Facebook removes "Trending" news story descriptions
Published in News


Topic rankings now controlled by algorithms


Before the start of the weekend, Facebook announced some notable changes to the way its social network would be handling “Trending” news topics, which previously contained topic descriptions curated by staff members and were verified through a non-algorithmic editing process.

The written word has been out-evolved
Published in Graphics


Video kills the writing star

The dafter elements of the social notworking outfit Facebook seem to think that the written word has had its day and we will be using video messaging instead.

World's most innovative company is IBM
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Apple miles behind

Despite the Tame Apple press claiming that Apple is the most innovative company in the world, it is an also ran behind Samsung, IBM and Google.

Zuckerberg tried to get leading conservatives in one room
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Humanity missed a chance to save the world

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has met several high-profile conservative figures in US politics in a bid to convince them that he was not really fixing it so their news was not being properly presented on the social networking site.

10-year old for finds Instagram flaw, Facebook pays him $10,000
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By typing in malicious code, high-level bug erases comments 


On Wednesday, social media giant Facebook took a humble bow to a 10-year old Finnish lad’s code-altering skills and paid him $10,000 for discovering a high-risk flaw in its Instagram API. The bug allowed any Instagram commenter to type malicious code into the comment section of any status update and effectively delete anyone’s comments from a post.

Oculus rift sells your creativity into slavery
Published in Wearables


Facebook own's everything you do – have an advert

Oculus Rift has a Terms of Service agreement which gives whatever you are working on to Facebook (which owns the Rift).

Facebook and WhatsApp abandon Blackberry
Published in Mobiles


No one is interested any more

Facebook and WhatsApp have decided to cease all support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms.

Steam sells Vive VR for €960
Published in Games


Shipping in May 2016

Steam store has a €899 starter offer for Vive glasses with an additional €61.20 shipping and tax.

Facebook executive jailed in Brazil
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You really have to listen to court orders

Facebook’s attempt to do an Apple and ignore a court order in Brazil has resulted in its vice president being jailed.

Facebook launches live streaming for iOS users in US
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Eventually wants 914 million mobile users to jump in front of live camera

On Thursday, the world’s largest social networking platform has just made live streaming available as an option to all Apple iOS users in the United States. The update marks the first time the company has made the feature widely available.