Following the scandals plaguing Facebook, the social media giant is changing some of its policies. The aim of the changes is to protect user’s data and stop unneeded access being given to apps and services. The company is changing its events API, groups API, pages API, Facebook login, Instagram platform […]
Facebook is facing legal troubles following the breaking story of Cambridge Analytica using personal data to create what could almost be called a “social experiment” in thought influence and control. Facebook is claiming the company has done nothing wrong and it is not responsible for any the trouble caused by […]
After continued reports of Russian backed ads during the 2016 presidential election, the United States Congress has been given information on 3,000 Facebook advertisements and hundreds of fake accounts and groups on the social platform linked to a Kremlin propaganda organization. Facebook CEO: “Racial and Social Division” The ads and […]
Facebook has announced that they are curating a database of reported ‘revenge porn’ images in an attempt to curtail the practice on the social network. Revenge Porn on Social Networks Revenge porn is not a new concept. It can come in many different shapes and forms. For online scammers, they […]
I have read several editorials and blog posts over the past several months involving Facebook. One of the presiding claims is that the social media world is due for another shakeup, and Facebook will be the empire that falls. But I don’t think that is true at all.
Facebook, likely in an attempt to further quell the spread of “fake news”, is collaborating with news agencies to bring you Facebook Journalism. This project will allow for greater communication and cooperation between the social media giant and journalists. This is far from the first time social media has collided […]
Facebook has been focusing a lot this year on their Messenger feature. First, they made it necessary to download a separate app to use it via mobile. Then they expanded the chat function itself. More recently they added a whole list of playable games between friends, either through Messenger, or […]