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Facebook’s Clubhouse clone is now available in the US
Facebook’s Live Audio Rooms app is now available in the US. The app features a Clubhouse like design and layout, as well as features.
Facebook to introduce Podcasts sooner than expected
Facebook Podcast feature could go live on June 22. The company is tipped to allow podcast hosts to link their RSS feed to Facebook.
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Oculus will show you ads in VR when playing virtual reality games
Facebook will let you manage the ads you see. Hence, it is including controls to hide specific ads or hide ads from an advertiser completely.
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Messenger QR codes remind us that Facebook Pay is still a thing
Facebook Pay allows users to add their payment method once and then use the same across some of the world’s most popular services.
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Facebook’s new smartwatch could feature two cameras
It seems that Facebook may be working on a new smartwatch that will allow you to record your favorite moments without the need of a phone
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WhatsApp confirms it will soon rollout multi-device support
WhatsApp will also be expanding its disappearing messages feature, which currently allows messages to be deleted after a set period of time.
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Facebook’s new low: Paying for a study that says Apple fails at privacy
Facebook apparently funded research with the purpose of criticizing the new App Tracking Transparency framework Apple introduced with iOS 14.5
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Hide Instagram and Facebook likes, and how popular you are. Like you have the guts!
Facebook – and Instagram – want you to focus more on the content rather than the number of likes it has garnered on each platform.
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Facebook will send codes via WhatsApp so you can use Instagram
Instagram might soon allow users to receive two factor authentication (2FA) codes for identity verification on their WhatsApp account.
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Backlash on Facebook continues over WhatsApp privacy policy, now in India
WhatsApp has been asked again to withdraw the proposed policy change and furnish a response to justify its stance, or face legal action.
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First Facebook, Now Twitter Bothering Users With App Tracking
Instead of taking a threatening tone that Facebook adopted, Twitter is telling users that ad-tracking will keep the ads they see relevant.
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This is why your kids shouldn’t be on TikTok, Facebook and more
Report shows that more than 40 percent of children are being exposed to sexual abuse on social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and more
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Facebook already in trouble with governments over WhatsApp data collection
We hope that Facebook will someday realize that its users don’t want their data to be collected over WhatsApp or any other app
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Sorry Facebook, Apple is right this time!
If we’re honest, you don’t need Facebook. Facebook needs you. Also, my purpose is not to sit here and defend Apple. But you do have a choice!
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Pocketnow Daily: Facebook’s App Tracking Campaign FAILED, MacBook Air Colors & more! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Facebook vs Apple privacy war, the design of what could be the new MacBook Air, and more.
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US Authorities to Facebook: We Can’t Trust You with “Instagram for Kids”
A bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general have written to Facebook and urged it to drop the ‘Instagram for Kids’ project.
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Stats Prove Very few iPhone users opted-in to get tracked. Sorry Facebook…
As per Flurry Media, merely 4% of users in the United States opted-in for being tracked by apps in the second week after iOS 14.5’s release.
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Best WhatsApp alternatives in 2021
Not buying what WhatsApp is selling after its privacy policy change? Here’s a look at the best WhatsApp alternatives in 2021.
I divorced WhatsApp and all of Facebook, so my friends threatened to divorce me [Update]
Update: As I said I would, here’s the receipt for those who…
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Pocketnow Daily: INSANE Galaxy S22 Ultra Camera, iPhone 13 Dummy Leaks & more.. (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the camera in the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, iPhone 13 leaks, and more.
Facebook is fighting to keep WhatsApp users from migrating to Signal
Facebook and Signal are squabbling over Instagram ads that target the social media giant over privacy, but there’s a lot more to the feud.
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Facebook and Instagram have already begun to test Apple’s patience with new practices
Facebook is trying to goad users into accepting ad tracking by telling them that it’s essential to keeping the app free.
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Facebook sets aside $5 million for its newsletter platform to lure independent reporters
Facebook says that reporters who make it past the selection process will pocket a multi-year licensing fee to build their audience.
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Instagram Live gets new features that essentially turn it into an audio chatroom
Instagram Live will let participants of a live broadcast to turn off the mic or kill their video feed if they so desire.
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Facebook app adds a mini-player that streams music and podcast from Spotify
Spotify mini-player in Facebook app will be available to free & premium users of the streaming service, but you need both apps on your phone.