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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms users can now sync their Instagram contacts to Messenger   —  Facebook wants to expand your Messenger contact list with a little help from Instagram.  The company has launched a feature in Messenger that pulls in your contacts from Instagram, if you opt to connect your account.
Jul 18, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
How Facebook, Google, and Twitter train and use AI to manage abuse on a massive scale with some human help as false positives remain a challenge for AI   —  From stamping out trolls to removing fake bot accounts, here's how social networks are waging war using AI weapons.
Jul 14, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook is shutting down Android contacts app Hello, fitness tracking app Moves, and anonymous teen social media app tbh due to “low usage”   —  We wanted to let you know that we are shutting down three apps due to low usage: Moves, tbh and Hello.
Jul 2, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook will require businesses using its Custom Audiences ad tool to declare whether contact information was gained with user consent starting July 2   —  Facebook is hoping to avoid another privacy scandal by adding new accountability and transparency requirements for businesses that use …
Jun 13, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
Some political ads slipped or bypassed Facebook's new restrictions for disclosure and authorization in California's Fourth Congressional District primary   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Regina Bateson had just finished an Easter egg hunt with her children on April 1 when her phone started buzzing.
Jun 4, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook gave 60+ device makers, including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung, deeper access to users' personal info than previously known, through private APIs   —  The company formed data-sharing partnerships with Apple, Samsung and dozens of other device makers, raising new concerns about its privacy protections.
Jun 3, 2018, 10:28 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Facebook says users can now use dedicated hardware or code-generating apps for two-factor authentication without having to register their phone number   —  Facebook users who want extra account security but don't want to share their phone number with the company can now lock down their accounts …
May 23, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Vanessa Hand Orellana / CNET:
Fitbit Ionic and Versa watches to get quick replies for messages on Android phones while its iOS and Windows apps will get the ability to track menstrual cycles   —  Fitbit finally rolls out two features users have been asking for: text response and female health tracking.  But not everyone's getting them.
May 7, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
How 205 Facebook and Instagram accounts were impersonating Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, many to scam vulnerable users through promises of lottery prizes   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A Facebook notification on Gary Bernhardt's phone woke him up one night last November with incredible news …
Apr 26, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Highlights from first hearing: Zuckerberg asked about Facebook's monopoly power, hopes AI will flag bad content soon, says Facebook doesn't snoop on phone calls   —  Congress doesn't understand Facebook.  Does anyone?  —  Mark Zuckerberg made his highly anticipated debut before Congress today during …
Apr 10, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context

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