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Facebook News Feed Will Bury Links To Low-Quality Web Pages

05/10/2017, Facebook today announced that it’s tweaking News Feed yet again to further limit exposure of misleading, sensational, and spammy posts to its billion-plus users across the globe. The social network’s aim is to show fewer of these stories and...

Facebook Uses Deep Learning To Make Faster Translations

05/10/2017, If you’ve tried translating anything online, you know that sometimes the results are either slow or a inaccurate, although we guess for the most part you should get the gist, but if you wanted something more accurate then it can be rather hit or miss....

Facebook UK Purges Thousands Of Fake Profiles

05/09/2017, While fake Facebook profiles aren’t new, in recent times we’ve seen how fake profiles are used to spread fake news, which in turn can mislead users and also impact events such as elections. In the recent US Presidential elections, it has been said...

Austrian Court Says Facebook Must Delete Hate Posts

05/09/2017, Trolling and cyberbullying has always existed, but because of how widespread social media has become and how easy it is for something to get picked up on go viral, it’s easy for things to get out of control. Over in Austria, it seems that the courts...

Facebook Premium TV Shows Coming Next Month

05/07/2017, According to a new report, Facebook is going to make its move into the premium TV-like show segment next month. The report claims that the Facebook premium TV shows will be available starting mid-June. It may launch two dozen shows initially and has...

Facebook To Combat Video Killings With 3000 Moderators

05/03/2017, The Facebook Live platform can be used to live stream from your mobile device no matter where you are in the world, as long as you have an internet connection. So you can live stream the great time you’re having at a concert or your commute to work...

Facebook Marketplace Gets A Makeover

05/02/2017, Launched in the later part of 2016, Facebook Marketplace is basically a section on Facebook that allows users to buy and sell items. Given that Facebook clearly just wants to be more than just a social networking platform, this move hardly came as a...

Facebook Testing Out A Store Loyalty Rewards Program

05/01/2017, Loyalty cards and programs aren’t new, but it seems that Facebook wants to get in on it. In a report from TechCrunch, it has been revealed that Facebook is testing out a store loyalty program where users can scan a personalized QR code found in the...

Facebook May Have Targeted Ads To Teens With Low Self-Esteem

05/01/2017, Facebook allows advertisers to laser target ads to its billion-plus users to extract the best possible mileage out of their advertising dollars. It also does a lot behind the scenes to ensure that the ads users see are relevant and tailored to their...

Facebook Creators Can Earn Money From Stolen Videos

04/28/2017, Just like YouTube, Facebook has a problem with people stealing original content and reposting it under their own name or own page. This can be a problem for creators who are hoping to earn money through their videos, but not to worry because in...

UK Government Worried About Fake News Ahead Of Elections

04/26/2017, Fake news is a huge problem and recently ahead of the elections in France, it seems that the country has been trying to deal with a flood of fake news hitting social media. France isn’t alone in their concerns over fake news because in a report from The...

Facebook Will Show Fact-Checked Related Articles In News Feed

04/25/2017, Facebook launched Related Articles in 2013 to help users discover news articles that they find interesting about the same topic. Currently, these related articles are shown in News Feed after users have read an article. The social network today announced...

Fake News Is Flooding France Ahead Of Elections

04/21/2017, Fake news is a problem because it misleads where it can cause wrong perceptions, although the impact of fake news probably peaked during the US elections where many believed that the amount of fake news making their rounds had impacted the outcome of the...

Facebook Expects AR Smartglasses To Go Mainstream In 2022

04/20/2017, For a brief moment it seemed that Google Glass and the concept of smartglasses was a failure given that Google shut down the project (the first iteration), and also based on the hostility towards users with smartglasses. However we haven’t seen similar...