Category: Facebook

Facebook finally lets you banish nav bar tabs & red dots
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Facebook finally lets you banish nav bar tabs & red dots

Are those red notification dots on your Facebook home screen driving you crazy? Sick of Facebook Marketplace wasting your screen space? Now you can control what appears in the Facebook app’s navigation bar thanks to a new option called Shortcut Bar Settings. Over the weekend TechCrunch spotted the option to remove certain tabs like Marketplace,…

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Maher: Facebook Shouldn’t Be Fact-Checking Political ads | Breitbart
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Maher: Facebook Shouldn’t Be Fact-Checking Political ads | Breitbart

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher defended Facebook refusing to fact-check political ads by stating he doesn’t want “political speech policed by the accuracy regulation departments” at social media companies. Maher said, “Zuckerberg has decided Facebook will not be policing political speech on their site, or fact-checking any political ads. And…

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Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity
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Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity

Facebook today announced it has filed suit in California against domain registrar OnlineNIC and its proxy service ID Shield for registering domain names that pretend to be associated with Facebook, like www-facebook-login.com or facebook-mails.com, for example. Facebook says these domains are intentionally designed to mislead and confuse end users, who believe they’re interacting with Facebook.…

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Facebook shares rise on strong Q3  users up 2% to 2.45B
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Facebook shares rise on strong Q3 users up 2% to 2.45B

Despite ongoing public relations crises, Facebook kept growing in Q3 2019, demonstrating that media backlash does not necessarily equate to poor business performance. Facebook reached 2.45 billion monthly users, up 1.65%, from 2.41 billion in Q2 2019 when it grew 1.6%, and it now has 1.62 billion daily active users, up 2% from 1.587 billion…

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Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in politcal ads
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Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in politcal ads

Submit campaign ads to fact checking, limit microtargeting, cap spending, observe silence periods or at least warn users. These are the solutions Facebook employees put forward in an open letter pleading with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and company leadership to address misinformation in political ads. The letter, obtained by The New York Times’ Mike Isaac, insists…

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