Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook today to demonstrate his personal AI project named Jarvis. The proof-of-concept video has left many viewers cringing at Zuckerberg's awkward showmanship.
The European Commission has accused Facebook of misleading authorities with the takeover of WhatsApp, due to its decision to share user data between the two companies, a practice since halted.
After almost a year, Mark Zuckerberg has shared the progress made on his personal artificial intelligence inspired by Iron Man's Jarvis. It doesn't look like it will see a public release though.
Microsoft has clarified its stance with regards to a potential registry of Muslim Americans, something that President-elect Trump said he wanted to instate. Microsoft said it would not cooperate.
Facebook has rolled out what it calls the 'Parents Portal'. The aim of the site is to help parents protect their kids when using the social media website. It focuses on basics and best practices.
Facebook has published a list of the top ten topics on its site for this year. For the first time, the social media company released a list of the top ten live videos, based on viewer figures.
A new Facebook spam campaign is sending alleged videos of celebrity sex tapes to unsuspecting victims. However, it only installs a malicious Chrome extension that spreads the malware even further.
Social media sites have come together to create a database of hashed terrorist content that has been removed from a participating site, making it easier for partners to delete content on their site.
Facebook has made it easier than ever to play games with new "Instant Games". Pick titles like Pac-Man and Space Invaders right from your News Feed or Messenger to start playing with friends.
A security firm found a new attack vector which exploits image files sent on Facebook. It will download a malicious file, which when activated will activate the Locky ransomware.
A recent study by researchers at Stanford University found that while young people are indeed social media savvy, they have difficulty determining genuine news from sponsored content.
Facebook has reportedly created a tool to let Chinese authorities police what content is posted on the social network. This is seen as a move to get back inside the country's huge market.
Some Facebook users have woken up to find they've received small checks from the company. Surprisingly enough, the checks are legitimate, and they're part of Facebook's settlement from a 2011 suit.
Facebook's internet-delivering Aquila drone took its first test flight earlier this summer. Though deemed a success at the time, the drone crashed on landing, prompting an investigation by the NTSB.
Instagram announced new features for its social network today, which includes live video in Stories, as well as disappearing photos and videos in the service's direct messages.
A new malware is spreading via compromised Facebook accounts. It will send an innocent-looking image file to friends, which will install either a malicious extension, or worse, ransomware.
Bowing to pressure from privacy watchdogs across Europe, Facebook has suspended its controversial collection of data from WhatsApp users, after 28 European authorities sent an open letter to the CEO.
WhatsApp users will be able to use video calling on their favorite devices with the latest version of the app. The feature will roll out starting today to all users, on iOS, Android and Windows.
Facebook is trialing a new feature called 'Messenger Rooms', which will enable focused discussion for public groups, including people outside your network of friends, via the Messenger app.
A bug that sneaked its way to Facebook yesterday saw thousands of users - including the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg - being erroneously pronounced dead with their profile pages being memorialized.
The UK's information commissioner has provided an update on the WhatsApp data sharing situation. The data transfer from WhatsApp to Facebook is currently on hold and the ICO wants more user control.
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Facebook has updated its Messenger app on Windows 10 to include video and voice calling. Unfortunately, the new features only seem to be available for PCs at the moment.
Facebook has opened up its gaming portal, Gameroom, to everyone. The service relies on a desktop app that lets users access web, mobile, and native games without the hassle of going on Facebook.
WhatsApp's recent Terms of Service changes that would allow the messenger to share user data with Facebook, have come under the scanner in Italy and the company could be fined for it.
In the days leading up to Halloween, Facebook is getting into the swing of things with a variety of masks, selectable when sharing live video, in addition to limited-edition Halloween reactions.
After months of criticism and a few too many errors on Facebook's part, the company is ready to develop its editorial policies to allow for images and content that may be offensive but newsworthy.
Microsoft's Bookings service is designed to make it easy for people to schedule and manage appointments with businesses - and it's now making that process even easier with Facebook Pages integration.
The Facebook and Messenger apps in the Windows Store now show that there is a 2GB RAM requirement; however, it seems that all Windows 10 Mobile devices can still download the apps.
While the Facebook app has had data preservation options for some time, the company is seemingly testing out similar functionality in its standalone messenger app for Android.
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Determined to push further ahead with video streaming, Facebook has released an update to its iOS app allowing video content to be streamed to TVs, with an update for its Android app coming soon.
Mark Zuckerberg asked Facebook users who the voice behind his AI assistant should be. Household names Robert Downey Jr. and Arnold Schwarzenegger have been suggested to bring his assistant to life.
As promised, Facebook has released Instagram for Windows 10 PCs. The company announced plans to make the app available back in March, and you can download it through the Windows Store today.
Facebook tax figures have been released and they show that despite making £2.9 billion globally, it only paid £4.1 million to the UK tax man. The low figure is still much higher than last year.
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Facebook has relaunched one of its old features: Marketplace. It allows users to post items for sale, and find what others nearby are selling. Crucially, this is only for users, not companies.
Facebook has just launched Messenger Lite, a lighter, lower-end version of its popular chatting app. Messenger Lite is designed to be very fast and small and work well on low-end devices.
The data protection commissioner for Hamburg, Germany, has ordered Facebook to delete any data it may have already transferred from WhatsApp. He also said users must give permission to share data.
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For years content creators have been arguing that the way Facebook reports views and time spent by users watching videos is completely unrepresentative. Today the company admitted as much.
In an initiative to improve human health, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have vowed to spend $3 billion over the next decade to fight, manage, and cure diseases.
Microsoft today announced new features that will be coming to Outlook.com, as long as you're lucky enough to be on the new Outlook. You'll be able to send files from Google Drive and Facebook.
Facebook has been once again accused of censorship after repeatedly deleting content and taking action against journalists and Norway's prime minister. The content in question features a naked child.
Facebook Messenger has been updated with a new feature called Instant Video. It is aimed at allowing users to quickly and easily share a video feed. Chat is easily accessible while streaming a video.
Windows 10 users are finding today that Facebook's Messenger app has been removed from the Windows Store for unknown reasons. The Windows Phone 8.1 app is still available.