Tim Cook, Facebook, Google and Tech Giants throw their Support for Same-Sex Marriage

When the Supreme Court issued its historic ruling on Friday legalizing same-sex marriage across the U.S., many of the biggest technology companies embraced the decision with characteristic flair through social media, on their sites, and with tools that others could use to show their support as well. Companies like Google, Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, Uber and … Continue reading Tim Cook, Facebook, Google and Tech Giants throw their Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Facebook is facing a law suit. Reason? Scanning user’s Messages

From the revelation that Facebook scans through its user’s messages to deliver “tailored” ads, a U.S. judge has ruled that they must face a class-action lawsuit. Facebook’s bid to dismiss the lawsuit, filed by users Matthew Campbell and Micheal Hurley back in 2013, was dismissed by U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland. According to … Continue reading Facebook is facing a law suit. Reason? Scanning user’s Messages

We use your private information like everyone else; Facebook privacy lovers are out of luck

Facebook has faced allegations in the past about using its users private information for marketing reasons. Questions has been raised on what user information Facebook itself gets to see – If you were ever in doubt on how Facebook handles your privacy, the Manager of privacy and public policy at Facebook, Matt Scutari has made it … Continue reading We use your private information like everyone else; Facebook privacy lovers are out of luck

Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger

When Mark Zuckerberg recruited Ex-PayPal president David Marcus to head the affairs of Facebook Messenger three years ago, few understood the motive behind this move, but now it is crystal clear for everyone to see: Facebook is set to allow its users to send and receive money via its standalone Messenger. Mark recently hinted on … Continue reading Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger

Don’t Fall for this: Classic Facebook “Color Changer” Scam makes a Big Return

COMMENT: While the idea of changing the Facebook default blue header to your custom color seems great, Cheetah Mobile has warned that you might end up getting more than what you bargained for. IDG NEWS NETWORK – On Facebook, some scams are so alluring that they seem to live forever. So it goes with “Facebook … Continue reading Don’t Fall for this: Classic Facebook “Color Changer” Scam makes a Big Return

Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Facebook does plan to monetize Messenger through payments, but it’s going to take its time to do it right. Regarding Messenger, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on today’s Q2 earnings call that “over time there will be some overlap between that and payments”. He stressed that “The payments piece will be a part of what will help … Continue reading Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Facebook Calls on Ex-PayPal’s President David Marcus to Run it’s Messenger

Facebook doesn’t show ads in Messenger or WhatsApp. Instead, payments could be the key to earning money on chat, especially in the developing world where ad rates are low. If that’s the strategy, Facebook just got the perfect executive to lead the charge. It’s poached PayPal’s president David Marcus to run its Messenger unit. Facebook … Continue reading Facebook Calls on Ex-PayPal’s President David Marcus to Run it’s Messenger

Facebook has Introduced Trending Topics to its Website

Following tests of Twitter-style Trending Topics on the web and mobile in August, Facebook today officially launches a redesigned “Trending” section on its web homepage’s sidebar in the US, UK, Canada, India and Australia. The richer design shows personalized lists of the most mentioned words and phrases of the moment with short explanations of why … Continue reading Facebook has Introduced Trending Topics to its Website