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Facebook’s Echo Show Rival May Cost $499

01/09/2018, It appears that Google isn’t the only company that’s thinking about developing an Amazon Echo Show rival. According to a new report, Facebook is working on a similar product called Portal and that it’s going to priced at $499.

Facebook M Virtual Assistant Being Shut Down

01/08/2018, Facebook entered into the virtual assistant space with “M” back in 2015. It took a different approach, though, compared to the likes of Siri and Alexa. The Facebook Messenger service had a human-assisted part which meant that it was monitored...

Facebook Inks Music Licensing Deal With Sony

01/08/2018, Facebook confirmed late last year that it has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Universal Music Group. The deal allows Facebook users to upload videos that include a song even if they don’t own the rights to it. In the past, Facebook...


Facebook Watch Gets Clips From CBS Late-Night Shows

01/07/2018, CBS has a great lineup of late-night talk shows and clips from these shows often get a lot of traction on YouTube. That’s why it’s not surprising to see them pop up on Facebook’s Watch platform. Facebook Watch is a new platform for...

Apple Wants To Help Shrink Online Videos To Ease Data Consumption

01/05/2018, Video files can get pretty big, especially if you start to increase its resolution. While the higher resolution does make things clearer, it also means that more data needs to be consumed which can be noticeable especially if you’re using a mobile data...

Instagram Stories Can Be Posted Straight To WhatsApp

01/04/2018, Facebook often tests new methods to link some of its popular services together. In October last year, the company allowed users to post their Instagram Stories directly to Facebook. It’s now working on something similar for WhatsApp. The company is...

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...