In an effort to attract more users to its platform, Facebook is reportedly working on a deal with Major League Baseball to live stream games for the upcoming season.
A Father who erroneously streamed the birth of his child to Facebook Live has lost a case which he filed against broadcasters and news sites for airing and posting the footage.
Facebook videos will auto-play with sound enabled by default. The company has also updated the layout of vertical videos and the ability to scroll while watching them has also been added.
Facebook hired an ex-MTV executive to produce original shows. It is a move that further reinforces the company's strategy to monetize new areas within Facebook, with longer videos at the forefront.
Facebook has integrated a new weather-centric section in its popular social platform. The company states that 95% of the global population can already access the feature on desktop and mobile.
A large number of technology companies have come out in support of immigrants, which enrich the economy and the society they reside in, according to the companies' brief filed with the courts.
Facebook and Google are relying on local media to tackle fake news in France and Germany. EU authorities are worried fake news is being used to influence local elections and destabilize the region.
Domino's has updated its Facebook Messenger chatbot to support full menu orders. The pizza delivery service released the update just days ahead of the Super Bowl event, expecting a surge in orders.
Facebook is reportedly developing an app to work with set-top TV boxes like Apple TV. Facebook began working on the app last summer, with the strategy to encourage users to watch longer video content.
Many tech companies, with employees from around the world, have reacted with concern to new border controls affecting travellers from seven nations - including those who already hold US green cards.
After enabling conversations between users and brands last year, Facebook is now starting to test the addition of ads to its Messenger app. Those tests will soon start in Australia and Thailand.
After announcing that he would be leaving Xiaomi earlier this week, it appears his new employer has sounded off that Barra will be joining Facebook, more specifically as VP of VR.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has revealed that 63 billion messages be sent through through their services on New Year's Eve. This number includes 7.9 billion images as well as 2.4 billion videos.
An analyst is foreseeing Microsoft to lead the charge of the race towards a trillion-dollar market value, ahead of Apple and Alphabet. Their LinkedIn purchase is predicted to help towards that goal.
Users can no longer pinpoint a friend's exact location, but can still see their current neighborhood and distance away. "Wave" will soon be added to organize meet ups with nearby friends.
Instagram Live Stories is currently being rolled out to users on Windows 10 PCs and Mobile. The new update is set to be introduced in waves, so it may take a while to show up on your device.
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.