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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 It has been replaced by a "feeling stuffed" emoji.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.
Turkey has ordered Facebook to take down content that was deemed to be offensive to the prophet Mohammad, but the company has yet to respond. Despite its stance on free speech it will likely comply.
Facebook is trying to help its users and grow its value. The giant social network is tweaking its algorithms in an effort to limit the number of fake news stories that users see in their timelines.
Like digital personal assistants offer customers on their smartphones, Facebook wants users of its Messenger app to be able to speak out their conversations automated text conversion.
Facebook Chat Heads is a handy feature for Android and previously for iOS that allowed users to continue conversations without leaving the app they were in, it has now returned on the Mac desktop.
Around six months ago, Facebook started working on a new product aimed at the enterprise market under the title "FB@Work". Now, Facebook is launching new apps for iOS and Android.
Facebook has announced a partnership with the US National Center for Missing and Exploited children. The partnership will allow Facebook to notify its users with information about missing children.
The giant US internet companies Google, Facebook and Twitter are currently at odds with the Kremlin over censorship requests made by the government and ignored by the giant social networks.
The social networking giant is preparing to release a new feature that automatically enhances your photos when uploaded from mobile devices in an effort to make sharing quality photos easier.
In its recent Graph Search update the social networking giant has quietly dropped web results, which until now were powered by Microsoft's Bing search engine and had been for the last two years.
It looks like Windows Phone users will be getting a pleasant surprise tonight in the form of a new update for the Facebook beta app which just received a significant update and is now available.
You have probably felt the need for a 'dislike' button at least once while using Facebook. The company is 'thinking' about this, according to Mark Zuckerberg in his recent public Q&A session.
Ever uploaded a photo in a subconscious state and regretted it afterwards? Not anymore. Facebook is working on a digital assistant which will question you before you upload embarrassing selfies.
Facebook launched Graph Search around a year and a half ago, and it's still not out of beta. The team has been progressively tweaking the algorithm based on user feedback.
Twitter has announced that it will be gathering app graphs from users of its mobile apps, in order to recommend Twitter accounts to follow and display tailored tweets in the timeline.
A quite surprising report by Global Web Index dictates that Tumblr is now the fastest growing social platform. Other social networks like Facebook are currently facing strong competition.
Whatsapp is partnering with a startup to bring end to end encryption to its messaging service in hopes of bolstering both the security and the privacy of its users regardless of what device they use.
A coalition of the internet's biggest companies is trying to push the US Senate into adopting the Freedom Act, which would limit data collection and bring greater transparency to the likes of the NSA
Facebook is supposedly partnering with Avanti, a British satellite operator, and together they plan to bring free, or at least very affordable, widespread internet access to large swathes of Africa.
A new report has revealed that Facebook is developing a new workplace experience in order to enable employees to stay connected and collaborate using the social network in their office.
Facebook is apparently looking to cut down on promotional posts after a shocking survey found that many users would prefer to see more of their friends' posts instead of ads.
Twitter has announced some major changes coming to its social network starting in the next few weeks. Some of these changes go straight to Twitter's core features and may anger veteran users.
If you have any questions for Mark Zuckerberg, now is the time to ask. He is taking questions physically and on the "Q&A with Mark" Facebook page and answering them live on Ustream.
Despite previously blocking connections from the popular online privacy network Tor, Facebook has finally added the ability for users who want extra privacy to connect via a special .onion address.
Facebook recently launched "Rooms," a chatroom application for the iPhone, but there already is a similar app called "Room" whose developers are now threatening to take legal action against Facebook.
Facebook is looking to modernize forums and message boards with a new app called Rooms. Rooms will allow users to share pictures, texts and videos with moderation privileges.
Twitter experiments with its social networking platform regularly and is considering opening up your personal timeline to display content from people you're not following.