Facebook ups it's numbers on how many fake accounts it thinks it has. In company filings published this week, it said 8.7% of its 955 million active accounts broke its rules. Duplicate profiles - belonging to already registered users - made up 4.8% of its membership figure.
New initiatives, including a standalone game play site, give the social gaming company some independence from Facebook. But it's not cutting the cord just yet. In recent news around the web, Zynga is looking to reduce it's dependency on Facebook with two major changes it has announced today. These changes will, as stated by Zynga, allow it to both grow and provide further services rather than just it's current gaming content.
A computer worm has stolen 45,000 login credentials from Facebook, security experts have warned. The data is believed to have been taken largely from Facebook accounts in the UK and France, according to security firm Seculert.
A series of private pictures of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have been posted online by "hackers" to highlight a bug in the social network. In total 14 pictures of Mr Zuckerberg were posted to image site Imgur under the headline: "It's time to fix those security flaws Facebook".
Mafia Wars, love it, loathe it, even hate it. We still play and cherish it. (Yes you do, don't lie, or the Squirrel Boys will come around for nibbles!). But from all accounts, Mafia Wars 2 apparently isn't doing as well as it expected.