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Facebook:
Facebook announces a new AI lab in Pittsburgh and hires a number of new researchers for Facebook AI Research in Seattle, London, Menlo Park, and Pittsburgh   —  We created Facebook AI Research over four years ago to focus on advancing the science and technology of AI, and we've always done …
Jul 17, 2018, 1:40 PMIn 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
Facebook:
Facebook says it's notifying ~800,000 users who were hit by a bug in Facebook and Messenger from May 29 to June 5 that unblocked some people they had blocked   —  Starting today we are notifying over 800,000 users about a bug in Facebook and Messenger that unblocked some people they had blocked.
Jul 2, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Shruthi Muraleedharan / Facebook:
Facebook adds a Keyword Snooze button to the News Feed which hides posts containing exact words or phrases for 30 days so users can avoid spoilers   —  Ever read a spoiler online before you've watched the last episode of the season?  Or maybe you waited years for a movie sequel only to have your favorite blogger reveal the ending?
Jun 27, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Tessa Lyons / Facebook:
Facebook announces updates in effort to fight false news: using more machine learning, expanding fact-checking partnerships, using Claim Review framework, more   —  Over the last year and half, we have been committed to fighting false news through a combination of technology and human review …
Jun 21, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Ime Archibong / Facebook Newsroom:
Facebook says device-integrated APIs allowed vendors to recreate Facebook-like experiences, were governed by strict contracts, and are being faded out   —  The New York Times has today written a long piece about our device-integrated APIs — software we launched 10 years ago to help get Facebook onto mobile devices.
Jun 4, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will check images and text, who is being targeted, and any linked websites in issue ads as it begins to apply new policies   —  Political advertising serves an important purpose.  It helps candidates share their views with the public more broadly, and it can help encourage people to get involved in the political process.
May 24, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Rob Leathern / Facebook:
Facebook rolls out “Paid for by” disclosure labels on Facebook and Instagram for political ads in US, including issues ads that deal with 20 specific subjects   —  As we announced last month, we're making big changes to the way ads with political content work on Facebook to help prevent abuse, especially during elections.
May 24, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Guy Rosen / Facebook:
Facebook says it can currently use its advances in AI to flag and remove content before it's even been reported   —  There are two ways to get bad content, like terrorist videos, hate speech, porn or violence off Facebook: take it down when someone flags it, or proactively find it using technology.
May 2, 2018, 1:28 PMIn context
Facebook:
F8 Day One highlights: Clear History coming, dating on Facebook, video chat on Instagram, Oculus Go on sale, WhatsApp and Messenger updates, full keynote video   —  Today, our global developer community gathered in San Jose for F8, an annual two-day event where developers come together to explore the future of technology.
May 1, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context

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