All Posts Tagged With: "Facebook"

Facebook Attempts to Enter China Unnoticed

In an attempt to explore the ultra-high potential of the online market in China, Facebook authorized the release this week of a new app that does not use its name. The app is Colorful Balloons and is for photo-sharing. It shares the look, function as well as feel of the Moments app from Facebook, showed […]

Report: Young People and Insecure Children Targeted by Facebook

The algorithms used by Facebook collect data on young New Zealanders and Australians emotional state, for advertising. Facebook apologized for allegedly allowing its advertisers to target people who are emotionally vulnerable and as young as 14, revealed a document leaked and obtained by The Australian. The news outlet, said the document that leaked was prepared […]

Founder of Facebook Amongst Users Declared Dead

On Friday, a number of Facebook users including Mark Zuckerberg the social media giant’s founder, were declared dead on the site. After the problem had been fixed, the company acknowledged that they committed a terrible error. During just a brief time on Friday a message that was meant for memorializing profiles had been posted by […]

WhatsApp Will Start Sharing User Information

WhatsApp the messaging service that is now worldwide said it would begin sharing phone numbers of its users with its parent company Facebook. That move means that WhatsApp user will likely start seeing targeted ads soon along with friend suggestions from Facebook, although they will appear on Facebook and not on the actual messaging service. […]

Facebook Technology Will Deal with Illegal Video Posts

Web video creators have accused Facebook of not providing appropriate protection of videos being posted without proper permission. In response, Facebook is trying to deal with the issue by making it easier for the creator to keep content safe, especially in the event of a video going viral. Currently, two social media giants are battling […]

Facebook Intern Booted After Identifying Application Flaw

A student with Harvard University claims he lost his Facebook internship after he launched a browser application from his dorm, thereby exploiting major privacy flaws with the company’s mobile messenger. Aran Khanna, who is of Indian origin, stated to news reporters that after exposing a very serious flaw in Facebook’s messenger system, his chance of […]