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Facebook:
Facebook will verify identities and locations of advertisers posting political and issue-based ads and will also verify identities of admins of large Pages   —  We believe that when you visit a Page or see an ad on Facebook it should be clear who it's coming from.
Apr 6, 2018, 2:04 PMIn context
Mike Schroepfer / Facebook:
Facebook limits data available from Pages API, Events API, Groups API, and Facebook Login, will now need to approve every app that uses them   —  Two weeks ago we promised to take a hard look at the information apps can use when you connect them to Facebook as well as other data practices.
Apr 4, 2018, 2:48 PMIn context
Alex Stamos / Facebook:
Facebook deletes 70 FB accounts, 138 FB Pages, and 65 Instagram accounts run by Russia's Internet Research Agency this morning, shares samples of IRA content   —  This morning we removed 70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts — as well as 138 Facebook Pages — that were controlled by the Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA).
Apr 3, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook is rolling out an “About this article” button in the US, showing where an article's been shared, the publisher's Wikipedia entry, and related stories   —  By Taylor Hughes, Software Engineer; Jeff Smith, Product Designer; and Alex Leavitt, UX Researcher
Apr 3, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook Messenger gets support for sending 360-degree photos and HD video   —  Visuals are the best way to add delightful expression and meaningful emotions to your chats.  Earlier this year we shared that the ability to send photos, videos, stickers and GIFs in Messenger is extremely popular …
Apr 3, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook introduces new Privacy Shortcuts menu, simplified settings menu on mobile, and tools to find, download, and delete your Facebook data   —  Last week showed how much more work we need to do to enforce our policies and help people understand how Facebook works and the choices they have over their data.
Mar 28, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook is rolling out its feature showing more stories from local news sources in News Feed, available in US since January, to all other countries   —  By Alex Hardiman, Head of News Product, and Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships  —  Local news helps people connect to their communities …
Mar 26, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook to review all apps that had extended data access in 2014 and prior, audit suspicious ones, inform users about misuse, revoke permissions of unused apps   —  Protecting people's information is the most important thing we do at Facebook.  What happened with Cambridge Analytica was a breach of Facebook's trust.
Mar 21, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook hired a digital forensics firm to conduct an audit of Cambridge Analytica, but their team had to step down at the request of the UK ICO   —  We have hired a digital forensics firm, Stroz Friedberg, to conduct a comprehensive audit of Cambridge Analytica.
Mar 19, 2018, 2:41 PMIn context
Facebook:
In addition to Patreon-like subscriptions for creators, Facebook is testing badges and a leaderboard for top fans, new content rights management tools, more   —  By Fidji Simo, VP of Product and Sibyl Goldman, Director of Entertainment Partnerships  —  Every day on Facebook …
Mar 19, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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