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Facebook making ads more playful

20/09/2019 (Fri)

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — Facebook said yesterday it will let advertisers pack more fun into marketing messages with augmented reality, games and playful polls to prompt interactions.

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Zuckerberg: new Facebook panel can overrule him

19/09/2019 (Thu)

Facebook said on Sept 17 that it has finalised its charter for its “independent oversight board”, giving the panel the authority to overrule chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on questions of appropriate content.

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Facebook has partnered with Ray-Ban’s parent company to create smart glasses

18/09/2019 (Wed)

Facebook has partnered with Ray-Ban parent company Luxottica to bring a pair of smart glasses to market, CNBC and The Information reported on Tuesday.

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Facebook hopes its two billion users will use Libra for online shopping and more

17/09/2019 (Tue)

International outcry is mounting over Facebook’s Libra – with central banks, governments and regulators railing against the social media giant’s upstart cryptocurrency.

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Facebook to stop news headline changes from advertisers

17/09/2019 (Tue)

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 17 — Facebook said yesterday it is working to stop advertisers from changing headlines in links to news stories after concerns raised by a British political party’s altering of one such link.

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Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide

11/09/2019 (Wed)

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11 — Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content.

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Facebook is making deepfake videos using paid actors so that it can help researchers better detect fake footage

06/09/2019 (Fri)

Facebook is using paid actors to create a library of “deepfake” videos, part of an industry-wide effort to improve tools for fighting the rising threat of doctored videos made with artificial intelligence technology.

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He tried to sell ‘revolutionary’ backpacks in Hong Kong. Facebook’s response left him ‘gobsmacked’

06/09/2019 (Fri)

British inventor David Wolffe thought he had the perfect slogan for his new backpack, which swivelled around the user’s body to allow ease of access.

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Phone numbers for as many as 419 million Facebook users were reportedly found sitting online in a file where anybody could have found them

05/09/2019 (Thu)

Phone numbers linked to as many as 419 million Facebook accounts were recently found on an online server that was not protected by a password, according to a TechCrunch report on Wednesday.

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Facebook just made a huge change to a fundamental feature after its $5 billion clash with the FTC

04/09/2019 (Wed)

Facebook made a huge change on Tuesday: The social media service no longer suggests friends to tag in uploaded photos, one of the staples of the service.

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Facebook might start hiding ‘Like’ counts for posts

04/09/2019 (Wed)

LOS ANGELES, Sept 4 — Facebook yesterday confirmed it is dabbling with no longer making a public display of how many “likes” are racked up by posts.

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Facebook acknowledges flaw in Messenger Kids app

30/08/2019 (Fri)

NEW YORK, August 29 — Facebook Inc acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two US senators raised privacy concerns about the application, and said that it spoke to the US Federal Trade Commission about the matter.

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Facebook developing Instagram companion app to compete with Snapchat

28/08/2019 (Wed)

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 — On Monday, The Verge reported that Facebook is working on a standalone messaging app designed to work with Instagram. Like Snapchat, Threads will let users constantly share intimate content like their current location, movement speed and battery level.

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Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature

07/08/2019 (Wed)

Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information reported on Tuesday.

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Facebook's like button makes websites liable, top EU court rules

31/07/2019 (Wed)

Facebook Inc’s “Like” button makes third-party websites responsible for processing people’s data under the European Union’s privacy rules, according to the EU’s top court.

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