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UK’s competition regulator demands tougher action on Google and Facebook

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called on the UK government to create “a new pro-competition regulatory regime” that can control Facebook, Google and other technology companies that are primarily funded by digital advertising. Th… Engadget RSS Feed

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Facebook is testing a dark mode in its mobile app

You might not have to stick to your computer if you want to browse Facebook in dark mode. After reports of the palette change popping up, Facebook has confirmed to SocialMediaToday that it’s testing a dark mode in its mobile … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook rolls out its dedicated News section to all US users

Facebook’s dedicated news section is finally available to everyone in the US… in a manner of speaking. The social media giant has made News accessible to all American users as a bookmark, but it’s only available to “millions more” than … Read the rest of this entry

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Australia will make Facebook and Google pay for news content

Internet giants are about to face more government oversight in Australia. The country has ordered its Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to create a mandatory code of conduct that would ask Facebook, Google and others to pay news outlets when… … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook will provide free Portal devices to UK hospitals and care homes

Facebook’s support for the fight against COVID-19 now includes a simple but important addition: keeping people in touch. It’s partnering with the UK’s National Health Service to offer up to 2,050 free Portal video calling devices to the country’s hos… … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook is hosting a virtual GDC for Oculus VR titles

Facebook is hosting its own digital gaming event at the same time GDC would've been held if it wasn't cancelled due to coronavirus fears. The internet giant has announced that it will reveal the latest updates for Oculus virtual reality … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook labels manipulated video of Biden ‘endorsing’ Trump as ‘partly false’

Twitter isn't the only one flagging a manipulated Trump video to warn users. Facebook has labeled a video of presidential hopeful Joe Biden appearing to endorse Trump as "partly false information," citing independent fact-checking from Lead Stories…. Engadget RSS Feed

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Facebook sues analytics firm that stole user data through third-party apps

Facebook has filed a federal lawsuit against a company called OneAudience, accusing it of stealing the personal information of its users. According to Facebook's announcement, OneAudience paid third-party developers to install a malicious software de… Engadget RSS Feed

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Facebook Dating’s Valentine’s Day launch in Europe is canceled

Facebook has been forced to withdraw a planned rollout of Facebook Dating in Europe after Irish data protection regulators stepped in. The service was due to launch in time for Valentine's Day, but Facebook pulled the plug after officials raised … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook taught its AI to speak math

I speak two languages, English and Bad English. My understanding of math is significantly worse. In fact, I had to redo Calculus 2A four different times in college in order to graduate, mostly because I could never properly calculate a … Read the rest of this entry

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