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Facebook has been secretly testing a photo app in China — it"s called "Colorful Balloons" (FB)

Facebook Facebook has finally managed to sneak into China. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app called Colorful Balloons in the country, The New York Times reported on Friday. Facebook has been officially blocked in C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Facebook Unveils Photo Sharing App Launched Secretly in China

Facebook (FB) approves the secret launch of a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons" in China. Reportedly, Facebook Inc. FB has approved a photo-sharing app called “Colorful Balloons” – which is a clone of its Moments ap.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksAug 15th, 2017

Facebook Covertly Launches Mobile App in China

Facebook launched a photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China under the name of a different company, in a shift from the company’s public campaign to woo Beijing officials who have blocked the social network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

Facebook is testing its own version of Snapchat in the Messenger app (FB)

Getty Facebook is testing Snapchat-like photo and video messages that disappear after 24 hours — in its Messenger app. After TechCrunch first spotted the changes, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed the feature test, which is called "Messeng.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 30th, 2016

Instagram testing standalone Direct messaging app

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Thursday it was testing a standalone messaging app called Direct, making it the company's third chat tool alongside its hugely popular WhatsApp and Messenger......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 8th, 2017

Facebook testing Instant Videos that download over Wi-Fi

Facebook is testing a new feature that makes sure you’ll always have videos ready to watch — and you won’t have to waste your data plan downloading them. The feature is called Instant Videos, and it appears to download various........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 12th, 2017

Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China

Facebook has largely been shut out of China since 2009, but that isn't stopping it from getting involved in the country... albeit in very roundabout ways. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2017

China’s newest ‘decacorn’ doesn’t fear Facebook’s trial balloons

The special Sino Saturday edition of CEO Daily.   Two fascinating--and inter-related--China tech stories surfaced Friday. The first involved Facebook which, according to a report by The New York Times, has tip-toed back into the C.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 12th, 2017

Facebook OKs local firm"s launch of Moments-like app in China: New York Times

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc, whose social media platform is blocked in China, authorized a local company to launch a photo-sharing application in the country in May, the New York Times reported, citing a person with knowledge of the company's plans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 11th, 2017

Facebook Inc (FB) Secretly Testing Camera GIF Creator

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Category: topSource: investorplaceJul 19th, 2017

Calls for boycott after Pizza Hut Israel mocks Palestinian prisoners on FB

Pizza Hut Israel posted on its Facebook page a photo of Bargouti breaking his hunger strike secretly.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 13th, 2017

Facebook has taken down thousands of nude photos in wake of Marines scandal, but it"s still being criticized for not doing enough (FB)

US Marine Corps Photo A group dedicated to ending sexual harassment in the Marine Corps has called out Facebook for not doing enough to prevent the spread of so-called "revenge porn" on its network......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2017

Female Marines are still criticizing Facebook for not doing enough to stop revenge porn (FB)

US Marine Corps Photo A group dedicated to ending sexual harassment in the Marine Corps has called out Facebook for not doing enough to prevent the spread of so-called "revenge porn" on its network. In an open letter to Face.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2017

Facebook Takes Aim at "Revenge Porn"

Facebook Inc. said it is trying to halt the spread of so-called revenge porn on its services just weeks after a nude-photo scandal involving the Marines surfaced on the social-media site......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to use stricter measures to block spread of ‘revenge porn’

Facebook Inc. said it is trying to halt the spread of so-called revenge porn on its services just weeks after a nude-photo scandal involving the Marines surfaced on the social-media site......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2017

Facebook to use photo-matching to block repeat "revenge porn"

Facebook Inc is adding tools on Wednesday to make it easier for users to report so-called "revenge porn" and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once they have been banned, the company said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 5th, 2017

Top US diplomat: China needs to "prove" it wants to stop North Korea"s nuclear program

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States wants China to prove it is really seeking to stop North Korea's nuclear testing with actions and President Donald Trump will be pressing Chinese President Xi Jinping on that when.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2017

Vietnam wants companies to stop advertising on Facebook and YouTube because of "fake content"

AP Photo/Ben Margot(Reuters) - Vietnam on Thursday called on all companies doing business there to stop advertising on YouTube, Facebook and other social media until they find a way to halt the publication of "toxic" anti-government informat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2017

Facebook Rips Off Snapchat Again With WhatsApp’s Status

We heard that Facebook’s WhatsApp was testing a feature called Status just recently, and now the feature is officially launched. It’s a new tab that allows users to share disappearing videos and image.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 21st, 2017

China is spending $168 million on weather-controlling technology

China is spending $168 million on a program that is aimed to alter weather and make it rain in certain regions. The process is called cloud seeding. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 6th, 2017

Alleged Demon Photo Goes Viral On Facebook

A so-called de.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 4th, 2017