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Facebook Messenger gets one new 'Biggest Features' of WhatsApp

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Social networking big WhatsApp feature in its Messenger app. Recently, the company confirmed that it’s testing to feature the ‘unsend’ feature on its Messenger app on iOS and Android. Now, a report reveals that the corporate has started rolling out the feature. As reportable by TechCrunch, Facebook has started rolling out the unsend feature in its Messenger app in phased manner. The primary wave of countries which will receive the feature include Colombia, Bolivia, Poland and Lithuania. The feature can modify users to delete any message that they need sent erroneously. In order to unsend a sent message users simply got to hold on the message and then choose the “Remove for Everyone” option. After this, the message will be deleted for each the sender and the recipient. However, Facebook can keep the message for someday so order to review the message and report if they find something unethical or related to harassment. Also Read: Infosys to open Texas hub, hire 500 Americ

Facebook postpones political ad transparency feature for UK

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Facebook is delaying the planned launch of its political ads transparency feature in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland that needs advertisers to disclose their identity, The Guardian reported. The social networking large was getting to launch the feature on Wednesday. However realising how simple it had been to abuse the disclaimer system, Facebook has currently delayed the launch of the feature to the next month. The move came when a spate of failures on the part of the corporate company to vet disclosures within the United State and Britain, the report said. We have learnt that some individuals could try to game the disclaimer system by getting into inaccurate details and have been working to enhance our review method to find and forestall this type of abuse, a Facebook spokesperson told the Guardian. Facebook rolled the primary section of its United Kingdom political advertising transparency effort in October; however it had been not a manda

Facebook has removed fack accounts over 1 million followers

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Facebook says it’s deleted accounts originating in Iran that featured posts on politically divisive topics and attracted quite 1 million followers in Britain and the U.S. The social media company removed 82 pages, teams and accounts on Facebook and Instagram that painted themselves as being from American or British citizens, then posted on "politically charged" topics like race relations, opposition to United State President Donald Trump and immigration, Facebooks head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said in a blog post. The deleted accounts painted themselves as being American or British and mostly targeted United State liberals, consistent with the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab, a company that works with Facebook to review propaganda on-line. While the accounts originated in Iran, it had been unclear if they were coupled to the Tehran government, consistent to Facebook, that shared the data with researchers, different t

Facebook starts roll out the new Messenger app

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Image Source: Google S ocial media networking giant Facebook has started roll out the new Messenger app. The company talked regarding the app at its annual developer conference F8 in might this year. The firm claims that the new messenger app will offer a simplified experience to the users. Messenger four consists of 3 tabs with all the necessary options of the initial app. The 3 tabs are Chats, Folks and Discover. With the Messenger four, the company has created it easier for the user to navigate inside the app. All the conversations of the users are offered below the Chats tab. Under the individuals tab users will notice their friends and stories and might additionally see who is active at that time. Then within the Discover tab users will connect with the businesses and find the newest deals, play Instant Games, book next vacation, follow the news and much more. Also Read: Attaching files becomes easier in Gmail The company additionally adds that the Messe

50 million of Facebook users Accounts Hacked

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Accounts of over 50 million users have been hacked Additional 40 million users accounts are also at risk of hacking The Facebook breach affects security exposes   Facebook, already facing scrutiny over however it handles the personal data of its users, said on Friday that an associate on its computer network had exposed the non-public data of nearly 50 million users . The accounts that are compromised include the Facebook accounts of Mark Zuckerberg , Who is that CEO of the company, and accounts of chief in operating officer Sheryl Sandberg . Facebook has said that a future 40 million accounts were also at danger of hacking. The protection breach is due to a bug in sight as feature, that has currently been fixed. Facebook unconcealed that the breach transpire as a result of it’s “View As” feature. The feature permits individuals to check however their profile appearance to people. Hackers targeted the code of this feature and scarf “access tokens” . In alter

Facebook, Twitter pledge to better protect their platforms

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Image Source: Google Facebook and Twitter executive pledged on Wednesday that thay are better working to social media platforms in the 2018 midterm election and beyond, and told congress of better efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at showing division in American Democracy . Facebook’s No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey , testified before the senate intelligence committee in the morning but there was empty chair for Google parent company, which refused to send its top executive. In the afternoon, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey went before a House panel alone to address Republican concerns that Twitter is censoring conservatives. Dorsey denied that is happening. The hearing come at a critical time, just 2 months before the midterm elections and as a president Donald Trump has charged that Twitter is biased against Republican views. Senators had sharp words for Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Sen Marco Rubio, R-Fla suggested t

Facebook 'terrorism' Definition 'Overly Broad': UN Rights Expert

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Image Source: Google Facebook definition of terrorism is "overly broad" and may lead to governments suppressing opposition from legitimate groups, a UN human rights expert warned. To find and take away terrorist content from its platform, Facebook uses detection technology furthermore as a team of moderators assisted by a 200-strong counter-terrorism team. Facebook's lack of clarity The UN Special Reporter on promoting and protecting human rights while countering terrorism has written to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to express concern about the company's efforts to block "terrorists" from using its platform, according to a statement. The use of excessively broad and imprecise definitions as the basis for regulation access to and also the use of Facebook's platform could result in to discriminatory implementation, over-censoring and arbitrary denial of access to and use of Facebook services, Fionnuala Ni Aolain warned.