Facebook is giving creators more control over the usage of their images
Creators can choose to monitor the usage of their images, block it or attribute the right credit via an ownership link on the post.
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Facebook’s new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is sharper, faster and also cheaper at $299
The Oculus Quest 2 will offer 90Hz experience and also brings support for Oculus Link which comes out of beta this fall season.
Facebook returns to its college roots with the launch of Campus section for students
A Campus profile will be separate from a Facebook profile, and content posted in the Campus section can only be used by other Campus users.
Instagram Stories now show up on Facebook for some users as part of a test
Facebook has confirmed that only those who follow you on Instagram can view your Instagram Story on Facebook.
Facebook now lets you move photos and videos to Dropbox
In addition to Dropbox, the social media company’s data transfer tool also allows movement of media to Koofr and Google’s Photos.
Facebook limits message forwarding to just five chats at a time on Messenger
Limiting forwarding is an effective way to slow the spread of harmful content that has the potential to cause real world harm, says Facebook.
Facebook tests linking user profiles with news subscriptions to end repeated sign-ins
Facebook says repeated log-ins are a major pain point for everyone, and the new account linking tool ends it by introducing a persistent login experience.
Facebook says it was blocked from telling users that Apple took a 30% fee for online events
Facebook said it wanted to pass on the benefits of waiving fee directly to businesses struggling during the pandemic, but Apple didn’t exempt its 30% fee.
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Man selling fake Instagram likes gets sued by Facebook
Facebook has also sued MobiBurn, a developer that used malicious software to collect Facebook data from users.
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Facebook warns publishers and developers that iOS 14 might severely impact ad revenue
The social media titan notes that the Audience Network revenue might go down by more than 50%.
Facebook is bringing its dedicated news section to more countries including India
The social media titan is considering the UK, Germany, France, India and Brazil for the wider rollout of its news service.
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It’s time to bid farewell to the ‘classic’ Facebook look
The ‘new’ Facebook look started rolling out globally back in May.
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Facebook accuses Apple of robbing small businesses of their hard-earned revenue
Facebook will let businesses keep all the revenue generated from paid online events, but Apple will charge 30% fee for transactions made on the iOS app.
First signs of a unified Instagram and Messenger chat finally appear with the latest update
A Messenger button now appears in the Instagram app, but cross-platform chat between Messenger and Instagram is not available yet.
Facebook is now sued over allegedly gathering biometric data on Instagram
Facebook may be facing new legal issues, as a new lawsuit claims that it has been harvesting biometric data from Instagram users
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Facebook launches US 2020 Voting Information Center on FB, Instagram, and Messenger
Face.ook is also introducing Facts About Voting section
Facebook will tell the source and recency of an article about COVID-19 before you share it
The notification won’t appear for content shared by credible health authorities, making sure that the spread of vital information is not slowed down.
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OnePlus phones are shipping with pre-installed Facebook services
OnePlus plans on continuing shipping its phone with Facebook services for the foreseeable future.
Facebook is now a destination for official music videos and premiere of new content
The company is also introducing a new place in Facebook Watch where users can discover music based on genre, artist, mood or themed playlists.
Messenger Rooms now lets you broadcast live on Facebook
You can now go live alongside up to 50 people directly from Messenger Rooms.
Facebook Messenger can now protect your chats behind Face ID or fingerprint pattern
App Lock will is currently available on the Messenger app for iPhone and iPad, and will also arrive on the Android ecosystem in a few months.
Facebook Messenger brings screen sharing support on its Android and iOS apps
To share your screen activity with more people, head over to Messenger Rooms to let up to 16 people view your phone or tablet’s screen.
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WhatsApp makes it easier for businesses to connect with customers using QR codes
One can now also share product catalogs or an individual item in the form of links on websites or other social media platforms.
Facebook, Instagram now prominently advise you to wear a mask and read health tips
There’s also a link to CDC’s database where you can read more about the importance of wearing face masks and the preventive steps to keep yourself safe.