Facebook steps up fake news monitoring
Published in News
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:19

Facebook steps up fake news monitoring


More than 30,000 fake accounts linked to the French election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

Facebook use is a good depression indicator
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:35

Facebook use is a good depression indicator


New study

An NIH study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found a link between Facebook use and poor mental health.

Facebook imitates Snapchat
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 21:19

Facebook imitates Snapchat


All Facebook’s apps and acquisitions now have Stories feature

Today Facebook completed the launch of a feature named Stories that allows people to share videos and photographs at the top of their newsfeeds for 24 hours. After this period, Stories will disappear.

Oculus boss sues ZeniMax
Published in News
Monday, 13 March 2017 13:39

Oculus boss sues ZeniMax


Owes him $22.5 million


While ZeniMax Media might have won a trademark dispute against Facebook-owned Oculus, it seems that the court battles are far from over.

Social media makes you lonely
Published in News
Thursday, 09 March 2017 11:53

Social media makes you lonely


Hit the anti-depressives 

Social notworking sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone.

Robot lawyer helps refugees
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 12:41

Robot lawyer helps refugees


DoNotPay has become the Internet’s Robin Hood


A chat bot that overturned 160,000 parking tickets is now giving free legal aid to asylum-seeking refugees through Facebook.

Oculus knocks $100 off its price
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 02 March 2017 11:27

Oculus knocks $100 off its price


Gotta move this gear

Troubled virtual reality outfit Oculus has slashed $100 for the price of its gear.

US will demand foreigners hand over social networking passwords
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Visit our country and we will spy on you


The US government is promising to spy on the social media accounts of any foreigner who has the misfortune to have to visit Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's country.

Facebook closes Oculus demo stations
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:17

Facebook closes Oculus demo stations


No one interested


Facebook is closing around 200 of its 500 Oculus Rift virtual-reality demo stations at Best Buy locations across the US.

Barra was poached by Facebook
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 26 January 2017 15:21

Barra was poached by Facebook


Try and make something happen with VR

The bloke credited with helping sorting out Xiaomi was poached by Facebook where it is hoped he can do something with Oculus.