HKU launches “Tech for Good Initiative” in partnership with Facebook to Strengthen public policy research on new technologies

Reading Time: < 1 minute HKU launches “Tech for Good Initiative” in partnership with Facebook to Strengthen public policy research on new technologies – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home Asia Education HKU launches “Tech for Good Initiative” in partnership with … Read more

Facebook Issues 2 Updates to Developer Policies

Reading Time: < 1 minute Facebook detailed two updates to its developer policies. A change related to Facebook Login requires all applications–hybrid, mobile and web–that use the manual Facebook Login flow to check the validity of the session every 24 hours and log users out if it is not valid. Product marketing director, developer platform Kelly Stonelake explained in a… … Read more

How to Run a Giveaway on Facebook: A Step-By-Step Guide (2021)

Reading Time: 22 minutes Looking to run a giveaway on Facebook? A Facebook giveaway is the easiest way to generate leads and grow your following on social media. In fact, a Facebook giveaway is one of the only remaining ways to generate leads on social media — the other being paid advertising. Sure you could pay to send … Read more

Estonia president says a lack of ‘special conditions’ for tech giants has allowed local start-ups to thrive

Reading Time: 5 minutes Bolt CEO Markus Villig speaks on stage at the 2019 Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Horacio Villalobos | Corbis via Getty Images Estonia’s tech companies have been able to thrive in the absence of large multinationals like Facebook and Microsoft, the country’s president told CNBC. Home to just over a million people, Estonian … Read more

Why Facebook should be part of your marketing strategy

Reading Time: 11 minutes You can’t talk about digital marketing without talking about Facebook. Yes, there are other social media platforms that operate like Facebook. However, Facebook sets itself apart from the rest of the market with several advantages. By the end of this post, you’ll have to re-write your strategy if it doesn’t include this unique social platform. … Read more

Facebook Boosts Fight Against Conspiracy Theories, Violent Groups

Reading Time: 5 minutes The new enforcement tool will take aim at groups with histories of violating Facebook’s rules San Francisco: Facebook has launched an effort targeting users working together on the platform to promote real-world violence or conspiracy theories, beginning by taking down a German network spreading Covid misinformation. The new tool announced Thursday is meant to detect … Read more

Facebook Turns Its Focus to Enabling Businesses to Better Communicate With Consumers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Facebook detailed several new ways for businesses to communicate with their customers and potential customers and manage those communications. Citing a recent Harris poll finding that 75% of adults worldwide want to communicate with businesses via messaging, the company said, “We are investing across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. We are investing in business messaging tools,… … Read more

Troll farms reached 140 million Americans a month on Facebook before 2020 election, internal report shows

Reading Time: 9 minutes Joe Osborne, a Facebook spokesperson, said in a statement that the company “had already been investigating these topics” at the time of Allen’s report. “Since that time, we have stood up teams, developed new policies and collaborated with industry peers to address these networks. We’ve taken aggressive enforcement actions against these kinds of foreign and … Read more

Facebook knows that Instagram harms teens. Now, its plan to open the app to kids looks worse than ever – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 9 minutes Facebook is in the hot seat again. The Wall Street Journal published a powerful multi-part series on the company this week, drawing from internal documents on everything from the company’s secretive practice of whitelisting celebrities to its knowledge that Instagram is taking a serious toll on the mental health of teen girls. The flurry of … Read more