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Facebook Messenger Gets Autoplaying Video Ads

Facebook Messenger, one of the most popular instant messaging platforms on mobile out there, is getting a new update that most users won’t like. The Facebook-owned messaging app is getting autoplay video ads built right next to your private and group chats. The feature was rolled out from Monday and Facebook executives state that the company […]

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Facebook extends lead as news gateway

Facebook has become an important news source for close to half of American adults, a study showed Thursday amid increased scrutiny over the social network’s gateway role. The Pew Research Center survey showed 62 percent of US adults get news on social media, and 18 percent do so often. That shows a growing role for […]

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No Facebook, no WhatsApp was the mantra

No or limited access to social media seems to be the secret to scoring high marks for city kids. The class X and XII results declared on Friday revealed that toppers kept away from social media so as to not lose focus while appearing for examinations. Besides, most of them relied on self study. Shikha […]

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Facebook censoring news, claims report

Facebook workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s “trending” list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report that sparked widespread comment on social media. An unnamed former Facebook employee told Gizmodo that workers “routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers,” according to Gizmodo, while “artificially” adding other […]

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Court says no to ‘Facebook drink’ in China

Chinese people won’t be able to quench their thirst with a refreshing “face book” beverage, after the US social networking company won a rare trademark victory against a local firm in China. By contrast, Apple Inc last month lost its battle to prevent a domestic company from using the “iPhone” trademark on leather goods in […]

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Facebook employees get new guidelines

Facebook on Thursday emphasized that it does not permit its employees to block news stories from its “Trending Topics” list based on political bias, amid a controversy over how the social mediasuperpower selects what news it displays. Technology news website Gizmodo on Monday reported that a formerFacebook employee said workers “routinely suppressed news stories of […]