Facebook to follow YouTube and start sharing ad revenue with video creators

Facebook is about to start sharing ad revenue with brands that post videos on its site. Like YouTube, the social networking giant will split revenue almost down the middle in a move likely to see publishers posting more video content on the…
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Facebook’s future is telepathy, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg say he expects technology to one day give us the ability to send emotions and feelings to one another. His claim came during a Web-based Q&A session that also included questions from Arnold Schwarzenegger and…

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron believes privacy policies are a hindrance

With privacy being a hot topic, U.K. prime minister David Cameron didn't mince his words when he implied that the privacy that Facebook and Twitter users have is unsustainable. He will push the criticized Draft Communications Data Bill…
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Eyeing its next billion users, Facebook opens first office in Africa

Facebook is opening its first office in Africa as part of ongoing efforts to expand its user base in the region. The move follows the recent launch of a stripped-down Facebook app as well as a project to bring the Internet to remote parts…
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Facebook brings Snapchat-like photo editing to its uploader on iOS

Facebook is testing a Snapchat-like feature that gives users the ability to add text, filters, and re-sizable emoji to photographs. The feature is reportedly rolling out to select iOS users.
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15 times social media made the world a better place

Social media is usually regarded as the realm for all things negative, inane, and narcissistic. But sometimes, tweets, likes, hashtags, and check-ins are used as a force for positivity and change.
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Celebrate the SCOTUS same-sex marriage ruling with a rainbow Facebook profile picture

If you haven’t seen a lot of color in your Facebook News Feed, you’re about too. Facebook launched a new tool that lets users add the colors of the LGBT flag over their existing profile picture.
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Publishers readying the next barrage of Instant Articles, coming to Facebook soon

Last month saw the official launch of Facebook's Instant Articles, but after the launch they were few and far between. Publishers are readying the second wave of Instant Articles, which should be much bigger, and is coming soon.
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You can now use Messenger without a Facebook account

Facebook's highly successful Messenger app is taking another leap forward by unshackling itself from the bounds of a Facebook profile. Users can now sign up for the the messaging app without a social media account.
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Facebook A.I. is better than ever at generating images and recognizing faces

Facebook has released a number of studies this year highlighting their advances in artificial intelligence and its many applications. Among them are the ability auto-generate small images, and advancements in facial recognition.

Want your SSD to last? Keep it cool, says new study from Facebook

A study conducted by Facebook found that high temperature has a stronger correlation to SSD failure over time than heavy usage

Do you really want complete digital privacy?

Recent comments from Tim Cooks sparked controversy about digital privacy. Everyone seems to agree that more is better, but no one seems willing to pay for it.