People’s trust in Facebook is arguably at an all-time low. The social media giant has lately been embroiled in one too many scandals in the recent past. Earlier this week, a user alleged that Facebook is using iPhone cameras in the background. Along with the accusation the user also screen-recorded videos that caught Facebook app in the act.
Facebook has launched its very own payment system called ‘FaceBook Pay.’ The payment feature will be available across all of Facebook’s apps including WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger. The feature allows you to send and receive money from friends, family, business establishments and fundraisers.
Another day, another new controversy related to Facebook. This time around, web designer Joshua Maddux has found that the Facebook iOS app kept the camera app on his iPhone active while scrolling through his feed. He found the same bug on five other devices and it was successfully replicated by other users as well.
Facebook has been slapped with a fine of $5 billion, the second-largest ever by the Federal Trade Commission. Apart from the fine, Facebook is also making some sweeping changes to how it handles user data and privacy.
Today is a busy day for Facebook and its own properties. The company is kicking off its official developers conference, F8, and with it announcing a plethora of new changes. Instagram, for instance, is seeing some important tweaks.
Facebook isn’t typically a name you toss around when you talk about the positive side of security and privacy. The social network has been plagued by major mistakes in this regard, especially lately. Going as far as to set aside billions of dollars ahead of an expected FTC fine. But the social network’s chief executive officer wants to make some sweeping changes.
One of the most popular Facebook-owned properties is Messenger, but using it on a Mac hasn’t been as easy as it could be. That’s because an official app doesn’t exist — yet. But it turns out that will be changing soon.
SoundHound is a popular streaming platform for music fans, and now it’s getting a new way to share the songs and artists you like through Instagram.