Facebook Launches Dating Service For The U.S
Facebook rolled out its online dating service for the United States on Thursday, a move taking on rivals such as smartphone app Tinder. The free "Facebook Dating" site which was announced last year and already available in other countries will allow users to link their Facebook and Instagram post to a separate dating profile. It…
400 mn Facebook users' phone numbers exposed in privacy lapse
Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media reported Wednesday.
Licensing of web TV, radio caught in cross fire
The recent move by the federal government to license online radio and television stations has sent emotions flying left and right. While some welcomed the development; others expressed cautious optimism, but critics said the move is inherently wrong, and can never be justified.
Facebook tightens rules for political ads ahead of US elections
Facebook said Wednesday it would tighten its rules for political ad spending ahead of the 2020 US elections, notably by requiring more information about who is paying for campaign messages.
NBA 2019: Focus on sexual harassment in the workplace
Sexual harassment is increasingly gaining prominence in global and national discourse nowadays. This may not be unconnected to the widening dissemination of information through the social media platforms, most especially, the twitter and Facebook.
Facebook launches tool to let users control data flow
Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity.
Twitter, Facebook accuse China of Hong Kong discord campaign
Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and sow political discord in the city.
Facebook Now Allows Instagram Create Face Filters
The rate at which Instagram adds new features almost regularly is rather fascinating; this automatically means there’s never a dull moment on the social media platform. The new addition was done via Facebook’s tool for building augmented reality (AR) effects - Spark AR, which now allows anyone to make custom face filters and other…
Facebook introduces Yoruba, Igbo, Swahili to check fake news
Social media platform, Facebook, in partnership with Africa Check, has added new local language support for several African languages to fortify its third-party fact-checking programme.
Policeman arrested over Facebook posts calling for reprisals on Taraba cops’ killing
A mobile policeman currently deployed to Yobe State, Sunday Japhet has been arrested over a series of Facebook posts, which were apparently deemed inappropriate by the authorities. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Sumonu Abdulmaliki, confirmed his arrest but didn’t state when it was effected.