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Facebook Safety Check Becomes a Permanent Feature With Its Own Section

Keeping its word to make ‘Safety Check’ a permanent feature, Facebook is rolling out a ‘Safety Check’ page that would help users find emergency information and potentially help others in need. Facebook sees enough reason to make ‘Safety Check’ a fixture of its site as natural disasters, terrorism and

Facebook News Feed Gets a Major Redesign, Camera Gets New Features

HIGHLIGHTS Update to make News Feed more conversational, easier to read and navigate Facebook improved the navigation to create a more consistent experience Facebook also announced it was rolling out new Facebook Camera features To make News Feed more conversational and easier to read and navigate, Facebook has made a few

Why Facebook Keeps Pushing You to Go ‘Live’ With Video

From billboards to TV ads to endless notifications, Facebook is furiously promoting its live video feature as it tries to get more users to shoot and watch such videos. But will it be a big business for the social network? The prospects for advertisers are uncertain, and

H-1B Visa Rules 2017: Facebook Most Vulnerable to Expected Restrictions

Among Silicon Valley’s top tech employers, Facebook Inc could be the most vulnerable to US President Donald Trump’s expected crackdown on guest-worker visas, according to a Reuters analysis of US Labor Department filings. More than 15 percent of Facebook’s US employees in 2016 used a temporary work visa, giving the social media

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Becomes World’s Fifth Richest Person: Fortune

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now the fifth wealthiest man in the world Zuckerberg’s net worth hit $72.7 billion on Thursday Facebook recently reached two billion monthly users across the globe Following Facebook’s second quarter earnings report that showed the company’s stocks hit record high, CEO Mark

50 or More Posts on Facebook Could Get You Labeled as Fake News

If you use Facebook regularly to share news about your brand, product or service, you may want to make sure you don’t post too many updates in the future. Otherwise, you may run the risk of being labeled fake news. In a recent announcement, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) said that it was

Facebook Working on a Teen Messaging App Called ‘Talk’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS App will allow parents to monitor who their children are in contact with The app, called Talk, cannot be searched by general public The app is expected to be for those who are 13-years-old and above In a bid to protect vulnerable teenagers from online bullying

Facebook Launches Online Civil Courage Initiative in the UK

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook will launch the Online Civil Courage Initiative in the UK Looks to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist content EU said that social networks have improved in removing hate content Facebook is launching a UK programme to train and fund local organizations to

Facebook defies estimates, registers growth

Defying all the estimates by analysts, Facebook made $1.41 profit per share instead of the $1.31 that Wall Street was expecting and registered a strong growth in its mobile advertising business with total revenue reaching $8.8 billion from $5.84 billion last year. The quarterly profit was $3.57

Facebook to Stop Paying for Exclusive Live-Stream Content – What Does That Mean?

In June last year, reports circulated that Facebook was paying media companies and celebrities millions of dollars to broadcast exclusive content on Facebook Live in an effort to boost their rapidly expanding live content ambitions. The Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook had signed over 140 separate