Continue Reading... Facebook Messenger Ad Testing Expanded to Global Audiences
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Facebook Messenger Ad Testing Expanded to Global Audiences

Facebook on Tuesday said that advertisements will begin popping up on Messenger home screens globally after promising tests with users in…

Continue Reading... Twitter Hires Ned Segal, Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director, as CFO
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Twitter Hires Ned Segal, Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director, as CFO

Twitter Inc on Tuesday hired Ned Segal, senior vice president of finance at Intuit Inc and a former managing director at…

Continue Reading... Facebook Spaces Live Streaming Goes Live, Lets You Share VR Video
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Facebook Spaces Live Streaming Goes Live, Lets You Share VR Video

Facebook has brought live streaming to virtual reality (VR) by enabling people to share live video with each other using Facebook Spaces virtual reality…

Continue Reading... Facebook Data Shows India Is Now Its Biggest Market, Ahead of the US: Report
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Facebook Data Shows India Is Now Its Biggest Market, Ahead of the US: Report

India seems to have become Facebook’s biggest market, edging past the US, according a report that cites data Facebook shares with advertisers….

Continue Reading... Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand Over Encrypted Messages
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Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand Over Encrypted Messages

Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under…

Continue Reading... Facebook Camera Gets Its Own Animated GIF Image Creator
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Facebook Camera Gets Its Own Animated GIF Image Creator

When it comes to communication on social media platforms, animated GIF images are perhaps as important as emojis. These two…

Continue Reading... Twitter Kills 90,000 Accounts Associated With SIREN Botnet Campaign
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Twitter Kills 90,000 Accounts Associated With SIREN Botnet Campaign

After a US-based digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users, the micro-blogging website…

Continue Reading... Facebook, Twitter Manipulated by Governments to Shape Opinion, Study Claims
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Facebook, Twitter Manipulated by Governments to Shape Opinion, Study Claims

Governments around the world are enlisting “cyber troops” who manipulate Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets to steer public opinion, spread misinformation…

Continue Reading... Facebook India’s Boost Your Business Initiative to Add 20,000 Entrepreneurs in 6 Months
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Facebook India’s Boost Your Business Initiative to Add 20,000 Entrepreneurs in 6 Months

Facebook plans to add 20,000 entrepreneurs from 100 cities in India in the next six months as part of its…

Continue Reading... Facebook’s Plan to Expand New Mexico Data Centre Revealed
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Facebook’s Plan to Expand New Mexico Data Centre Revealed

Facebook’s plans for New Mexico now call for a half-billion-dollar investment and a data centre that will span an area…

Continue Reading... Facebook to Launch Paid News Subscription Product
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Facebook to Launch Paid News Subscription Product

A week after nearly 2,000 publishers in the US formed the News Media Alliance to get an anti-trust exemption from…

Continue Reading... Twitter’s Internal Numbers Show It’s Getting Less Awful at Fighting Abuse
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Twitter’s Internal Numbers Show It’s Getting Less Awful at Fighting Abuse

Twitter on Thursday offered some top-line stats in a company blog post about the results of its latest anti-abuse efforts –…