The Facebook company is one of the top social networking companies worldwide with a massive following. This area highlights headlines causing a stir in the media, revealing any news or upcoming features that may affect or improve your experience.

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Look who just died scam: Facebook users beware!

There have been countless scam attempts before, and the scammers are bringing a new measure to it every day. Recently, a popular scam tactic has seen a rise, especially among Facebook users. […]

Number of new country code phishing domains dropped significantly thanks to Meta

The number of newly registered country code phishing domains has dropped significantly in the past couple of months thanks to Meta, Facebook's parent company. Most phishing attacks require a website and many […]

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Some Facebook users' accounts are being unfairly shut down

A concerning trend has emerged among Facebook users, with an increasing number reporting that their Facebook accounts are being disabled due to violations committed by linked Instagram accounts that they do not […]

Year of Inefficiency: Meta is laying off employees, again...

Meta is set to initiate a fresh round of workforce downsizing this Wednesday, impacting a staggering number of more than 6,000 individuals. These layoffs mark a significant milestone in Meta's ongoing corporate […]

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Meta forced to sell Giphy to Shutterstock at 87 percent loss

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has been compelled to sell its acquisition, Giphy, to Shutterstock for a significant loss of $262 million. This move comes as a result of pressure from UK […]

Regulatory penalty and data transfer suspension looms over Facebook

In a significant blow to Facebook, the social media giant is set to be fined a staggering €746m (£648m) by the Irish Data Protection Commission for its mishandling of user information. This […]

Meta extends paid verification to the UK

Meta, the parent company of social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, has recently introduced its paid verification program called Meta Verified in the United Kingdom. Priced at £9.99 per month for each […]

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Get personal with Reels: Facebook's new tools for personalization

Meta announced that users will be able to personalize the Reels shown on their pages with the latest update. The company has introduced new personalization settings for Reels that will let users […]

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Meta earnings crush expectations in Q1 2023

Meta has released its 2023 Q1 results and crushed expectations as the total revenue came in at $28.6 billion, up %3 year-on-year. Zuckerberg's Meta has officialized its impressive performance in the January-March […]

Meta's ad system glitch leads to overspending fury

On Sunday morning, numerous Facebook advertisers were taken aback by a glitch in Meta's ad delivery system, resulting in substantial overspending on various accounts. Ad buyers shared that CPMs surged by 200% […]

Facebook AI-generated Stories: A new approach to social media

Facebook is testing a new AI-generated Stories feature that automatically creates new Stories using image recognition AI based on your previously shared images. The social media giant is calling it 'Advanced Stories' […]

Meta's mass layoffs mark Zuckerberg's "year of efficiency"

It has been reported that Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is preparing to implement another significant round of layoffs this week. As per a report by Vox, the cuts have the potential […]

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How to find saved and liked Reels on Facebook: 2 easy ways

Facebook lets you save and like Reels so that you can both show your interest in the content and have a chance to find it easily in the future, as long as […]

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How to remove Facebook followers: Top 3 ways

Facebook lets users connect with each other, and it is one of the most used social media apps for connecting with different people. However, sometimes we might now want certain individuals to […]

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Game on: Challenge your friends on Messenger video calls

Facebook has added 14 free-to-play multiplayer games to Messenger video calls. Now, people can play multiplayer games with their friends while on a video call. Meta has brought a new feature for […]

Meta Verified on Instagram and Facebook

What You Need to Know About Meta Verified on Instagram and Facebook

Want to get verified on Instagram and Facebook? Learn about the exclusive features and assistance available to Meta Verified subscribers, and how to subscribe to this new verification service offered by Meta.

Facebook Accounts Hacked by Fake ChatGPT Posing as Browser Extension

Facebook Accounts Hacked by Fake ChatGPT Posing as Browser Extension

Read here more about how over 9000 Facebook accounts were hacked by a fake ChatGPT browser extension, including similar hijacking cases.

Austrian DPA finds use of Facebook tracking technology in violation of EU data protection law

Austrian DPA finds use of Facebook tracking technology in violation of EU data protection law

The data protection authority of Austria has determined that the utilization of tracking technologies by Meta has contravened EU data protection legislation, as the personal data of individuals was transmitted to the […]

Meta Déjà vu: Another 10,000 Employees to be Cut in Phases

Meta Déjà vu: Another 10,000 Employees to be Cut in Phases

Who remembers the fatal month when Meta laid off 11,000 employees last year? When Mark Zuckerberg said 2023 would be the year of efficiency, he meant it. In one of his latest […]

In the past few years, Meta took innovative steps and supported NFT and Web3 creators; however, it is now looking to pursue another path.

Unexpected u-turn: Meta halts minting and selling

After a year of pushing digital collectibles on Facebook and Instagram, Meta has decided to end its NFT support. Meta's long-term goal is to lead the technology world with the metaverse. The […]

Changes in Social Media Monetization

Changes in Social Media Monetization: Instagram and Facebook Ending Reels Bonus Program

In the near future, short-form video creators using Instagram and Facebook will experience a loss of a monetization opportunity on the platforms. Meta, the parent company of these social media networks, has […]

Decentralized networks are becoming increasingly popular, and Meta is aware of this as it is now working on a new social media platform.

The dawn of a new era: Meta's decentralized social network

Latest reports show that Meta is working on a decentralized text-based social media platform, a possible competitor to Twitter. Meta is taking courageous steps in different aspects, from social media to AI […]

After almost nine years, Meta has finally decided to take a step back and merge two key apps to improve user experience.

Meta wants to compete with TikTok after latest move

A recent blog post by Meta revealed that Messenger is coming back to the Facebook app after being apart for almost nine years. Facebook aims to compete with TikTok after shifting the […]

Latest reports show that the tech giant is getting ready for another round of layoffs even after the major one in November.

Thousands of jobs at this company are on the line again

Meta is looking to lay off thousands of its employees even after a major 13% job cut round in November. Mark Zuckerberg aims for a "more efficient organization," which is why more […]

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Meta is concentrating on AI tools and they are looking to bring new features to its subsidiaries.

Here are Zuck's new AI tools for WhatsApp, Instagram and more

The latest technological developments and trends have always decided the name of the competition between tech giants. Lately, artificial intelligence is what everyone is talking about, and some of the biggest tech […]

Zuckerberg couldn't keep his promise: Thousands are on borrowed time

Another wave of Meta layoffs is on the way. Following the 11,000 layoffs it executed last October, Meta is apparently planning another large round of layoffs in an effort to reduce costs. […]

Facebook Verified—What You Need To Know

Facebook Verified—What You Need To Know

Facebook Verified—What You Need To Know Meta is rolling out a verified subscription bundle for Facebook and Instagram to recover revenue. Users can take advantage of several premium features at a monthly […]


Meta Verified: Facebook and Instagram verification for a monthly fee

Meta, parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, announced today that it will roll out Meta Verified this week to a first set of countries. Meta Verified is a subscription-based service that […]

Facebook updates its ad policy: It’s now better for teens and less discriminatory

Meta updates its ad policy: It should now be better for teens and less discriminatory

Meta has announced two major changes in its advertising that could be good news for teenagers and those who may feel like Meta’s algorithms have overlooked them in the past. The company […]

Metas ad model may be about to change

Meta’s ad model may be about to change

While Meta may seemingly be unaware of its tarnished reputation when it comes to privacy, and happy to push invasive facial recognition protocols for seemingly benign reasons, the EU Data Protection Board […]

Facebook implements new facial recognition system

Facebook implements new facial recognition system

Facebook has been so beset by scandals that founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg rebranded Facebook Inc. to Meta. Sure, the official reasoning for the rebrand was to get a jump on the […]

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How to remove your phone number or email from Facebook, even if you have no account

Social sites such as Facebook require that users provide them with some data on sign up; this usually involves handing over a phone number or email address, name, and other personal information. […]

Facebook has identified over 400 malicious Android and iOS apps that stole user logins

Facebook has identified over 400 malicious Android and iOS apps that stole user logins

Meta has identified over 400 malicious apps on Android and iOS that were used to steal the login information of Facebook users. The social media company has published a report to share […]

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Facebook has started to encrypt links to counter privacy-improving URL Stripping

Facebook has started to use a different URL scheme for site links to combat URL stripping technologies that browsers such as Firefox or Brave use to improve privacy and prevent user tracking. […]

Mozilla and Meta develop privacy preserving advertising tech IPA

IPA, which stands for Interoperable Private Attribution, is is a new advertising technology that a team from Mozilla and Meta (ex Facebook) have developed. IPA is designed to address the needs of […]

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WhatsApp Web gets a Custom Sticker Maker; Desktop version to follow next week

WhatsApp has announced a new way that allows you to personalize your chats. One feature that has grown quite popular among IMs is stickers. Today, the Meta-owned messaging service has released a […]

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Facebook scatters privacy settings all over the place on mobile

Every other year, Facebook announces that it has changed the settings of its web version and/or applications. This month's change is rolling out to all users of Facebook's mobile application, and its […]

WhatsApp’s View Once message feature has arrived

WhatsApp’s View Once message feature has arrived

View Once is a new feature that’s finally available on WhatsApp. The beta version was released in July 2021, and after successful testing, is now being rolled out to all WhatsApp users. […]

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First look at WhatsApp's View Once media feature

WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature to its beta client currently that enables users of the messaging service to send media that recipients may view once only. Media, photos or video […]

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Facebook caves in: WhatsApp users who don't accept the new privacy policy won't have their accounts deleted

WhatsApp users who don't accept the new privacy policies of the service won't have their accounts deleted or functionality limited, after all. Facebook introduced updated terms of service and a new privacy […]



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