The news ticker was initially launched to a small number of users; however, Facebook publicly released the feature to all its members. Since the feature is enabled by default, Facebook provides no option for its users to disable it, and many users found it to be annoying and were literally finding out ways to disable it. Till date, Internet Explorer users did not have any add-ons to disable this features, however, now there’s a way do it.
Yet another scam that has been reportedly spreading on Facebook with the title – “98 Percent Of People Cant Watch This Video For More Than 15 Seconds” and has a message that reads – “CLICK LINK TO WATCH VIDEO & SEE HOW LONG YOU CAN LAST!!” This message spreading on Facebook like wildfire is scam, and it is recommended that you avoid clicking on it if you see it in your Facebook news feed.
A new scam is underway on Facebook, which claims to show a video of the Italian news reporter Marika Fruscio showing her breast on an Italian TV. The scam titled – “The beautiful Marika Fruscioshows her breasts on Italian TV!” The scam message describes that, “The beautiful Marika Fruscio, Italian columnist tries desperately to hide desperately to hide his chest but it has apparently decided otherwise!”
The social giant network, Facebook, which was alleged for tracking its users and non-users Internet activity and invading their privacy, has finally admitted the fact, and revealed how it tracks users and non-users across the web, gathering huge amount of data.
On the night of 17th November, don’t forget to stare the heavens as the Leonid meteor shower is expected to light up the skies with a spectacular view from the Earth. The Leonid meteor shower is expected to reach peak activity tonight at approximately 10:40 PM EST (0340 GMT on November 18th).
Now that Google has already challenged Facebook by creating a new social network if its own – Google Plus, Microsoft too has entered into the war of the social networks and is planning to release a new social networking site called “Socl”. But do we really need another social networking site?
According to BBC, Facebook said that the spam attacked functioned using “self-XSS vulnerability During this attack, users were tricked into pasting and executing malicious java script in their browser URL bar causing them to unknowingly share this offensive content. No user data or accounts were compromised during this attack.”