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Instagram’s founder on whether he’d sell to Facebook again: ‘When someone comes and offers you a billion dollars for 11 people, what do you say?’

07/11/2019 (Thu)

If Kevin Systrom could do it all over again, he would probably still sell Instagram to Facebook.

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Facebook says Libra needs ‘decades’ to take hold

06/11/2019 (Wed)

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6 ― Facebook’s planned digital currency Libra will need decades to establish itself and gain global acceptance, one of its creators predicted yesterday.

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Facebook Unknowingly Shared Private Group Data With Partners

06/11/2019 (Wed)

(Nov 6): Facebook Inc. said it unknowingly gave outside developers access to private user information shared within some groups on its main social network, including the names and profile photos of people who were part of those groups.

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New Facebook logo arrives as its ‘family’ grows

05/11/2019 (Tue)

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5 ― Facebook yesterday unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network.

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Mark Zuckerberg launched an impassioned defense of political ads on Facebook, just minutes after Twitter banned them

31/10/2019 (Thu)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just threw down the gauntlet to Mark Zuckerberg over political ads – but the Facebook CEO isn’t backing down.

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Facebook takes more heat for enabling political falsehoods

30/10/2019 (Wed)

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 30 ― Facebook came under fresh criticism yesterday for its hands-off approach to political speech, as a group of employees and US lawmakers called on the social network to fact-check politicians spreading misinformation.

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Facebook could launch a dedicated news tab very soon

21/10/2019 (Mon)

Facebook wants you to head to its site and apps for news coverage as well as memes that your friends and family are sharing: the social media giant has apparently struck a deal with news providers that will let it display headlines in a dedicated news tab.

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JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon dings Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra, saying it will never happen

21/10/2019 (Mon)

Facebook’s uphill struggle with its cryptocurrency Libra just got a little steeper, after the CEO of one of the world’s biggest banks said the currency “will never happen.”

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Facebook’s Libra faces support test after payment giants jump ship

15/10/2019 (Tue)

LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, days after the ambitious project to bring digital coins into mainstream commerce suffered a severe setback when major payment firms quit.

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Mass shooting rumour in Facebook Group shows private chats are not risk-free

11/10/2019 (Fri)

WASHINGTON: Ahead of the annual Blueberry Festival in Marshall County, Indiana, in early September, a woman broadcast a warning to her neighbours on Facebook.

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Facebook plugs booming business version into Portal

10/10/2019 (Thu)

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9 — Facebook said yesterday its Portal smart screens would be incorporated in its Workplace social network for businesses, which has grown to more than three million paid users.

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Officials push Facebook for way to peek at encrypted messages

04/10/2019 (Fri)

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4 — Officials are calling on Facebook not to use encryption in its messaging services that does not provide authorities a way to see what is being sent.

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The FBI is using Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies

03/10/2019 (Thu)

The FBI is running Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies, Donie O’Sullivan and David Shortell at CNN reported on Wednesday.

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Facebook is now hiding like counts in Australia

27/09/2019 (Fri)

With the current ubiquity of social media, experts and companies alike have been looking into its potential negative impacts. One such area of concern is in the competitive nature of ‘counting likes’ and other such quantifiable interactions.

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Mark Zuckerberg sees the future of AR inside VR like Oculus Quest

26/09/2019 (Thu)

In an exclusive interview, Zuckerberg explains the path from VR to AR, and why Facebook’s doubling down on its popular Quest headset.

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