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New York Times:
In August Facebook said it would crack down on QAnon, but analysis shows QAnon is flourishing on the site, at times aided by Facebook's recommendation engine   —  The social network tried cracking down on the spread of the conspiracy theory and other extremist material.  But QAnon groups are still flourishing on the site.
Sep 18, 2020, 4:50 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Facebook says it will specify which parts of its internal Workplace are for discussing political issues so staffers don't have to confront such issues at work   —  - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday outlined to employees a new set of principles to guide debates and conversations within Workplace …
Sep 17, 2020, 3:10 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Facebook says it will limit the spread of private groups focused on health advice and those with ties to violence, and will archive groups without admins   —  - Facebook announced new policies that will limit the spread of private groups on its social network that focus on giving users health advice …
Sep 17, 2020, 12:00 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook launches Facebook Business Suite, which lets SMBs manage their pages and profiles across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger from a single interface   —  Facebook on Thursday launched a new app named Facebook Business Suite that lets small businesses manage their pages and profiles across Facebook …
Sep 17, 2020, 11:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at the alliance of convenience between Facebook and Trump admin as sources say Zuckerberg told employees that Facebook is likely to fare better under GOP   —  In late 2019, during one of Mark Zuckerberg's many trips to Washington to defend Facebook in front of Congress …
Sep 17, 2020, 10:40 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg on the impact of the pandemic on making VR mainstream, AR glasses, and why he doesn't want to “put an Apple Watch on your face”   —  How Facebook's CEO is thinking about the future of augmented reality, virtual reality, and more  —  Social networks contain multitudes.
Sep 17, 2020, 12:35 AMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Facebook details Infinite Office, a virtual space for working from home, coming to Quest 2 later this year   —  A couple of years ago, Facebook announced Oculus for Business, a software suite for enterprise-grade VR.  But today, at Facebook Connect, the company is introducing …
Sep 16, 2020, 2:30 PMIn context
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Facebook says it will bring Oculus Link out of beta this fall, letting users add extra power to their Quest headsets   —  A year after Facebook announced a way for people to play Oculus Rift games on the standalone Quest headset, it's preparing to bring Oculus Link out of beta.
Sep 16, 2020, 2:05 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Facebook unveils Oculus Move, a fitness tracking feature coming to Quest later this year that helps track calories burned across any app, with in-game overlays   —  Facebook is adding a fitness tracker, Oculus Move, to its sweet suite of software for its latest version of the Quest.
Sep 16, 2020, 1:58 PMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Facebook says Messenger and Portal will support third-party AR effects from next year; over 600M people use AR across Facebook apps and devices every month   —  You might already be aware of third-party AR effects on Instagram and Facebook, many of which have become increasingly popular during quarantine.
Sep 16, 2020, 1:55 PMIn context

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