Facebook will rollout a new interface to its mobile app in the coming weeks. The update will help users see comments more easily and changes up the contrast on the News Feed for better legibility.
Facebook has started another rollout of its Marketplace feature to 17 more European countries. Once the rollout is complete, everyone in Northen and Western Europe will have access to Marketplace.
In an attempt to gain access to China's highly guarded internet, Facebook has published a new app via a proxy company. Facebook, like other major internet sites, is still blocked in the country.
From Facebook's Watch and Fitbit's watch, to Coffee Lake, Apple Park, a fresh Outlook, Xbox excitement, and the OnePlus chainsaw massacre, it's our handy roundup of the week's top tech news.
Facebook has announced Watch, a platform that will allow Facebook users to discover video content more easily on the platform. Watch will also give content creators another revenue stream.
Mozilla has entered into the fake news debate by launching the 'Information Trust Initiative'. It'll see original research into fake news, a bigger push for web literacy, and new products.
Facebook has begun testing its Snapchat Stories-based model for the desktop. After bringing the feature to mobile device a few months ago, it seems Facebook is interested in expanding its usage.
Instagram has surpassed Snapchat's daily usage, a year after it introduced its own version of Snapchat's Stories and copied most of its features like the ability to send disappearing photos.
With the Kenyan elections around the corner, Facebook Africa is stepping up its efforts to curb the spread of fake news on its platform that could negatively affect the election on August 8.
The reason behind why Facebook A.I. Research Lab engineers had to pull the plug on their own chat-based A.I. surfaces. All the scare behind the A.I. creating of a unique language is ill-founded.
A federal court ruling in Virginia has found that a politician contravened a constituent's freedom of speech rights when she blocked him from commenting or sending her messages on her Facebook page.
From WTF Joe and Android O-MG, to Holo pursuits, Google results, developer delights, the rise of the machines, and the Neanderthal app store, it's our handy roundup of the week's top tech news.
The debate on net neutrality heats up as Congress sends an invite to a multitude of tech CEOs. They are expected to testify on the matter as well as Title II classifications enacted by Obama in 2015.
The microblogging service released its latest financial statement earlier today, reporting revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations but the company failed to increase its monthly active users.
WhatsApp has announced that it now has over a billion daily active users around the world. It also said that monthly active users have risen to 1.3 billion - an increase of 30% in 18 months.
At the Blackhat USA 2017 keynote, the founder recapped his thoughts on the future of security while Alex Stamos, Facebook's Chief Security Officer, thinks the industry needs to focus on defense.
After months of being rumored, it appears that Facebook TV might be finally on the way. According to an unnamed source, the firm is readying the launch of its new service starting in mid-August.
Qualcomm has stated that the lobbying group representing Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel, and other tech companies that have aligned with Apple, is misleading regulatory authorities.
Facebook has acquired Source3 in a bid to tackle piracy on its website. The acquisition shows that Facebook has still to resolve its piracy issues. Not many other details about the purchase are known.
According to sources from the supply chain, Facebook is working on a smart speaker with a 15-inch touch panel made by LG that is scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2018.
After Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the concerns of Elon Musk regarding the growing threat of AI, the SpaceX CEO has claimed that Zuckerberg's understanding of the subject is "limited".
A lobbying group representing major tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, has aligned itself with Apple in the company's ongoing legal dispute with Qualcomm.
Two former aides to a congresswoman are being charged with cyberstalking and obstruction of justice for having allegedly stolen nude images from her iPhone and posting them online.
Oculus is reportedly developing a standalone VR headset that will ship in 2018 for $200 and will be manufactured by Xiaomi. The company is also working on a standalone version of the Rift.
The Pew Research Center has published a new study which shows that 41% of Americans have been abused online. The main venue for this abuse was social media websites, mainly Facebook and Twitter.
Following trials in Australia and Thailand, Facebook has announced that - starting in the next few weeks - it's bringing targeted ads to the Messenger home screen for all users of the app worldwide.
As part of its 'Summer of Rift' promotion, Oculus has slashed the price of its Rift VR headset to historic lows which might signal something ominous or could indicate an announcement in the future.
Moving on from last year's crash while landing, Facebook's Aquila drone has completed its second voyage successfully. Data collected from the flight will help the team further improve the design.
Facebook has taken a "small step" to reaching its goal of bringing the world closer together, hitting two billion users. Everyone will get a personalised video with nifty stats in their feed soon.
After having delivered data analytics capabilities for Twitter, Microsoft has now released its Power BI solution template for Facebook to help users identify trends and quantify user engagement.
Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have announced a coalition to combat terrorism. Together they aim to remove terrorist activities from their platforms by sharing resources with each other.
Facebook has just released a filter-focused update to its Messenger app, which adds the Snapchat-like filters and reactions to its video chat along with a couple of other improvements.
Facebook is expected to bring new original shows to users of its social network this summer, and it's reportedly offering as much as $3 million per episode for the rights to video content.
Facebook has added new safeguards to its service that it hopes will deter those that steal profile images. Picture Profile Guard includes a variety of new safeguards and visual cues.
Tech companies have responded to Trump leaving the Paris Agreement with condemnation, a resignation, and promises to stick to the goals of the Agreement to limit the increase in global temperature.
A man in Switzerland was convicted of defamation today for simply clicking the "Like" button on several Facebook posts. Courts say his intent was clear, but it's a stern reminder for the rest of us.
The 1.15 software update for the Oculus Rift has officially brought with it room-scale VR support out of beta. Rift owners with three sensors will now be able to use room-scale VR out of the box.
Facebook has introduced a new clause on its Commerce Policy which bans the sale of piracy-enabling devices on its website. The move tightens the means users can acquire pre-configured devices.
ParlAI, pronounced "parlay" is the smart chat bot development initiative that will be put through its paces in conversations about restaurants and movies to perhaps talk with and help you one day.
The Trump administration is seeking to modernise the government by creating the American Technology Council, where the President will get advice from tech executives from Silicon Valley companies.