Thursday, December 2, 2021

All posts tagged "Facebook"

  • Facebook launches ‘Workplace’ a business version of Facebook

    NEW YORK — You probably already use Facebook at work. Now, Facebook is creating a separate version aimed at helping you do actual work instead of catching up on baby photos and campaign chatter. Facebook is launching...

    • Posted October 10, 2016
  • Facebook Launches ‘Lite’ Version of Messenger Overseas

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is launching a “lite” version of it Messenger chat app. It is aimed at emerging markets, where many people use older phones that don’t have enough room to store or ability to...

    • Posted October 3, 2016
  • Germany orders end to Facebook/WhatsApp data sharing project

    Facebook doesn't have "a legal basis for the data reception to exist"

    • Posted September 27, 2016
  • Small Businesses Get Facebook Tools to Find Global Customers

    NEW YORK – Facebook is expanding its services to small businesses that want to sell to customers in other countries. The social media company said Thursday it’s adding features to its small business sites that allow companies...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
  • Pope Francis Chats in Person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke says one topic of discussion at Monday’s meeting was “how to...

    • Posted August 29, 2016
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  • Facebook Reduces Role of Human Editors in ‘Trending Topics’

    SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its “Trending Topics” feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative views. Although it denied...

    • Posted August 27, 2016
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  • Google’s Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling

    SAN FRANCISCO – Knock, knock, Google’s video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google’s response to other popular video calling options, including Apple’s FaceTime, Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s Messenger app. Duo isn’t much different...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
  • Unfriended? Divisive presidential campaign roils Facebook

    CINCINNATI – Some friends don’t let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on “unfriending” sprees. And some, such as Adolfo Olivas of Hamilton, Ohio, have decided to just shut down their accounts, as the divisive...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
  • Facebook Hates Ad Blockers so Much It Now Blocks Them

    Facebook is blocking ad blockers on the desktop version of its service, saying well-made, relevant ads can be “useful.” At the same time, the world’s biggest social media company says it is giving users easier ways to...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
  • Boom in Live Video Helping some Creators Make a Living

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Casey Cooper is one of the most famous drummers on the planet right now. He has a million followers on YouTube, and his flaming-sticks drumming cover of Ellie Goulding’s “Burn” is insane. But he’d...

    • Posted August 8, 2016