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11

Jul

No Facebook for 99 days? New initiative dares you to tryThe ‘99 Days of Freedom’ project has launched an experiment promoting happiness by helping users give up the social networking site.

No Facebook for 99 days? New initiative dares you to try
The ‘99 Days of Freedom’ project has launched an experiment promoting happiness by helping users give up the social networking site.

01

Jul

Was Facebook’s manipulation of news feeds ethical?Many of the social media network’s users were outraged to learn they could’ve been unwitting participants in a 2012 study in which their emotions were manipulated.
And the whole situation may be even stickier than you realize.

Was Facebook’s manipulation of news feeds ethical?
Many of the social media network’s users were outraged to learn they could’ve been unwitting participants in a 2012 study in which their emotions were manipulated.

And the whole situation may be even stickier than you realize.

17

Jun

Oversharing Facebook friends just want to fit inNew research finds some surprising reasons that people air all of that drama on Facebook.

Oversharing Facebook friends just want to fit in
New research finds some surprising reasons that people air all of that drama on Facebook.

17

Mar

Feeling blue? It’s Facebook’s faultAccording to a new study, it is more likely that many people around the world feel down at the same time than in the time before Facebook.

Feeling blue? It’s Facebook’s fault
According to a new study, it is more likely that many people around the world feel down at the same time than in the time before Facebook.

11

Mar

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Facebook wants to use solar drones to bring internet access to the world

07

Jan

Astrophysicists hunt for time travelers on Twitter and FacebookBut apparently, time travelers shy away from promoting their whereabouts on social media.

Astrophysicists hunt for time travelers on Twitter and Facebook
But apparently, time travelers shy away from promoting their whereabouts on social media.

03

Jan

17

Dec

Do you ‘like’ nonprofits? Now you can donate right through FacebookWorld Wildlife Fund, the Red Cross and UNICEF are among the first users of the new “Donate Now” button.

Do you ‘like’ nonprofits? Now you can donate right through Facebook
World Wildlife Fund, the Red Cross and UNICEF are among the first users of the new “Donate Now” button.

30

Oct

How Facebook knows when you’ll get divorced (even before you do)Facebook knows who your romantic partner is even if you keep that information private, and can even predict if the relationship will last.

How Facebook knows when you’ll get divorced (even before you do)
Facebook knows who your romantic partner is even if you keep that information private, and can even predict if the relationship will last.

05

Oct

Would you live in an actual company town?Facebook’s $120 million housing community might just bring the old “company town” model back into fashion.

Would you live in an actual company town?
Facebook’s $120 million housing community might just bring the old “company town” model back into fashion.