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Facebook no longer requires you to share your number during login
Dec08

Facebook no longer requires you to share your number during login

Ever had issues logging in to your Facebook account? I have had such issues before, and it can be highly frustrating regaining access to the social media platform. The good news is that Facebook wants to put people out of the misery by dumping sharing of phone number during login in to the trash bin. In a nutshell, you may no longer be required to share your phone number, which comes as a big relief. The company announced a few days...

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Facebook sues ILikeAd for allegedly baiting people to click on celebrity photos
Dec07

Facebook sues ILikeAd for allegedly baiting people to click on celebrity photos

One of the most important responsibilities of a social media company is to protect its users. That probably is the reason why Facebook has just filed a lawsuit against a Hong Kong company ILikeAd for allegedly baiting people to click on photos of celebrities. Per Reuters, the company allegedly also baited people into clicking on “bogus advertising” links, which violates the company’s policy on ads. This enables ILikeAd to install...

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Facebook’s Crisis Response feature now works with WhatsApp
Dec03

Facebook’s Crisis Response feature now works with WhatsApp

We live in a world where many things could go wrong within minutes. It is always good to have first-hand and credible information from those we love during crisis. One area where Facebook has continued to help people stay safe and keep in touch with their loved ones during crisis is by through its Crisis Response feature. Since it was launched, the feature has been updated many times to make it as accurate as possible. Now, there is...

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Facebook out with a new video and photo transfer tool
Dec02

Facebook out with a new video and photo transfer tool

Facebook has announced a new tool that will allow you to transfer your video and photo to Google Photos. This is not the first time the social media giant is collaborating with Google; WhatsApp users already have access to Google Drive where they can back up their chats. Facebook said its decision to allow transfer of files to Google Photos was inspired by the feedback it received from stakeholders around the world about what data...

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Facebook brings Stories to Facebook Dating
Nov21

Facebook brings Stories to Facebook Dating

Facebook, without a doubt has the numbers when it comes to blowing competition out of the water; but the social media giant still does not have the edge when it comes to Stories. Stories is the ephemeral format that allows you to post videos and pictures that disappears after 24 hours. To make the feature more popular among people, the social media behemoth is bringing the ephemeral format to Dating. Dating users will be able to...

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WhatsApp’s redesigned splash screen now has reference to Facebook
Nov14

WhatsApp’s redesigned splash screen now has reference to Facebook

In August, we told you that Facebook wanted to make it known to all that it owned WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. The company had said back then that it wants “to be clearer” about which products and services are part of Facebook. To achieve this, the social media behemoth will be appending its name on both services. That seems to be the case with the new WhatsApp splash screen. The new screen now spots or makes reference to...

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