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Facebook Introduces New “Nearby Friends” Feature, it’s Optional

Remember when Facebook was reported to have a location-tracking feature about a year ago? Well, here it is, the social network just announced a new feature called Nearby Friends, which allows you to discover which of your friends are nearby or on the go and vice versa.

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Get Your Productivity Back With Facebook Chat Pop-Outs Chrome Extension

For some reason or another, many people use Facebook chat as their main means of communication as a spiritual successor to Windows Live Messenger. There’s a huge problem with this though; You need to be on the Facebook site to actually use Facebook Messenger on the computer. This leads to unnecessary time on Facebook, stalking […]

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Malaysian Government Made Sixteen Requests For Facebook’s User Data From July To Dec 2013

Earlier today, Facebook has released its second Global Government Requests Report which listed down the amount of data request that the popular social media company has received from governments throughout the world. Covering July to December 2013, the report is the follow-up to the report that the company released in August 2013.

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Facebook to Remove Messenger Within its Facebook App, Forces Users to Download Facebook Messenger

Bad news for those of you who use sends Facebook messages to your friends using the Facebook app on your smartphone, it looks like the social network will be removing the feature, forcing users to download the dedicated messaging app instead – Facebook messenger. Just last month, Facebook killed off Facebook Messenger for Windows, and […]

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Facebook and Internet.org Wants to Bring Internet to the Masses with Drones and Free Space Optics

Internet.org, the global partnership pioneered by Facebook and several other industry giants hoping to bring Internet access to everyone in the world, has shared some information about how it plans to deliver Internet access for the remaining two-thirds of the world: using a technology called Free Space Optics (FSO) and automated drones.

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Facebook Buys Oculus for USD$2 Billion

Think that after spending USD$16 billion to buy WhatsApp, Facebook would quiet down and work on its existing products, aiming to earn back that huge sum of money? Of course not, the social network giant has just announced that they will be acquiring Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality technology, for a […]

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Facebook to Reduce Organic Reach for Page Owners

Looks like Facebook has finally confirmed a growing suspicion of many Facebook Pages owners: want your fans to see your status updates? Pay up for advertising, or risk making your lovingly-crafted updates close to being utterly pointless.

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Facebook To Begin Introducing Video Advertisements

After many months of speculation, it would appear that Facebook is finally preparing to roll out video advertisements. The offers to buy video ad space are being offered to select US advertisers starting today, with the promotions showing up in news feed in late April or early May.

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Facebook Rolls out New Design for its News Feed…Again

Surprised by a different Facebook layout this morning? Don’t worry, you computer did not go crazy or get hacked, it’s because Facebook has yet again rolled out a new design for its News Feed. Remember the new design that was announced last year that promised a larger News Feed area to display larger images, and […]

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Facebook Will Shut Down its Facebook Messenger App for Windows on 3 March 2014

Look at what Facebook is doing, just shortly after announcing that they will be launching Messenger for Windows Phone, Facebook will soon kill off its Messenger app for the Windows desktop platform. Starting today, Facebook Messenger for Windows users have been receiving a message from the social network saying tha the app is shutting down […]

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Singtel wants to charge WhatsApp, Skype and other OTT players for network use

When Whatsapp first announced on Monday that they would be introducing voice calls to their immensely popular app, we predicted that mobile telecommunication providers across the globe would become very worried with how this development would effect them. It didn’t take long for Singtel to fire off the first shots to protect their interests.

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PSA: H&M Is NOT Going To Give You $500 For Sharing Their Page & Commenting On Their Photo

We have covered this phenomenon when it popped up on our Instagram feeds last year but it seems that this clickbait scam has reared its head again, this time on Facebook. Looking at the posts on Facebook, the modus operandi is the same. Share a page, comment and apparently you’ll be claiming your giftcard for […]

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