the transition a little easier.

Now That Facebook Has Lost Face, Can It Get It Back?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Mark Goulston, M.D.

If you, Facebook, are fortunate to have your community give you a second chance, be transparent about your mission and values. People might be disappointed, but at least they'll see that you are telling the truth.

CLOSING IN ON 1 BILLION USERS

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 09.25.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's first earnings report as a public company had solid numbers, but in the end it landed with a thud — much like its rocky...

Dino Grandoni

Facebook Satisfaction Tanks

HuffingtonPost.com | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.19.2012 | Technology

If those "Why I'm Quitting Facebook" editorials haven't convinced you, there's now scientifically grounded evidence of Facebook (dis)Likes. Accord...

Why We Quit Facebook: The New Tell-All

Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

It turns out people leave Facebook the same way they lived Facebook: with lots and lots of sharing. Artist Man Bartlett posted a blog earlier this ...

New Filings Show Government Questioned How Many Users Facebook Really Has

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.15.2012 | Technology

Recently released documents reveal that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission probed Facebook's pre-IPO S-1 documents and requested that the com...

Bad News For Facebook

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four out of five Facebook Inc users have never bought a product or service as a result of...

Facebook Maps Politics: Data Show Locations of Democrats, Republicans Based On Check-Ins

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Reporters and politicians like to talk about the electorate in terms of red states and blue states, even though we know intuitively that's a far too s...

Will Facebook Be Its Own Buzz Kill?

Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Having attracted 900 million users to the biggest party in history, Facebook now has to sell them stuff -- without being a buzz kill.

Facebook Interruptus

Julie Flynn Badal | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology
Julie Flynn Badal

My addiction to Facebook hit a breaking point. It was time to go cold turkey. And I learned my need for connection and privacy are in constant competition on social media, and Facebook can't resolve either need in a satisfactory way.

Facebook Holdouts: Who's Still Not Joining And Why

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't try to friend MaLi Arwood on Facebook. You won't find her there. You won't find Thomas Chin, either. Or Kariann...