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Social media platform, Facebook may rebrand and change to a new group name that focuses on the metaverse by next week.
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Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new name next week in a bid to distance itself from multiple scandals. The social media site - Facebook- may likely retain its moniker, but the parent company, Facebook Inc., which also owns Instagram and Whatsapp, will rebrand. The Verge reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to…
Facebook said Wednesday it will start removing content that attacks public figures by sexualising or degrading them and remove coordinated harassment efforts targeted at people who are at risk of self-harm offline as part of its new online bullying and harassment policies. The new policy is intended to protect public figures like politicians, celebrities, journalists,…
Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of global affairs, also expressed openness to the idea of letting regulators have access to Facebook algorithms that are used to amplify content. However, Clegg said he could not answer the question of whether its algorithms amplified the voices of people who had attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6.…
Recently, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook faced a long six-hour outage. Initially, many people blamed it on their internet service provider but soon the realization that it is not the faulty internet connection but the fact that these social media platforms were actually not functioning as a shock to many. Even though many users of these…
Around mid-afternoon on Monday, I reached out for my phone in between meetings and another day of working from home – in those late afternoon hours where post-lunch energy slump hits and any form of mental stimulation...
Social media platform, Facebook, is hoping to connect another one billion people to the Internet in the next few years with new technology, adding that improved connectivity increases
Social media platform, Facebook has blamed mis-configuration changes for the massive global blackout the company’s platforms experienced on Monday.
Telegram's founder Pavel Durov said Tuesday that the encrypted messenger app had added a "record" 70 million users in one day after Facebook was hit by a massive outage.
A Facebook whistleblower goes before US lawmakers Tuesday to urge regulation of the social media giant, after an outage impacted potentially billions of users and highlighted global dependence on its services.
Facebook late Monday blamed a major outage across its platforms on configuration changes it made to routers that coordinate network traffic between its data centers "This disruption to network traffic had a cascading effect on the way our data centers communicate, bringing our services to a halt," Facebook vice president of infrastructure Santosh Janardhan said…
Facebook along with its Instagram and WhatsApp services began returning online Monday after a massive and lengthy outage that added to the social network's woes. Facebook's family of apps essentially "disappeared" from the internet for several hours after a traffic routing problem that made the sites unreachable by users, according to Cloudflare, a website security…