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Facebook Halts WhatsApp Data Sharing In Europe

11/17/2016, Back in August, Facebook announced that WhatsApp will soon start to share their data with the social network. Users were given the option to opt out of this, and you might have seen this reminder being shared across your social network and in messages....

This Chrome Extension Helps Weed Out Fake News On Facebook

11/15/2016, So we know that recently there is a lot of fuss surrounding the publishing of news that are deemed to be fake. Google and Facebook have gotten a lot of flack especially considering that some believe that somehow the fake news allowed President-Elect...

Facebook Launches Unified Inbox For Facebook, Messenger, Instagram

11/15/2016, While Facebook does own Instagram, both apps still exist separately. While there is some integration, for the most part if you did not know, you would not think that Facebook and Instagram were somehow related. A good example would be messages where...

Facebook Used By Wildlife Smugglers To Sell Ivory

11/15/2016, At the moment one of the problems faced by Facebook right now would be how they handle fake news reports that are published and shared on their platform. However it seems that Facebook might have another issue brewing, and that is with regards to the...

Visabot Is A Chat Bot That Helps You Apply For US Visas

11/15/2016, It wasn’t too long ago that Facebook Messenger started to support chat bots. So far we’ve seen it used for all kinds of things, like booking restaurants, flights, and so on. However it seems that there is a new bot in town called Visabot, and as its...

Facebook To Also Ban Websites That Publish Fake News

11/15/2016, Facebook has recently admitted that they could have done more to clamp down on fake news being spread on its social network. Recently Google announced that websites found to be publishing fake news would be banned for using its AdSense network, meaning...

Facebook Didn’t Use Its Fake News Fix Because It Was Too Afraid

11/14/2016, A debate has been going on these days regarding the abundance of fake news that’s floating on Facebook. The issue has been highlighted even more so due to the recent presidential elections in the United States and there are theories that perhaps the...

Facebook Messenger Gets Public Chat Groups In ‘Rooms’ Feature

11/13/2016, It is clear that Facebook wants more users to use its Messenger app. This is why the company has pretty much killed off any in-app chatting via the Facebook app, thus forcing users to download the Messenger app in the process. Now it seems that we could...

For A Brief Moment, Facebook Accidentally ‘Killed’ Everyone

11/11/2016, If you logged into Facebook today and started seeing memorial messages for yourself or for your friends, don’t panic because there’s a very good chance that you and your friends are actually still alive. For some reason there was a little glitch that...

Facebook Agrees It Needs To Do More To Clamp Down On Fake News

11/10/2016, Facebook has a fake news problem. It was never intended to become a tool that people could use to spread misinformation but it’s turning into a real problem now so much so that the social media giant agrees that “there’s so much we need...

Facebook Halts WhatsApp Data Sharing In The UK

11/08/2016, Facebook announced WhatsApp data sharing earlier this year, the controversial move allows the cross-platform messaging service to share user data with its parent company, data which can be used for the purposes of advertising. The move wasn’t very...

Sponsored Messages Coming Soon To Facebook Messenger

11/08/2016, You will soon start seeing a lot more sponsored messages in Facebook Messenger. The company today announced that it’s opening up the sponsored messages platform to all advertisers, it was previously testing out the platform with a select group of...

Facebook For Mobile To Start To Focus More On Video

11/03/2016, We know that Facebook has plans to be more than just a social network. There have been talks in the past that Facebook wants to get more into video and potentially create a rival to the likes of YouTube, and it seems that their plan is starting to come...