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Facebook Enables Casual Gaming With Instant Games

11/29/2016, Facebook today confirmed the launch of its Instant Games platform which will enable its billion-plus users to indulge in casual gaming on Facebook Messenger as well as in their News Feed. The HTML5 gaming platform will power games inside Messenger and...

Facebook Censorship Tool Reportedly Being Created For China

11/23/2016, China is one of the most lucrative markets on the planet and yet it’s not that easy to access. The government maintains strict control which is why indigenously developed services similar to Google, Twitter, and Facebook are common there instead of...

Facebook Internet Drone Being Investigated For Structrual Failure

11/22/2016, We’ve seen Facebook take a few big steps over the past couple of years to bring the internet to places across the globe that still don’t have reliable access to it. Most of its efforts have revolved around collaborations with local carriers...

Facebook Testing Feature That Helps You Find Free Public WiFi

11/22/2016, Looking for free public WiFi can be tricky. Most of the time public WiFi services tend to require users to sign up, and even then their service is spotty. You could always try your luck at a cafe, but those tend to be password protected, and unless...

Zuckerberg Details Steps To Combat Fake News On Facebook

11/20/2016, Facebook’s fake news problem has been highlighted time and again following the elections. One report even suggested that the social network had created a fix for the issue but top executives didn’t implement it over fears of backlash....

College Students Develop Chrome Extension That Identifies Fake News

11/18/2016, A couple of days ago we reported that a Chrome extension had been developed that could weed out fake Facebook news.  The only “problem” with that extension is that it relies on a list that is manually curated, meaning that if the list isn’t updated...

Facebook Adds Donate Button To Live Videos And Posts

11/17/2016, We’re sure that some of you guys have seen on the TV in the past where people try to raise money for a charity or for a cause live on television. Now it seems that Facebook wants to bring that same functionality to its Facebook Live videos by adding a...

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...