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Facebook Hacked, Says No User Data Compromised

Facebook Hacked, Says No User Data Compromised

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook has revealed that it was “targeted in a sophisticated attack” by hackers last month — this not long after Twitter and The New York Times reported that hackers got into their computers.Facebook does no…

Facebook Relationship Statuses Up by 200 Percent on Valentine’s Day

Facebook Relationship Statuses Up by 200 Percent on Valentine’s Day

Joanna Stern / ABC News(NEW YORK) — A scroll through most people’s Facebook Newsfeed Thursday likely showed lots of pictures of flowers, chocolates and candies. There’s no doubt it’s Valentine’s Day. But sprinkled among those images,…

Facebook Co-Founder Scolds Chris Christie Over Gay Marriage Stance

Facebook Co-Founder Scolds Chris Christie Over Gay Marriage Stance

ABC News(NEW YORK) — How does Chris Hughes, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The New Republic and Facebook Co-founder, feel about Mark Zuckerberg hosting a fundraiser for Republican Governor Chris Christie?  Hughes joined ABC News in a web exclus…

Use Facebook’s Messenger App to Make Free Calls on Your iPhone

Use Facebook’s Messenger App to Make Free Calls on Your iPhone

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — No, Facebook didn’t announce a phone or its big mobile plans on Tuesday, but it does have a little something phone-related to share Wednesday. As first reported by The Verge, Facebook is rolling…

Facebook Charging $100 to Message CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Charging $100 to Message CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook isn’t charging for poking, and “liking” a photo is still free on the social networking site.But these days, sending a private message to someone can cost anywhere from $1 to $100 &nda…

New Facebook App Tracks Who Gave You the Flu

New Facebook App Tracks Who Gave You the Flu

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sure you have tons of Facebook friends, but which ones are contagious?
A new app called Help, I Have the Flu scans your friends’ status updates for words like “sniffles,” “coughing,” and, naturally, “flu” to se…

A Facebook Phone? Company Testing Voice Apps Now

A Facebook Phone? Company Testing Voice Apps Now

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook is building a phone right in front of our faces. Maybe not a real phone, but all the apps and features you’d expect one to have.Facebook has just added a voice message feature to its Messenge…

Stocks to Watch in 2013

Stocks to Watch in 2013

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s that time of year, when we all want to know what stocks we should be buying in the coming year, or thinking about buying, or steering very, very clear of. So here are seven of the biggest stocks worth keeping your …

Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Unhappy When Facebook Photo Goes Public

Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Unhappy When Facebook Photo Goes Public

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Randi Zuckerberg, the former marketing director of Facebook and sister of the company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, was not happy at the end of her Christmas Day.A photo she posted to her Facebook acc…

Facebook Poke App: Messages Self-Destruct Within 10 Seconds

Facebook Poke App: Messages Self-Destruct Within 10 Seconds

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Sometimes, for some people, a text message can just be too permanent. It’s for those times and those people that Facebook has put out its new Poke app.The standalone app for the iPhone lets you log in with your Facebook account an…

Facebook’s New Privacy Controls Roll Out to All US Users

Facebook’s New Privacy Controls Roll Out to All US Users

Facebook(NEW YORK) — If you think getting improved Facebook privacy controls is a gift, then Christmas is coming a bit early.Starting Thursday night, the new privacy tools, which were announced last week, will start to roll out to users in the United …

Facebook May Be Changing Your Timeline: Redesign Tests in Progress

Facebook May Be Changing Your Timeline: Redesign Tests in Progress

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Facebook may have given us a peek at the future of Timeline after a new design was rolled out for one of ABC News’ producers Wednesday. Apparently Facebook is experimenting with new ways of laying out user’s pages.Face…

Morgan Stanley Fined for Role in Facebook IPO

Morgan Stanley Fined for Role in Facebook IPO

Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Morgan Stanley is the first major financial entity to be sanctioned in relation to Facebook’s IPO.Massachusetts officials are fining Morgan Stanley $5 million for not disclosing a revenue shortfall wi…

Take That, Instagram: Twitter Adds Own Photo Filters

Take That, Instagram: Twitter Adds Own Photo Filters

Twitter(NEW YORK) — The filtered photo war is on.Instagram announced Sunday that it was no longer supporting embedded photos on Twitter, but Twitter isn’t sitting still when it comes to photo sharing.On Monday evening Twitter’s updated its…

Facebook Vote Ends, Along with Your Right to Vote on Facebook

Facebook Vote Ends, Along with Your Right to Vote on Facebook

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — What if they threatened to shut down your right to vote and nobody cared? ‘Tis the story of Facebook’s recent site vote, which closed Monday at 12:00 p.m. PT.Last week Facebook op…

Get Out and Vote for Your Right to Vote on Facebook

Get Out and Vote for Your Right to Vote on Facebook

Facebook(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — It’s time to head to the polls — the Facebook polls, that is. It could be the last (even if it’s the first) time you ever do.Facebook has opened its online polls, allowing its more than a billion users to vote on a sever…

Top Israeli Official’s Facebook, Twitter Accounts Hacked

Top Israeli Official’s Facebook, Twitter Accounts Hacked

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A group of pro-Palestinian hackers apparently managed to hack the social networking accounts of Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom and has promised to release a trove of the top official’s private emai…

Twitter Adds Email Sharing; Facebook Adds Share Button to Apps

Twitter Adds Email Sharing; Facebook Adds Share Button to Apps

Twitter(NEW YORK) — It’s all about sharing — at least if you’re a heavy Twitter or Facebook user it is. On Thursday, the two social media companies rolled out some new features that will make sharing your favorite posts with others a bit …

Mariah, Beyonce and More Stars Urged Fans to Vote on Election Day

Mariah, Beyonce and More Stars Urged Fans to Vote on Election Day

@foofighters(NEW YORK) — With Election Day upon us, celebrities have pushed their fans to the polls.As if her earrings hadn’t made it clear enough, Beyonce posted a letter endorsing President Obama on her website. “Every day we see your he…

With Employee Shares for Sale, Facebook Stock Falls

With Employee Shares for Sale, Facebook Stock Falls

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Shares of Facebook dropped Wednesday upon news that employees can start selling restricted stock in the company. In all, 234 million more shares and stock options held by employees and executives at F…

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