Tag Archives: Facebook

Control Your Email Inbox: Stop Email Notifications From Twitter, Facebook

Social media is one of the greatest inventions of the modern world. It allows us to connect with people we lost touch with, keep up with the daily lives of people we care about but don’t see often in real life, and share content that can be truly rewarding. Not to mention the ability to find others from around the ... Read More »

How to Use Facebook Messenger Without a Facebook Account

How to Use Facebook Messenger Without a Facebook Account HIGHLIGHTS You can chat via FB after deactivating account Messenger continues to work If you’ve never signed up for Facebook, you can still use Messenger Facebook feeds can often lead to an information overload. There are times when you may feel like you’ve had enough of posts on Facebook but you ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Television Set-Top Boxes

Facebook Inc is creating an app for television set-top boxes, including Apple Inc’s Apple TV, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The world’s biggest online social network is also in discussions with media companies to license long-form, TV-quality programming, the Journal reported on Tuesday. Facebook declined to comment. An app for set-top boxes would bring ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Tweaked to Show More Authentic, Timely Stories

Facebook News Feed Tweaked to Show More Authentic, Timely Stories In a bid to display more relevant stories on its News Feed, Facebook has rolled out fresh changes with new signals to “better identify and rank authentic content”. The changes will also have a new real-time prediction algorithm to spot stories that might be relevant to you faster. According to ... Read More »

WhatsApp Sued for Sharing Data With Facebook by German Consumer Group

HIGHLIGHTS German consumer group VZBV sues WhatsApp WhatsApp alleged to transfer data to Facebook without consumer approval Facebook claimed to use WhatsApp data to improve features on its platform WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging app, has been sued by a German consumer group for sharing data with the parent company. The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband) also referred to ... Read More »

Facebook Hits 1.86 Billion Monthly Active Users as Earnings Surge

Facebook Hits 1.86 Billion Monthly Active Users as Earnings Surge HIGHLIGHTS Facebook said it made a net profit of $3.7 billion Daily active users went up to 1.23 billion India was a hot market in the fourth quarter Facebook shares bounced Wednesday with word that profit more than doubled in the final quarter of last year, coming back down after ... Read More »

Facebook Lite for Android Review: Made for India

While phone makers are now launching 4G handsets and companies like Airtel and Reliance working towards bringing the networks in India, you might think that there’s no need for apps that minimise data use. The fact of the matter though is that even in a metro like Delhi, 3G access depends greatly on which part of the city you’re in ... Read More »

Facebook Slideshow Feature Slowly Rolling Out to Android App

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook for iOS got it in June last year The company has been testing it on beta for a month Few users on Android aer now seeing this feature After releasing it in June for iOS users, Facebook has now started rolling out the ‘Slideshow’ feature for Android users as well. The company had been testing it in its ... Read More »

Facebook Tunes Trending Topics to Better Deliver News

HIGHLIGHTS Trending topics will include headlines from articles along with sources This was the most requested feature addition The change was intended to surface topics quicker, curb fake news Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook on Wednesday modified its system for showing trending topics. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Revamped to Surface More Relevant Videos

Facebook is changing the way it ranks videos that appear on the News Feed so that the videos which are more relevant to you surface on the screen. With this new change, longer videos that people spend time watching may get a boost. “We look at a range of signals when determining which videos to surface to you in the ... Read More »