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Why I Love to Hate Facebook, and Why I Hate to Love it

Claire Frances | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Tech
Claire Frances

I have a true love hate relationship with Facebook. I certainly don't put my private details up there, and I'm very selective with what pictures I share. But yesterday's turn of events really got me thinking, and I found myself asking the same old questions - why do we feel the need to share stuff on there? Why do we do it so publicly?

'Arseholes' and 'Idiots': Lecturer Has a Go at Students and Staff on Facebook

Antonia Paget | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Antonia Paget

University of Nottingham English lecturer Tony Fisher has apologised for comments he made on his public Facebook page, following revelations that he called students 'semi-literate', staff 'absolute arseholes' and revealed the content of private email exchanges.

10 Types Of Facebook Friends

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Are you a 'Donut' or a 'Dredger'? Well, chances are, even if you're not one yourself, you'll know one. Because they're types of Facebook friends - acc...

Hilarious #VictorianFacebook Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

For verily, it is the finest Twitter hashtag game since #MiddleClassInjuries! Yes, #VictorianFacebook began with this tweet from the very funny @Bi...

Radio Host Arrested For 'Liking' Facebook Status

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Memphis radio host was reportedly arrested on Tuesday for “liking” a Facebook post made by a woman who has a restraining order against him. ...

Facebook Humblebrags Throughout History

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to College Humor's Will Stephen and Nathan Yaffe for these - a collection of Facebook status humblebrags from historical figures... ...

How to Be Facebook Famous in 11 Simple Steps

Leigh Clark | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Tech
Leigh Clark

Taking the bins out or feeding the cats is just a mundane duty to most of us, but we all know some people who do these everyday chores and receive wide recognition and rapturous applause. These people are Facebook Famous. They're the winners of the most competitive popularity contest on earth and every aspect of their life is so damn fantastic that it needs to be shared with their legions of adoring friends. But how the hell do these cocky little upstarts do it and how can you achieve similar glorification from your online acquaintances?

The Degeneration of Facebook in 10 Statuses

Leigh Clark | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech
Leigh Clark

In the olden days, Facebook was a fun place to find out what old friends were were up to. A place to catch up with people you'd lost touch with and somewhere you would share a picture of your cute new kitten or your adorable puppy. Unfortunately, things changed...

Drink Driving Admission On Facebook Leads To Teen's Arrest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Things You Shouldn't Do While Drunk: 1. Drive. 2. Update your Facebook status. 3. Update your Facebook status to admit that you've driven dru...

Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

Daniel Warner | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

"Wait for the guy who wants to show you off to the world?". Exactly how does this work? I'm confused. Is he in to wife swapping? Husband swapping? That's just what I need, I've falling in love with a porno director and he wants to "show me off".

Report: Facebook 'Starts Deleting Photos'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook has finally started removing 'deleted' photos from its servers, after users noted they were still accessible online. Until now it was poss...

Facebook - Roses Round Every Door

Sue Hedges | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Hedges

Is it just me - or do you get fed up with reading stories about how happy everyone's life is on Facebook? Everyday you look and you read things like ...