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Facebook To Filter And Mark Fake News in Germany As ‘Disputed’

Facebook To Filter And Mark Fake News in Germany As ‘Disputed’

Post the U.S. elections, Facebook has come under the radar for playing a key role in spreading fake news through its platform. The company announced in December that it is taking some steps to combat fake news in the US. Now, ahead of the German elections later this year, Facebook has announced that it is introducing new tools on its platform for German users to help take down fake news.

WhatsApp Discovered to Have Security Bug That Can Expose Messages (Updated)

WhatsApp Discovered to Have Security Bug That Can Expose Messages (Updated)

Facebook Messenger Launches Group Video Chat for up to 6 People

Facebook Messenger Launches Group Video Chat for up to 6 People

Facebook Messenger isn’t a stranger to video calling, and now it’s even going into the group chat market.

Facebook Messenger Adds a Camera With Filters, Emoji, and Other Snapchat-Like Features

Facebook Messenger Adds a Camera With Filters, Emoji, and Other Snapchat-Like Features

Snapchat is a big deal all around the world, and Facebook continues to try and work its way into that magic spot with its own platform.

You Can Now Play ‘Pac-Man’, ‘Galaga’, and Other Games in Facebook Messenger

You Can Now Play ‘Pac-Man’, ‘Galaga’, and Other Games in Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a place that the social network would like you to always be in, so adding some games might help some users stay in it a bit more.

Facebook Blamed for Donald Trump’s Election Win

Facebook Blamed for Donald Trump’s Election Win

Facebook and other social media platforms are being blamed for Donald Trump’s election win over Hillary Clinton. The platform’s inability to address fake news is seen as the most concerning problem, with hoax stories about Clinton seeing millions of shares.

Facebook Halts WhatsApp Data Use in U.K. Following Privacy Probe

Facebook Halts WhatsApp Data Use in U.K. Following Privacy Probe

Facebook has decided to halt its decision to collect data from WhatsApp users in the United Kingdom following a privacy probe from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). This isn’t a permanent move from the social network, but it’s something.

4 Reasons You Should Download the New Facebook Events App

4 Reasons You Should Download the New Facebook Events App

Facebook recently released a brand new app for Events. A feature that was once only accessible through the standard Facebook app and website, Events now stands completely on its own. The focus is on events your friends are going to, events in your neighborhood and just general programs and functions that would interest you personally.

Facebook Will Now Let You Gather Friend Recommendations for Businesses

Facebook Will Now Let You Gather Friend Recommendations for Businesses

Facebook works on connections, and getting recommendations for businesses, like restaurants, seems like something the social network should have been doing for ages.

Facebook’s ‘Messenger Day’ Is a Snapchat Clone from the Company for Its Messenger App

Facebook’s ‘Messenger Day’ Is a Snapchat Clone from the Company for Its Messenger App

It looks like Snapchat’s refusal to Facebook’s $3 billion acquisition offer has not gone down well with the latter. After launching Instagram Stories, an exact copy of Snapchat Story, Facebook is now testing “Messenger┬áDay” feature for its own Messenger app.