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Facebook users could soon be able to snooze topics in Feeds
Jun28

Facebook users could soon be able to snooze topics in Feeds

Facebook is testing a new feature that will let you snooze certain keywords for a period of 30 days. “Keyword Snooze” according to the social media behemoth, will allow you to temporarily hide content within your News Feed until a time that is convenient for you. Keyword Snooze is located in the upper right-hand menu in your News Feed. Should you choose to mute certain keywords, you won’t be able to see posts in News Feed containing...

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Facebook Ditches Plans to Build Its Own Internet Drones
Jun27

Facebook Ditches Plans to Build Its Own Internet Drones

  Facebook has ditched plans to build its own internet drones, a company engineer revealed Tuesday. The setback closed a facility in England and let go 16 employees involved with the project. The Boeing 747-sized drones were set to provide wireless internet connectivity to developing countries. Part of the four-year-old Aquila project, the HAPS (High Altitude Platform Stations) drones are leaving the limelight so Facebook can...

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Facebook reverses ban on cryptocurrency ads
Jun26

Facebook reverses ban on cryptocurrency ads

Six months after announcing that it would no longer accept cryptocurrency ads on its platform, Facebook has beat a retreat. Facebook at the time said it was rolling out a new policy aimed at prohibiting “ads that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency.” Following promises it made to...

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Facebook Connects Brands, Influencers via Brand Collabs Manager
Jun25

Facebook Connects Brands, Influencers via Brand Collabs Manager

  Influencer marketing continues to make big waves. And Facebook wants to optimize how brands connect with influencers. It draws more well-known creators to its platform and allows brands to boost their presence with meaningful messages. Facebook has launched a new dashboard called Brand Collabs Manager to introduce prominent influencers to brands and make connections.   Brand Collabs Manager highlights influencers through...

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Facebook wants to help you curtail your social media addiction
Jun24

Facebook wants to help you curtail your social media addiction

You are probably asking yourself if you read that headline well. Surely there must be a mistake somewhere along the line. Of course, the headline is correct and Facebook is actually cooking something that might interest everyone—yours truly inclusive. Mark Zuckerberg and his team are working on a plan to help you curb your Facebook addiction. Hidden with the Facebook Android app is an unreleased feature called “Your Time on Facebook.”...

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Facebook Messenger can translate between Spanish and English in new update
Jun22

Facebook Messenger can translate between Spanish and English in new update

Hola mi amigo! That is the Spanish interpretation for Hello my friend! When next you get a chat written in Spanish from a friend on Messenger, the messaging app Will automatically translate it to English. That is good because it means you are no longer have to be shuttling between the translator on your phone or browser to get things done. The Spanish to English translation is part of the latest update introduced by Messenger, and...

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