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Facebook Builds a VR Space, but Will Anyone Come?

Facebook has announced the beta launch of Facebook Spaces, a new app that allows users to connect with friends and colleagues in an interactive virtual reality environment. The app provides a way for social media users to hang out as they might otherwise in person — even bridging great distances — noted Rachel Franklin, head […]

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Facebook Gets Tough on Spy Apps

Facebook has moved to prevent spy applications from accessing its users’ data. The company has updated its Facebook and Instagram policies to prohibit developers from using data obtained from those platforms in surveillance tools, according to Rob Sherman, deputy chief privacy officer. Facebook already has taken enforcement actions against devs who created and marketed surveillance […]

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Facebook Puts More Work Into Social Networking

Facebook last week launched new features for advertising job openings on the network. Although many companies already have been using Facebook to find workers, the new functionality formalizes its job search capabilities, the company said. U.S. and Canadian businesses can use the company’s new jobs bookmark to list open positions and allow users to apply […]

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Facebook Gets More In-Your-Face

Facebook this week announced new features for News Feeds videos, along with an app for TV. News Feed videos now have sound turned on by default in mobile devices. This can be disabled in the Settings menu. A larger format to present vertical videos now is standard on iOS and Android devices. The feature became […]

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