• Hacker group claims responsibility for Facebook outage

    Hacker group claims responsibility for Facebook outage

    Hacker group Lizard Squad said they were responsible for the temporary outage of Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday.

  • Social media users are less stressed

    Social media users are less stressed

    A new study found that people who spend more time on social media or the internet do not have higher levels of stress than those who do not.

  • Adult Americans still fond of Facebook

    Adult Americans still fond of Facebook

    Facebook remains the undisputed king of social media networks and is still popular with adult internet users in the US, according to the latest survey from the Pew Research Center.

  • Elderly better off learning social media

    Elderly better off learning social media

    Older Britons who are adept at using social media have better cognitive capabilities and a higher sense of self-competence than those who don’t know how to use these platforms, according to research carried out in the UK. These factors indirectly improved the mental health and well-being of the elderly involved in the study.

  • Could Facebook have helped prevent Lee Rigby’s death?

    Could Facebook have helped prevent Lee Rigby’s death?

    Social media giant Facebook could have prevented the death of British soldier Lee Rigby, according to a report from the United Kingdom’s parliamentary intelligence and security committee (ISC).

  • Requests for Facebook data up 24 per cent

    Requests for Facebook data up 24 per cent

    Surveillance requests for Facebook user data rose by 24 per cent from the second half of 2013 to the first half of 2014, according to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report.