Facebook use in the US will slow as teens and young adults opt for smartphone image-sharing services Instagram and Snapchat, according to an eMarketer forecast released on Tuesday….
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Facebook will soon officially launch its foray into the TV industry. The company announced in a blog post today that it is adding a new “Watch” section to its website, mobile, and TV applications where it will house its slate of original programming…
Stung by charges that it allowed fake news stories to proliferate during the 2016 election cycle, Facebook has begun rolling out broadly a feature meant to regain the trust of its members. The tool effectively will surround questionable stories with related news stories offering different perspectives — a strategy intended to help readers discern where the truth lies. Facebook this spring began testing a feature that offers different takes on stories fact checkers have disputed as false, including coverage by legitimate news organizations….
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new buzzword. As we begin to make progress towards human-level AI, several developments and breakthroughs in the field of AI have begun to make waves. From self-driving cars to systems that understand human language, we have come a long way. But then, the eternal fear of AI surpassing human intelligence […]
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Facebook has launched Messenger Platform 2.1, which comes with new features aimed at developers and brands, and is designed to help them reach more potential customers….
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Facebook on Tuesday announced several updates to its live-streaming platform, including a new hardware and software vetting program used to create 360-degree video. Through its new Live 360 Ready Program, Facebook will review hardware and software and approve products that work well with its Live 360 offering. Products deemed “ready” for Live 360 will be allowed to display a Facebook Live logo on their packaging or website. Facebook has approved 11 cameras and seven software suites so far….
360-degree live videos on Facebook can now be broadcast in 4K. This week, the social network added support for higher quality streams, which can be viewed on the web or through the Facebook 360 app for Gear VR. YouTube added this same kind of support late in 2016.