Parents have slammed Facebook for the change in rules as kids who play the Oculus VR games will soon need to have a Facebook account, reports USA Today.
With growing demand to connect around music on Facebook, the company has introduced music videos in Watch to everyone in the US, India and Thailand.
The move comes after there has been a surge in spread of misinformation around the Covid-19 pandemic and major elections in the US, New Zealand and other countries inch closer.
The Aatmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge selected the best apps from around 7000 entries across India. These were from different categories like gaming, entertainment, business, utilities, social media, fitness, etc.
The issue dates back to 2012 when tax authorities raided its French offices, said the report on Monday.
Zuckerberg argued that TikTok, owned by Chinese unicorn ByteDance, is not committed to freedom of expression and represents a threat to the technological supremacy of the US, the report said on Sunday.
Facebook said that starting from October, everyone using an Oculus device for the first time will need to log in with a Facebook account.
The saffron party is also ready with two plans to block Tharoor’s moves, with the first already set in motion.
Facebook recently introduced Instagram Reels as its answer to TikTok’s popularity, and now it looks to introduce the same feature into Facebook as well.
For example, Facebook found that people overestimate how much time they spent on Facebook by an average of 3.2 hours per day.
Currently, WhatsApp works on a single device and it is not possible to use the account on multiple devices, a most requested demand from the users.
One has to remember that Snap CEO Evan Spiegel famously turned down a $3 billion offer from Facebook to buy his company Snapchat in 2013.
Talking to analysts during an earnings call on Thursday, Zuckerberg said that a lot of people use WhatsApp, especially in India.
The users can turn group video calls in Messenger Room into a Facebook Live broadcast with up to 50 people.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the social network will study the AI and ML-driven neural networks to know whether they too promote racial bias.
App Lock, present in the new Privacy settings section, will use device’s privacy settings like fingerprint or face authentication to unlock the Messenger app.
The FTC is preparing for a sworn legal testimony from them as part of its probe into whether the social networking giant has violated US antitrust laws, The Wall Street Journal reported on Frida
In an interview with Forbes, Acton explained that a disagreement on monetising WhatsApp was the reason he quit Facebook and gave up $850 million on the table.
Some users posted screenshots of Facebook Dark Mode on Twitter, which appears as an option in the Facebook app settings.
Facebook’s head of trust and safety Neil Potts went on a call with about 200 advertisers to discuss the situation, reports the CNN.
The top German court found that Facebook was using its dominant position in the market to collect user data.
Rosen said that European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova and Commissioner Didier Reynders recognized the Facebook’s progress in fighting hate speech on its platform.
Brandon Dail, who worked as an engineer at Facebook, tweeted that he lost his job after he asked another co-worker to add a Black Lives Matter banner on an open source website developed by Facebook.
The domain names like www-facebook-login.com and facebook-mails.com were designed to mislead and confuse the users who believe they’re interacting with Facebook.
MicroStrategy has partnered with Facebook on data analytics projects for several years. Jitiya reported the bug to the MicroStrategy’s security team, who acknowledged it, saying the issue has been mitigated.