Facebook blocks one of the world’s most popular Facebook pages

November 21, 2017

Unilad disappeared from Facebook on Friday.Image: SASCHA STEINBACH/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock The popular Facebook Page for Unilad with 34 million “likes” disappeared from the social network on Friday, suggesting that Facebook blocked the page. It was back up around 10:10 a.m. ET. The temporary shutdown caused panic among the publisher community, reminding them that they operate at the whims of Facebook. “The Unilad Facebook channel encountered some temporary downtime due to a minor…


How to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Settings

November 19, 2017

Facebook deserves a lot of the flack it gets, be it for providing Russian information with a stage or gradually deteriorating privacy standards. Still, it has some sincere usefulness. And while the single good space to keep your privacy safe on Facebook is to delete your chronicle, taking these simple-minded stairs in the places is the next best thing. Remember, it’s not just friends of friends you need to think…


Facebook’s hardware genius is leaving the company after just 18 months

October 18, 2017

ead of Constructing 8 at Facebook Regina Dugan speaks onstage during the course of its Fast Company Innovation Festival 2016 at Skirball Center, NYU on November 3, 2016 in New York City . Image: Brad Barket/ Getty Images for Fast Company Facebook’s secretive Building 8 equipment lab is losing its boss. Regina Dugan, who left Google’s Advanced Technology and Project group to lead Building 8, announced that she will be…


Wanted man says he’ll turn himself in if police get 1,000 shares on a Facebook post

October 11, 2017

After insulting Michigan’s Redford Township Police Department on their Facebook sheet, a soldier missed for impressive authorizes told you he would change himself in( and deliver donuts) if the next situation they announced came over 1,000 shares. A defy the police were happy to accept. The man, who goes by “Champagne Torino” on Facebook, but whose real figure believe that there is Michael, has apparently been trolling the police department…


I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Heres What It Did to Me

August 20, 2017

There’s this great Andy Warhol excerpt you’ve perhaps interpreted before:” I think everybody should like everybody .” You can buy signs and dishes with photographs of Warhol, looking like the blanket of a Belle& Sebastian album, with that motto plastered across his face in Helvetica. But the full mention, taken from a 1963 interrogation in Art News , is a great description of how we interact on social media today….


The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

August 18, 2017

A shadowy operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign heavily influenced the result of the EU referendum. Is our electoral process still fit for purpose? The connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited by states with hostile intent to further their aims.[] The risks at stake are profound and represent a fundamental threat to our sovereignty. Alex Younger,…


How Facebook Is Transforming Disaster Response

August 17, 2017

David Moran was all set to go out that Saturday night. He thought he might thump Parliament House, Orlandos oldest homosexual nightclub, or perhaps make it over to Pulse, another mainstay. But after he and a acquaintance pointed their change at the restaurants sector where they both succeeded, vehicle hurt remained them marooned in the parking lots for the purposes of an hour. So Moran go back home and fell…


Crunch Report | Benchmark Sues Travis Kalanick

August 13, 2017

Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Facebook buys computer vision startup focused on adding objects to video Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Tito hamzeEdited by: Tito Hamze Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and…


Facebook is testing a secret photo sharing app in China, report says

August 12, 2017

Image: Schiefelbein/AP/REX/Shutterstock Facebook is even more desperate to have a presence in China than we thought. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app in the country, according to a new report in The New York Times. SEE ALSO: Facebook is dangerous for Democracyhere’s why The app, reportedly called “Colorful Balloons” is apparently a Chinese version of Facebook’s photo-sharing app, Moments. The app, first released in the…


Facebook Watch is gunning for the 23 hours a day you don’t spend on Facebook

August 12, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable Facebook’s 2 billions users spend about 50 minutes a day on Facebook, which begs the question: what does Facebook want you to do with the other 23 hours and 10 minutes of your day? On Wednesday, the company’s plans for that remaining time became clearer. Yep, it’s here: meet Facebook Watch. Facebook Watch marks the social network’s entry into the high-end video scene. It’s an arms race…