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Facebook finally debuts M, the personal assistant for Messenger with a human element

Facebook formally announced the rumoured  personal digital assistant for Messenger, which was initially known internally as “Moneypenny”. Well right now, it is simply only...
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Facebook set to Launch a Breaking News Application

Earlier in the year, Facebook announced it was working with several media companies about hosting content inside Facebook rather than linking the news from...

Facebook has a loophole and you need to fix it

Reza Moaiandin, a technnical director found a security loophole on Facebook by mistake. If you search someone's phone number on Facebook, you can see...
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Facebook’s Breakdown of How People Express Laughter has Surprising Results

People on the internet laugh in different ways "haha" "hehe" "lol" and using emojis. Facebook was curious about the whole internet laughing ways and...
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Your Credit Score Could be Affected by a Facebook Patent

Our social media life and actual "real" life are getting intertwined more and more each day. Online activism nowadays leads to changes in...

Facebook is Testing Live Events And Snapchat Should be Worried

Covering Live events on social media is like catnip for the major social networking sites. Snapchat has Live Stories where they broadcast a variety...

Facebook Now Testing Drones to Deliver Internet to the Unconnected

Just yesterday, Google signed up Sri-Lanka as its first partner for its ambitious Google Loon project. Project Loon is an initiative aimed at bringing...

Snapchat Now At 200 Million Active Monthly Users, Still Zero Revenues

Snapchat has had an impressive growth since it launched in 2011. In 2014, it had an estimated 100 million monthly active users which made...
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Facebook is Testing Profile Tags Which Seem like a Tag Game

Facebook is reported to be testing a new feature in your profile: Profile tags which as from the name help you add tags that...
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Forecast: Instagram Might Pull in $2.81 Billion in Ad Revenue by 2017

According to a forecast by  emarketer.com, Instagram will surpass Twitter and Google in US mobile ad revenue by 2017. Instagram is a popular social...
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The Facebook – YouTube Battle for Content Creators is Intensifying

As reported by the Wall Street Journal, YouTube had a plan. They sent their executives to the VidCon gathering of Internet video personalities...

Facebook’s New Tools Aim to Give Video Publishers More Control

Facebook announced two new tools that will help video publishers have better control of how they are organized and shared on the site....
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Facebook Messenger Blows Sibling Facebook Out of the Water

It seems Facebook Messenger is widely popular. According to Quartz who referred to a Sensor Core report, the app has accumulated more app downloads...
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Anyone Anywhere Can Now Sign Up for Messenger Without a Facebook Account

Facebook rolled out the ability to sign up for a Messenger account without requiring a Facebook account towards the end of last month. That...

This Social Media Experiment Clearly Shows People are Loonies

Social media is a study every other time and interesting things pop up every day. It's use projects several aspects about humans that...
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Facebook’s “Moneypenny” Assistant is a Virtual Assistant with a Human Touch

Facebook is planning to introduce a virtual assistant that internally is known as “Moneypenny”. Unlike other famous virtual assistants like Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Now,...

New Facebook Update Allows Users to Design Their Newsfeed

The Newsfeed is where Facebook users view stories from the people they friended or pages they liked and complex Facebook algorithms place updates on...

Facebook Changes Icons in Bid to Foster Gender Equality

Facebook quietly updated its iconography over the last few weeks. You may or may have not noticed these changes but the face behind them,...

Facebook Seems to be Testing Floating Videos like the ones on Samsung Phones

The social networking giant seems to be testing a new feature in its video platform where you can drag a video around the page...
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Had a Difficult time Searching for GIFs on Messenger? Facebook is Testing a Fix

Facebook apparently is testing an experimental feature on Messenger that will make it easier to find GIFs. Currently, searching for GIFs involves tapping the...

Facebook Bets on Laser Beams to Connect Communities Without Internet Access

How cool is this? Facebook wants to connect billions of people out there without internet using lasers.  Facebook’s Connectivity lab is developing a...

Mark Zuckerberg Reveals Facebook Plans for the Future

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO had a Q&A session yesterday in his Facebook page and people from all walks of life, including notable...
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You Can Now Sign Up for Messenger Without a Facebook Account

Facebook Messenger is all grown up, and the company has decided to let it become its own chat app, without necessarily having a Facebook...
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Facebook is Breathing Down YouTube’s Neck in the Online Video Space

According to a research done by Ampere analysis, Facebook is poised to become a serious threat to YouTube in the area of...

Facebook’s new facial recognition algorithm is creepy on several levels

Normal facial recognition software that we have embedded in our phones for unlocking or in apps like Facebook need to recognize our faces...

Encrypted Social Network Minds To Take On Facebook With Anonymous Support

A new social network that prides itself on privacy, security and transparency has received the support of  hacker group Anonymous. The social network Minds.com,...

Facebook Launches Moments App To Keep Your Photos More Organized

We thought we had seen it all when Google announced its revamped Photos application that not only offers to keep all your fond memories...
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Facebook Messenger Hits the 700 Million User Mark

Last year, Facebook did what was then unforgivable: it forced everyone using its mobile apps to download Messenger if they still needed to communicate...
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Nairobi Has Most Facebook Users In Kenya; Other Towns Are A No Show

Last week, we outlined interesting numbers with regards to what Kenyan's do with their smartphone. We also reported that 88% of Kenyan use the...
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Facebook Messenger Hits 1 Billion Downloads on Play Store

Facebook's Messenger application is the latest to join the exclusive 1 billion downloads club on Android. The revelation comes from the guy in charge...

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