ShareUK newspaper The Sunday Times reported that Facebook is accessing smartphone users text messages who have downloading facebook application installed on their mobile phone. Important thing is that Facebook didn’t denied the report and admitted that Facebook is reading mobile phone users private text messages as a part of testing phase of their own messaging service. Facebook is planning to launch a messaging service very soon.
ShareAs we all know that President Obama doesn’t like kids to use Facebook and other social media sites even though he made full use of Facebook to get vote from young generation in the presidential election and had raised hell of money for his election campaign with the help of his 24million followers on his Facebook page. And now its been reported that President Obama has banned his daughters from using Facebook.
ShareGroup of Facebook Users posted Facebook Mark Zuckerberg personal pictures on image hosting website to expose facebook security flaws. Members of a Body Building forum revealed the flaw in a instructional tutorial of step-by-step guide of how to view private photos on facebook.
ShareFacebook has finally met its fate in a judgment passed by Lahore high court. Justice Azmat Saeed ordered the Ministry of Telecom and Information Technology to block the social networking website, Facebook for maintaining content of religious discrimination. According to news published in Pakistan today, there was a petition demanding the ban on Facebook for holding notorious competition based on blasphemous caricatures on May 20, 2011. The court has ordered the government to disabled Facebook or ban Facebook and deliver a compliance report by October 6, 2011. This is being rightfully done to a social networking site that supports religious discrimination. A Similar event took place an year back with consequences that followed to temporarily restrict access to Facebook in Pakistan. Either the mistake is somehow repeated or intentionally done because Facebook Platform Policies clearly state: You will not post content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence. Even if the Facebook administrators failed to see it the first time, how come they not notice it when the competition was intentionally held again after a period of one year? The administrators have the complete control to remove any controversial material being…
ShareFacebook with other similar kind of sites like myspace, twitter called themselves Social Networking Sites and now they are so big they can be consider as Social Media sites as well. However, the big question is “Is Facebook Really Bringing Friends Together?”