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Facebook’s Portal Devices Can be Used to Target You With Ads

Facebook’s Portal Devices Can be Used to Target You With Ads

Facebook is a social network, but it’s also a means for the company behind the social network to serve up ads and marketing materials for businesses all across the globe. And its newest video devices don’t change that.

Facebook Now Testing an ‘Unsend’ Feature for Messenger

Facebook Now Testing an ‘Unsend’ Feature for Messenger

Earlier this year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the company itself found itself in some hot water (some things never change?) when it was discovered some of the CEO’s messages sent in Messenger had been deleted from recipients’ inboxes.

Facebook Says 30 Million Accounts Were Affected in Recent ‘Security Issue’

Facebook Says 30 Million Accounts Were Affected in Recent ‘Security Issue’

Before the end of September this year, Facebook confirmed that a major security breach impacted the social network and upwards of 50 million accounts.

Facebook Launches ‘3D Photos’ for More Immersive Images

Facebook Launches ‘3D Photos’ for More Immersive Images

While Facebook owns the photo- and video-sharing social network platform Instagram, Facebook proper still sees plenty of similar content shared every single day. And now the platform supports “3D photos” to spice things up a bit.

Instagram Testing Tapping Instead of Scrolling Within Explore Section

Instagram Testing Tapping Instead of Scrolling Within Explore Section

The Explore tab is one of Instagram’s most popular sections, and it looks like the social network is investigating a new method to make the experience a lot more comfortable.

Facebook Launches Messenger Lite for iOS in Turkey

Facebook Launches Messenger Lite for iOS in Turkey

Facebook has been offering a ‘Lite’ version of its Messenger app for Android for quite some time. Today, it is launching a lite version of its messaging app for iOS as well. For now, this app is only available for iPhone and iPad owners in Turkey.

Facebook Unveils Portal and Portal+ Video Calling Devices

Facebook Unveils Portal and Portal+ Video Calling Devices

Facebook is out with its first hardware products: the Portal and Portal+ — Smart Displays meant to live in your living room or kitchen which are primarily meant for doing video calls. The former features a 10.1-inch screen with WXGA resolution and 10W speakers, while the latter features a 15.6-inch Full HD display with 20W speakers and a 4-inch bass woofer.

Instagram Testing Sharing Location History With Facebook

Instagram Testing Sharing Location History With Facebook

Facebook owns Instagram and has for quite some time now, but the separation between the two platforms has been distinct. But that is already starting to blur quite a bit with recent major changes in executive staff at the photo- and video-sharing social network.

Instagram Launches ‘Nametag’ Feature to Make Adding IRL Friends Easier

Instagram Launches ‘Nametag’ Feature to Make Adding IRL Friends Easier

Adding people you meet in real life (IRL) to your social networks can be a bit of a drag, especially when people can use specific usernames to host their accounts.

Facebook Reveals ‘Almost 50 Million’ Accounts Affected by Security Issue

Facebook Reveals ‘Almost 50 Million’ Accounts Affected by Security Issue

This week, Facebook suffered a major breach, which left millions of accounts vulnerable to an outside, malicious attack.