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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
Facebook admits: Yes, we read through your Messenger messages
Facebook admits: Yes, we read through your Messenger messages
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted in an interview with VOX that company scans through all private messages people send through Facebook Messenger. ...... 05 Apr 2018 - 16 comments
Tim Cook criticizes Facebook over privacy issues
Tim Cook criticizes Facebook over privacy issues
'We could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer... we've elected not to do that," Tim Cook. Apple chief executive Tim Cook has ...... 29 Mar 2018 - 1 comment
Mozilla releases a privacy tool for Facebook users
Mozilla releases a privacy tool for Facebook users
Facebook has been under quite a volley of fire recently, thanks to the Cambridge Analytica controversy. Now Mozilla has revealed a new tool ...... 28 Mar 2018 - 1 comment
Social media 'hate speech' fines come to Germany
Social media 'hate speech' fines come to Germany
Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter can be hit with fines of up to 50 million if they fail to remove 'hate speech' in Germany. ...... 02 Jan 2018
News agencies want Facebook and Google to pay for linking
News agencies want Facebook and Google to pay for linking
Nine European news agencies have signed on a plea which details that the U.S. online giants should be required to pay for using their content ...... 14 Dec 2017
Facebook: Send us all your nudes, so we can block their distribution
Facebook: Send us all your nudes, so we can block their distribution
Facebook has released a feature in Australia that sounds more like a teenage boys' prank than a real feature. Company asks people who are worried ...... 09 Nov 2017 - 4 comments
Facebook reports more than $10 billion in ad revenue
Facebook reports more than $10 billion in ad revenue
The world's largest social network sees profits soaring in the third quarter driven by a large increase in ad revenue. In the three months ...... 02 Nov 2017
Facebook revamping the news feed radically, makes more room for ads?
Facebook revamping the news feed radically, makes more room for ads?
Facebook is allegedly currently trialing a new news feed where the main feed might be swarmed by ads. This would entail that some more relevant ...... 24 Oct 2017
These are the top apps in the United States
These are the top apps in the United States
comScore has released its latest chart showing which apps are the most used ones in the United States. As the American mobile phone culture ...... 25 Aug 2017 - 4 comments
Facebook releases a new feature to further encourage group discussion
Facebook releases a new feature to further encourage group discussion
Facebook has launched a new community feature to let people, brands, and communities to keep in touch with their fans more easily. The feature ...... 20 Jul 2017 - 3 comments
Facebook to broadcast UEFA Champions League matches
Facebook to broadcast UEFA Champions League matches
UEFA Champions League football matches will be streamed on Facebook from the coming football season, according to reports. The UEFA Champions ...... 28 Jun 2017 - 1 comment
Facebook reaches 2 billion users
Facebook reaches 2 billion users
Social network giant Facebook has hit a new milestone of 2 billion users around the world. The milestone was announced by Facebook co-founder ...... 28 Jun 2017 - 3 comments
Court: Parents have no right to dead girl's Facebook
Court: Parents have no right to dead girl's Facebook
The parents of a deceased teenager have been denied the right to access their late daughter's Facebook account by an appeals court. In late ...... 31 May 2017 - 1 comment
Last Warning! - Evil scam targeting entrepreneurs and others in Facebook
"Last Warning!" - Evil scam targeting entrepreneurs and others in Facebook
During the past 24 hours, there has been a massive wave of phishing attempts targeting Facebook page owners, such as entrepreneurs and hobby groups. ...... 16 May 2017 - 4 comments
Facebook homepage listed in takedown notice over football piracy
Facebook homepage listed in takedown notice over football piracy
In an unfortunate display of how piracy-related censorship activity can identify innocent targets, a recent takedown request listed www.facebook.com ...... 01 May 2017 - 1 comment
Snapchat introduces new filters called World Lenses
Snapchat introduces new filters called World Lenses
Snapchat has today announced that its instant messaging app will be receiving new digital candy to decorate your pictures and videos. Unlike ...... 19 Apr 2017
Messenger drops support for most Windows Phone models, permanently
Messenger drops support for most Windows Phone models, permanently
Facebook has announced that it will stop supporting the Messenger platform for Windows Phones running WP8.1 or older. As over 75 percent of ...... 28 Mar 2017
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
It is clear that artificial intelligence is going to be a huge part of future computing. It might not mean Haley Joel Osment's David from 2001 ...... 28 Jan 2017 - 1 comment
Facebook stops using WhatsApp data thanks to UK watchdog
Facebook stops using WhatsApp data thanks to UK watchdog
As Facebook bought the world's largest messaging platform WhatsApp in 2014 it promised to keep it clear of ads and keep messaging private. Now ...... 09 Nov 2016
Microsoft tried to buy Facebook in 2010
Microsoft tried to buy Facebook in 2010
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was on CNBC yesterday reminiscing about the time the company bid for Facebook in 2010. Ballmer says the ...... 25 Oct 2016
Facebook introduces Events to help you and your friends plan better
Facebook introduces "Events" to help you and your friends plan better
Facebook has introduced "Events from Facebook" today, a new app "designed for event seekers who are passionate about keeping up with nearby ...... 09 Oct 2016
WhatsApp to share your number, data with Facebook unless you opt out
WhatsApp to share your number, data with Facebook unless you opt out
WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy for the first time in years and will share your phone number and other data with Facebook to offer more services. ...... 25 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Facebook Messenger reaches 1 billion users
Facebook Messenger reaches 1 billion users
Facebook has yet another service that has reached 1 billion users. The company's "Messenger" messaging and payments service hit the milestone ...... 22 Jul 2016 - 2 comments
Official WhatsApp client released for Windows and Mac OS X
Official WhatsApp client released for Windows and Mac OS X
One of the most frequently requested "features" among WhatsApp users has been an official Windows desktop client. Now, the messaging app reaching ...... 11 May 2016 - 3 comments
1 million people now use Facebook through Tor
1 million people now use Facebook through Tor
Facebook has announced today that over 1 million people now access the social media site through Tor for "a variety of reasons related to privacy, ...... 26 Apr 2016 - 10 comments
Facebook adds group voice calls to popular Messenger app
Facebook adds group voice calls to popular Messenger app
Facebook has announced the addition of group voice calls to their popular Messenger app, starting with the latest update for iOS and Android. ...... 23 Apr 2016
Facebook facing censorship lawsuit in France
Facebook facing censorship lawsuit in France
Thanks to a new court ruling, Facebook will have to face a censorship lawsuit brought by a French teacher whose Facebook account got suspended ...... 14 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
WhatsApp likely to cross billion user mark by end of month, drops $1 price
WhatsApp likely to cross billion user mark by end of month, drops $1 price
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum has announced today that the popular app now has 990 million users, suggesting it will hit the billion user milestone ...... 19 Jan 2016
Facebook Messenger now up to 800 monthly active users
Facebook Messenger now up to 800 monthly active users
Facebook has boasted an incredible figure for its Messenger instant messaging service: 800 million monthly active users. "The Messenger team's ...... 09 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Facebook says goodbye to Flash
Facebook says goodbye to Flash
Facebook has hit another nail into the coffin of Adobe's much-maligned Flash by switching to HTML5 for all Facebook web video. Any video ...... 22 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Facebook offering employees up to $15,000 to move closer to HQ
Facebook offering employees up to $15,000 to move closer to HQ
Facebook has offered its employees up to $15,000 to move closer to their Silicon Valley headquarters. To be eligible, "employees must buy ...... 22 Dec 2015 - 4 comments
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