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Facebook's Oculus Go, the standalone VR headset, is now available for purchase. The headset offers mobile virtual reality without needing a phone or PC, and is going on sale starting today in 23 countries. The base Oculus Go will...
For those of you that use Facebook Messenger, it's getting a new feature that we'll all love. The M digital assistant will begin suggesting translation of a message to your native language if you get a message via Marketplace...
Kicking things off in the F8 conference, Facebook is answering everyone's question: What is the platform doing to address concerns of user data? The answer to this appears to be Clear History. This is a new feature the company...
Facebook has had weeks of issues they've been dealing with, but now it's time for the social giant to host its annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California. To kick off the event, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg will...
The first keynote speech of Facebook's F8 event is just a few hours away. We're expecting the company to release information regarding a whole range of things, including the mass-market standalone VR headset. Two years ago, the company showcased...
Soon, Europe's GDPR privacy standards will launch. Several companies have already announced changes that will affect European users, and you can add WhatsApp to that list. Sky News reports that WhatsApp changes it age requirements to comply with the...
Europe's GDPR privacy protections are set to go into effect on May 25th and we've gotten indication from Facebook that the company plans to comply with it. While we know that the social giant will comply, the question remains...
In a testimony today with a UK committee investigating the misuse of Facebook users' personal data, Brittany Kaiser, a former Cambridge Analytica employee, claimed in her spoken and written testimony that the firm used other quizzes, such as the...
Facebook is apparently no longer opposing a proposed California ballot measure that's designed to protect the privacy of citizen's in the state, the company announced. The California Consumer Privacy Act, if becomes law, will force companies to be more...
Data protection and privacy have become a big issue around the world. Big tech companies like Instagram must take appropriate action to ensure the privacy and safety of user data. Now, for all Instagram users, you will be able...
In today's Congressional hearings, Facebook CEO admitted that even his personal information wasn't safe from the Cambridge Analytica's hands. In a rapid-fire four-minute question and answer session, congresswoman Anna Eshoo from California asked Zuckerberg if his personal data was sold...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will make his first of two appearances before congressional committees this afternoon. Starting at 2:15PM ET, Zuckerberg will begin to testify before both the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and the Senate Committee on...
Just when you think the Cambridge Analytica scandal couldn't get any worse, it does. If you're one of those that took part in the quiz app This Is Your Digital Life, you not only shared your News Feed, timeline...
The amount of hot water Facebook has found itself in regarding Cambridge Analytica scandal is immense. Today and tomorrow, Company CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify in front of Congress in regards to what the company did and...
By now, we have already established that millions of Facebook users are affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but the one question remains: Was I affected? Well, we have an answer for you. Facebook has started sending News Feed notifications...
On Wednesday, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress about several range of topics, including data privacy. Ahead of the heading, Congress has released a copy of his statement. In the statement, Zuckerberg is taking responsibility for...
Cambridge Analytica saw suspension from Facebook over data scandal, and now another data firm is seeing suspension. Facebook announced that it has suspended Canadian data firm AggregateIQ. Per statement given to The Guardian, Facebook said "In light of recent reports...
Facebook is under a lot of pressure for proving that it can protect users' data and be transparent with how it's shared. Evidence emerged yesterday that the company has been quietly deleting messages Mark Zuckerberg and other executives sent...
The relationship between Facebook and Brazilian authorities has been contentious for quite some time, and because of that, its WhatsApp messenger has seen service bans in the country due to failure of cooperation. It appears that this type of...
In order to combat fake news, the company has been ranking "trusted" sources and demoting "engagement bait" stories. Last year in October, the company began testing a feature that would provide information on article publishers to help people make...

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