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Obama Warns Against Using Social Media Irresponsibly

12/27/2017, Social media is a powerful tool where it can be used to quickly disseminate information. However just like all weapons, how it is used depends on the person using it, where in the wrong hands, it can be used to spread misinformation. In fact this is...

Facebook Messenger Malware Secretly Mines Monero Digital Currency

12/24/2017, As if websites trying to hijack visitors’ CPUs to mine digital currency wasn’t enough, a new report suggests that hackers have created malware that targets Facebook Messenger users in order to secretly mine the Monero digital currency. The...


Facebook’s Job Ads Used To Filter Out Older Applicants

12/21/2017, It is no secret that as you get older, getting a new job can be tougher as companies usually favor those who are younger for a variety of reasons (unless the job position in question calls for decades of experience). However discriminating against age is...

Facebook Users Can Now Upload Songs In Videos

12/21/2017, Facebook users often find that the videos they upload are removed for copyright violation if they include a song. If they don’t own the rights to that song, Facebook will eventually remove their videos. That will no longer happen, as long as the...

Facebook Changes The Way ‘Fake News’ Articles Are Displayed

12/21/2017, While satire and fake news aren’t exactly new, the rise of social media means that spreading misinformation around can be a lot quicker and could to complications, especially if people start believing everything they read. Facebook has done things to...

Facebook Will Now List Security Emails To Combat Phishing

12/20/2017, Phishing is perhaps the most common way that hackers trick people into divulging their private information online. A person with unauthorized access to your Facebook account can do a lot of damage in this day and age. Facebook has now decided to list all...

Facebook Uses AI To Help Visually Impaired ‘See’ Photos

12/20/2017, Facebook’s AI and image recognition technology has improved greatly over the years, where nowadays it is smart enough to be able to detect your friends in photos and offering tag recommendations. Now it seems that Facebook will be leveraging that...

German Watchdog Claims Facebook’s Data Harvesting Is ‘Abusive’

12/20/2017, It is no secret that Facebook knows a ton about us given that we seem to be more than happy with sharing our personal information with the social network, such as our names, age, birth date, job, school, photos, and so on. Also given how much Facebook is...

Facebook Will Now Notify Users When Photos Of Them Are Uploaded

12/19/2017, At the moment when someone uploads a photo of you onto Facebook, the only way you will know about it is if they tag you or if someone else tells you about it. However that could change in the future as Facebook has announced that they will begin using...

Facebook Spaces VR Experience Released For HTC Vive

12/19/2017, Facebook launched its social virtual reality experience dubbed Spaces earlier this year. Given that it owns Oculus, it wasn’t surprising to see that Spaces was launched as an Oculus Rift-exclusive. The company today confirmed that it has added...

Facebook Introduces New Tools To Prevent Harassment

12/19/2017, As part of its ongoing efforts to build a safe community, Facebook today announced that it’s now offering new tools to prevent harassment on Facebook and Messenger. The features have been developed based on feedback from users as well as...

WhatsApp Ordered To Cease Data Sharing With Facebook

12/19/2017, CNIL, France’s privacy watchdog, has ordered WhatsApp to cease its data sharing with Facebook. It does that because Facebook is its parent company. WhatsApp has been given a month to comply with CNIL’s order, according to a notice posted on...

Facebook Messenger Lite Crosses 100 Million Installs

12/19/2017, Facebook’s primary apps have been downloaded countless times despite the fact that they take up a lot of resources on the device and require a lot of data. Facebook released Messenger Lite in October last year. The lightweight app required less data...