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Facebook’s global outage was caused by “server configuration change”
Mar14

Facebook’s global outage was caused by “server configuration change”

Yesterday’s global outage that affected access to Facebook service was the biggest since the company came into existence. The outage affected millions of users across several regions, continents and countries—and according to Facebook, this was caused by a “server configuration change.” In a post on its Twitter page, Facebook blamed the outage on a server configuration change, but fell short of giving further details as to what that...

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Facebook’s rumored cryptocurrency coin already taking shape with new payment button?
Mar14

Facebook’s rumored cryptocurrency coin already taking shape with new payment button?

Some Facebook users have noticed a new option in the app that invites them to “Pay with Facebook” along with a Bitcoin kind of icon. This fuels speculations that the social media giant is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency. The new payment option, according to an Italian tech site Mobile World, per Android Police, appeared on both the iOS and the Android apps of Facebook in Italy. This appears to be an “Italian affair” only as...

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Facebook facing criminal investigation over data deals with tech giants
Mar14

Facebook facing criminal investigation over data deals with tech giants

Another day, another problem to deal with—such has been the story of social media giant Facebook in the last couple of months. Per The New York Times, Facebook’s data deals with some tech giant are being investigated by a grand jury in New York. Records of “at least two” large companies that make smartphones have been subpoenaed, which will shed more lights on the deals. The company, according to the report, struck deals with Facebook...

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Facebook to limit the spread of anti-vax
Mar12

Facebook to limit the spread of anti-vax

  Facebook has its hands full in trying to clean up its platform. The most recent being its removal of Facebook and Instagram accounts in the UK and Romania due to hate speech and divisive content. The social network has expanded all efforts to boost election security and prevent political groups from manipulating voters through its platform. Still, misinformation spreads like wildfire online. And it’s far beyond the propaganda...

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Facebook removes fake accounts in the UK and Romania for hate speech and divisive content
Mar10

Facebook removes fake accounts in the UK and Romania for hate speech and divisive content

Facebook has removed fake accounts that spread memes, articles, and videos inciting hate and political unrest in the U.K. and Romania. The social networking company blogged Thursday that it removed 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K. It also pulled 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania. The firm found a network of people using fake accounts in the U.K. to “engage in hate speech and...

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Facebook is testing an-all white UI design on Android
Mar09

Facebook is testing an-all white UI design on Android

An all-white redesign of the Facebook app for Android could be on its way—all things being equal. XDA developers reports that the social media giant is already testing a new whiter color scheme in the Android version of its app. XDA developers notes that the new UI for the Facebook Android app replaces the famous blue accents—adopting a whiter look, which is already being tested out. The blue color in the header is no longer there,...

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