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Facebook Dating feature starts rolling out in Columbia

Facebook officially launches its dating service in Columbia Facebook has started rolling out a countrywide test of its new online ‘Dating’ feature in Colombia that aims to take on major dating apps, such as Tinder, Bumble and Match. For those unaware, Facebook had originally announced the feature at the F8 […]

Facebook Watch is now rolling out globally to rival Youtube

YouTube alternative ‘Facebook Watch’ launches worldwide Facebook on Wednesday announced via an official blog post that ‘Facebook Watch’ will now be “available everywhere.” Considered as an answer to YouTube, Facebook Watch, the video-on-demand (VOD) platform, allows users to view video on different genres like sports, news, entertainment along with videos from […]

Apple pulls Facebook’s free VPN app from App Store citing privacy violations

Facebook pulls out its VPN app from Apple’s App Store for violating new rules on data collection Apple kicked off Facebook’s data-security app, Onavo Protect from its iOS App Store after the iPhone manufacturer found that the social media giant was violating new App Store Guidelines. According to the recently revamped guidelines […]

WhatsApp users spent 85 billion hours on the app in the past 3 months

People spent 85 billion hours on WhatsApp in the last 3 months In a shocking revelation, people collectively spent 85 billion hours (3.5 billion days or 9,676,684 years) on WhatsApp in the last 3 months, according to Apptopia, a U.S. based app analytics company. In contrast, people spent only 30 billion hours […]

Facebook launches AR games for Messenger app

Facebook adds augmented reality (AR) games to its Messenger app Facebook is known for copying Snapchat’s features for its social media platforms. And, the social media giant has done it yet again!!! Facebook in a blog post yesterday announced a new feature in Messenger app for its users that makes connecting […]

Facebook accidentally releases airplane reaction emoji

Facebook introduced an airplane reaction button but quickly deleted it too If you are a regular Facebook user, you would have come across something strange this Tuesday morning on the social media platform. Besides the app’s standard post reactions—Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, and Angry—some users also noticed an emoji reaction […]

Facebook launches ‘Watch Party’ to all groups around the world

Facebook’s Watch Party Lets Users Stream Videos With Friends Facebook has launched a new feature called ‘Watch Party’ to all Facebook Groups around the globe and will be available across mobile and desktop platform. This new feature allows members of the Facebook groups to join in and watch videos on the social […]

Facebook flags Declaration of Independence as a ‘hate speech’

Facebook apologizes for flagging Declaration of Independence section as a ‘hate speech’ Facebook has apologized after flagging a part of the US Declaration of Independence as a “hate speech”. Leading up to the Independence Day (4th of July), the Liberty County Vindicator, a local newspaper, in Liberty, Texas had been posting […]

Facebook is testing ‘paid subscriptions’ for private groups

Facebook admins could charge you monthly subscription fee for access to your favorite groups If all goes well, you could soon have to pay a monthly subscription fee for being a member of user-created groups in order to access the content within. Apparently, Facebook, the social media giant, is rolling […]

Facebook shared its users’ data with 60 Companies

Facebook shared users’ personal data with 60 companies including Apple, Samsung, and Amazon While Facebook is still reeling under the heat of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a new report in The New York Times has raised fresh concerns about Facebook’s privacy protection policies. The Times has claimed that the social networking […]