According to a latest report, experts believe `Facebook' is persistently promoting binge drinking among young people as it has become saturated with official as well as unofficial alcohol marketing.
Sources said Facebook is relentlessly attracting people towards the trend of binge drinking, which is not good news for the concerned authorities.
According to a Wall Street Journal repor, t mobile messaging startup Snapchat rejected an acquisition offer from Facebook Inc. This could have valued the company at $3 billion or more.
Reports say, Facebook representatives approached Snapchat recently to discuss the all-cash deal. This would have been Facebook's largest acquisition ever.
Facebook faced criticism today for not paying corporation tax in the UK last year. It was despite of the fact that it was raking in an estimated £223million. If revelations of Accounts have to be believed, the British arm of the social networking giant, Facebook UK, incurred an official loss in Britain in 2012.
Experts are of the opinion that popular social networking sites, including Twitter and Facebook, could help in averting certain illnesses such as flu or cold.
Mathematical models could be used by the sites in order to comprehend the way of socially responding to biological contagions.
When it comes to Australia, nine million people contribute almost to 40% of the total population of the country. This proportion has been found to spend time on Facebook at a regular basis.
The figure has been released in the local user figures' first detailed breakdown of the social networking site. Detailed daily user figures have not been released earlier by a majority of social media firms, such as Facebook and Twitter.
Published lately in Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID), a study has claimed that a strep throat outbreak realized last year in a dance team of Minnesota was unusual in some manners.
First of all, the contagious infection had spread through pasta that was served at a banquet. And secondly, the same was brought to light by Facebook comments.
It has often been said that people who are happy in their relationships will post about the same. It has now been unveiled that there is scientific evidence about the same.
According to a group of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, it has now been confirmed that people who are contend and happy in their relationships are likely to share the same on Facebook.