Category Archives: Facebook

Facebook takes on Zoom with ‘Messenger Rooms’

Group video calls no longer require a Facebook account. Facebook is challenging Zoom for video chat dominance. The social network introduced Messenger Rooms, a major shakeup to its group video calling features that make Facebook’s chat app much more competitive … Continue reading

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Israel users are now connected to WhatsApp via Facebook servers

At a time when governments are striving for stringent data security and privacy, users in Israel are now reportedly connected to WhatsApp through the Facebook servers, said a report on Monday. According to WABetaInfo, a popular fan website that tracks … Continue reading

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Facebook launches new tool to tackle ‘revenge porn’: Here’s what can be done

Facebook on Wednesday announced that is launching tools to prevent the upload and reupload of ‘revenge porn’. This refers to the upload of any private or intimate photographs, or even fake images, of a person without their consent. This is … Continue reading

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WhatsApp makes changes in its privacy stance, to share phone numbers with Facebook

Popular messaging service WhatsApp said it would start sharing users phone numbers with parent Facebook Inc, marking a notable shift in its stance on privacy. When Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014, founder Jan Koum vowed to protect data of its … Continue reading

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How to see a list of everyone who has ever ignored your Facebook friend request

If you’ve ever used Facebook, you know that nerve-wracking feeling while you wait for someone to accept your friend request. Turns out, there’s an easy way to see all the people who haven’t accepted your requests and are keeping you … Continue reading

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Infectious Porn Video Back on Facebook

The new pretend-porn trojan was fast enough: it has infected over 110,000 Facebook users in a couple days. It works as follows: one of user’s Facebook friends shares a porn video and it appears in the user’s news feed. After … Continue reading

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Facebook outage shows social media is now key to a thriving Internet

When Google servers crashed last year, it brought the Internet to a standstill. As all Google services including Gmail, Drive, Maps and Chat suffered an outage, Internet traffic dropped around 40 percent during those five minutes. Recently, Facebook suffered a … Continue reading

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