Facebook hit by second global outage in two months

Facebook suffered technical issues on Friday causing its second outage in two months and affecting users worldwide. The major service disruption meant users were greeted with an error message stating little more than “sorry, something went wrong”, when the social media giant, which serves over 1.3 billion users across the globe, became unexpectedly inaccessible for […]

Facebook users suffer service disruptions

Facebook has suffered a series of service disruptions which left many people unable to use the social network. The problems meant that the site was unreachable for some people for almost two hours. Sporadic disruptions were reported by many people and even those who could get through said pages were taking a long time to […]

Facebook rivals Twitter with new ‘subscribe’ button

The new button is the latest in a series of additions to the site which have   been launched this week – including a   smart lists feature and Facebook’s   new free instant messenger mobile app becoming available in the UK. The new button, which has started appearing on every Facebook user’s page next   to the ‘message’ […]

Facebook improved friend lists

This week, it will be easier than ever to see more from the people you care about and simpler to share with exactly the right people using Friend Lists. Want to see posts from your closest friends? Or perhaps you’d like to share a personal story with your family—without also telling all your co-workers. With […]

The Facebook Subscribe button update

Until now, it hasn’t been easy to choose exactly what you see in your News Feed. Maybe you don’t want to see every time your brother plays a game on Facebook, for example. Or maybe you’d like to see more stories from your best friends, and fewer from your coworkers.   You also couldn’t hear […]

Brits Would Rather Have Facebook than a Shower

Brits Would Rather Have Facebook than a Shower Posted in Facebook on Monday, September 12, 2011, 07:01 A survey of 3000 adults has revealed that Facebook is seen as more of a priority in life than things like shoes, fresh fruit and vegetables, and a flushing toilet. Conducted by the London Science Museum, the survey […]

Dole-office civil servants allowed Twitter but no Facebook

Dole-office civil servants allowed Twitter but no Facebook The fine line between tools and timewasting By Anna Leach • Get more from this author Posted in Government, 12th September 2011 09:57 GMT Free whitepaper – Reg Reader Research : End User Productivity Revisited Twitter is fine for civil servants at the Department for Work and […]

The Biggest Threat to Apple could be HTML5

September 11, 2011 In the world of consumer electronics, Apple has emerged as the leader, redefining a number of industries and generating revenue and margins competitors could only dream for, but that delicate lead may be coming to an end. Since debuting the iPhone just four years ago, Apple has risen to become the No.1 […]

UK workers view social networking as a security risk

Friday, 09 September 2011 UK workers view social networking as a security risk One in six UK employees finds sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn a risk to corporate security, according to new research. One in six UK employees consider social networking such as Facebook and LinkedIn a major risk to corporate security, according to […]