The social media giant has started rolling out visual updates to its app and website. The company is all geared up to make communication much easier and simpler, ensuring a rich experience on its core Facebook platform.The company says...
Following through on its efforts at reducing clickbait content on its platform, Facebook has recently announced a couple of updates to limit clickbait video posts appearing in the News Feed.The goal is to reduce the reach and prevalence of clickbait on its...
With all the new amendments in China after the crackdown on Internet services by the government, all major VPNs which circumvented the country’s Great Firewall were asked to be pulled out. In the process, the event highlighted the interests...
Facebook has introduced a new platform called Watch, exclusively for videos. The feature is available on Facebook TV apps, mobile and desktop, as a preview for a limited number of people.Video view time on Facebook is increasing as people finding...
After last year’s incident, where Facebook was criticized for allowing misleading information to go viral, it potentially resulted in misinformed voters. It was during the U.S Presidential Election 2016. Since then Facebook has taken several measures to bring down...
Facebook News Feed has received two recent upgrades – first, improved quality of news discovery and second, mobile page loading times.News Feed constantly updates the list of stories that are fed into it, which includes status updates, photos, videos,...
Google is reportedly working on a new visual publication structure for the media sector similar to Snapchat Discover, but based on its own AMP technology. The product will be named ‘Stamp’ – the ‘St’ refers to 'Stories' - and the...
Instagram, the Facebook-owned social networking platform, is growing steadily and has managed to bring Snapchat, an image messaging mobile application started by former students at Stanford University, to a screeching halt. Or so it would seem.One of the significant advantages of...
Facebook earlier today announced that it will start ranking fast-loading webpages and sites higher on its News Feed. The company cited a 40 percent abandonment rate at the 3-second mark after clicking a link as the main reason for the...
Facebook realized during a deep learning experiment that their bots were communicating in a new language that humans can’t understand. It was all Greek and Latin to humans. Facebook decided to pull off one of its AI systems when they...
Several companies in the past have tried to create modular smartphones so individual components that become obsolete can be periodically upgraded without having to change the whole device. None have been successful so far, with the most epic fail...
It is time to bid farewell to AltspaceVR as the initiative runs out of the funds and out of steam. For now.AltspaceVR, a startup that pioneered the social platform for virtual reality, is shutting down this week after no...
Facebook is likely to start testing its paywall for subscription news stories as early as October. As explained in our earlier article, Facebook will soon let people subscribe to its Instant Articles, which enables new publishers to distribute their content...
Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service has been blocked in mainland China since Monday night, following a censorship clampdown by the government.WhatsApp users in China reported experiencing difficulties in accessing the internet messaging app – they were unable to send and...
Facebook, the Internet and social media giant, has silently plugged in a new “Hello” button to people’s profile page, which allows users to send a virtual wave – say Hello to someone.The Hello feature is similar to the infamous...