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Facebook Begins Testing Popular Photos, an Instagram Feed-Like Feature

With growing numbers on Instagram and dwindling Facebook numbers, Facebook is now trying to clone features from its popular platforms in a bid to...
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Facebook Transparency Report Reveal Internet Shutdowns Were Rampant in Africa

Facebook released their latest Transparency report for the first half of 2019. The report focused on the nature and extent of government requests for...
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Facebook Announces Facebook Pay for Seamless Payments Across Its Apps

Today Facebook has announced Facebook Pay which is their new way of making sure that they provide a consistent payment experience across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and...

Facebook App Will Let You Customize the Navigation Toolbar and Hide Notification Dots

The Facebook app is getting a new update that will soon let you customize the navigation toolbar and remove those annoying red notification dots....
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Instagram Will Sponsor IGTV Creators Only If They Don’t Film Anything About Politics or Social Issues

Instagram really wants it long video platform, IGTV to succeed. It is now willing to cover the video production costs for IGTV creators but...
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Twitter Reacts to the New Facebook Logo

Facebook now has a new flat logo to separate itself from its products. The new Facebook logo distinguishes the Facebook company from the Facebook...
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Facebook Decides to Give Their Parent Company Name a Weird Logo

Facebook has unveiled a new logo today that is meant to represent the parent company that owns Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and more. The new...
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Facebook Begins Deleting Accounts of NSO Group Employees on its Social Media Platforms

Early this week, Facebook sued Israeli-based spyware maker NSO Group. WhatsApp took the surveillance contractor to court blaming them for the silent call exploit....
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Mark Zuckerberg Insists Facebook Won’t Ban Political Ads

Next year is the United States General Election and from the snafu that was caused by social media regarding the election, political ads have...
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Twitter Will Ban Political Ads Globally Starting November 22

Late last night local time, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posted on his platform in a series of tweets that his company will ban all...

Facebook Revamped Web Interface Begins Slow Rollout, Comes with Dark Mode Layout

The redesign Facebook announced during their annual F8 conference early this year has started to roll out. Facebook said that the new design will...
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Facebook Libra Head Claims Libra is Not in “Jeopardy”

Facebook launched Libra, their cryptocurrency platform back in June this year and they had on board a lot of partners. However, these partners started...
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Facebook Is Locking out Users for Reporting Accounts Impersonating Them

Is someone impersonating your Facebook account or you notice a fake or scammy Facebook account, the giant social media platform will reportedly lock you...
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Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe Join PayPal in Calling It Quits on Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra, the giant social media network's cryptocurrency project is now 6 members short. The project was announced in June and got support from...
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Facebook’s Official Active User Base in Kenya Revealed Thanks to Kenyan Artist

Facebook has a huge audience globally. Over 2.7 billion users use the social network globally and you can be sure that they track that...
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No More Creeping as Instagram Pulls the Plug on the Following Tab on Its App

Instagram is bididng goodbye to this controversial feature of its app: the Following Tab. This means users can stop creeping on each other. The...
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This New Policy from Facebook Will Help Spread More Disinformation and the Platform Is Set to Profit from It

Facebook recently changed its policy on political ads posted on its platform that will have devasting effects regarding disinformation. In late Septemeber, it was...
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Facebook Standalone “Threads” App is For Connecting With Your Instagram Clique

Instagram is no stranger to having standalone apps that integrate with it. There is Boomerang, Layout and IGTV. There is a new one and...

Important Details from Mark Zuckerberg’s Leaked Audio Recordings

There's a lot to unpack from Mark Zuckerberg's leaked audio recording of his Q&A session with his Facebook employees. Mark Zuckerberg regularly holds Q&A...

No, Facebook and Google Don’t Control Websites That Receive 70% of All Internet Traffic

Lately, there have been calls by 2020 US Presidential hopefuls to break up big tech companies like Facebook and Google. One of the democratic...
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Facebook’s London Accelerator Opens to African Startups For the First Time

Facebook has announced that they are inviting applications for their third edition of their London accelerator program. The company says that this is now...

Facebook Acquires CTRL-Labs to Increase Its Efforts on Building Brain-Computing Technology

Facebook's efforts on building brain computing tech are about to get into high gear following the reportedly $1 billion acquisition of CTRL-Labs, a startup based...
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You Can Now Share Your WhatsApp Status to Facebook – Here’s How

Early this year, WhatsApp had begun testing a way to share your Status to Facebook, Instagram and other apps. Well, the feature has gone...
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Facebook Set to Shut Down Group Stories Later This Week

Group Stories is a feature Facebook introduced nine months ago and it being shut down late this week. This feature allowed Facebook group members...

Facebook Has a Tool for Advertisers That Can Potentially Be Used to Spread Disinformation

There has been a continued fight against disinformation and misinformation being spread on Facebook but now, the Mark Zuckerberg-owned platform has one tool that...

Facebook Dating Is Now Official – Here’s Everything You Need to Know

For those of us who've been waiting for Facebook to hook us up, well, the time is now. Facebook Dating is now official. The...
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Facebook Considering Hiding Like Counts on the News Feed Posts

Facebook is considering hiding the like counts on users posts found on the News Feed just as the social media giant did for Instagram....

Instagram to Soon Allow Users to Natively Crosspost Their IGTV Videos to Facebook and Facebook Watch

In Facebook's plan to integrate al its apps under one roof, Instagram will soon let users natively crosspost their IGTV videos to Facebook and...
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Facebook Pressures Instagram to Double the Number of Ads Served to Users, Begins Testing Back to Back Ads in...

If you thought Instagram user experience is becoming annoying from the increasing number of ads served and the carousel photo issue, it's about to...
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Celebrities Are Falling for This Viral Instagram Hoax

There's a hoax going viral on Instagram. The post which people are reposting is a block of text claiming that Instagram is changing their...

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