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Facebook M seeks to get things done on your behalf, assisted by artificial intelligence but “supervised” by real people, using its Messenger chat to do things for you in a conversational format.
Facebook seeks to replace organizational software and websites with its own Events feature that is already built in to the social media site. The Events feature is now targeting a public gatherings.
Facebook's Notes feature has been mostly invisible to consumers, but the company is revamping it to provide what seems to be a blogging platform, hosted on Facebook itself.
A report has revealed that Facebook might be working on a breaking news app that will allow publications to notify users with text and links immediately something new takes place.
Online task automation service, IFTTT, has announced that users will now be able to create recipes that integrate with various Office 365 channels such as OneDrive, Mail, Calendar and Contacts.
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Facebook wants you to buy merchandise directly on its pages, so it's currently testing out a new feature with select retailers. If the features works well, it might soon show up everywhere.
Microsoft is releasing a Windows SDK for Facebook today, allowing developers to natively integrate Facebook into their Universal Apps, both on the desktop and the phone.
According to a new report, Facebook is looking to create its very own virtual assistant, dubbed Moneypenny. The program would live inside of the Messenger platform and help users from there.
It looks like Adobe's Flash system isn't long for this world, as the tech community is rallying to kill it. That's thanks to scores of unpatched security vulnerabilities which are being exploited.
According to a new report, Facebook is looking at competing directly with YouTube's Vevo, by publishing music videos on its massive social network. This is just the latest move for original content.
Two seemingly legitimate Android games, which were up on the Play Store, were stealing users' Facebook credentials and using them to propagate through friends lists and automated scripts.
Facebook has updated its controls to let users prioritize posts from friends and pages while making it easier to unfollow those whose posts aren't relevant or interesting enough.
Facebook could be in the midst of building its first-ever streaming service, aimed at delivering both music and music videos with monetization through the massive social network.
A group of Evangelical Christians in Brazil have launched a "sin-free" rival to Facebook where 600 swear words, violence, pornography, eroticism and homosexuality are strictly outlawed.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently shared what's on his mind on his latest Q&A. He talked about the integration of telepathy on the website in the future, as well as the evolution of communication.
Facebook has released a stripped-down version of its Facebook app, called Facebook Lite. The app is designed for users that have a slow and unreliable 2G internet connection on their mobile devices.
The Amsterdam District Court has asked Facebook to allow private investigators access to its user data in a case where a sex video was published on Facebook, exposing a young woman in the process.
'Messenger' has always required a Facebook account. Today, Facebook is lifting that requirement, allowing users in a handful of countries to use the service by signing up with a phone number.
The internet has a pervasive culture of completely uninhibited expression, at the expense of common decency. But with Twitter and reddit moving to ban harassment, we're shown that change is overdue.
Facebook has rolled out a new program, offering physical "Bluetooth Beacons" to businesses across the country who want to help promote their company in real life to nearby Facebook users.
Facebook integration - including contact/calendar sync, and the ability to share to the social network - is no longer supported within Windows and other Microsoft services, after recent API changes.
In a move that resembles the Russian policy on tracking their citizens' online activity and identity, the U.K. government is reportedly working on keeping track of what you post online.
Facebook users will finally be able to post animated GIFs to their timeline albeit using third-party hosts, as the company has finally enabled the support for these files.
ESET security researchers have issued a paper outlining a new variant of router malware, a worm that is stealing social media auth tokens to "like" pages without the user's consent.
Russia's ever expanding internet laws threaten to block Google, Facebook, and Twitter entirely if they fail to censor and deliver information on Russian content and bloggers.
A father of three has been falsely labelled a paedophile, after an angry mother thought he was pointing his phone's camera at her children while he was taking a Star Wars selfie to send to his kids.
Uber has reportedly joined the race for Nokia's HERE Maps location business by submitting an offer of $3 billion in a bid to beat rival bids from automakers, Microsoft, Facebook and Google.
A lost phone in Albury, Australia was taken into a police station. Realizing the phone didn't have any security code, the officers took selfies and posted them onto the phone owner's Facebook page.
In a blog post today the Facebook European VP of Policy responded to a Belgian Privacy Commission report that it tracked internet users on sites regardless if they had logged into Facebook.
Facebook has launched its Messenger mobile app as a standalone website, continuing in its plan to use Messenger as a platform for application developers and business communications
Today at the annual F8 developer conference, Facebook announced its new Messenger Platform as well as Businesses on Messenger to expand its traditional messaging application.
Facebook's F8 conference will kick off in a matter of hours but the company's app decided to spill the beans prematurely. Thus we find out about the plans for Messenger and other announcements.
After nearly an year since it first became available to a small set of users, Facebook's "On This Day" feature is now being rolled out to the public giving them easy access to the past.
Facebook is testing a new Android app called Phone, allegedly similar to Truecaller in order to provide caller information to its users and automatically block unwanted calls.
There's some great news for Windows users; critically acclaimed, apocalypse-themed, first person shooter, Dead Trigger 2 is finally making its way to Windows devices.
Facebook has now removed the "feeling fat" emoticon after backlash from online activists who condemned it for being a form of "body shaming hatred". It has been replaced by a "feeling stuffed" emoji.
It's hard to imagine that YouTube, as ubiquitous and gigantic as it is, has never turned a profit. But that's exactly what a new report explains, alongside the myriad challenges that the site faces.
Facebook has given us a hint as to where it sees VR technology going in the near future. The company is already creating apps and testing scenarios that might soon become commonplace.
Facebook has paid $12,500 to Laxman Muthiya, an Indian Security researcher for reporting a major vulnerability which could allow hackers to delete all the public photos on the social platform.
If you wondered what happened to your Facebook account after your death, thankfully Facebook now has the answer for you, it will allow your personally chosen heir to manage the account.
The world stepped into the age of cyber warfare not too long ago, digital weapons have become much more destructive than physical ones. The British army intends to use this fact to their advantage.
A new type of Facebook hoax is currently circulating on the website. People are tagged in an alleged video, which upon opening is a malware hosting website, that can infect a wide range of devices.
WhatsApp's rumoured voice calling service might just be around the corner as a few users have started getting the functionality in the app already, as part of a testing program.
The Chinese censorship of international websites is well known, and now it has become even tougher against social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and various other services.
Facebook announced its quarterly and full year results last night and has revealed that it now has nearly 1.4 billion active users which include 526 million mobile users.
Lizard Squad continues taking down websites, this time it included a whole lot of various communication and social media services including Facebook, Instagram, AIM, Tinder, Hipchat and MySpace.
A newly released app which let users to watermark photos which they were uploading to Facebook has been removed by the company along with the photos users posted, in the run up to new privacy rules.
Facebook has launched a 'lite' version of its social networking app in emerging markets. The app requires minimal specifications and works perfectly even on a 2G connection, according to user reviews.