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Facebook testing ability to go live from its Camera screen
Aug04

Facebook testing ability to go live from its Camera screen

A new way to “go live” on Facebook could soon become a reality for all. The new feature, which is still being tested by a handful of users on the social media website according to TechCrunch, will enable you to start a live video broadcast via Facebook’s Camera scree. The new feature will appear within the Facebook Camera screen along with other options, including ability to create s GIF or use Facebook Live Audio. On the Live tab,...

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Facebook is testing a desktop version of “Stories”
Aug04

Facebook is testing a desktop version of “Stories”

Something big is cooking at Facebook—this time around, the social media behemoth is testing a desktop version of Stories. This development indicates that the feature is ticking all the boxes as Facebook expected, and adding a desktop version is the next step in the company’s plan. The new test being carried out by the social media giant according to TechCrunch, is placed at the right side. This, according to the report, is intended to...

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Facebook intensifies war against fake news with updated AI
Aug03

Facebook intensifies war against fake news with updated AI

Facebook has intensified efforts to tackle fake news by updating its machine learning technique, Reuters reports. The social media behemoth announced that it will send more potential fake news articles to fact checkers, and subsequently post the outcome of their findings below the original post. Facebook said it has already began testing the updated AI fact checking feature—and the feature is already being launched in United States,...

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Facebook reportedly working on a video chat device with touchscreen
Aug01

Facebook reportedly working on a video chat device with touchscreen

Facebook is reportedly working on a video chat device, according to Bloomberg. The device will be the company’s first major hardware product from its Building 8 lab, the report adds. The video chat device will feature a laptop-sized touchscreen, and will mark a new product category. The report adds that Facebook could announce the new product as early as its F8 developer conference scheduled to hold next spring. Citing people familiar...

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Facebook enables public sharing of video and photo in Stories
Jul31

Facebook enables public sharing of video and photo in Stories

It’s been seven months since Facebook launched its own version of “Stories,” a feature made famous by Snapchat. The company, for the first time, is aiming to do something slightly different from what Snapchat did with its own version of Stories, and is now enabling public sharing of both videos and photos in Stories. This latest change, is however, coming with some new privacy settings, Business Standard reports. Facebook launched its...

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Facebook Will Remove Link Preview Editing to Stop Fake News
Jul19

Facebook Will Remove Link Preview Editing to Stop Fake News

Facebook has announced that it will remove link preview editing as part of ongoing efforts to stop the spread of fake news. On Tuesday, the social networking giant officially revealed that it will take away the ability for any Page to edit how links appear on its platform. Consequently, Facebook publishers cannot change link metadata such as headline and description from all link sharing entry points. The company said this channel...

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