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Facebook adds AR drawing and Instagram’s Boomerang to Stories
Apr14

Facebook adds AR drawing and Instagram’s Boomerang to Stories

One unique thing about competition is that it brings out the creative ability in you. You always want to stay ahead of the chasing pack—and so this calls for innovation. That is exactly what a feature like Stories has done to companies like Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp and now Facebook. How interesting that all those apps have one thing in common—they all have the Stories feature and want to keep improving on it. It is Facebook’s...

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Facebook admits to scanning conversation, links and photos you share on Messenger
Apr05

Facebook admits to scanning conversation, links and photos you share on Messenger

Facebook is making some sweeping changes lately—and why won’t they? They have been a massive letdown trust-wise, and the only way to get things back on track is by trying to rebuild our confidence. To start with, founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that Facebook scans the content of messages you send and receive on Messenger. Mr. Zuckerberg says his company does this in order to block any content that violates its policies. Facebook,...

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Facebook takes Messenger to new height with 360 Degree Photos and Video
Apr03

Facebook takes Messenger to new height with 360 Degree Photos and Video

360 photos and HD videos are ways to go these days—and your favorite Messenger app has just been upgraded to offer you all that. The picture and video quality on the world’s largest messaging platform has been updated by Facebook. You can now start sending all your photos and videos in 30 and HD qualities—and that is the game changer. The new feature works exact same way you have always known. You take a 360 photo, hold up your phone...

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Facebook to fight financial scam with new machine learning techniques
Mar29

Facebook to fight financial scam with new machine learning techniques

Being a victim of financial scam can be very frustrating to put it mildly. It throws you off balance, and beside the fact that it affects you financially, it also deals a psychological blow on you. It is an everyday thing—people fall for various financial-related scams virtually everyday online. Can it be totally eradicated? Maybe not, but Facebook thinks it can actually fight this menace with its new machine learning techniques....

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Facebook to make local news top priority in your News Feed
Mar26

Facebook to make local news top priority in your News Feed

Facebook wants to get on with normal life after recent controversies surrounding how it handles user data. The latest information from the company, though, has nothing to do with its recent travails, still can be regarded as a positive move. The social networking giant has initiated a global rollout of a News Feed tweak it announced for US users alone back in January. The move, according to Facebook, is aimed at according more...

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Facebook updates Messenger with admin privileges for group chats
Mar21

Facebook updates Messenger with admin privileges for group chats

Being a Facebook group admin comes along with additional responsibilities—including relating with people of different backgrounds and beliefs. The larger the group, the bigger the responsibilities you are faced with every day. On Messenger, the task of keeping things together is one that takes a lot of efforts. Facebook knows this and is all out to put more power in the hands of group admins on its Messenger app. The social networking...

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