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Facebook pivots to what it wishes it was

Facebook pivots to what it wishes it was

In Facebook’s dreams, it’s a clean and private place. People spend their time having thoughtful discussions in “meaningful” Groups, planning offline meetups with Events, or laughing together in a

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion

When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six
Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois
Forget the perfect match, swipe right and find the paw-fect one in India now

Forget the perfect match, swipe right and find the paw-fect one in India now

Up to 600 pets are left on the streets to fend for themselves annually in India.
The bizarre reason why several Facebook Groups just changed their privacy settings

The bizarre reason why several Facebook Groups just changed their privacy settings

Over the past 24 hours, panic has spread across some of Facebook's most popular groups. groups going secret..what on Earth is happening? #FacebookGroups #Secret pic.twitter.com/dwiMvT4iGb —
Thousands of Facebook Groups Go Secret in Fear of the Great 'Zuccing'

Thousands of Facebook Groups Go Secret in Fear of the Great 'Zuccing'

Mass panic is the reason all of your Facebook groups just went secret.
Facebook shut down a network of fake accounts that targeted African elections—from Israel

Facebook shut down a network of fake accounts that targeted African elections—from Israel

The network spent over $800,000 on Facebook ads from 2012 till April this year.

Recommended Reading: Undercover moms battle autism 'cure' on Facebook

Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it. Brandy Zadrozny, NBC NewsDon't believe everything you read on the internet, especially in 2019. An

We Didn’t Need a Truly Awful Facebook Group to Know How Bad Border Patrol Agents Can Be

None of what the Border Patrol agents shared from the safety of their smartphones should astound.

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts

Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings

Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "private" or "public." Facebook claims this
No, Facebook isn't getting rid of your secret group

No, Facebook isn't getting rid of your secret group

Facebook announced a big change on Wednesday, but don't worry: secret groups aren't going away. “For Facebook Groups, people have historically been able to choose between being public, closed or
Facebook reminds private groups: We're watching

Facebook reminds private groups: We're watching

Just because you're in a private Facebook doesn't mean the company isn't keeping tabs on what you're doing. That's the not-so-subtle reminder the social network is sending groups. In a lengthy blog
Facebook has a gaping loophole in its fight against fake news

Facebook has a gaping loophole in its fight against fake news

Facebook has a major loophole that allows nefarious users to get around its strategy to stop fake news. The social media giant has been taking its fight against misinformation and fake news more

Facebook adds new ways for public figures to make money and stay safe

Facebook wants to make it easier for famous people to engage with their fans on the site. That's why the company is launching new ways for Facebook users to interact with public figures they follow,

Facebook adds new ways for public figures to make money and stay safe

Facebook wants to make it easier for famous people to engage with their fans on the site. That's why the company is launching new ways for Facebook users to interact with public figures they follow,
Where to Find a Personal Finance Community Online

Where to Find a Personal Finance Community Online

We might talk about money in this corner of Lifehacker all day every day, but outside the warm confines of Two Cents, discussing money is still generally frowned upon. In fact, people are so hush-hush
Rep. Rashida Tlaib grills Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's hate speech policies

Rep. Rashida Tlaib grills Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's hate speech policies

Rep. Rashida Tlaib wants some answers. As Mark Zuckerberg testified before the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday about Facebook's proposed digital currency , the representative from