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Facebook tests controls that turn off those angry red notification dots

Red may be an attention-grabbing color, but too much of it can trigger anxiety. You might soon see a lot less of the hue on Facebook. The company is testing the ability to turn off the crimson in-app

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links

Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends,

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app

Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with
Facebook’s Traffic Is Down Nearly 50% in 2 Years

Facebook’s Traffic Is Down Nearly 50% in 2 Years

But there might be a good reason for that.
Facebook’s Traffic Is Down Nearly 50% in 2 Years

Facebook’s Traffic Is Down Nearly 50% in 2 Years

But there might be a good reason for that.
Android users receive creepy ‘Superuser’ Facebook request for full access to their devices

Android users receive creepy ‘Superuser’ Facebook request for full access to their devices

Facebook wants all your data, and, when it comes to Android users, it's not afraid to ask for it. Several users of the social media service posted on Twitter early Friday morning to report that their

How to kick out companies that access your Facebook profile

Facebook now lists in one place all the companies that you’ve given access to your profile info. This makes deleting this access a snap, right from your iPhone or iPad. You may have taken a silly
There's now an easy way to log out of every Facebook app

There's now an easy way to log out of every Facebook app

Facebook has a new tool for people worried about apps accessing their data. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company has quietly rolled out a tool that allows you log out, in bulk,
Facebook Launches New Feature For Creating Lists

Facebook Launches New Feature For Creating Lists

The feature is meant to make the social network feel more personal.
Facebook Launches New Feature For Creating Lists

Facebook Launches New Feature For Creating Lists

The feature is meant to make the social network feel more personal.
Google executives are floating a plan to fight fake news on Facebook and Twitter

Google executives are floating a plan to fight fake news on Facebook and Twitter

Fake news, bots, and propaganda were hot topics at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos last month, and Google executives there floated an intriguing…
Facebook now lets you order food through the app or website

Facebook now lets you order food through the app or website

Facebook is a behemoth, no getting around that. It continues to expand its services, especially in the ever-growing official mobile app. Now the company has announced that you can order food directly
Lifestage, the Facebook App You Didn’t Know Existed, Has Met Its End

Lifestage, the Facebook App You Didn’t Know Existed, Has Met Its End

It follows hard on the heels of the demise of the Facebook Groups app
Lifestage, the Facebook App You Didn’t Know Existed, Has Met Its End

Lifestage, the Facebook App You Didn’t Know Existed, Has Met Its End

It follows hard on the heels of the demise of the Facebook Groups app
Stories that link to faster-loading webpages will soon see priority in the Facebook app's News Feed

Stories that link to faster-loading webpages will soon see priority in the Facebook app's News Feed

In its continuing quest to improve your News Feed/app experience, or just be creepy, Facebook has announced a shift in how it shows you external links to other webpages. The gist is that FB will show
Facebook is hoping to supplant your weather app

Facebook is hoping to supplant your weather app

Facebook is still trying to be on your one-stop shop for everything. We've seen the social media platform evolve in ridiculous leaps over the years, the latest evidence of that being a weather