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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
Facebook:
Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica and psychologist Aleksandr Kogan who shared info his quiz app collected on FB users with the Trump- and Brexit-linked firm   —  We are suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), including their political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica, from Facebook.
Mar 16, 2018, 9:31 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook adds video chat to its Messenger Lite app for Android, says there were 17B video chats in Messenger in 2017, twice as many as in 2016   —  Today we're thrilled to introduce video chat in Messenger Lite, a slimmed down version of Messenger for Android that offers the core features …
Mar 7, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Samidh Chakrabarti / Facebook:
Facebook says social media has mixed effect on democracies: it gives many a voice but paves way for false news, foreign interference, echo chambers, harassment   —  Around the world, social media is making it easier for people to have a voice in government — to discuss issues, organize around causes, and hold leaders accountable.
Jan 22, 2018, 5:15 AMIn context
Rob Goldman / Facebook:
Facebook says aged-based targeting for employment is an accepted industry practice, disagrees with allegations that the ads are discriminatory   —  Our view on age-based targeting for employment ads  —  In the last year ProPublica has uncovered a number of different flaws in our advertising systems.
Dec 20, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will now proactively recognize contact from new accounts by people you blocked and adds option to ignore Messenger conversations   —  By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety  —  Today we are announcing new tools to prevent harassment on Facebook and in Messenger - part of our ongoing efforts to build a safe community.
Dec 19, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Joaquin Quiñonero Candela / Facebook:
Facebook will now use facial recognition technology to alert users when someone uploads their photos without tagging them   —  Today we're announcing new, optional tools to help people better manage their identity on Facebook using face recognition.  Powered by the same technology we've used …
Dec 19, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Chris Sonderby / Facebook:
Facebook transparency report for H1 2017: account data requests up 21% globally YoY to ~79K; 57% of US requests included order banning FB from notifying users   —  Today we are releasing our Transparency Report, previously called the Government Requests Report, for the first half of 2017.
Dec 18, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook, citing academic research, says people “passively consuming” social media feel worse afterwards while active interaction improves well-being   —  By David Ginsberg, Director of Research, and Moira Burke, Research Scientist at Facebook  —  With people spending …
Dec 15, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Shruthi Muraleedharan / Facebook:
Facebook debuts Snooze, a News Feed feature to temporarily unfollow a person, Page, or group for 30 days   —  One of our core News Feed values is giving people more control.  Today, we're launching Snooze, which will give you the option to temporarily unfollow a person, Page or group for 30 days.
Dec 15, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
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:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …