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Google and Facebook to pay Australian media companies for using content

Australia is in the process of forcing Google and Facebook, the digital giants, to pay local media companies for using their news content. The Federal Government has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - ACCC to...

Facebook launches Gaming app to take on Twitch and YouTube

Facebook is all set to move deeper into the gaming market by launching a new gaming mobile app today, on April 20. The new app - named as 'Facebook Gaming: Watch, Play, and Connect' - is primarily...

Why is COVID-19 the best time to use social media for business?

Social media is like magic carpet stories that used to fascinate us in childhood. But now, with the advancement in technology, it has revolutionized the way businesses advertise themselves. With a global lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic...

Facebook launches Quiet Mode, a tool to manage your time

Facebook launches a new app feature called ‘Quiet Mode’ that mutes push notifications from the app for a set period of time. ‘Quiet Mode’ also allows you to limit your usage time of the social media app.

Facebook to hire 10,000 new employees in 2020: Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook is expecting to hire 10,000 workers, by the end of 2020, for its product and engineering department. It is unclear at this time that how many new hires will join as full-time or the number...

Facebook says ads revenue is weakening due to COVID-19 outbreak

Facebook said it had seen its ads business weakening with the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, which accounts for nearly all of its revenue, despite more people are using its social platforms during the lockdown. The services which...

Facebook blocked some posts about coronavirus, due to a bug

Facebook undergoes a bug in its News Feed spam filter, which caused the platform to remove some posts with content about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) information mistakenly.  Users complained that the links to their new-stories...

Facebook sues Namecheap for registering deceptive domains

Facebook, the social network company, has filed a lawsuit against Namecheap, a domain name registrar, and WhoisGuard, Namecheap's proxy service, in Arizona for alleged cybersquatting and registering deceiving domain names that allegedly infringed on Facebook's trademark. 

Twitter introduces Fleets, Snapchat like self-deleting Stories

Twitter, joining the fray of social media sites, is now testing its impression of Stories in Brazil. The company dubbed Snapchat stories like feature to "Fleets," allowing users to post temporary content on their Twitter accounts which...

Instagram “Latest Posts” feed sort is coming back, leaks suggest

Instagram will introduce to its users with an option to see all the content that they might have missed based on the sorting order of when they were posted. In other words, Instagram is about to roll...

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VMWare acquiring network security firm Lastline

VMware, a well known American publicly traded software company, has announced its intent to acquire Lastline, an anti-malware cybersecurity company, for research...