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Facebook issues $397 checks to Illinois residents as part of class-action lawsuit

Facebook issues $397 checks to Illinois residents as part of class-action lawsuit

More than a million Illinois residents will receive a $397 settlement payment from Facebook this week, thanks to a legal…

Facebook rated least safe e-commerce option in government rankings

Facebook rated least safe e-commerce option in government rankings

A newly implemented e-commerce rating system in the city-state of Singapore has rated Facebook’s Marketplace as the least trustworthy e-commerce…

Facebook and Instagram Turn Off AR Filters In Texas and Illinois

Facebook and Instagram Turn Off AR Filters In Texas and Illinois

Meta has turned off augmented reality filters for Facebook and Instagram in Texas and Illinois due to facial recognition and…

NFTs arrive on Instagram this week, Facebook to follow soon

NFTs arrive on Instagram this week, Facebook to follow soon

While Zuckerberg has said in the past that users would be able to mint, buy and sell NFTs on Instagram,…

Facebook Is Getting Rid Of This Location Feature Soon

Facebook Is Getting Rid Of This Location Feature Soon

mundissima/Shutterstock According to a recent notification issued to Facebook iOS and Android apps, the tracking feature that currently allows users…

Facebook to discontinue Nearby Friends and other location-based features

Facebook to discontinue Nearby Friends and other location-based features

Facebook on Thursday began informing users that Nearby Friends and other location-based features will soon be discontinued at the end…

Facebook deliberately took down Australian government pages during pay-for-news negotiations: report

Facebook deliberately took down Australian government pages during pay-for-news negotiations: report

Facebook whistleblowers have alleged that the company deliberately took down the presences of Australian government and emergency services organizations during…

Facebook accused of deliberately blocking government and health pages in Australia

Facebook accused of deliberately blocking government and health pages in Australia

Whisteblowers are accusing Facebook of purposely blocking government, healthcare and emergency services pages in Australia in order to thwart a…

Facebook to get rid of podcasts on June 3rd

Facebook to get rid of podcasts on June 3rd

Almost a year after introducing podcasts on Facebook, the social network’s parent company Meta has announced that it is withdrawing…

Facebook Cuts Podcast After Less Than a Year

Facebook Cuts Podcast After Less Than a Year

The social media website began dabbling in audio services last year, only to discontinue them in the coming monthsPhoto: Stephen…

Meta materials: Facebook using AI to design green concrete

Meta materials: Facebook using AI to design green concrete

Facebook parent company Meta has a new project that’s grounded in the physical realm: using artificial intelligence to discover new…

Leaked Facebook document shows the company has no idea how to manage user data

Leaked Facebook document shows the company has no idea how to manage user data

Facebook has always been involved in some privacy controversy, since the company explicitly has a business model based on selling…

Facebook Parent Meta to Open Its First Physical Retail Store

Facebook Parent Meta to Open Its First Physical Retail Store

Facebook’s first retail store is scheduled to open on May 9. Facebook Facebook‘s parent company, Meta, doesn’t just want to…

Facebook says Ukraine military accounts were hacked to post calls for surrender

Facebook says Ukraine military accounts were hacked to post calls for surrender

Enlarge / Ukrainian soldiers sit on an armored military vehicle in Sievierodonetsk on April 7, 2022, amid Russia’s invasion of…

Facebook wants you to post Reels from third-party apps

Facebook wants you to post Reels from third-party apps

Facebook is taking another step to encourage users to create original content for its TikTok clone. The company introduced a…

Oopsies: Facebook Boosted Bad Posts for Six Months Because of a News Feed Bug

Oopsies: Facebook Boosted Bad Posts for Six Months Because of a News Feed Bug

Image: Denis Charlet (Getty Images) A “massive ranking failure” in the Facebook News Feed promoted content it pegged as bad…

Apple, Facebook and Discord reportedly gave user data to hackers posing as law enforcement

Apple, Facebook and Discord reportedly gave user data to hackers posing as law enforcement

Apple, Facebook and Discord turned over user data to hackers posing as law enforcement officials, according to a new report…

New Facebook Messenger Features Let You Ping Everyone Or Alert No One

New Facebook Messenger Features Let You Ping Everyone Or Alert No One

BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Facebook Messenger today rolled out a pair of new shortcuts that should make chatting in group conversations easier. In…

Facebook ads are suddenly doing better despite Apple advertising debacle

Facebook ads are suddenly doing better despite Apple advertising debacle

Since Apple’s app tracking transparency feature began, Meta has seen shaky results regarding its advertising to iOS users. Meta, the…

Former Facebook Employees Get $200 Million To Create Blockchain System For Aptos

Former Facebook Employees Get $200 Million To Create Blockchain System For Aptos

This year, Silvergate Capital paid $182 million for Diem’s technology assets, bringing an end to Facebook’s plan to build a…

News24.com | Russia bans Facebook and Instagram under ‘extremism’ law

News24.com | Russia bans Facebook and Instagram under ‘extremism’ law

A Moscow court banned Meta Platforms’s Facebook and Instagram in Russia on Monday, in what was the first use of…

Train to become a Facebook marketing expert in as little as 34 hours

Train to become a Facebook marketing expert in as little as 34 hours

StackCommerce Facebook is a powerful marketing tool. But unfortunately, few entrepreneurs know how to use it properly. To realize its full potential,…

Facebook Locks People Out of Accounts for Not Activating Protect Feature

Facebook Locks People Out of Accounts for Not Activating Protect Feature

The message some Facebook users are seeing when locked out of their accounts. CNET If you’re wondering why you can’t…

Facebook locked out users for failing to enable Facebook Protect

Facebook locked out users for failing to enable Facebook Protect

Facepalm: Meta made some recent changes regarding certain Facebook account holders. To notify those who needed to take action, Meta…

Facebook Has a Child Predation Problem

Facebook Has a Child Predation Problem

Surely due diligence would dictate proactive steps to prevent the creation of such groups, backed up by quick action to…

Metamorphosis: Facebook and big-tech competition

Metamorphosis: Facebook and big-tech competition

Why the technology-industry narrative of the 2010s no longer stacks up THERE COMES a time in every great bull market…

Facebook allows posts with violent speech toward Russian soldiers in specific countries

Facebook allows posts with violent speech toward Russian soldiers in specific countries

Facebook and Instagram have instituted a temporary change in policy that allows users in some countries to post content that’s…

How to turn on Facebook Protect

How to turn on Facebook Protect

Last weekend, I was scrolling through my email, listening to the rain and wondering whether I was feeling too lazy…

Facebook content moderators in Kenya to receive 30-50% pay raise, following complaints

Facebook content moderators in Kenya to receive 30-50% pay raise, following complaints

Facebook content moderators in Kenya will receive a 30-50% pay rise. This announcement comes two weeks after an investigation report…

Facebook To Shut Down Its Campus Social Networking Service; Here’s Why

Facebook To Shut Down Its Campus Social Networking Service; Here’s Why

        | Published: Thursday, March 3, 2022, 16: 26 [IST] Facebook introduced Campus, a college-focused social networking…

Facebook is shutting down the college social network you didn’t use

Facebook is shutting down the college social network you didn’t use

Did Facebook’s college-focused Campus social network leave you feeling cold? You’re not the only one. Consultant Matt Navarra and TechCrunch…

How Facebook And Twitter Are Eradicating Ukranian Disinformation

How Facebook And Twitter Are Eradicating Ukranian Disinformation

Defodi Images/Getty Images Facebook and Twitter, along with other social media platforms, are cracking down on disinformation about Russia’s ongoing…

Facebook blocks RT and Sputnik pages in the EU

Facebook blocks RT and Sputnik pages in the EU

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has blocked Russian state media outlets RT and Sputnik across the European Union, the…

Facebook, Twitter Limit Ads During Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Facebook, Twitter Limit Ads During Russian Invasion of Ukraine

A man checks a smartphone for information while taking shelter in a metro station in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Thursday. Daniel…

Facebook blocks Russian state media from advertising on the platform

Facebook blocks Russian state media from advertising on the platform

Facebook is blocking state-run Russian media outlets from advertising and monetizing content on the platform amid the ongoing conflict in…

Facebook failed to spot climate misinformation from some of its worst denialist offenders

Facebook failed to spot climate misinformation from some of its worst denialist offenders

Facebook may be failing to tag a large amount of climate misinformation posted on its site, a study released today…

How Facebook twisted Canada’s trucker convoy into an international movement

Photo by Steve Russell / Toronto Star via Getty Images A labyrinth of Facebook groups and right-wing media After more…

Facebook is one bad Chrome extension away from another Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook is one bad Chrome extension away from another Cambridge Analytica scandal

Analysis Multiple Chrome browser extensions make use of a session token for Meta’s Facebook that grants access to signed-in users’…

Facebook Has a New Metascapegoat

Facebook Has a New Metascapegoat

Photo: Picture Alliance (Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg has named a new sucker to take his punches. In a blog post,…

Facebook under fire for poor treatment of African content moderators

Facebook under fire for poor treatment of African content moderators

Meta-owned Facebook has come under fire for the treatment of African content moderators according to a recent TIME article. TIME…

Shares of Facebook parent Meta plunge 23 percent on lower profits

Shares of Facebook parent Meta plunge 23 percent on lower profits

Newly renamed Meta is investing heavily in its futuristic “metaverse” project, but for now, relies on advertising revenue for nearly…

Facebook fined peanuts after Giphy staff quit and firm didn’t tell UK competition regulators

Facebook fined peanuts after Giphy staff quit and firm didn’t tell UK competition regulators

£1.5m fine is 0.005% of social network’s profits British competition regulators have again fined Facebook, this time 0.005 per cent…

Snapchat and Facebook agree that the future of social media looks like TikTok

Snapchat and Facebook agree that the future of social media looks like TikTok

Snapchat invented the Stories format of sharing pictures and videos that disappear. Now the company is indicating, along with Facebook,…

Facebook Witnesses Daily Active Users Dip For First Time; Here’s The Reason

Facebook Witnesses Daily Active Users Dip For First Time; Here’s The Reason

        | Published: Thursday, February 3, 2022, 18: 11 [IST] Meta Platforms Inc, which owns Facebook, saw…

Facebook rebuilding its ads infrastructure to target iOS users while it loses money with metaverse

Facebook rebuilding its ads infrastructure to target iOS users while it loses money with metaverse

Facebook was one of the main companies affected by Apple’s new privacy policies, which now require iOS apps to ask…

EU clears Facebook buyout of Kustomer

EU clears Facebook buyout of Kustomer

In this file illustration photo taken on March 25, 2020 a Facebook App logo is displayed on a smartphone in…

Facebook Messenger adds some essential features to its end-to-end encrypted chats

Facebook Messenger adds some essential features to its end-to-end encrypted chats

Meta’s Facebook Messenger is gaining some new features today for its end-to-end encrypted chats, although these are still entirely optional…

Facebook Messenger will tell you if someone screenshots your disappearing message

Facebook Messenger will tell you if someone screenshots your disappearing message

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major new feature for Facebook Messenger, one that will significantly improve privacy on the…

Facebook parent company Meta is building the world’s fastest AI supercomputer

Facebook parent company Meta is building the world’s fastest AI supercomputer

American tech conglomerate Meta (formerly Facebook) on Monday joined the list of tech companies like Microsoft and Nvidia who have…

On Leaving Facebook

On Leaving Facebook

I left Facebook (Meta) in 2021 to join a small startup called Replit. Leaving wasn’t easy, and during the process…

A bunch of Facebook apps aren’t working

A bunch of Facebook apps aren’t working

Numerous users have actually reported that their preferred Facebook apps are no longer working following a current modification to a…

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Reddit subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Reddit subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Reddit have actually been subpoenaed by the Congressional choose committee examining the Jan. sixth insurrection at…

After Facebook fallout, WhatsApp co-founder now the CEO of Signal

After Facebook fallout, WhatsApp co-founder now the CEO of Signal

In an article, Signal’s CEO revealed it’s stepping down to its position and WhatsApp co-founder Brian Ancton is now the…

Facebook parent’s head of communications leaves company

Facebook parent’s head of communications leaves company

A 3D printed Facebook’s new rebrand logo Meta is placed on laptop keyboard in this illustration taken on November 2,…

Facebook parent Meta’s head of communications exits company

Facebook parent Meta’s head of communications exits company

Facebook employees unveil a new logo and the name “Meta” on the sign in front of Facebook headquarters on Oct….

Former Facebook Technical Engineer Jiakai Liu Joins Baidu’s Xiaodu Technology

Former Facebook Technical Engineer Jiakai Liu Joins Baidu’s Xiaodu Technology

. ( Source: iFeng) Your web browser does not support HTML5 audio Xiaodu Innovation, a spin-off of Chinese electronic devices…

Leftist Facebook ‘Fact Checker’ Science Feedback Admits Wrongly Flagging Article on Mask Mandates

Leftist Facebook ‘Fact Checker’ Science Feedback Admits Wrongly Flagging Article on Mask Mandates

Science Feedback, a third-party Facebook “truth checker” understood for its questionable fact-checks of newspaper article and op-eds that challenge main…

Facebook Portal Go review: Ring ring ring ring ring ring ring … video calling

Facebook Portal Go review: Ring ring ring ring ring ring ring … video calling

In a stay-at-home world, a self-contained display-and-webcam combo device made specifically for sending and receiving video calls—videophones, if you will—feels…

Facebook reportedly tried to smear the reputation of its whistleblower among politicians

Facebook reportedly tried to smear the reputation of its whistleblower among politicians

A hot potato: While Facebook (or Meta, as it’s now understood) may have believed 2018, the year of the Cambridge…

How to Delete Your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok

How to Delete Your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok

If you desire to erase your account however do not desire to lose all your account info, download all your…