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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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Facebook Launches “Off-Facebook Activity” Tool: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Facebook has finally launched this feature they announced during last year's F8 conference. Clear History was set to launch soon after that announcement but...
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Facebook Will Rely on Humans to Curate Stories For the News Tab

Facebook is hiring journalists for ita News Tab initiative which is the social media giant dip into publishing. The News Tab will be a section...

Facebook Expands Its Third-Party Fact-Checking Program to Instagram

Facebook is expanding its third-party fact-checking program (3PFC) to Instagram so now you can report a suspicious post and certified fact-checkers will analyze its...
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Facebook and Africa Check Now Support 10 New Local Languages to Fight Fake News

Last year, Facebook partnered with  third party firms, Africa Check and AFP for the purpose of fact checking news disseminated on their platform. One of...
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You Can Now Create Your Own Instagram Filters as Facebook Opens up Spark AR Platform

When Facebook said it was going to open up its Spark AR platform and move it from its closed beta program for Instagram, it...
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Facebook Begins Working on Dark Mode for its Android App

The dark mode wave is still rising. Slack, Twitter, almost all Google apps and Reddit have some form of dark mode either for its...
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This Instagram Trusted Partner Scraped Users Stories and Tracked Their Locations Courtesy of Its Sloppy Privacy Practices

Facebook is still failing to protect users privacy, especially on Instagram. Facebook still allows user data to be collected without their consent. A San Francisco...
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Facebook Working on a Way for Instagram Users to Communicate with Those Using Messenger

Early this year, Facebook announced that they are going to integrate its messaging services on Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram. Facebook said it was going...
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Facebook Planning to add a ‘Boomerang’ Feature to WhatsApp

We know that Facebook has been planning to merge its social networking services together. They even want to add their name to Facebook and...
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Facebook Wants to Add its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook acquired Instagram and WhatsApp in 2012 and 2014 respectively. They act like 'independent' entities under the Facebook ecosystem. If there is a person...

Facebook Is Still Using Two Factor Authentication Phone Numbers to Send Spammy Texts to Users

In early 2018, it was revealed that Facebook was using the phone number you gave it for 2-factor authentication to for ad targetting. The...
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WhatsApp Building a UWP Desktop App, to Soon Add Multiplatform Support

WhatsApp is reportedly building a desktop app that will work without having your phone nearby as it is with WhatsApp web version. The giant...
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Teens Are Now Switching Their Instagram Profiles to Business Accounts

Instagram is testing hiding likes in several countries and this feature will probably roll out globally in the coming months. The feature as Instagram...

Facebook Fined $5 Billion Over Cambridge Analytica Saga

Remember when social media giant Facebook was battling privacy issues after it emerged the network had colluded with troubled data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica...

How to Access Your Instagram DMs from the Web or the Desktop

Instagram really doesn't want you to leave the app at all costs especially since it began as app unlike its parent company Facebook which...
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NSO Group Improved Their WhatsApp Spyware, It Can Now Pry Your Google, Facebook and iCloud Data

If you thought the WhatsApp hack by NSO Group early this year was worse, the Israeli company has now improved their spyware to do...
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This Instagram Loophole Allowed Hackers to Access Accounts Within 10 Minutes

Any software or computer system is vulnerable to hacks. This is why companies pay to keep their systems secure or pay people who spot...
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Facebook Launches New Product Experimentation(NPE) Team

The New Product Experimentation(NPE) team is a new brand from Facebook that will be tasked with launching consumer experimental apps for various platforms including...

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