Tag Archives: Facebook’s

Facebook’s Two-Factor Authentication Feature Updated, Streamlines Setup and Adds App Support

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook will walk you through the process explaining how it works You’ll get options such as text message to get codes Apps like Google Authenticator or Duo Mobile can also be used now Facebook is improving its two-factor authentication feature by introducing two new functionalities. The two-factor authentication tool essentially facilitates additional layers of security for online accounts. In its regular incarnation, ... Read More »

New German Minister to Challenge Google, Facebook’s Presentation of News

Germany’s incoming minister with responsibility for digital policy says she will push social media giants to make users’ information feeds more diverse and timely to avoid creating “echo chambers” for the like-minded. Companies such as Facebook have come under pressure from regulators around the world as evidence has emerged of how the recirculation of a particular selection of news and views on ... Read More »

Inside Facebook’s Year of Reckoning

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has stepped back from choosing news on the site It doesn’t want to look politically biased Some see attention maximising algorithm as the problem Mark Zuckerberg’s crusade to fix Facebook this year is beginning with a startling retreat. The social network, its chief executive said, would step back from its role in choosing the news that 2 billion users see ... Read More »

WhatsApp Gets Legal Notice, Facebook’s Aadhaar Requirement, Idea Rs. 309 Plan

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp served legal notice over middle finger emoji in India Facebook asks some users to sign up with ‘name as per Aadhaar’ Idea Rs. 309 plan now offers 1.5GB data per day, up from 1GB daily WhatsApp has been served a legal notice by a New Delhi-based lawyer, asking the company to remove the middle finger emoji from its platform. ... Read More »

Hugo Barra Is Leaving Xiaomi to Join Facebook’s Oculus Team ‘To Lead All VR Efforts’

HIGHLIGHTS Mark Zuckerberg announced the move via Facebook Barra announced his departure from Xiaomi earlier this week Zuck says VR and AR ‘will be the next major computing platform’ Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s Global Vice President who said earlier this week he is leaving the Chinese company to head back to the Silicon Valley, is joining Facebook to lead the Oculus ... Read More »

Facebook’s Early Christmas Gift: Advice on Managing Your Page

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has an early Christmas gift for small businesses this year — Facebook page moderation tips for the holiday season! Here’s an overview of Facebook’s top tips for Page owners and admins on how to manage Page content, moderate comments, prevent abusive activity and more: Facebook Page Moderation Tips These pointers are particularly important during the Christmas holiday season because it’s ... Read More »

Facebook’s Messenger Day Is an Attempt to Take on Snapchat Stories

Facebook’s Messenger Day Is an Attempt to Take on Snapchat Stories In an another attempt to take on photo sharing mobile service Snapchat, Facebook has rolled out a new feature called Messenger Day which lets users post illustrated photos and videos that disappear after a day. TechCrunch reported Messenger Day – which reportedly tries to clone Snapchat’s Stories feature – ... Read More »

Facebook’s Prisma-Like App Converts Live Videos Into Work of Art in Real-Time

Facebook’s Prisma-Like App Converts Live Videos Into Work of Art in Real-Time HIGHLIGHTS Release timeline for the feature not announced Company termed the feature as “style transfer” app App showcased at WSJDLive event It certainly seems like Facebook has become obsessed with its live video feature. The social media networking giant has not only been pushing the feature to all ... Read More »

Facebook’s Messenger Day Is an Attempt to Take on Snapchat Stories

Facebook’s Messenger Day Is an Attempt to Take on Snapchat Stories In an another attempt to take on photo sharing mobile service Snapchat, Facebook has rolled out a new feature called Messenger Day which lets users post illustrated photos and videos that disappear after a day. TechCrunch reported Messenger Day – which reportedly tries to clone Snapchat’s Stories feature – ... Read More »

Facebook’s Free and Simple Solution to Driving Users to Your Mobile App

Your content is only as good as what it accomplishes. If you spent time and money crafting it, it needs to achieve something measurable and concrete, like generating new leads or educating customers. Without a clear purpose, you’re just adding more fluff to the server racks. Quality content gets shared and shares lead people to your site, so you have ... Read More »