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After Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who donated $9 million to address the Ebola epidemic last month, it is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan who have stepped forward to make their contribution.

Zuckerberg and Priscilla are donating $25 million to the CDC... read more

Josh Miller: Facebook developing new app, but it's not entirely about anonymity

With the New York Times having revealed in a Tuesday report that Facebook is apparently set to launch an anonymous sharing app in the coming weeks, the company's Product manager Josh Miller has confirmed in a few recent tweets that he is heading a team which is working on a new app - though not... read more

Facebook Messenger already has Money Transfer Option

Facebook Messenger might be having the capability of money transfer but the feature has not been made public yet. A Stanford University Computer Science student Audrew Aude shared some photos on Twitter, showcasing the payment feature in Facebook Messenger. Aude said that he found the feature... read more

Facebook would change its controversial ‘real names’ policy soon

Facebook has revealed in a recent statement that it would change its controversial 'real names' policy which has apparently "pained" drag queens and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

With the 'real names' policy requiring Facebook users to use their real names... read more

New, ad-free social network ‘Ello’ picking up a lot of attention of late

Social network Facebook is apparently being challenged by a new media platform - dubbed 'Ello' - which is clear, clean and ad-free. Currently in the beta phase, Ello is an invitation-only social networking site which aims to make its money by offering basic features for free, and premium extras... read more

Thousands of Facebook users are moving to new ‘Ello’ social networking site

According to an NBC News report, the new ad-free, invite-only, independent social network called 'Ello' is fast gaining popularity as an 'anti-Facebook' network; with thousands of Facebook users switching to Ello.

Going by the information shared by Paul Budnitz, who launched the Ello... read more


The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)'s stance on climate change has prompted several bigwig tech firms to drop their support for the conservative group.

The tech companies which have withdrawn their support from the ALEC group include Google, Facebook and Yelp.

Some... read more

Facebook updates News Feed algorithm to improve timeliness of posts

Popular social network Facebook has revealed in recent blog post that it is updating its News Feed algorithm, so that timely posts are prioritized on the News Feed. The new tweak to the News Feed algorithm will essentially improve the timeliness of the posts.

Since one of the issues with... read more

David Campos calls on Facebook officials to meet drag queens over profile name crackdown

With social network Facebook, in a September 10 move, having forcibly suspended the accounts of drag queens and other artists, Supervisor Davis Campos has called on Facebook officials to have a meeting with drag queens in connection with the profile name crackdown.

The request made by... read more

Instagram launches standalone ‘Hyperlapse’ app for iOS devices

Facebook-owned Instagram photo- and video-sharing service has recently announced the launch of a new standalone app for iPhones and iPads. The new app - dubbed 'Hyperlapse' - enables iOS users to make stabilized time-lapse videos. The app is now available for free on the App Store.

The... read more

Facebook testing use of keywords to find old posts

In a recent email in response to an enquiry, popular social network Facebook said that it has attempts underway to widen search access for its users using smartphones or tablets, to enable them to search for past posts and conversations of friends.

According to the details shared by... read more

Facebook testing new tool to facilitate mobile searches for old posts

According to a Bloomberg report, social network Facebook is testing a new tool which facilitates mobile handset users in searching for old posts of friends. The new tool is being tested by Facebook with some users of its mobile app.

The new tool is essentially designed to help the users... read more


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