(Update: Axios has a post explaining why the cross-posted tweets disappeared. Essentially, Twitter deleted its app from Facebook after Facebook stopped allowing cross-posts earlier this month, since without that feature it was basically useless. Source: Facebook has removed all cross-posted tweets AdvertisementsRead More →

Advertisements

In Huntsville, Alabama, a sprawling new data center under construction for Facebook will run on solar power from the local grid. In LuleĂĄ, Sweden, Facebook is expanding a data center that runs on hydroelectric power and uses frigid Arctic air to cool servers. Source: Facebook will power itself with 100%Read More →

In an epic flowchart produced as part of a new report on privacy practices at major tech companies, the council breaks down Facebook’s privacy review process. It’s a startling picture of the maze people must navigate to activate the strongest privacy settings. [Image: ForbrukerrĂĄdet] The green arrows represent the pathRead More →

Illustration by Tam Nguyen/Ad Age Facebook’s Instagram is estimated to be worth more than $100 billion, if it were a stand-alone company, marking a 100-fold return on the app’s purchase price in 2012, according to a report from Bloomberg Intelligence. Source: Without Facebook, Instagram would be worth $100 billion, reportRead More →

Want to hear something scary? The average smartphone user touches their phone more than 2,600 times per day. Even Apple ( AAPL ) , Facebook ( FB ) and Alphabet ( GOOGL ) think that’s a bit much. Apps from Facebook and Alphabet commanded 43% of those daily taps andRead More →

GROW (by Facebook) is a thought leadership print magazine available in the UK, that shines a light on people, companies, and trends challenging the status quo. Facebook will never stop to surprise us. The company that built an empire online is entering the print industry with the launch of GROW,Read More →

The world’s largest social network just sent a clear signal that the future of advertising on its platform is in influencer marketing. Facebook’s launch last Monday of its Brand Collabs Manager search engine—which will help connect marketers to social media influencers—demonstrates just how vital this form of marketing has becomeRead More →

Facebook has quietly launched a high-end print magazine in the UK and Northern Europe called Grow. But don’t be so quick to call it a “magazine.” Even though Grow is labeled as a “quarterly magazine for business leaders” on the physical cover, Facebook says it is actually marketing campaign. “GrowRead More →

[Illustration: courtesy of Facebook] Facebook has long told the world that it wants to improve its content moderation game, and the world has waited for results. Today, the company announced a slew of new tools to combat fake news. Source: Is Facebook finally ready to fact-check memes?Read More →

Three years ago, on his birthday, a law professor watched his e-mail inbox fill with Facebook notifications indicating that friends had posted messages on his wall. The messages made him sad. The clogged inbox was annoying, but what really upset him was having disclosed his birth date to Facebook inRead More →

Downloading your archived user data from Facebook may reveal a laundry list of eyebrow-raising data points, from your personal call records, to text messages, as well as your location each time you log into the site. To download your data, first log in to your Facebook account. Source: Is FacebookRead More →

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc ( FB.O ) launched a matchmaking system Tuesday to cultivate partnerships between advertisers and video creators as the world’s largest social media company tries to quickly parallel the variety of commercial opportunities offered by its video rival YouTube. Source: Facebook expands offerings for videoRead More →

Move over, Instagram vs. Snapchat . The fight is on between Facebook and YouTube. Facebook announced Tuesday that it’s bringing new poll and game features to Live and on demand video for Facebook creators . With this new emphasis on interactivity, and with game tools that look *a lot* likeRead More →

Facebook and Twitter have admitted they could do more to protect disabled people from online abuse, following criticism from the model and TV personality Katie Price, whose son Harvey has been victimised online. The social media giants told MPs that they could make the risks of abuse clearer to vulnerableRead More →

Previous programs use am image of someone else’s eyes to fix a blink (third column), but Facebook researchers just created a program that uses your own eyes (fourth column). Facebook Research Artificial intelligence is now smart enough to paint in the missing regions of a face to fix a blinkRead More →

The autoplaying video ads will appear in the “sponsored” section. Facebook Facebook Messenger ads just got more invasive. The company confirmed on Tuesday that it has started placing autoplaying video ads in the Messenger chat app. Source: Your Facebook Messenger chats may soon get autoplaying video ads – CNETRead More →

Did you know that in addition to sharing photos and videos to your Facebook Stories , you can also share text posts? Our guide will show you how this works. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook application on iOS. Source: Facebook: Here’s How to Share a Text PostRead More →

Facebook Tuesday announced partnerships aimed at helping small and midsized businesses and developers build privacy into their respective services. For SMBs, the social network is teaming up with George Washington University Law School Prof. Source: Facebook Is Providing Privacy Help to Small and Midsized Businesses, DevelopersRead More →

Facebook continues to add tools and features for video creators on both the interactivity and monetization fronts. Vice president of product Fidji Simo and director of entertainment partnerships Sibyl Goldman detailed all of the updates in a Newsroom post Tuesday. Source: Facebook Announced Another Round of Updates for Its VideoRead More →

The number of people using Facebook as a news source is down by 9% overall from 2017 highs and down a whopping 20% among younger audiences. The number of people using Facebook as a news source is down by 9% overall from 2017 highs and down a whopping 20% amongRead More →