Tag : Facebook

Facebook News Feed will direct you to faster-loading links

It’s not just bogus articles that can make your Facebook News Feed seem like a minefield — it’s also frustrating when a friend shares a web link that takes… forever… to… load. Thankfully, Facebook is as tired of twiddling its thumbs as…

No Comments / 4 View / August 14, 2017

Female Marines group appeals to Sheryl Sandberg to fix Facebook’s revenge porn problem

With a letter straight to the top, a group of Marines is demanding that Facebook get a grip on the systemic harassment that plagues its female servicemembers. In March, Facebook became the epicenter of the Marines United scandal, which exposed a massive online…

No Comments / 40 View / April 10, 2017

Facebook still has a nipple problem

Facebook has come under criticism for censoring a news article on mammograms due to an image of a woman’s exposed breast. The company apologized for removing the post and restored it late Tuesday, though the incident adds to an ongoing…

No Comments / 15 View / October 4, 2016

Facebook Officially Launches Canvas Ads That Load Full-Screen Rich Media Pages In-App

Instant Articles, meet Instant Ads. Facebook wants to give advertisers an immersive way to reach people without making them leave the social network. So today it officially launched its ad Canvas for all advertisers. When users click a Facebook News Feed…

No Comments / 73 View / February 20, 2016

Muslims always welcome on Facebook

Political rhetoric in the United States has become so toxic that Facebook’s chief executive decided to speak up. “After the Paris attacks and hate this week, I can only imagine the fear Muslims feel that they will be persecuted for…

No Comments / 6 View / December 7, 2015

Facebook and Apple hit snags with news publishing strategies

It’s hard enough to produce the news, but making money from it is an entirely different challenge — one that many of the largest publishers were happy to let the likes of Facebook and Apple help out with. For Apple,…

No Comments / 18 View / November 25, 2015

You can donate things on Facebook now

Facebook has introduced new features today that will make it easier for nonprofit organizations to raise funds for specific causes and receive general donations. The feature, devoted to specific causes, works by allowing nonprofit organizations to raise funds through dedicated Pages…

No Comments / 44 View / November 24, 2015

Facebook Fundraiser is Kickstarter for non-profit ventures

Facebook has launched its own take on Kickstarter – a non-profit platform that allows users to raise money for worthy causes. Fundraisers allow groups or individuals to set up a campaign page, upload a video outlining their cause, and collect money…

No Comments / 66 View / November 21, 2015

Facebook to show 360-degree videos on news feeds

Facebook has announced support for 360-degree videos on News Feeds. The new development was posted on Facebook’s official blog by Maher Saba, Engineering Director of Video. The support is rolling out to users on Android and web platforms first, while iOS users will receive it soon. Facebook’s…

No Comments / 21 View / October 6, 2015

Moneypenny the new virtual assistant by Facebook with “real people”?

Facebook has provided a number of useful updates to its Messenger. Along with adding high-definition video calls and cash transfers to it, Facebook has also opened up Messenger for people who are not on Facebook. Now, reports claim Facebook to…

No Comments / 5 View / July 12, 2015