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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 / 9 View / October 4, 2016

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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 / 71 View / February 20, 2016

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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 / 4 View / December 7, 2015

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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 / 16 View / November 25, 2015

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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 / 43 View / November 24, 2015

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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 / 65 View / November 21, 2015

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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 / 20 View / October 6, 2015

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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

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Facebook Instant Articles: 5th estate?

Today’s digital space is very similar (arguably) to the Colonial era. Internet companies are today at war to grab emerging markets such as India and China, bolster their valuation and make money out of a massive users base; sounds familiar?…

Comments Off on Facebook Instant Articles: 5th estate? / 6 View / May 8, 2015

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Facebook introduces natural disaster check-up

Worried about not being able to contact friends and family when a natural disaster strikes? Facebook is set to make post-quake, post-tsunami or post-bushfire checking on loved ones that extra bit easier with the launch of its Safety Check service….

No Comments / 10 View / October 23, 2014