Latest Criticism of Facebook Stories

Open Letter Criticizes Facebook For Allowing Hate Speech
2013-05-29 11:19:52

Following a successful grassroots campaign which resulted in advertisers fleeing the site, Facebook has now responded to complaints about hate speech and violence, particularly when it’s aimed at women.

Facebook Exodus For One Third Of Users In New Poll
2013-05-04 06:51:24

One third of all Facebook users take breaks from the popular social network by deactivating their account, and 10 percent of them eventually quit using the website entirely, according to a team of Cornell University researchers.

Facebook Will Let 'Trusted Contacts' Help Recover Forgotten Passwords
2013-05-03 09:54:05

Facebook rolled out a new security feature on Thursday that lets users locked out of their accounts recover their passwords with the help of trusted friends. The optional enhancement, dubbed "Trusted Contacts,” lets a Facebook user select up to five friends to receive security codes if the user cannot login to his or her account.

Facebook Victory In Germany Lets Social Network Continue Using Real Names
2013-02-15 16:57:23

Today, a German court has ruled that Facebook is allowed to insist its users go by their real names on the site, a decision which the watchdog group plans to appeal.

Taking Over The Internet, Facebook Style
2013-02-08 06:28:37

Late yesterday afternoon, Facebook began taking over the web, snatching people away from whatever site they were viewing. Facebook Connect was clearly at fault here, as only those who were signed into Facebook and trying to access sites with the log in service were affected.

Facebook Mobile Thrives 013113
2013-01-31 12:39:24

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave an earnings call to their investors yesterday, bragging on their mobile success while also dashing hopes that their profits may grow in the coming year.

Facebook Is Putting A Price On Your Voice
2013-01-12 09:16:41

It would cost you $100 if you wanted to put a message into Mark Zuckerberg’s inbox.

Facebook's "Midnight Delivery" New Year Service Flaw Fixed
2012-12-31 11:12:45

There’s something about the New Year which makes humans young and old alike desire to greet one another with good tidings and well wishes; It’s part of what makes us a great race.

Facebook Changes Privacy Controls
2012-12-12 19:47:33

Facebook is announcing even more changes to their privacy policies, as well as a new way for users to access and change their privacy settings.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.