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F8 Roundup: Messenger Platform and IoT at a Facebook Near You

F8 Roundup: Messenger Platform and IoT at a Facebook Near You

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage in San Francisco on Wednesday during F8, the Facebook developer conference. There, Zuckerberg and his underlings gave viewers and attendees alike a vision of the future of Facebook—and … [Read more...]

Facebook Unveils a Payments Feature in Messenger: Look Out, Square

Facebook Unveils a Payments Feature in Messenger: Look Out, Square

I've been a huge Square Cash fan since its launch, and I'm responsible for signing up several friends, plus my landlord. It's a great product -- there isn't a lot of friction in the sign-up process, and it's super easy to use. … [Read more...]

Facebook is Developing VR Apps

Facebook is Developing VR Apps

During yesterday’s installment of the ongoing Code/Media Re/code conference in California, Facebook’s Chief Product Officer Chris Cox announced that the social media network was developing virtual reality apps, no doubt for use with … [Read more...]

Google Acquires Odysee Photo Platform

Google Acquires Odysee Photo Platform

Google continues to buy its way through Silicon Valley, having acquired photo backup platform Odysee this past weekend. According to a post on Odysee’s website, the company’s app will continue to run for the next couple of weeks, but … [Read more...]

Twitter to Syndicate Promoted Tweets, Will Soon Introduce Instant Timeline

Twitter to Syndicate Promoted Tweets, Will Soon Introduce Instant Timeline

It seems new and exciting changes are coming to the world of Twitter. While the company has been trying lots of different tactics to generate revenue from what is essentially a free-for-all in terms of what it costs and how it … [Read more...]

Facebook to Crack Down on Fake News Stories

Facebook to Crack Down on Fake News Stories

One of the worst parts of the Facebook experience is being bombarded with the various fake news stories shared by your friends (okay, your parents and that weird guy you roomed with for six months in college). But fear not, … [Read more...]

Facebook at “Work” Sees Limited Launch Today

Facebook at “Work” Sees Limited Launch Today

The new, work-focused social networking experience from Facebook is launching today, TechCrunch reports. Accessible via the main Facebook site, but also packaged into an Android and iOS app called “Work,” the new service will be … [Read more...]

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Whether or not you like what you see on Facebook, chances are pretty good that you check it regularly as a matter of course. Such is the nature of the social network. Because of that, Facebook is banking on your habitual need to look … [Read more...]