Erik Cisler

New Zealand Police Use Facebook To Quell Future Riots

New Zealand police are setting their sights on stopping parties-turned-riots by monitoring Public Event pages.

VOTE: Would You Swap Gmail For Facebook Email?

By now, you probably already know: Facebook is supposedly launching an email service this coming Monday and the hype is pretty high at this point.

Pauly D. Close to Becoming People's Sexiest Man Alive

People Magazine has launched a new application to discover the most attractive guy on Facebook.

London School Offers Free MBA Study Program Through Facebook

A new application brings business school education and places it directly within a Facebook application. It's an effective marketing program for the school.

Despite A Surging User Base, Facebook Remains Fastest

Last quarter, Facebook was the social network with the fastest average response time - a near instantaneous 1.02 seconds.

Study Reveals What Times Facebook Users Are Most Active

A new study finds the times that Facebook users are most active on the site.

Barnes And Noble's New NookColor Includes Facebook Integration

By now, you're probably already aware of the new color version of Barnes and Noble's popular Nook e-Reader, due for release in late November. The NookColor is set to compete directly with Apple's iPad, and it expands on the original Nook's capabilities with the inclusion of Facebook connectivity.

Pet Society Home Ransacked, Italian Police Investigating

A Palermo, Italy woman's virtual home in Pet Society, the social pet Facebook game, was recently burgled. Paintings, mirrors, carpets, a jacuzzi, a designer sofa, a billiards table, and an aquarium, items she'd spent around $139 to obtain, were missing. Only the cat remained.

Facebook Aims For The Moving Target Of Data Center Optimization

Jay Park, director of Facebook Data Center Engineering, recently posted a fascinating, encouraging Note on the topic of data center optimization.

Security Concerns? Try BitDefender's New Safego Facebook App

Online privacy, or the lack thereof, has been getting a lot of play in the media lately. From lawsuits levied against Facebook and Zynga for alleged privacy breaches to third party Firefox extensions designed to highlight flaws in Facebook log-in security, we've had plenty to write about just in the past week. App developers are taking note and responding in turn.