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Facebook loses Zenimax’s Oculus lawsuit, but wins on one key charge 2:23

Also today: Snapchat may be testing augmented reality "lenses" for its app, Nintendo's retro game system rolls up big sales numbers.
Social Media

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, Domino’s bot now offers full-menu ordering

It may just be the easiest food around, and now, it's also the easiest food to order. Domino's Facebook Messenger chatbot lets you order a pie with just one word: "PIZZA." Now, you can order off the full menu as well.
Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg quietly announces a massive increase in Instagram’s user numbers

Instagram now has 400 million daily active users. The photo-sharing app's unabated growth has seen it add an extra 100 million new daily users to its already impressive tally in just over seven months.
Social Media

Facebookagram, anyone? Instagram's Android beta just got photo albums

Instagram is slowly becoming a little more like Facebook. How so? Well, the Android beta of the app just added an option for photo albums, allowing users to upload up to 10 photos into a single post.
Social Media

Facebook is making its News Feed smarter in its ongoing bid to eliminate clickbait

Facebook is updating its News Feed algorithm in an effort to rid its site of spam and clickbait. On Tuesday, Facebook announced it is adding signals to its News Feed algorithm to identify “authentic” posts from people and pages.
Home Theater

Report: Facebook plans to invade your TV screen with its new video app

Facebook is heading to a TV screen near you, but probably not in its traditional form. The company is developing a video-centric app for television set-top boxes (including Apple TV), according to a new report.
Social Media

Facebook improves your account security with new Delegated Recovery tool

At Monday's USENIX Enigma Conference, Facebook security engineer Brad Hill announced that the social media giant launched an account recovery feature dubbed Delegated Recovery. It's part of the site's attempt to improve account security.
Social Media

Facebook is testing its Slideshow musical video tool on Android

Facebook could finally be bringing its Slideshow feature to Android. Launched on iOS in June, Slideshow groups together recently uploaded media, such as images and video clips, into a video with musical accompaniment.

Facebook is helping Chrome and Firefox to speed up the web

Over the past two years, Facebook’s cooperation with browser vendors Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox has dramatically improved web page reload speeds, according to the company.
Social Media

Facebook’s latest News Feed update could show you longer videos

Facebook is further honing in on your video viewing habits as part of its latest News Feed algorithm update. Over the coming weeks, longer videos you engage with will receive a ranking bump over shorter clips.
Social Media

Lock down your Facebook profile security with the social network’s new privacy tool

Worried about your Facebook privacy? Then you need to check out Facebook’s new profile security guide. The interactive tool, dubbed Privacy Basics, is a must for both newcomers and ardent users interested in maintaining their online…

Trends with Benefits: Facebook’s latest VR move and the Tostitos breathalyzer 32:19

Facebook hired Hugo Barra away from Xiaomi to bolster its VR and AR efforts, so what will this mean for Facebook users? Also, why is Tostitos putting breathalyzers in bags of chips?