09/29/2016, 11:09 am
Six companies including Microsoft and Google have launched a cross-disciplinary partnership to steer the future of artificial intelligence development, but as of yet, Apple has not signed on.
09/21/2016, 02:09 pm
Facebook on Wednesday pushed out an update to its Messenger iOS app, quietly adding support for Apple's CallKit framework, which was introduced alongside iOS 10 earlier this month.
09/12/2016, 01:09 pm
Facebook on Monday announced that one of the key poles of its bot strategy, chat-based purchases, will soon take effect for users of its Messenger app.
08/25/2016, 01:08 pm
08/25/2016, 08:08 am
Apple is said to be looking to tiptoe into the social media space again, both expanding social media sharing within its OS suites, and building a Snapchat-like video and image sharing service for a 2017 launch.
08/24/2016, 02:08 pm
Facebook stores a significant amount of data on every user, including details about devices and operating systems you've used to access the service, and what political affiliation you may be. Here's how to find out what the world's largest social network knows about you.
08/23/2016, 11:08 am
Facebook on Tuesday began a limited test of new video autoplay technology for its mobile app, including a version that begins playing audio automatically as a person scrolls past a clip in their News Feed.
07/20/2016, 09:07 am
Just hours after it was issued, a ban on WhatsApp in Brazil was reportedly overturned by the country's Supreme Court, which argued that the measure may not have been reasonable or proportionate.
07/19/2016, 01:07 pm
A Brazilian judge on Tuesday ordered the country's five cellular carriers to block access to Facebook's WhatsApp indefinitely, disrupting access to the popular chat/VoIP app for tens of millions of people.
07/13/2016, 01:07 pm
Facebook on Wednesday updated its Messenger iPhone app with support for 3D Touch, while Adobe released a new version of Lightroom for iOS, making important additions such as direct import of RAW files, and support for keyboard shortcuts on iPads.
07/12/2016, 04:07 pm
On Tuesday a new pact, Privacy Shield, went into effect between the U.S. and the European Union, giving American companies a simpler alternative to dealing with the E.U.'s normal data protection rules when shuttling data across the Atlantic.
07/08/2016, 12:07 pm
Facebook on Friday announced initial testing of end-to-end encryption in Messenger, which should keep some conversations secure from any possible intrusion, even by Facebook itself.
07/01/2016, 10:07 am
Over $6 million in Facebook's Brazilian bank accounts has been reportedly frozen, following a fresh court order in disputes over encrypted WhatsApp conversations.
06/30/2016, 11:06 pm
Two and a half years of its launch, Facebook is pulling the plug on Paper, a stripped down newsreader-style app initially introduced as an alternative to the social media giant's flagship iOS offering.
06/27/2016, 03:06 pm
On Monday a newly-formed team at Facebook began curating lists of "featured" events, in a bid to provide better recommendations for people looking for activities around town.
06/16/2016, 04:06 pm
Facebook began rolling out a new homescreen interface for its Messenger iOS app on Thursday, hot on the heels of Apple announcing iOS 10 Messages upgrades intended to compete.
06/10/2016, 12:06 pm
The latest update to Facebook's iOS app lets users upload 360-degree photos directly from their iPhone or iPad, according to the social network.
05/31/2016, 03:05 pm
Following greater industry trends toward security, Facebook is looking to bring end-to-end encryption to its popular Messenger platform, a report said on Tuesday.
05/23/2016, 04:05 pm
Facebook on Monday officially launched a Continuous Live Video API for broadcasters, giving them the option of endless streaming, as well as full coverage of longer events.
05/03/2016, 04:05 pm
On Tuesday a Brazilian judge lifted a temporary block on Facebook's WhatsApp Messenger, imposed yesterday by another judge in a fight over chat data demanded in a drug trafficking case.