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Facebook Pressures Instagram to Double the Number of Ads Served to Users, Begins Testing Back to Back Ads in...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Facebook acquired Instagram and WhatsApp in 2012 and 2014 respectively. They act like 'independent' entities under the Facebook ecosystem. If there is a person...
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Facebook Is Still Using Two Factor Authentication Phone Numbers to Send Spammy Texts to Users

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Facebook Is Working to Fix the Outage Affecting Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp

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If you are extremely online like me, you may have noticed that there has been an outage across Facebook-owned platforms including itself plus Messenger,...
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WhatsApp Is Testing a Way to Share Your Status to Facebook, Instagram and Other Apps

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After Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion, the social media giant has been introducing new features for the popular messaging platform. Status...
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Facebook’s Calibra Aims to Disrupt the Mobile Money Space

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Today, Facebook announced Libra which is their new cryptocurrency platform which will be governed by the Libra Association. However, they also announced an interesting fintech product...
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Facebook Finally Unveils Libra: Their Hyped Cryptocurrency For the World

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Facebook has finally unveiled their cryptocurrency platform and it is quite something. First, they announced the Libra Association which has the new currency called Libra. The Libra association is...

Facebook Isn’t Afraid of Sign in with Apple

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Sign in with Apple was one of the most exciting features announced at WWDC 2019 that happened early this month. The sign in method...
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Facebook Isn’t Planning on Removing This Deepfake Video of Zuckerberg on Instagram

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Early this week a fake video of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO was spotted on Instagram in which he is seen giving a sinister speech...
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Facebook Suspends Huawei from Pre-installing Its Apps

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Facebook is now the latest tech company that has suspended business with Huawei. The social media giant has stopped Huawei from pre-installing its apps...

Apple Launched a New Web Sign in at WWDC 2019 – Here’s How It Works

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At WWDC 2019, Apple made both software and hardware announcements. One feature they unveiled aimed at privacy was the company's single sign-on(SSO). This feature...
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Privacy? What Privacy? – Facebook

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This past Wednesday, Facebook was in court facing multidistrict litigation coming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the social media giant argued that they...

Expect to See More Facebook Posts from Your Close Friends as News Feed Algorithm Gets Tweaked

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Facebook is constantly tweaking its news feed algorithm and from now on expect to see more posts from your close friends that includes baby...
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Facebook Set to Soon Launch This Privacy Feature They Announced Last Year

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Facebook is set to soon launch a privacy feature that will let people delete data important for targeting ads. It was announced last year....
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Facebook Brings Back “View As Public” and “Edit Public Details” Button Directly to Profiles

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Facebook brings back "view as public" and "edit public details" button directly to profiles. The features had been removed following a data breach last...

There Has to Be a Better Solution Than Breaking up Facebook

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Facebook has had a rough couple of years but people calling for the scandal-ridden(data privacy and misinformation) social media giant to break up is...
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Facebook’s Major Redesign and Other Key Things Mentioned at F8 2019

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Facebook F8 conference is usually their developer focused conference that they use to share new features that they are planning for their ecosystem. In 2019's...
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Hi Everyone, My Name Is Mark Zuckerberg and Welcome to My Podcast

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Hi, my name is Mark Zuckerberg and welcome to my podcast. Please subscribe, like, share and comment...

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