Edward Snowden LIVE: Facebook's Role in The Election, The Future of The Surveillance State
Tune in LIVE at 12pm ET / 9am PT as we talk to Edward Snowden about the state of surveillance in the new America and whether Facebook influenced the 2016 ele...
Facebook wants to help improve Messenger bots
The social network has made a big bet on chatbots. Now it's trying to help software developers make them better.
Like by smiling? Facebook acquires emotion detection startup FacioMetrics – TechCrunch
Facebook could one day build facial gesture controls for its app thanks to the acquisition of a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company called FacioMetrics. The startup made an app called IntraFace that could detect seven different emotions in people’s faces, but it’s been removed fr…
Can you see who viewed your Instagram? The answer is complicated.
If you use Instagram, you're probably wondering who out there is actually paying attention to what you post. Followers can post comments and offer likes, but how do you know if they even saw your latest photo? Can you see who viewed your…
New MacBook Pro lets you skip YouTube ads with the Touch Bar
Redditors found a handy new use for Apple's Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pro -- skipping YouTube ads. Reddit user u/RomansFiveEight writes: In Safari, the touchbar [sic] will pop ...
Fool Me Once, Facebook
Social media has broken through that final frontier -- it has the ability to change people’s minds about politics and similarly hot topics like gun control and gun rights, gay rights and immigration.
Russia starts blocking LinkedIn website after court ruling
Russia's communications regulator ordered public access to LinkedIn's website to be blocked on Thursday to comply with a court ruling that found the social networking firm guilty of violating a data storage law.
After LinkedIn Ban, Russia Warns Facebook And Twitter
Russia has for the first time invoked its ban on websites storing personal data outside the country. It's picked a high-profile target, LinkedIn - and says even bigger companies could be next on the list.