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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
Facebook:
Facebook details Messenger's 2017: over 7B daily conversations; 17B realtime video chats, up 2X over 2016; 2.5M new groups started daily, averaging 10 people   —  Over the holidays we all want to take time to celebrate, reflect and stay in touch with the people we love.
Dec 13, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says 99% of ISIS and Al Qaeda-related terror content is removed via AI before users flag it, and 83% of copies are removed within an hour of upload   —  By Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, and Brian Fishman, Head of Counterterrorism Policy, Facebook
Nov 28, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook expands its peer-to-peer Messenger payments tool to the UK and France, the first expansion since p2p payments launched in US in 2015   —  Today we're adding one of the most requested features in Messenger to two new countries by introducing peer-to-peer payments to people in the UK and France.
Nov 7, 2017, 1:08 PMIn context
Rob Goldman / Facebook:
Facebook will start testing new ad transparency features in Canada in Nov., in US and elsewhere by summer, including an option to see all ads a page is running   —  When it comes to advertising on Facebook, people should be able to tell who the advertiser is and see the ads they're running, especially for political ads.
Oct 27, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook plans Venues app for '18 to let users experience events with thousands of others, shows prototype that brings inside-out tracking to standalone headset   —  Today at its fourth developer conference in San Jose, Oculus announced its newest and most affordable VR headset, called Oculus Go.
Oct 11, 2017, 1:27 PMIn context
Elliot Schrage / Facebook:
About 10M people saw Russian ads on Facebook, 44% of ads were seen before Nov. 8, 50% of ads were for $3 or less; for 99% of the ads, less than $1,000 was spent   —  What was in the ads you shared with Congress?  How many people saw them?  —  Most of the ads appear to focus on divisive social …
Oct 2, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators   —  Two weeks ago, we announced we had found more than 3,000 ads addressing social and political issues that ran in the US between 2015 and 2017 and that appear …
Sep 21, 2017, 3:38 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says it's temporarily removing self-reported ad targeting fields and will improve its processes following uproar over anti-Semitic targeting options   —  Facebook equips businesses with powerful ways to reach the right people with the right message.  But there are restrictions on how audience targeting can be used on Facebook.
Sep 15, 2017, 12:40 AMIn context

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