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Facebook Messenger now lets you add more people to in-progress calls
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:49

 Facebook Messenger now lets you add more people to a voice or video call without hanging up first. The new feature is available with the latest ...

Facebook opens registration for its annual F8 developer conference
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:40

 Facebook has just opened up registration for its annual F8 developer conference. Facebook has had a turbulent year in the news, and the company ...

Facebook inks music licensing deal with ICE covering 160 territories, 290K rightsholders on FB, Insta, Oculus and Messenger
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:48

 Facebook today took its latest step towards making good on paying out royalties to music rightsholders around tracks that are used across its mu...

Facebook’s plan to unite AR, VR and News Feed with 3D posts
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:46

 What if you could digitally sculpt a 3D object and share it on Facebook, play with it in virtual reality or insert it into your world with augme...

Facebook didn’t mean to send spam texts to two-factor authentication users
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:39

 Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos apologized for spam texts that were incorrectly sent to users who had activated two-factor authentic...

Trump cites Facebook exec’s comments downplaying Russian ad influence on election
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:45

 You’d be forgiven for missing Donald Trump’s multiple retweets of Facebook executive Rob Goldman over the weekend. Perhaps you were ...

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media 
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:48

 Every gun outrage in America is now routinely followed by a flood of Russian-linked Twitter bot activity. Exacerbating social division is the na...

Technological solutions to technology’s problems feature in “How to Fix The Future”
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:44

 In this edition of Innovate 2018, Andrew Keen finds himself in the hot seat. Keen, whose new book, “How to Fix the Future”, was publ...

Facebook will verify the location of US election ad buyers by mailing them postcards
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:15

 Facebook’s global director of policy programs says it will start sending postcards by snail mail to verify buyers of ads related to U.S. e...

Facebook’s tracking of non-users ruled illegal again
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:45

 Another blow for Facebook in Europe: Judges in Belgium have once again ruled the company broke privacy laws by deploying technology such as coo...

How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:46

 At the core of Facebook’s “well-being” problem is that its business is directly coupled with total time spent on its apps. The...

Facebook’s child-friendly texting app Messenger Kids arrives on Android
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:43

 Facebook’s controversial app Messenger Kids, which lets parents control who kids can talk to, is today rolling out to Android devices in t...

Facebook teams up with Lyft and others for crisis response efforts
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:38

 Facebook is amping up its Community Help efforts, now enabling companies like Lyft, Chase, International Medical Corps and Save the Children to ...

Need a post on Harvard.edu about your ICO? $500, please
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:40

 In the endless hunt to gain credibility for token products, founders are resorting to some shady – and ridiculous – tactics. After r...

Facebook should actually be Tinder too
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:37

 There’s beauty in the double-blind opt-in. That’s the way you match with someone on Tinder. You like them, they like you, you both f...

Facebook pushes for more personal updates with launch of new Lists feature
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:43

 Facebook’s status update box is getting a new feature called Lists, which begins rolling out today. This is the first major update to the ...

German court finds fault with Facebook’s default privacy settings
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:40

 A court in Germany has ruled that Facebook’s default privacy settings and some of its terms and conditions breached local laws. The Berlin...

Watch Yahoo Finance’s crypto summit live
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:55

The Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto will examine the growing market and investor interest in crypto and the technology behind it. Specificall...

Former state Senator Jeremy Ring talks about the first days of Yahoo
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:38

 In this episode of Technotopia I talk to Jeremy Ring, a former Florida state senator and author of We Were Yahoo!, a meditation on his career as...

UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:37

 The UK government’s pressure on tech giants to do more about online extremism just got weaponized. The Home Secretary has today announced ...

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