German Police Use FaceBook Photos to Hunt Down Crooks

Police in the German state of Lower-Saxony will soon use their networks of Facebook “friends” to find missing persons and hunt out suspected criminals, according to the state’s interior... Read more »

“socialbots” Steal 250Gb of Facebook Data

A small array of scripts programmed to pass themselves off as real people stole 250 gigabytes worth of personal information from Facebook users in just eight weeks, researchers said... Read more »

4yrs In Jail For Inciting Riots Using Facebook

In the fallout of the August Riots across the UK, two men from the the North West of England were sentenced to 4yrs in jail for trying to incite... Read more »

Facebook Blocks Chrome Data Exporter

Facebook has blocked a Google Chrome extension that let you export information about your Facebook “friends” so that data can be shuttled into competing services. Known as Facebook Friends... Read more »

Facebook Leaks Access to Millions of Profiles

Facebook has leaked access to millions of users’ photographs, profiles and other personal information because of a years-old bug that overrides individual privacy settings, researchers from Symantec said. The... Read more »

Osama bin Laden Dead Pictures Are Virus Trap

This just in from the FBI’s department of the bleedin’ obvious: if someone emails you with pictures of Osama bin Laden’s bullet-riddled corpse, this is probably an attempt to... Read more »

Facebook fixes Hotmail reset bug

Facebook has plugged a password reset glitch involving users who linked their social network profiles to Hotmail webmail address. The flaw, discovered by Turkish security researcher Serkan Gencel, also... Read more »

How To Disappear From Facebook Photos and Videos

You will notice that on your profile, that the number shown next to the link to your photos & albums is larger than the amount of pictures of you... Read more »

20,000 Underage Users Kicked Off Facebook Every Day

Facebook has revealed that about 20,000 children are kicked off the social networking site every day for lying about their age. Despite efforts to enforce the age limit policy,... Read more »

Which Social Networks Do You Use ?

In the list below, please select all the social networks that you use. If you think we’ve missed an important one, please post a comment and let us know! Read more »