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Facebook Messenger is testing Screen Sharing on mobile
Aug29

Facebook Messenger is testing Screen Sharing on mobile

Unlike Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook, Messenger has not been in the news lately. Here comes an interesting update that some of you out there might find funny—a screen sharing feature is being tested. Screen sharing option will allow you to share your funny memes with friends and family. It will also come in very handy according to Jane Manchun Wong, when it comes to trying to pass instructions to someone about how to use an app....

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Facebook introduces stricter measures for political advertisers in the US
Aug28

Facebook introduces stricter measures for political advertisers in the US

As political gladiators begin to gather in order to strategize towards the 2020 elections in the US, social media giant Facebook has announced stricter rules for political advertisers in the country. In an announcement made on Wednesday, the social media behemoth said the new rules require disclosures for Facebook and Instagram. The US election does not hold until another 15 months from now, but putting the right things in place...

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Facebook adds Music tile to Stories creation page on iOS
Aug23

Facebook adds Music tile to Stories creation page on iOS

A new tile has been added to the creation page in Facebook Stories. The new tile will allow you to share your Music stories; but is currently only available on iOS. The new addition was spotted by Matt Navarra, and can be seen in-between the Boomerang and the Poll tiles. UPDATE: Facebook has added a ‘Music’ tile to the Stories creation page on iOS https://t.co/2ufeET0yDG pic.twitter.com/rBNDtqsGAb — Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra)...

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Facebook transcribed clips of users’ audio without permission
Aug14

Facebook transcribed clips of users’ audio without permission

Facebook did it again! The social media giant is always courting controversies—and this latest one could have some damaging consequences if not well managed. Bloomberg reports that Facebook has paying hundreds of external contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg adds that this has not gone down well with the contract employees who seemed disturbed because...

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WhatsApp security flaw allows hackers to alter your chats
Aug08

WhatsApp security flaw allows hackers to alter your chats

A security firm has uncovered a WhatsApp flaw that allows hackers to alter your messages. The flaw, according to Business Insider, could allow hackers intercept and manipulate messages. It could also allow them to change your identity or even alter your text or conversation with your contact. Literarily, the loophole could let hackers “put words in people’s mouths;” which could be a serious threat as it is capable of spreading fake...

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Facebook rebrands Instagram, WhatsApp; wants the world to know who owns what
Aug03

Facebook rebrands Instagram, WhatsApp; wants the world to know who owns what

Facebook has confirmed that it is rebranding WhatsApp and Instagram to let the world know it actually owned them. Whether this is necessary is highly debatable, but the company has confirmed per CNET that changes are coming. The social media giant said it wants “to be clearer” about which products and services are part of Facebook. This is coming months after the company first announced to the world that it wants to unify its...

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