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Facebook:
Facebook will let users give friends the option of donating to a US nonprofit on their birthday   —  People come to Facebook to send well-wishes and celebrate birthdays with friends.  In fact, every day more than 45 million people give birthday wishes on Facebook, which is why it's important …
Aug 16, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Deborah Liu / Facebook:
Facebook Marketplace expands to 17 countries in Europe, now in 24 countries total, as US numbers grow with 18M+ items posted for sale in May   —  Today, we're starting to roll out Marketplace to 17 countries across Europe (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France …
Aug 14, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says it will start ranking faster loading web pages higher in News Feed over the coming months   —  We're always listening to our community to understand how we can improve their experience of News Feed.  We've heard from people that it's frustrating to click on a link that leads to a slow-loading webpage.
Aug 2, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
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Jun 30, 2017, 12:07 PMIn context
Richard Allan / Facebook:
Facebook's VP of Public Policy for EMEA Richard Allan explains how the social network tackles hate speech and the difficulties it faces doing so across cultures   —  Who should decide what is hate speech in an online global community?  —  As more and more communication takes place in digital form …
Jun 27, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Kang-Xing Jin / Facebook:
Facebook introduces new group admin tools, including group analytics, scheduled posts, membership request filtering, more   —  Today we hosted our first-ever Facebook Communities Summit in Chicago with hundreds of group admins where we announced new features to support their communities on Facebook.
Jun 22, 2017, 12:28 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook details its process to fight terrorism: AI including image matching, increased human intervention to flag posts and remove accounts, partnerships, more   —  By Monika Bickert, Director of Global Policy Management, and Brian Fishman, Counterterrorism Policy Manager
Jun 15, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook celebrates the 30th anniversary of GIF by making GIFs available in comments to everyone on Facebook   —  On June 15, we're celebrating the 30th anniversary of the GIF, which has made communicating on the internet more joyful, more visual and let's face it, a whole lot funnier!
Jun 15, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Molly Jackman / Facebook:
Facebook to share location density, movement, safety check maps based on aggregated location data with Red Cross, UNICEF, others during disaster relief efforts   —  After a flood, fire, earthquake or other natural disaster, response organizations need accurate information, and every minute counts in saving lives.
Jun 7, 2017, 12:03 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook redesigns Trending Topics pages to make it easier for users to discover alternate news sources, rolling out first to iPhone users in US   —  Redesigned Trending Results Page  —  Starting today, we're introducing a redesigned Trending results page, which is the page you see when you click …
May 24, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
AI-controlled soaring machine takes flight  —  Microsoft researchers test an autonomous sailplane able to identify, predict and act on complex variables.
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