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Facebook:
Facebook plans Venues app for '18 to let users experience events with thousands of others, shows prototype that brings inside-out tracking to standalone headset   —  Today at its fourth developer conference in San Jose, Oculus announced its newest and most affordable VR headset, called Oculus Go.
Oct 11, 2017, 1:27 PMIn context
Elliot Schrage / Facebook:
About 10M people saw Russian ads on Facebook, 44% of ads were seen before Nov. 8, 50% of ads were for $3 or less; for 99% of the ads, less than $1,000 was spent   —  What was in the ads you shared with Congress?  How many people saw them?  —  Most of the ads appear to focus on divisive social …
Oct 2, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators   —  Two weeks ago, we announced we had found more than 3,000 ads addressing social and political issues that ran in the US between 2015 and 2017 and that appear …
Sep 21, 2017, 3:38 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says it's temporarily removing self-reported ad targeting fields and will improve its processes following uproar over anti-Semitic targeting options   —  Facebook equips businesses with powerful ways to reach the right people with the right message.  But there are restrictions on how audience targeting can be used on Facebook.
Sep 15, 2017, 12:40 AMIn context
Mike Nowak / Facebook:
Facebook launches new Crisis Response center including Safety Check, Community Help, Fundraisers, and links to articles, public videos and photos for more info   —  Today, we're announcing Crisis Response, a new center on Facebook where people can find more information about recent crises …
Sep 14, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Alex Stamos / Facebook:
Facebook says most of ~3K Russia-linked ads during US Presidential campaign referenced divisive social issues, not the election, and that ~25% were geo-targeted   —  There have been a lot of questions since the 2016 US election about Russian interference in the electoral process.
Sep 6, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Oren Hod / Facebook:
Facebook debuts On This Day-style monthly or seasonal memory recaps and friendship milestones   —  People come to Facebook to experience, share and talk about some of the most important moments happening in their lives, communities and around the world.  Many of these moments are reminiscing past memories and moments between friends.
Aug 25, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
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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