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Facebook is building its own AR glasses
Oct26

Facebook is building its own AR glasses

Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it is currently building its own augmented reality glasses. Ficus Kirkpatrick, Facebook’s head of reality told Josh Constine at an event in LA that the social media giant is working on hardware products. “We are building hardware products. We’re going forward on this . . . We want to see those glasses come into reality, and I think we want to play our part in helping to bring them there.”...

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Facebook to rival Musically with a standalone app called ‘Lasso’
Oct25

Facebook to rival Musically with a standalone app called ‘Lasso’

Facebook has developed a penchant for repeatedly taking a cue from apps it deems successful—and spinning them to keep its services going. From copying Snapchat’s Stories to rivalling YouTube, the social media giant has a reputation its rivals would love to detest. According to TechCrunch, Facebook is currently working on a standalone app that will compete with Musically. Citing former employees of Facebook as its source, TechCrunch...

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Facebook adds music features to Profile and Stories
Oct25

Facebook adds music features to Profile and Stories

Facebook is adding more ways to ‘enjoy’ its services by rolling out a new way to add music stickers to your Facebook Stories. This can be done by searching for songs, picking out the part you want to share with people, and adding the sticker with the artist and song name. Adding music sticker to your Stories is no different to how it works on Instagram Stories. The social media behemoth according to The Verge, is also expanding Lip...

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Facebook is reportedly in the market for a cybersecurity firm
Oct23

Facebook is reportedly in the market for a cybersecurity firm

Apparently to help change public perception about its image, Facebook is reportedly in the market for a cybersecurity firm. The social media giant, according to The Information, is looking to buy a cybersecurity company to help address its major security and data issues. Citing two of the four people familiar with the matter, The Information reports that the social media behemoth has already approached several companies about the...

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Facebook Watch now with rights to MTV’s The Real World
Oct19

Facebook Watch now with rights to MTV’s The Real World

  Facebook says more than 50 million US users spend at least a minute monthly on Watch. It also claims that total view times on its dedicated video platform has increased 14 times since the start of 2018. The social network has promoted Facebook Watch in News Feed prompts and several other ways. It also has more than 241 million monthly active users in North America. Given those facts, 50 million monthly viewers of at least one...

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Facebook updates Branded Content tags and Brand Collabs Manager

Facebook has updated its Branded Content tags for more transparency on its partnerships. The company launched Branded Content tags in 2016 to optimize brand partnerships. And now, it includes influencer marketing and provides reports to users. Branded Content Tags  Now, Facebook is changing the Paid tags to Paid Partnership on Branded Content posts. It seems Paid tags were a bit confusing or not visible enough.     The...

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