Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU
The European Commission said Thursday that certain social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules, singling out in particular Facebook and Twitter.
Facebook users may soon be able to thumbs-down posts
As if to provide an alternative to the thumbs-up button, Facebook has confirmed it is testing a new ‘downvote’ button. The button will let people hide comments on their Facebook pages and also provide feedback about them. The feature is only for use in the US at the moment. The move has long been anticipated…
Facebook reports revenue growth for Nigerian SMEs on platform
Social media giant, Facebook has stressed the importance of digital platforms for the growth of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. It claimed in that the platform has increased profit for users. This is even as the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo met with Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, at the…
Facebook acknowledges social media's risks to democracy
Facebook acknowledged Monday that widespread use of social media can be harmful to democracy, while pledging to work to minimize these risks. The world's biggest social network's comments were the latest response to persistent criticism for its role in allowing the spread of misinformation, reinforcing "filter bubbles" and facilitating harassment of dissidents and activists. "Now,…
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube were pressed in Congress Wednesday over their reliance on artificial intelligence and algorithms to keep their powerful platforms clear of violent extremist posts.
More product managers and designers, please
There is typically a lot of confusion in determining what a product manager does in a technology products company.
Facebook Launches New "Snooze" Feature To Help You Ignore Pestering Friends
Facebook is one of the most popular and largest social networks in the world today. With the influx of people on Facebook and the numerous contacts that a person can have, it can become a little exhausting for Facebook users to deal with all their friends. This past Friday, Facebook launched a 'snooze' feature that…
MainOne, Facebook to improve internet connectivity in Lagos cities
MainOne and Tizeti, have announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. This partnership will leverage MainOne’s fiber connectivity, Tizeti’s twenty brand-new solar-powered towers, and Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi. As a result of this project, internet services will be more accessible across Lagos Mainland including…
Facebook launches Nigeria initiative to drive innovation, growth
Social media platform, Facebook, has launched a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria, to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent.
Facebook Encourages Users To Send Nudes And It's For A Good Reason
Facebook is trying to combat "revenge porn" by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent.