INNOVATE | They Left Facebook To Make An App That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Stories

The lead developers behind social media tools like Instagram Stories and Boomerang left their jobs to build new features for the very tools they created. A group of former Instagram and Facebook employees have rolled out a new app called Chroma Stories that capitalizes on social media trends at a pace far faster than what’s … Continue reading INNOVATE | They Left Facebook To Make An App That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Stories

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Is Rolling Out A Test To Hide Your Likes

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – For the past decade, “likes” had been the chief currency of Facebook. It’s the way we’ve determined how many people think out babies are cute, believe our jokes are funny and recognize our new jobs are impressive. Facebook itself  has been so synonymous with likes that the thumbs up icon for … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Is Rolling Out A Test To Hide Your Likes

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps In Response To Cambridge Analytica Row

MILAN, ITALY, September 21, 2019 - - Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social media networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row. The suspended apps are associated with about 400 … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps In Response To Cambridge Analytica Row

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook And Instagram To Restrict Content Related To Alcohol, Tabacoo And E-Cigarettes

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  - Facebook will unveil a new policy on Wednesday to restrict sales and limit content related to alcohol and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, a company spokeswoman tells CNN broadcasting. The new policy will prohibit all private sales, trades, transfers and gifting of alcohol and tobacco  products on Facebook and Instagram, the spokeswoman … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook And Instagram To Restrict Content Related To Alcohol, Tabacoo And E-Cigarettes

WORLD NEWS | French Lawmakers Vote To Target Online Hate Speech In Draft Bill

Paris, France, July 5, 2019 – Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France’s National Assembly on Friday. President Emmanuel Macro wants to make France a leader in regulating U.S. tech giants and containing the spread of … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | French Lawmakers Vote To Target Online Hate Speech In Draft Bill

Business | Facebook Suspends App Pre-Installs On Huawei Phones

Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of U.S ban on its purchase of American parts and software. Customers who already have Huawei phones will still able to use its … Continue reading Business | Facebook Suspends App Pre-Installs On Huawei Phones

Social Media | Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp Back Up After Massive Outage

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp were temporarily down early Sunday. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage. Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, shows Facebook has been down since 6:30AM EST in much of the world, with thousands of reported outages concentrated in the northeastern U.S.,Europe and the Philippine. … Continue reading Social Media | Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp Back Up After Massive Outage