Category Archives: FaceBook

Crunch Report | Apple Rolls Out Early Version Of Its Safe Driving Feature

 Today’s Stories  Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta Sean Parker has left Spotify’s board; Padmasree Warrior, Thomas Staggs join in lead up to IPO Trump might kill next month’s new startup visa before it takes effect Facebook is testing a feature to prevent profile pictures being abused by other users Tantan, China’s… Read More

Facebook changes mission statement to “bring the world closer together”

 “Making the world more open and connected” had one fundamental flaw: it didn’t push for any specific positive outcome from more connection. Technically, it could encompass digital voyeurism via the News Feed, trading in-person friendship for online acquaintanceship, or the filter bubbles and echospheres that have further polarized the United States. Read More

The 13 most annoying Facebook notifications, ranked

Facebook has a notifications problem.

For whatever reason (maybe to help fix that pesky engagement problem), Facebook has really amped up the notifications spam lately. And it sucks. 

Call me old fashioned, but I remember when a Facebook notification meant that one of your friends was intentionally interacting with you in some way. Wild, right?

But now, I get more notifications than ever and almost all of them are completely unnecessary and irrelevant. 

These are the worst offenders.

13. About those memories... 

you only get one memory today, don't screw this up pic.twitter.com/amLXnznlHH

— Matt Petronzio (@mattpetronzio) August 1, 2016 Read more...

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Snap taps its IPO price as it continues to crash

 Update: It happened! Snap fell down to its IPO price (for a few seconds) of $17 per share after its continued steady march south over the past several weeks. The company is now barely holding just above its IPO price. Snap’s last earnings report resulted in a disaster, and while the company still managed to stay above $20 for an extended period of time, a string of bad days for the… Read More

Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship

 How should Facebook decide what’s allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety and truth with diverse opinions and cultural norms? Facebook wants your feedback on the toughest issues it’s grappling with, so today it published a list of seven “hard questions” and an email address — hardquestions@fb.com — where you can send feedback and… Read More