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Facebook hit with $5 billion fine
Facebook hit with $5 billion fine
Cambridge Analytica scandal results in a record $5 billion fine for the social network giant. Approved by a 3-2 vote, Facebook was delivered ...... 15 Jul 2019
'Halt your Libra cryptocurrency', US congressmen tell Facebook in letter
'Halt your Libra cryptocurrency', US congressmen tell Facebook in letter
A U.S. Congress financial services committee has written to Facebook requesting that it halt its Libra digital currency plans so they can be ...... 04 Jul 2019
Glitch causes Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp media issues
Glitch causes Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp media issues
Users of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been reporting problems on Wednesday that affect their picture and video uploads. Facebook ...... 04 Jul 2019
Facebook virtual currency Libra to face U.S. Senate banking committee
Facebook virtual currency Libra to face U.S. Senate banking committee
Only a couple of days after Facebook and partners announced Libra, a U.S. Senate panel has already scheduled a hearing probing the proposed virtual currency. ...... 20 Jun 2019
Libra: Facebook announces global cryptocurrency
Libra: Facebook announces global cryptocurrency
The social media giant has partnered with dozens across industries in its ambitious plans to bring about a global cryptocurrency during the ...... 18 Jun 2019 - 1 comment
No pre-installed Facebook for Huawei phones
No pre-installed Facebook for Huawei phones
The U.S. government's blacklisting of Huawei has resulted in fairly dire consequences for the Chinese smartphone giant. Many of the American, ...... 08 Jun 2019 - 1 comment
Soon you'll be able to send messages from WhatsApp to Messenger and Instagram - and vice versa
Soon you'll be able to send messages from WhatsApp to Messenger and Instagram - and vice versa
Facebook owns some of the world's most popular social media and communication channels, but haven't done much to improve their interoperability. ...... 01 May 2019
Facebook wants to know who of your friends you fancy - Secret Crush feature launched
Facebook wants to know who of your friends you fancy - Secret Crush feature launched
Facebook has been tipping its toes with the massive dating app market recently with its Facebook Dating feature, available in handful of countries. ...... 01 May 2019 - 1 comment
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are all down, globally - again
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are all down, globally - again
All major Facebook-owned properties, including WhatsApp, Facebook itself, Instagram and Messenger are down all over the world. The problem ...... 14 Apr 2019 - 4 comments
Facebook looking to reverse the removal of Messenger from Facebook app
Facebook looking to reverse the removal of Messenger from Facebook app
Facebook has had its own Messenger app for mobile devices for nearly 8 years now, but it was five years ago they made one of the oddest and ...... 13 Apr 2019
TV viewing down in all age groups, YouTube dominates mobile traffic
TV viewing down in all age groups, YouTube dominates mobile traffic
Smartphones are becoming an inseparable part of people's lives. An argument can be, and has been, made that we are already cyborg's because ...... 22 Mar 2019
Facebook put hundred of millions of accounts in jeopardy
Facebook put hundred of millions of accounts in jeopardy
Facebook hasn't exactly been the poster boy for a good social network in that recent past, but there might be still things that haven't been uncovered. ...... 22 Mar 2019
WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are all down, globally
WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are all down, globally
All major Facebook's properties - Instagram, and WhatsApp - are experiencing a global hiccup. All services are either unavailable or having ...... 13 Mar 2019 - 4 comments
Facebook working on a WhatsApp cryptocurrency
Facebook working on a WhatsApp cryptocurrency
Late last year Bloomberg reported on rumors that Facebook was developing a virtual currency meant for their world-leading messaging platform ...... 02 Mar 2019
Facebook adds unsend feature to Messenger
Facebook adds unsend feature to Messenger
Year and a half ago WhatsApp, the world's most popular messaging platform, added a feature called Unsend to its apps. Now Facebook has taken ...... 06 Feb 2019
Facebook's next Oculus VR headset is Rift S?
Facebook's next Oculus VR headset is Rift S?
The pioneer of modern VR hardware, Oculus, is readying a launch of a new headset, rumors suggest. According to UploadVR it will be likely called the Rift S. ...... 06 Feb 2019
Google bypassed App Store just like Facebook
Google bypassed App Store just like Facebook
Earlier this week we reported how Apple was forced to revoke Facebook's Enterprise Development Program certificates after it was revealed that ...... 31 Jan 2019
Apple revokes Facebook's enterprise development certificates over violations
Apple revokes Facebook's enterprise development certificates over violations
Apple says Facebook has been abusing its membership of the Enterprise Development Program to push data-collecting apps to consumers. Earlier ...... 30 Jan 2019
Facebook on defensive after latest data sharing scrutiny
Facebook on defensive after latest data sharing scrutiny
A report from the New York Times into how Facebook shared user information with third-party services has the social network on the defensive. ...... 21 Dec 2018 - 1 comment
A new cryptocurrency arises from... WhatsApp?
A new cryptocurrency arises from... WhatsApp?
Last year was immense for virtual money, or cryptocurrency as the kids like to call it, Bitcoin. 2018 was supposed to be even bigger as Bitcoin ...... 21 Dec 2018
Facebook bug granted app developers access to private photos
Facebook bug granted app developers access to private photos
Facebook has released a statement on its official developer blog announcing a bug that has potentially leaked photos from millions of Facebook users. ...... 16 Dec 2018 - 1 comment
Facebook wants to deliver you HBO
Facebook wants to deliver you HBO
World's largest social media platform, Facebook, is constantly looking for new ways to monetize its user base of two billion. Now the company ...... 14 Dec 2018
Facebook trials banning of words and emojis
Facebook trials banning of words and emojis
While Facebook seems to be the exact same platform it was year ago, tons of changes have been made to even the core functions. One of the ...... 28 Nov 2018 - 1 comment
Facebook's revamp on Messenger is ready for limelight
Facebook's revamp on Messenger is ready for limelight
Facebook is of course known for its core business, that is the world's most popular social media site, but the company is perhaps even more ...... 25 Oct 2018
Google finally calls it quits  Google+ shutting down
Google finally calls it quits Google+ shutting down
Google's effort to steal some of Facebook's audience was introduces now seven years ago. Since it's inception Google+ has evolved quite a bit ...... 09 Oct 2018 - 1 comment
Facebook: Hacked logins not used on third-party sites
Facebook: Hacked logins not used on third-party sites
Facebook has some reassuring news for the up to 50 million users affected by a data breach disclosed last week by the social media giant. ...... 03 Oct 2018 - 1 comment
Were you among the hacked? Here's the only way to know if Facebook breach affected you
Were you among the hacked? Here's the only way to know if Facebook breach affected you
Yesterday Facebook released a statement about a security breach that had affected tens of millions of Facebook users. According to the social ...... 29 Sep 2018
Zuckerberg unveils new Oculus Quest headset
Zuckerberg unveils new Oculus Quest headset
Oculus VR, one of the foremost pioneers of virtual reality headsets, has announced a new product. Facebook-owned, since 2014, Oculus' new headset ...... 27 Sep 2018
Prison sentence sought for Deadpool pirate
Prison sentence sought for Deadpool pirate
A man who has admitted to downloading a bootleg copy of Deadpool and then sharing it online could face a prison term. The Fresno, California ...... 17 Sep 2018
U.S. Facebook users taking breaks, uninstalling apps, changing privacy settings
U.S. Facebook users taking breaks, uninstalling apps, changing privacy settings
According to Pew Research, American Facebook users are responding to privacy concerns on Facebook in a variety of ways right up uninstalling ...... 06 Sep 2018
Report: Instagram working on shopping app
Report: Instagram working on shopping app
Instagram is working on a standalone shopping application according to a report by The Verge. The Verge cites sources in reporting that the ...... 05 Sep 2018
Snap gets a $250 million investment from Saudi Arabia
Snap gets a $250 million investment from Saudi Arabia
Snap was once perhaps the hottest prospects in the messaging startup game but they've fallen quite a bit from their perceived glory. Now they've ...... 09 Aug 2018
IGTV pushes Instagram into video space
IGTV pushes Instagram into video space
Instagram will compete with existing video giants like YouTube following the launch of IGTV this week. The Facebook-owned social network ...... 21 Jun 2018
Cook: Apple receives no private data from Facebook
Cook: Apple receives no private data from Facebook
Apple chief Tim Cook moved this week to refute claims that the company received private user data from Facebook. Recent report showed how ...... 06 Jun 2018
WhatsApp to get group video calls soon
WhatsApp to get group video calls soon
It has been revealed that WhatsApp will soon have a coveted group video calls feature at the Facebook Developer Conference (F8 2018) in San Jose. ...... 02 May 2018
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