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One day after Facebook and Instagram went down, iCloud is having problems

After a server change took Facebook and Instagram down for many for most of Wednesday, Apple's iCloud faced its own share of is.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 14th, 2019

One day after Facebook and Instagram went down, iCloud is having problems

After a server change took Facebook and Instagram down for many for most of Wednesday, Apple's iCloud faced its own share of is.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 14th, 2019

Facebook is trying to limit the reach of misinformation

Facebook is doing a lot of little things to try to address its bigger problems. On Wednesday, the company announced more than a dozen updates about how it is addressing misinformation and other problematic content on Facebook, Instagram and Messenger......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 10th, 2019

​Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down, all at the same time

The problems began around 11 a.m. Eastern Time and affected users in countries including the United States, Japan, Australia and Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2019

Facebook, Instagram Down, WhatsApp Users Can’t Send Photos

Social media users are facing problems with the Facebook’s trio of social networks. Compl.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 13th, 2019

Study Identifies Hundreds Of Coordinated "Anti-Trump" Instagram Trolls

When it comes to electoral interference on Facebook platforms, Congress has tended to focus on ads linked back to the nefarious and mysterious.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 20th, 2019

Facebook’s Side Hustles Are Diverting Attention From Its Real Problems, Critics Say

Code fast and distract from things. From calls to break up Facebook to the social network’s A.I. being unable to detect a .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 20th, 2019

Facebook Admits Israeli Social Manipulation Company Spent $800,000 To Influence African Elections

In keeping with their spectacular reputation of violating privacy and rigging elections, Facebook has said that it removed "hundreds of accounts" from Facebook and Instagram that were used to influence elections in Africa, according to CNN. Only it wasn'.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2019

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears.

Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 17th, 2019

Young people, scrolling their friends' Instagram feeds, feel pressure to overspend

The images on Facebook and Instagram feeds put pressure on millennials and.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 13th, 2019

Facebook: Break-up of social media giant won"t solve problems

Facebook's vice president for global affairs and communications wrote a rebuttal op-ed after the social media platform's co-founder called for the company to be dismantled......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2019

Most downloaded app on planet? Hint: It"s not Facebook or Instagram

TikTok is wildly popular among kids everywhere, but data-privacy concerns in the U.S., U.K. and India are a challenge.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2019

Facebook is turning its fact-checking partners loose on Instagram

The test starts this week.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 7th, 2019

Inside Silicon Valley"s surprising push to help people unplug

This week at its annual F8 Conference, Facebook announced new features for Instagram, including a de-emphasis on "likes".....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 5th, 2019

Marijuana or broccoli? Facebook illustrates AI"s challenges

From hate speech to misinformation, the social network has big problems......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2019

Twitter and Instagram Are Starting to Imagine a World Without ‘Likes’

An internal Instagram prototype shows what the app would look like if it didn't share how many people liked a post. The “like” is one of the most valuable metrics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, letting.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 1st, 2019

Instagram is testing more tools to combat bullying

At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced it's working on more tools to stop and prevent bullying. The changes will include things like nudges -- if you make an aggressive comment, Instagram wi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2019

Facebook is suing a NZ company and 3 people over fake Instagram likes

Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 26th, 2019

Facebook files lawsuit against New Zealand company, three people

U.S. social media giant Facebook Inc on Thursday said it has filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal court, against a company and three people in New Zealand, alleging the sale of fake engagement services on its Instagram photo-sharing platform......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2019

Facebook revenue jumps as U.S. privacy penalty looms

Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, aided by growth in its Instagram business and a surge in advertising sales, while also setting aside up to $5 billion to cover anticipated official U.S. privacy penalties......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2019

5 smart ways to use social media to grow your business

Confused about whether to go with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram? A video? A blog? Here are suggested strategies on how to cull that list......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 24th, 2019