Wednesday, April 18
Ahead of the GDPR, which is set to come into effect in May
Monday, April 16
Social network criticised over feature that targets users who are likely to switch to an advertiser’s rival’s product
Monday, January 15
Over the next year, we’ll start spending less time on Facebook. Those of us who used it to catch up on the news will find less of it to read. We’ll watch fewer videos, and we’ll see fewer advertisements. In theory, Facebook will make less money off us — or, at least, the rate at which it makes more and more money off us will slow.
Thursday, November 30
«Well YOU enlighten me as YOU are judging by calling backpacker.. Tell me ... how do you know I do not work for the Mauritian people… how do you judge that?? tell me...»
Tuesday, November 28
This is software to save lives. Facebook’s new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts for patterns of suicidal thoughts, and when necessary send mental health resources to the user at risk or their friends, or contact local first-responders.
Wednesday, August 16
Facebook is rolling out a slight redesign to the News Feed today, which overhauls the main interface of the site for a cleaner look. What that actually translates to in practical terms is getting rid of the blue accents and headers across most of the interface, which the company claims will make navigating easier and more consistent.
Thursday, May 18
The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million ($122 million) for “providing incorrect or misleading information” about its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp.
Friday, May 05
Facebook is shutting down a studio in California created to make films and other video content for its Oculus virtual reality headset.
Thursday, May 04
Express Wi-Fi is one of Facebook’s many connectivity initiatives under its internet.org umbrella. Unlike more futuristic projects like the Aquila drone, though, the emphasis here is on existing Wi-Fi technologies and allowing local entrepreneurs to resell internet access.
Wednesday, May 03
Facebook announced today that its new Messenger game-playing features are now available to the entire 1.2 billion people who use the app every month. Instant Games, as the platform is called, first launched in closed beta last November with arcade titles like Pac-Man and Galaga.