Chromecast Could Soon Support Facebook For Android Video Streaming

Facebook hosts a lot of videos, and if you were wondering when you’d be able to stream those videos from your phone to your TV via the Google Chromecast dongle, you’ll be happy to learn that it is a feature that could be arriving soon. This is thanks to the folks at Android Police who received screenshots of the feature.

Teens Reportedly Skip Class To Live Stream Sex On Facebook

In this day and age, parents worry about their underage children and their internet use. It’s no secret that young adults are routinely subject to harassment and bullying online, things that have led some of them to harm themselves while some teens fail to comprehend the repercussions of their actions online. According to a report out of Milwaukee, three teens skipped class to live stream themselves having sex on Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg Will Meet With Conservative Leaders Over Trending Topics

It was reported last week that Facebook was omitting conservative news from the Trending Topics list which showcases topics and news that’s driving the conversation on the world’s largest social network. Facebook has been in damage control mode since, reiterating that it doesn’t do what has been claimed in the report, while CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised to conduct a full investigation into the matter. Facebook has now confirmed that the […]

Facebook Detective Convinces Police Chief To Give Himself A Parking Ticket

Facebook is a great resource to keep in touch with friends and family, and it appears that the social network is also a great resource for publicly shaming police officers for doing exactly the same thing that they write tens of thousands of dollars worth of tickets for. That’s what a Facebook sleuth did to a police chief in Florida and made him give himself a parking ticket.


Mark Zuckerberg: Full Investigation Conducted On Trending Topics

As you might have heard, Facebook is currently embroiled in a bit of controversy over its Trending Topics feature. Earlier reports suggested that Facebook relied on human curators to create Trending Topics, which in turn led to the alleged censoring of news that is deemed to be more conservative in nature.

Leaked Facebook Guidelines Shows Human Intervention With The News

Facebook’s Trending Topics is supposed to be a way of showing Facebook users topics that are trending at the moment, presumably based on an algorithm that determines how many times it’s been shared, the reactions it’s gotten, and so on. However a recent revelation has suggested that human editors play a role in curating those trending topics.

Activision Blizzard Will Broadcast eSports Matches On Facebook Live

Facebook Live is a pretty nifty feature that allows users to broadcast themselves live for their followers to see. We’ve seen celebrities use this feature to conduct like Q&A sessions, or just to update fans on what’s going on. We’ve also seen it used to livestream certain events, and while some might have likened it to Twitter’s Periscope, that could soon change.

Apparently Texting During Meals Is OK, But Checking Facebook Isn’t

It has become common knowledge that when you’re out with friends, family, or coworkers that you should probably focus your attention on them and not your phone, but unfortunately that doesn’t seem to be the case as we’re sure many of you guys have seen families out for meals, but with all members of the family having their noses buried in their phones or tablets.

Facebook Will Soon Support 360-degree Photos

As you might have heard and seen by now, Facebook supports the uploading and sharing of 360-degree videos. However it looks like in addition to 360-degree videos, Facebook has announced that they will soon support 360-degree photos as well, which for the most part is similar to 360-degree videos, just that they are stills instead of videos.

U.S. Senate Wants Zuckerberg To Explain If Facebook Manipulates The News

It was recently claimed that Facebook knowingly omitted conservative news from appearing in the Trending Topics section of the world’s largest social network, that contractors working for the company who curated the feed tried to avoid featuring news from conservative news outlets. Facebook did respond to the report but that wasn’t enough for the United States Senate which wants founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to explain whether or not Facebook […]

Facebook Responds To Claims Of Censoring Conservative News

The Trending Topics list is a place where Facebook highlights stories that are gaining a lot of traction on the world’s largest social network. If a story figures in that list it happens to get quite a lot of traffic from Facebook, as one would expect. Facebook reportedly relies upon human curators to manage the list and yesterday a report claimed that contractors working for Facebook routinely omitted conservative news […]

Study Finds Facebook’s ‘Reactions’ Are Underused

Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out a new feature called Reactions. For those who are unfamiliar, Reactions will allow users to interact with posts with more than just a “Like”. Users can react by showing that they love a post, a “haha” reaction, a “wow” reaction, a “sad” reaction, and an “angry” reaction.

Facebook Reportedly Omitted Conservative News From Trending List

Facebook is used by a lot of people every single day so to have a story appear in its Trending Topics list can bring a website a considerable amount of traffic. A new report published today claims that the world’s largest social network routinely omitted news stories trending among political conservatives from the trending list. The revelation comes from former contractors who worked as curators for Facebook’s Trending Topics.

Facebook Testing ‘Discover’ Feature For Groups

Facebook Groups don’t get as much publicity as some of the social network’s other products do, but they are a good resource for creating or finding like-minded communities. It appears that Facebook is looking to improve the way how people find groups that might appeal to them. It’s testing a new feature called “Discover” which makes it easier for its users to find such groups. It factors in several variables […]