MENLO PARK, Calif. - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a new search feature on the world's biggest online social network. Called "graph search," the new service lets users search their social connections for information about people, interests, photos and places. Until now, Facebook users were unable to search for... more »
NEW YORK- Facebook wants to address what's perhaps the biggest complaint with its iPhone app: It's releasing an update that's faster. Facebook Inc. says it is launching the newest version of the app on Thursday. Rather than add a slew of new features, the company says it rebuilt it from... more »
Facebook is trying to disable 83 million of its accounts that are fake. Some are malicious and others are pages created for pets.
The social network says more than eight-percent of its 955 million monthly active users worldwide are duplicate or false accounts. Facebook has divvied them up into... more »
MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn> - Authorities say a father who was upset after a Tennessee couple deleted his adult daughter as a friend on Facebook has been charged with killing the couple. Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said Wednesday the victims had complained to police that Marvin's Potter's daughter was harassing... more »
NEW YORK - Google says it has opened up its Google Plus social network to everyone after testing it for 12 weeks.
It is also adding a search capability.
Google Inc. said in a blog post Tuesday that it will now let anyone sign up for Google Plus.... more »
NEW YORK - Quick on the heels of Google's launch of its latest social-networking venture, Facebook is rolling out video calls.
It's powered by Internet phone company Skype.
Facebook said Wednesday that it is also rolling out a group chat feature.
Facebook users can now create instant... more »
Quelling rumors of a breakup, Facebook and the company behind many of the most popular games on the social network say they've signed a five-year partnership that will keep "Farmville," "Mafia Wars" and "Cafe World" on the site.
Zynga's games are popular distractions on Facebook.
The games have... more »