Facebook has banned Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan from its platform along with right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and others, labeling them as “dangerous” and said they will be purged from its platforms, including Instagram. Jones and his InfoWars media outlet had previous been banned from Facebook in August 2018 but will now be banned on Instagram as […]
As you can imagine there has been a steady stream of jokes rolling in from Twitter about Facebook being down. Check out some of our favorites!
Less than one week after Onalaska superintendent Lynn Redden made a Facebook post saying “you can’t count on the black quarterback” in regards to Houston Texans’ star QB Deshaun Watson, Redden has resigned. The Onalaska Independent School District’s Board of Trustees accepted Redden’s resignation after a special meeting held on Saturday morning, per ABC 13. […]
After Facebook took a huge stumble on the market late Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg woke to find out how much did he personally lose in the drop. Billions. Get the latest news delivered right to your inbox every morning! The reported $16.8 billion drop would also wiped out the $13.7 billion that he earned this year, […]
Facebook is getting into the dating business, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing the launch of a new dating feature yesterday (May 1st). Zuckerberg said the dating tool is, quote, “not just for hookups,” but to build “meaningful, long-term relationships.” Users will create a dating profile separate from their regular Facebook profile, and it won’t show up in […]
Now, this is funny to me! According to News One, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerburg spoke on Capitol Hill today about privacy concerns, Russia’s interference in elections via Facebook and much more. Zuckerberg held his own with congress, some of whom appeared to have no experience with social media. However, the conversation got extremely bizarre when failed presidential […]
Many people are unhappy with Facebook right now. Late last week it was confirmed that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has the ability to delete Messenger communications from other peoples’ inboxes, and now the social network is going to give all users that option. In a statement, Facebook said, “We have discussed this feature several times. […]
“Facebook is for old people.” I’ve heard the kids say, and it seems that they have some data to back up their claim. According to The Daily Mail Market research company eMarketer analyzed how US and UK adults use social media. They found Facebook is still attracting more users in both countries, but that most people […]
Facebook recently released its Messenger Kids app, but experts say it’s no good for kids. According to Yahoo News, Over 100 advocates, including Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, ACLU of Massachusetts and Centre for Child Honouring have signed a letter, addressed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, that says the app will “undermine children’s healthy development.” […]
Facebook's Vice President of Global Operations, Justin Osofsky, released a statement announcing the platform's intentions to modify processes.
Here’s a story from Fox News that’s interesting, ‘Fake news’ is a term consistently in the headlines lately, and now Facebook wants to help you spot false stories, and eliminate them from the platform. The social network has a system in place that has allowed it to eliminate more than 30,000 fake accounts in France. […]