Archive for the ‘Facebook’ Category

4 Nov
2010

Prisoner Photo Scandal on Facebook

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A former Israeli soldier posted photos on Facebook of herself in uniform smiling beside bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoners, drawing sharp criticism Monday from the Israeli military and Palestinian officials. Former conscript Eden Abergil is seen in two pictures from her album entitled “Army — The best period of my life“ next to hand-bound and… Read More »

13 Nov
2010

Facebook Launches Facebook Live (The Video Channel)

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Facebook, which is already widely used as a platform for distributing live video, is making a play of its own with a new app called Facebook Live. However, unlike services like Ustream and Livestream that offer live video features for Facebook Pages, Facebook Live is more of a channel dedicated to the happenings of the… Read More »

4 Nov
2010

Ivy Bean: Oldest Twitter User Dies at 104

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104 year old Ivy Bean who was widely considered to be the oldest Twitter user having more than 60,000 followers died today in two-story care home where she used to live situated in northern English city of Bradford. During her final days, nursing home staff posted regular tweets on her condition before finally confirming the… Read More »

13 Nov
2010

Facebook Announces 500 Million Member Milestone

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Facebook has announced that it has surpassed the 500 million-member mark when a (500 Million + 1)th member registered at Facebook. Facebook already enjoys an Alexa Ranking of 2 just behind Google. Multi Billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg writes in a blog post: “I could have never imagined all of the ways people would use Facebook… Read More »