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Brazil Court Blocks Facebook Funds Over WhatsApp Dispute: Report

A court in Brazil on Thursday blocked BRL 19.5 million ($6.07 million or roughly Rs. 40 crores) in Facebook Inc funds after the US-based social networking company’s WhatsApp messaging service failed to turn over messages sought in a drugs case, the G1 news service said. Brazil’s federal police said WhatsApp has defied repeated orders to turn over messages sent and ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Launched for Windows 10 Mobile

HIGHLIGHTS The Windows 10 Mobile app is available to download for free Gets all the features seen on iOS and Android counterpart The app works across several Windows Phone versions Facebook has officially launched the Messenger app on Windows 10 Mobile. The Facebook Messenger app is now available on the Windows Store for free. To recall, Facebook had launched its ... Read More »

Facebook Wins Privacy Case Against Belgian Data Protection Authority

The Belgian data protection authority on Wednesday lost a legal battle with Facebook in which it sought to stop the social network from tracking the online activities of non-Facebook users in Belgium who visit the social network’s pages. The Belgian Privacy Commission said the Brussels Appeals Court had dismissed its case on the grounds that the regulator has no jurisdiction ... Read More »

Your Facebook News Feed Will Now Prioritise Friends and Family Over Publishers

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook will prioritise posts from friends and family more now It will have the option to give weight to certain friends’ posts by selecting ‘See First’ Facebook does not explicitly address Trending Topics kerfuffle Facebook on Wednesday published its “News Feed Values,” an attempt to offer a clear explanation of how it chooses the stories that appear at the ... Read More »

Facebook Activates Safety Check After Istanbul Ataturk Airport Attack

Social networking giant Facebook activated its safety checkfeature for users after the a suicide attack killed 36 people at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday night, a media report said. The bombing dominated social media on Tuesday, with #Istanbul trending worldwide on Twitter, along with #terorelanetolsun (a cursing condemnation of terrorism in Turkish) and Ataturk Havalimani’nda (‘at Ataturk airport’ in Turkish). ... Read More »

Facebook Redesigns Like, Share, and Follow Buttons; Launches Share and Save Chrome Extensions

HIGHLIGHTS The Like Button also integrates the count of likes The redesigned buttons will show up on the app and desktop site Facebook has also launched Share and Save extensions Facebook has revamped its social icons. The company has introduced new Like, Share, Follow, and Save buttons for its desktop site and apps platforms. It has even introduced Share and ... Read More »

Facebook Says It Is Not Using Your Location to Suggest Friends

HIGHLIGHTS A report highlighted Facebook tracks location for suggestions Facebook spokesperson confirmed location is one of the factors Users can turn off Facebook’s access to location on phones Facebook users who keep their location turned on may realise that they are being offered friend suggestions based on location, claims a report. We all are familiar with Facebook’s popular “People you ... Read More »

Facebook Launches Human-Curated Events and Slideshow Movie-Maker

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook Featured Events are available only in the US The Slideshow feature is available to iPhone users Slideshow was originally part of the standalone Moments app Facebook is introducing a human-curated list of Featured Events. The new Facebook feature will be currently limited to iOS users in the US and will be available specifically in 10 cities. Additionally, Facebook ... Read More »

Facebook Buyers Approve New Share Class to Keep Zuckerberg at Helm

Fb Inc shareholders accepted a proposal to create a brand new Magnificence of non-balloting stocks, amove geared toward letting Chief Govt Officer Mark Zuckerberg provide away his wealth withoutrelinquishing manipulate of the social media corporation he based. The business enterprise‘s plan to problem “Class C” stocks for each Class A and sophistication BShare held through shareholders, in what is successfully ... Read More »

Facebook Rolls Out Widely wide-spread App for Home windows 10 in Beta

HIGHLIGHTS Cellular app that became to be had until now became developed through Microsoft. Fb had launched its computer & pill apps on Windows 10 Mobile in April. The app remains in its beta version. Era large Microsoft has ultimately got the lengthy awaited respectable Facebook app for Home windowsthat would be to be had for Home windows 10-powered private ... Read More »