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Facebook Live now offers support for PC game and desktop livestreaming
Mar22

Facebook Live now offers support for PC game and desktop livestreaming

Facebook has stepped up the game, and is now offering PC game and desktop livestreaming. What this means is that you will now be able to go Live directly from Facebook’s desktop website. This can be done via your webcam, professional equipment, and software connected to your desktop. You are now able to broadcast gameplay from your computer. Prior to this announcement, the social media company only allowed Pages to stream from their...

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Germany threatens to impose fines on Facebook and Twitter over fake news
Mar14

Germany threatens to impose fines on Facebook and Twitter over fake news

Germany is taking the fight straight to Facebook and Twitter as it seeks to bring an end to the menace of fake news. The European powerhouse through its ministry of justice, presented a bill that would see Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies pay fine if they fail to act decisively against fake news. Fine could be as high as €50 million if any of the social media company failed to act decisively to get rid of illegal...

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Facebook takes on Snapchat Stories with ‘Messenger Day’
Mar13

Facebook takes on Snapchat Stories with ‘Messenger Day’

Facebook has developed a penchant for copying Snapchat. After copying and adding Stories to Instagram and also launching similar features for its chat app WhatsApp, the social media behemoth has rolled out the Messenger version of the feature. Called Messenger Day, the new feature was first announced and made available to users in Poland in September; but is now available globally. Messenger Day is a new feature that lets you post...

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Faux version of Facebook Lite infected Trojan
Mar07

Faux version of Facebook Lite infected Trojan

Malwarebytes reports that a fake version of Facebook Lite is infected with a malware called Android/Trojan.Spy.FakePlay. The more compact and lighter version of the popular Facebook app, is designed for users with low internet access, and works on slow connection. According to the report, though the infected version, which apparently isn’t from the Google Play Store works as advertised, it does possess the ability to infect your...

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Facebook’s reaction buttons are becoming more popular than the ‘Like’ button
Feb28

Facebook’s reaction buttons are becoming more popular than the ‘Like’ button

Facebook’s reaction emoji buttons are becoming more popular with users of the social media company. This is coming one year after the company introduced the reaction emoji buttons. According to the social media behemoth, the reaction buttons are increasingly becoming more influential than the ‘likes’ button in determining what content appears in a user’s News Feed. The company said the love, sad or angry emoji buttons are increasingly...

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Facebook has started putting ads in the middle of publishers’ videos
Feb24

Facebook has started putting ads in the middle of publishers’ videos

In January, we brought you a story that Facebook was working on moves to start adding ads in the middle of videos. Well, Recode, one of the tech websites that reported the story back then, reports that the social media outfit has indeed started adding ads in the middle of publishers’ videos. This is a big money move for Facebook in my opinion, especially when you consider the rate at which users are consuming videos on the internet...

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