Facebook is reportedly working on a Dark Mode for its android app

Facebook is reportedly working on Dark Mode in its Android mobile app. According to app leaker Jane Manchun Wong, she came across an unreleased Dark Mode in Facebook’s mobile app for Android by looking into the code underneath. In a blog she wrote “This Dark Mode appears to be in an early stage of development, […]

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Facebook will launch experimental apps under NPE Team name

Facebook has recently announced that it will launch a new brand of experimental apps for consumers, developed under the NPE Team, from Facebook label. NPE stands for new product experimentation. The team will be developing new apps for iOS, Android, and the web, with a specific focus on consumer services, which is similar to Microsoft’s Garage […]

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Facebook said that it’s taking new steps to stop spreading hate speech

Facebook has recently said it’s taking new steps to stop the spread of hate. In a blog post published yesterday, the company noted action it’s recently taken in two countries. Sri Lanka and Myanmar, both of which have been hit by social media-fueled conflict. In Sri Lanka the company says it’s limiting the number of messages that […]

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Facebook will pay you to let it track your activity on your phone

Facebook will once again begin paying people to monitor how they use their phone through a new app called Study. The app will monitor which apps are installed on a person’s phone, the time spent using those apps, the country you’re in, and additional app data that could reveal specific features you’re using, among other things. Facebook says […]

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Facebook unable to Remove Posts Targeting Minorities in India

According to the report from Buzzfeed Facebook has failed to remove hundreds of post, memes and photos among others from India, that are aimed at minorities like LGBTQ, and religious groups that were reported by human right researcher for more than one year. Facebook has been unable to moderate content of political nature in the US […]

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FTC secures authority to open antitrust probe into Facebook

The Federal Trade Commission will be in charge of any antitrust investigations into Facebook, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal Monday. It’s part of an arrangement that permits the Justice Department to investigate Google while handing over Facebook and Amazon to the FTC. On Friday, reports surfaced that the Justice Department was preparing to open an […]

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Facebook to add restrictions on live streaming to prevent future abuse

Facebook has recently announced that it would start restricting who can live stream video on the platform following the white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand only a few months ago. According to the blog post, Facebook said that it would be applying what it called a one strike policy to Facebook Live that would […]

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Facebook adds new digital birthday cards feature into stories

Today, Facebook announced a new feature designed to get everyone posting birthday wishes again birthday stories, a new set of templates for posting well wishes as ephemeral Facebook stories. With the new birthday stories feature when a close friend has a birthday, you’ll see a tile in the stories tray inviting you to post a […]

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Facebook will soon launch its Messenger app for desktop

Facebook announced today that it would soon launch Messenger, its popular messaging client, to Mac and Windows later this year. Facebook made the announcement at its F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. In a statement Facebook said: “People want to seamlessly message from any device, and sometimes they just want a little more space […]

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Facebook announced new research projects which will look into social media impact on democracy

On Monday, Facebook announced a new set of research projects that will look into social media’s impact on democracy. The projects will give more than 60 academics access to privacy-protected Facebook data to help conduct research into a range of topics, including the impact of IRA-trolling on Germany’s 2017 election and the spread of fake […]

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