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Facebook has launched updated version of its Privacy Checkup tool
Jan06

Facebook has launched updated version of its Privacy Checkup tool

The last couple of years have never been that good for Facebook, especially in terms of issues that bother on privacy. There have been different complaints—the biggest of all being the Cambridge Analytical data leak. So, when the social media giant comes up with any news that has to do with improving privacy on the platform, people get to show some interest. The latest we have in that front is that Facebook has just announced the...

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Facebook Messenger is getting rid of ability to find someone by phone number
Dec28

Facebook Messenger is getting rid of ability to find someone by phone number

Facebook is reportedly [per Jane Manchun Wong] working on a new feature that will get rid of finding someone by phone number. This has been an age-long feature that is as old as the service itself, but getting rid of it could very well mean something better is in the offing. Though, some users might frown at the idea because it comes in handy when tracking trolls, not being able to track or add people by number could help to solve...

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Facebook Messenger has released a slew of features for the holidays
Dec20

Facebook Messenger has released a slew of features for the holidays

It is the holiday season once again, and social media companies are competing to win the hearts of their users. In a bid to make this year’s yuletide a memorable one, Facebook Messenger has launched a slew of new features. Quick Emoji reactions The chat app is launching emoji reactions in order to make it easier than ever to react to a friend’s Story. All you need to do is to tap on an emoji at the bottom of the Story and watch as a...

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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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