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Meta brings Facebook Professional Mode to all creators
Oct31

Meta brings Facebook Professional Mode to all creators

Meta first launched the Professional Mode for Facebook with selected creators in December last year. Now it wants to expand the access to all creators worldwide.  It helps creators build their presence in the app. The new mode is like Pages for businesses. It provides creators another Facebook profile to promote their work and build their audience. “With professional mode, you can use professional tools to build a public following,...

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Meta yet to decide whether Trump’s Facebook account will be reinstated
Sep25

Meta yet to decide whether Trump’s Facebook account will be reinstated

Image Credit: Medium As the suspension placed on the Facebook account of former US President Donald Trump comes to close to a review; the software giant has said it is yet to decide on its next line of action. Trumps’ two-year Facebook ban comes to an end in January, and Meta is yet to reveal whether this would be extended. “When you make a decision that affects the public realm, you need to act with great caution,” Nick Clegg, Meta’s...

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Facebook has no plan to fast track review of Donald Trump’s ban
Aug20

Facebook has no plan to fast track review of Donald Trump’s ban

Image Credit: Britannica Facebook has said it has no plan to rush the review of the ban it handed out to Donald Trump in 2021. According to Politico, the social media giant said the review will not be rushed even if the former president declares his candidature for the post of the president of the US. Facebook said it will stick to its January timetable, and will not remove the ban until that time. Also, the social network giant said...

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Facebook Starting to Test End-to-End Encryption on Messenger App
Aug12

Facebook Starting to Test End-to-End Encryption on Messenger App

It is testing automatic end-to-end encrypted on the Messenger app.  https://about.fb.com/news/2022/08/testing-end-to-end-encrypted-backups-and-more-on-messenger/ End-to-End Encryption as the Default Option On Thursday, Facebook announced that it is going to start testing end-to-end encryption. It will be a default option for some users of the Messenger app.  “With that in mind, we’re testing secure storage to back up those...

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Meta to shut down Facebook Live Shopping by October 1
Aug04

Meta to shut down Facebook Live Shopping by October 1

Image Credit: 9to5mac Meta is shutting down Facebook Live Shopping, the company announced in a blog post. While you will still be able to use Facebook Live to broadcast live events, you will not be able to create product playlists or tag products in your Facebook Live videos. Live shopping will be completely shut down by October 1; probably due to low patronage from users. People these days are gradually moving into short-form video,...

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Meta updates Facebook and Instagram Safety Guide for Athletes
Jul26

Meta updates Facebook and Instagram Safety Guide for Athletes

The Commonwealth Games, the 2022 World Cup, and other major sporting events are coming up. So, Meta has launched its updated Facebook and Instagram Safety Guide for Athletes. It provides notes on how to manage Facebook and Instagram to avoid scams, spam, abuse and more. The handy, 39-page guide is reference tool for all the safety tools in both apps. Not only is it valuable for athletes, it could also help anyone who wants a good...

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