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WhatsApp Now Has 1 Billion Users

02/02/2016, With so many different messaging platforms available today, users are essentially spoilt for choice. However it looks like if you are looking for the most ubiquitous messaging platform on your smartphone, there’s a very good chance that WhatsApp could...

Facebook Changing Up Its News Feed Algorithm Again

02/02/2016, Our Facebook News Feed is flooded with posts from friends, people we follow, brands we like, celebrities, and etc. Sometimes it becomes a bit too messy and complex, but the good news is that Facebook is once again working to change the algorithm of its...

Facebook To Ban Private Firearm Transactions On Its Site

01/29/2016, Facebook, apart from being a social media website, can also be used to perform transactions. Sellers could post what they are selling on Facebook groups, and interested buyers can contact them and arrange a meeting, or make a direct deposit in which the...

Facebook Easter Egg Turns Your Photos Into ASCII Art

01/29/2016, If you used to chat on platforms like IRC back in the day, chances are you might be very familiar with ASCII art. For those who aren’t familiar, ASCII art is basically where characters and symbols are put together in creative ways to form pictures (you...

Facebook Patent Hints At Ride Sharing Plans

01/29/2016, Facebook wants to be a lot of things. It wants to be a platform for businesses to sell products, sell ads, be a promotional platform for musicians and bands, virtual reality, live video streaming, and at one point in time, they also wanted to be...

Facebook Admits That Ad Blockers Might Be A Problem

01/29/2016, Back in the day when ad blockers were more or less confined to the desktop, it was an issue for publishers and websites that relied on ads, but now that ad blockers have made their way onto mobile in a more mainstream way, it is understandable that...

Facebook Live Video Now Available To All iPhone Users In The US

01/28/2016, Last year Facebook launched Live Videos, which back then was a tool that allowed only celebrities and verified public figures to livestream events, kind of like apps such as Meerkat and Twitter’s Periscope. However later in the year, Facebook began to...

Facebook Now Boasting 1.59 Billion Monthly Active Users

01/27/2016, It is safe to say that Facebook is currently the largest social networking website in the world. Last July, Facebook’s updated stats boasted that the social network saw as many as 1.49 billion monthly active users, but it seems that less than a year...

Facebook Reactions Global Release Confirmed

01/27/2016, Facebook has been testing a new feature called Reactions since last year, the feature has already been rolled out to users in several countries, and the social network did say that if the response was positive it would release this feature globally. For...

Facebook Has New European Data Center

01/25/2016, Companies like Facebook simply cannot survive if they do not have a decent enough data center that can handle the amazing amount of data that come their way every single minute – with a few hundred million active users, all posting status updates,...

WhatsApp Wants To Share Your Data With Facebook

01/22/2016, As many of you guys know, Facebook owns WhatsApp, and for the longest time ever both apps and platforms remained relatively independent of each other, but that could soon change. According to a recent discovery by developer Javier Santos (via Cult of...

Facebook’s Sports Stadium Lets Sports Fans Chat In Real Time

01/21/2016, Ideally you’d like to be at home or in a sports bar or cafe watching your favorite team play live, surrounded by drinks, food, and friends. Unfortunately sometimes circumstance is such that you might not have that luxury, but the good news is that...

Nielsen Wants To Know What TV Shows You Talk About On Facebook

01/20/2016, A couple of weeks ago, it was suggested that Twitter wanted to display your tweets alongside ads. Basically if you were praising a product or service, Twitter could be interested in showing your tweets with the ad, kind of like you’re endorsing it....

Facebook Testing Newer, Cleaner Messenger Design For Android

01/20/2016, If you thought that Facebook Messenger on Android needed a newer design to perhaps look more in line with Google’s Material Design language, your wish could be coming true. As noted by the folks at Android Police, it seems that Facebook is currently...