I love Cyborg Vision, an augmented reality app that recognises your Facebook friends' faces and overlays their information like the vision of the Cyberdyne Systems Model 101 Series 800. Yes, this 69p app gives you Terminator's vision.
Facebook's "Immune System" might not be as robust as Zuckerberg believes. In fact, four researchers from the University of British Colombia have recently demonstrated just how easily a new breed of bot can infiltrate the FB system and harvest user data.
Citing employees at Hamburg Data Protection, Bloomberg claims that Facebook's cookies will still actively track your online activity even if you've cancelled your account. But it mostly just seems like tin hat paranoia.
It might be appropriate for mates post photos of you flat-out drunk and having your stomach pumped in hospital, but it's simply not when it comes to nurses snapping pics of your naked arse and uploading them to Facebook.
If your Facebook account is compromised and FB staff is less than prompt with addressing your issue, don't fret. It isn't because they don't like you, it's because there are 599,000 other people with your same predicament—and that's just today.
What do you get when you spend over £465 million on a new Swedish party house for your servers? This 28,000 metres squared of buzzing, scalding Facebook servers in a spot so cold, they can just let the air in.
It's 2:30am. You're blind drunk and desperately trying to log into your FB account on your phone—ya know, to see if that hottie from the last bar Friended you yet—but your damn beer sausage fingers entered the wrong password one too many times. What's a lush to do?
When you think of Facebook you don't exactly think 'environmentally friendly'. All those data centres burning through electricity, powering your virtual social lives. Facebook's first push out of the US might be a tad kinder to the environment, using Arctic cooling.
Facebook says it has 750,000,000 users. Somewhere in that mix of baby pictures and beer poing, a hell of a lot of scam and spam activity is spread. Luckily for us, Zuckerberg retaliates with the "Facebook Immune System."
There's no denying Facebook has a massive user-base -- but you might be surprised to know that Facebook has more gamers than anyone else, as Ethan Beard, Facebook's director of partnerships put so eloquently:
Hey, what was the last update you posted to Facebook? That's nice, everyone loves a good cat video. Admiral James Stavridis of NATO just posted his intention to end the war in Libya. Possibly the first war to be ended via social media and definitely the first one to show up next to a Farmville request on your wall.
A thoroughly scientific study by sociological journal Cosmopolitan says 20 per cent of women prefer Facebook over carnal activity. This number sounds low to me. In our era, Facebook's made almost everything enjoyable and worthwhile about sex obsolete. Let's get poking.
I get more Facebook messages than emails from my friends these days. But the Facebook app is horrible at notifying me when someone actually tries to get a hold of me. The new Facebook Messaging app, though, makes sure I know exactly when my friends want to get in touch with me.
You may recall that we had kind of a big problem with Google+'s policy of not allowing pseudonyms. Well, Google just announced they're finally going to open the doors for them, as well as Google Apps and brand names.
BlackBerry Messenger gains another rival to its messaging crown with the launch of Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry. Facebook now has the top three smartphone platforms covered, with Messenger apps on iOS and Android already available.