Facebook Users

  • Facebook users in India cross the 100 million mark 09-04-2014 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook has crossed 100 million active users in India, its largest base outside the US. "Today, we have more than 100 million people who access Facebook actively in India each month," Facebook India Head of Growth & Mobile Partnerships Kevin D'Souza told PTI. Facebook's mission...
  • India key source of mobile user growth: Facebook 04-02-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Emerging markets like India are a "key source" of growth for Facebook, with increasing number of users logging onto the site through handsets, driving up its advertising revenues 76 per cent to $2.34 billion during the December quarter. Of this, mobile advertising revenue represented about 53 per cent,...
  • India to have the world's largest Facebook population by 2016: Study 21-11-2013 04:54 PM

    Washington: With more and more Indians logging onto social networking sites, India has recorded the highest growth in their usage and is set to control the largest Facebook population worldwide by 2016. The US remains the single country with the greatest number of Facebook users, at 146.8 million this year,...
  • 16 types of Facebook users. What's your type? 18-11-2013 12:50 PM

    It has been observed that there is a mixed variety of people users are friends with on Facebook. Some are busy in sending game requests or posting random pictures, while others simply behave like mute spectators and observe your every move. There are others who simply post stuff like "I...
  • Facebook can predict when you're headed for break up 29-10-2013 04:20 PM

    Washington: Scientists have developed a Facebook algorithm which they say can accurately identify who you're dating and when you're in danger of breaking up. The algorithm developed by a Cornell University professor and a senior Facebook engineer takes advantage of a new metric system called "disperson," which looks at connections...
  • Are you the most annoying person on Facebook? 15-10-2013 01:13 PM

    Almost all of us are friends with people on Facebook who either spam news feeds with the photos of their babies, constant updates or unnecessary check-ins like "at salon - getting a haircut". It has been observed that most of the users find the behaviour of their Facebook friends annoying...
  • India made an average 18 user data requests daily to Facebook 28-08-2013 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: India, which has over 82 million Facebook users, on an average made 18 requests per day about data related to its users between January and June this year from the social networking giant, which complied with about 50 per cent of those request. The California-based firm in its...
  • Facebook to make capital investments worth $1.6 billion in 2013 28-07-2013 02:26 PM

    New York: Social networking giant Facebook, whose user base is expanding primarily on the back of rising penetration in emerging markets like India and Brazil, will make capital investments worth USD 1.6 billion this year. In the first half of this year, the California-based firm incurred a capital expenditure of...
  • Facebook shares soar as users, mobile ads climb 25-07-2013 11:14 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc delivered strong evidence it can thrive on smartphones and tablets on Wednesday, reporting a much better-than-anticipated surge in mobile advertising revenue in the second quarter that ignited a nearly 17 per cent share rally. The world's No. 1 social network also reported an uptick in daily...
  • Facebook mobile users jumped around 20 per cent in US, UK in June 18-07-2013 10:33 AM

    London: The number of users accessing Facebook via their mobile phones in June jumped around 20 per cent in the United States and Britain, the social network said, touting its appeal for brands trying to reach consumers during the summer months. Created in a Harvard dorm room in 2004, the...
  • Facebook asked by court to ban kids under 13 from opening an account 17-07-2013 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked social networking site Facebook to upload a disclaimer on its home page that children below the age of 13 years cannot open an account on it. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru asked Facebook to...
  • Here is why Facebook users need a break 06-02-2013 11:29 AM

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  • Free Wi-Fi for Facebook users coming soon 05-11-2012 03:49 PM

    Washington: Facebook users, rejoice! Your days of repeatedly asking for Wi-Fi passwords at coffee-shops may soon be over. The social networking website is testing a new Wi-Fi hot spot service for local businesses that grants users free Internet access if they do a Facebook check-in. Businesses would provide the access...