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You can now remove things from Facebook's shortcut bar, including the red dots

You can now remove things from Facebook’s shortcut bar, including the red dots

Every once in a while, Facebook adds a feature or option that people actually need. This is one of those happy times.  The social...
Facebook is testing encrypted video and audio calls

Facebook is testing encrypted video and audio calls

Facebook might offer encrypted video and audio chats to its users soon.  App researcher Jane Manchun Wong found evidence of the feature being tested...
Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg flirted with the idea of getting into the online dating business in 2014 — but instead gave Tinder and...
Facebook could use video selfies to fight fake accounts

Facebook could use video selfies to fight fake accounts

It looks like Facebook is working on a new tool to fight back against fake accounts.  The social network is testing a video-based verification...
Ex-Facebook head says company 'profits partly by amplifying lies'

Ex-Facebook head says company ‘profits partly by amplifying lies’

Facebook’s former head of Global Elections Integrity Ops left after six months on the job — and now she's speaking out about the...
Everyone's laughing at Facebook's boomer rebrand to FACEBOOK

Everyone’s laughing at Facebook’s boomer rebrand to FACEBOOK

The Facebook we've come to know over the past 15 years is officially dead. We live in a FACEBOOK era now. On Monday, Mark...
Facebook ad showing Lindsey Graham 'endorse' the Green New Deal is a sign of what's to come

Facebook ad showing Lindsey Graham ‘endorse’ the Green New Deal is a sign of...

Lindsey Graham does not support the Green New Deal.  You would be forgiven for thinking otherwise, however, after watching a paid Facebook ad asserting...
Facebook users report being locked out for reporting scammers and fake accounts

Facebook users report being locked out for reporting scammers and fake accounts

If you received a suspicious Facebook message from your dead granny looking to tell you about a great new financial opportunity, you’d report...
Facebook now blocks all links to The Pirate Bay

Facebook now blocks all links to The Pirate Bay

Arrr, you can no longer share links to The Pirate Bay on Facebook. “Your post couldn’t be shared, because this link goes against our...
Facebook's role in child sex abuse online raises troubling questions

Facebook’s role in child sex abuse online raises troubling questions

A Sunday report from the New York Times lays bare a chilling statistic regarding the role social media platforms can play in facilitating...
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Cybersecurity expert Alex Stamos on Facebook’s ‘counter terrorism’ team and the private-public divide – TechCrunch

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Gowin Semiconductor has announced the launch of what it claims is the first field-programmable gate array (FPGA) part to include an integrated Bluetooth...
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