Facebook goes down; users call police to bring back the service

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As we all know Facebook was down yesterday for unknown reason, but how the users took it is a totally different story. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department received numerous calls from Facebook users asking them to help regain contact with Facebook.  The non-stop calls forced LASD to post tweets in order to explain that police has nothing [...]

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Anonymous hacks Kenyan Defence Forces Twitter Account

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The official Twitter account of Kenyan Defense Forces ‘@kdfinfo‘ has been hacked by Anonymous just before midnight on Sunday. Hackers who took over the KDF’s account have identified themselves as @Anon_0x03 and Anonymous Kenya. Several tweets were made by Anonymous, accusing the army for wasting time and money in buying weapons while Africa remains poor. The account has around [...]

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Palestinians and Israelis take battle to social networks

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Now, the battle waged by both sides also extends to social networks. Israelis and Palestinians are increasingly using sophisticated methods in an attempt to win support on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. While Hamas Guides Palestinians to publish photos of wounded on social networks, Israel has created an application that simulates what if Gaza were in your country. [...]

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Facebook used its news feed to control users’ emotions: Forbes

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There is no doubt that Facebook has become a social media giant but it will play with people’s emotion was never expected. Yes! Facebook has reveled that it played with emotions of over 689,003 of users through a vast experiment. Facebook is the best human research lab ever. There’s no need to get experiment participants to sign pesky [...]

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New Israeli Facebook page says, Kill a Palestinian ‘terrorist’ every hour.

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More than 20,000 Israelis have joined a Facebook page that calls for the murder of a Palestinian every hour until three missing Israeli settler teens are located. The page is titled “Until the boys are back, every hour we shoot a terrorist.” On the Facebook page, the famous Hebrew slogan is ascribed on the cover photo [...]

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