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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 […]

Facebook App For Android Is Asking For “Superuser” Permission

Facebook’s Android App users freak out as the app is asking for ‘superuser’ privileges Users of the official Facebook Android app are being asked something unusual from May 17th. The app is asking for “Superuser” permissions to the users’ phones. In other words, the official Facebook Android app is asking the users […]

Facebook suspends 200 apps for misusing user data

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation In the wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal wherein 87 million Facebook users’ data were collected without their explicit consent, the social media giant has now suspended 200 apps on its platform over uncertainties of misusing user data as part of the first […]

Facebook is working on an ad-free subscription-based version

Are you ready for an ad-free Facebook experience? Facebook has been conducting a market research among its consumers for an ad-free subscription version of the social network to see if they’d be interested in paying for their privacy, according to Bloomberg. As per rumors in the past, Facebook has considered […]

Facebook’s downvote button is rolling out to more users

Facebook rolls out its downvote button to more users that will allow them to highlight “bad comments” In February this year, we had reported that Facebook is testing a Reddit-like “downvote” button that would allow its users to flag and hide comments in the News Feed. By clicking the downvote […]

Fake Mark Zuckerbergs tried to scam Facebook users for cash

Beware! Fake Zuckerbergs are fooling Facebook users out of their cash A number of accounts impersonating as Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg are tricking Facebook users into sending money to them on the pretext of a lottery reports The New York Times. Apparently, the scammers are contacting […]

Facebook reportedly hiring a team that will design its own chips

Facebook wants to build its own custom computer chips Facebook has revealed plans to start designing and building its own chips to power its AI systems and hardware devices. Facebook wants to develop its semiconductors to lower its dependence on chipmakers like Intel and Qualcomm and give the social network […]

Facebook claims that Google and Twitter also collect users’ offline data

Facebook drags Google and Twitter into privacy scuffle Recently, it was revealed that data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a privacy data scandal wherein the former illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Facebook allowed thousands of app […]