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Facebook to bring in New Privacy Code, move coincides with Cox’s Exit

Facebook makes news again this time for the departure of one of its oldest leaders, Chris Cox. Throwing light on his departure, Cox described it related to Facebook’s vision to bring in place a completely new strategy for product direction. The vision involves shifting each and every application of Facebook towards private, encrypted messaging, and not by public feeds, as unveiled by Zuckerberg last week. The product vision move by

Facebook Launches Community Action Feature

After battling issues with fake news, Facebook has come out with a new feature called Community Action. It allows users to start a petition about a problem in their neighborhood, and tag necessary state representatives and bureaucrats. While users are positive about this feature, some experts raise concerns over unwanted demands and bully pulpits to pressure governments. Pros and Cons of the Feature The new feature allows a user to

Facebook to Launch Tool to Monitor and Curtail Political Content

Facebook is conveying an Ad Archive API for US agencies and distributers that will enable them to dissect political and issue-construct promotions that keep running in light of the stage. The API will be at first propelled in the U.S. The API will build responsibility not only for Facebook but rather for publicists, also. With this new API analysts and writers can all the more effortlessly break down Facebook promotions

False News about Las Vegas Attack Propagated by Google and Facebook

Facebook and Google propagated false news stories asserting that the shooter who murdered more than 50 individuals in Las Vegas was a Democrat who restricted Donald Trump. The misidentification spread quickly from dull corners of the web to standard stages hours after hundreds were harmed at a celebration close to the Mandalay Bay club, the most recent case of phony news contaminating online networking in the midst of a breaking

Pages Sharing Fake News Being Banned by Facebook

  Facebook has taken another strict step. This time the action taken is against the nuisance that fake news create on social network. Facebook has decided that it will block Pages that share fake news from advertising on Facebook at all. This has been implemented since Monday. Facebook, in a blog post said that third party fact checkers will be banned from buying ads if Pages are repeatingly sharing stories

Coming Soon: Facebook “Trending News”

Facebook is launching a section named “Trending News” on their mobile app. The section will contain the latest relevant news that a reader would want, all with their own links to the original article. The news regarding the Trending News section was revealed earlier in spring when Facebook officials stated news was swiftly becoming an important part of Facebook feeds. The section keeps a track of the news items and

Facebook now Wields 2 Bn Monthly Users

As Mark Zuckerberg put it in his ever-so-cool announcement message, Facebook now has a whopping two billion monthly users. The achievement highlights Facebook’s dominance in the burgeoning social media sector, as the next highest monthly user figure is held by YouTube, at 1.5 billion. Among messaging apps, Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Messenger are the only other apps to have a 1-billion-plus user base, and Instagram is also inching steadily towards the

Facebook to Roll Out Sustainable Data Center

The construction plans for a new data center have already been initiated by Facebook, in the New Mexico region of Los Lunas. The new location is termed as a Sustainable Facebook Data Center. The initiation ceremony was hailed as a bit of a reunion between the representatives of the North American State and those of the other cities. The key intention of the new data center is to be able