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Will Facebook succeed in luring journalists away from Twitter?

Facebook's new Signal feature is an attempt to lure journalists away from Twitter, but is it going to work? Twitter as a quick-fire platform for breaking news is currently a favorite among journalists.
Social Media

Facebook reverses course, will soon introduce a ‘dislike’ button

Facebook has long maintained that a "dislike" button is unnecessary, but it's changing course. The social network will soon roll out a dislike button to a limited subset of users.
Social Media

Facebook is taking a stand against hate speech in Germany

Now, after the appearance of a barrage of venomous Facebook tirades aimed against refugees and migrants seeking asylum in Germany, the social media giant is finally taking a stand against such vitriol.
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Viral breastfeeding photograph celebrates motherhood in the military

At Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, a nursing room has been established in the Army base, and a decorative photograph showing military mothers breastfeeding their children has since gone viral.
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Facebook wants to make it easier for you to support causes

If you like changing your Facebook profile picture to support causes, campaigns or sports teams, you'll like this: The site wants to let you revert back to your old image automatically.

WhatsApp nears one billion users

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has announced another milestone for the messaging service, reaching 900 million users earlier today. It took four months to move from 800 to 900 million active monthly users.

Google accused of gaming search results in favor of advertisers in India

They're two of the biggest tech companies, so there's naturally competition between Google and Facebook. But things are getting nasty in India, where Google is being accused of gaming search results, and Facebook is testifying against them.
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DT Daily: iPhone 6S launch, Facebook milestone 1:18

We now know that the next iPhone will be unveiled to the world on September 9th, but what's going to be inside Apple's next flagship phone?
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‘1 in 7 people on Earth’ used Facebook on Monday, Zuckerberg proclaims 1:39

A billion people used Facebook on a single day this week, a massive number whatever way you look at it. In a post announcing Monday's extraordinary stat, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made clear he isn't stopping there, though we…
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Police arrest wanted man that posted his location on Facebook

Probably someone that shouldn't be allowed to carry a smartphone anymore, a man wanted for harassment via text messages posted his location on Facebook and led the local authorities right to him.

Facebook launches M, a virtual assistant with a human element

Google Now, Siri, and Cortana better watch their backs because there is a new sheriff in town. Facebook's M aims to be the best virtual assistant by combining artificial intelligence and actual human beings.
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Facebook Moments update makes it easy to create and share music video of your pictures

Today's update to the Facebook Moments app might entice you to finally try it out. Share pictures with your friends and the app will automatically create a mini music video from the collection.