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Facebook pays bug hunters $1 mn; India 2nd biggest recipient


New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook said it has paid over USD 1 million in the past two years to security researchers who report bugs on its website, with India second among recipients by c

Facebook reunites youth with family after 11 years


Pune: It was a drama that had all ingredients of a Hindi tearjerker with a happy ending when a turbaned Gurubaj Singh knocked the door of the Maharashtrian Domale family here which was ecstatic to se

India, Brazil users lift Facebook count to 1.15 billion

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New York: Buoyed by surging user base in the emerging markets of India and Brazil, social networking giant Facebook has said its monthly active users (MAUs) rose by 21 per cent to 1.15 billion as of

Achievers prone to romantic Facebook jealousy


People who are high-achieving in academics are more likely to experience feelings of romantic jealousy on Facebook, according to a new study.
US researchers conducted several studies of undergraduate

Facebook should allow a 'break up' feature: Experts


London: Social networking sites like Facebook should offer a feature which makes it easier to delete a couple's joint content following a break up, researchers say.
Experts believe this could enable

Facebook leaks contact details of 6 mn users

San Fransisco: Phone numbers and email addresses belonging to some six million Facebook users have been improperly shared due to a software bug, the social network has said.
But no financial or oth

Remark on Oz PM sparks cleavage protest


Sydney: A remark against Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sparked a rush of cleavage photos on Facebook and Twitter. The online protest was lodged after a commentator said on a radio progr

Facebook, Microsoft begin releasing surveillance info after deal with U.S. govt


San Fransisco: Facebook and Microsoft have struck agreements with the U.S. government to release limited information about the number of surveillance requests they receive, a modest victory for the c

Man sends dirty photo, woman contacts his mother


The intention of an Internet charmer by the name Trevor to harass a girl boomeranged when she contacted his mother. Trevor had sent the girl his nude selfie and that of his private part, to which t

Now, Israeli female troopers post pole-dancing video on FB

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Soon after four Israeli female soldiers posted their racy photos on Facebook, a new racy video has surfaced.
The new video, which is likely to leave the army chiefs red-faced, shows half-naked Israel

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