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Facebook lets you make voice and video calls with Windows 10 app update

The latest version of the Facebook app for Windows 10 allows users to exclusively broadcast from compatible desktops and tablets. For everyone else, the livestreaming service is still only available on smartphones.
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How to run a free background check

There are plenty of legitimate reasons for carrying out a background check, and not all of them are creepy. Here are several methods that allow you to run thorough background check on someone online, whether you need to vet a potential hire…

The 20 best Facebook Messenger tips you need to know about

Facebook Messenger can be a great way of keeping in touch with friends and family, but it’s easy to miss some of the less-obvious features. That’s why we’ve put together a guide highlighting some of the things you can do with…
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Make America tweet again! Trump twitterbot is running for president

Donald Trump’s newest presidential challenger is a twitterbot that sounds a lot like the man himself. DeepDrumpf, a deep-learning bot trained on Trump’s own words, just announced its run for president and launched a GoFundMe for…
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Now Japanese megaco Softbank is eyeballing Twitter

Will Twitter be acquired by a larger corporation for upward of $20 billion later this month? We’ve compiled the essential roundup of all the rumors surrounding the tech acquisition that has everyone talking.
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It looks like Instagram is testing live video on the beta version of its app

Could Instagram be about to follow parent company Facebook with the launch of its very own live broadcasting function? A user of the beta version of the app has spotted a number of live video features within its camera interface.
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Facebook’s first Live Video ad campaign encourages you to stream everyday life

Facebook is launching a large-scale ad campaign on the streets of the U.S. and U.K. in a bid to get more people to start streaming using its Live Video service. The ads feature crowdsourced video clips and live-streaming tutorials.
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Facebook caves on censorship, will allow more NSFW news content

Facebook will start allowing more “newsworthy” content deemed to be of "public interest" on to its site even if those items break its Community Standards pertaining to nudity and graphic violence.
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Facebook employees wrangled with execs to remove Trump’s posts as hate speech

Employees at Facebook have reportedly been engaged in an intense debate over the past year to remove certain posts by presidential candidate Donald Trump, which they claim break the site’s rules on hate speech.

Photographers' Instagram hashtag tool Dehaze rebrands itself as Focalmark

Instagram hashtag curation tool Dehaze has officially rebranded itself as Focalmark. In addition to a new name and updated features, it also has a new mobile app for iOS and Android devices.
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LinkedIn makes endorsements smarter to help you get noticed

LinkedIn is making endorsements smarter, with new targeting and relevancy improvements that will allow you to get the most from each person who views your profile. It may even land you your next job opportunity.
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Facebook adds 360 video and photo support to Instant Articles

Facebook now lets publishers add 360-degree video and photo to Instant Articles. Get ready to see more 360-degree media on the Facebook app's mobile news pages that's now even easier to navigate.