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Facebook brings dark mode redesign to “the majority” of desktop users

Facebook brings dark mode redesign to “the majority” of desktop users

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Facebook has been teasing a new design for its desktop website since last year’s F8, but so far, only a select few users have been able to access it. That’s now changing: Facebook told TechCrunch that “starting today, the majority of people will have access to the new desktop design.” This includes a nifty new…
Facebook develops super-precise public time-keeping service for the internet

Facebook develops super-precise public time-keeping service for the internet

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Facebook has been working to try to solve the problem of time inaccuracy. Facebook Who keeps time on the internet? It's probably something you haven't much considered before. But every internet-connected device, of which there are billions, has an onboard clock, and not all of them are synced up to keep time precisely.In everyday life,…
Reputable sites swept up in FB’s latest coronavirus-minded spam cleanse [Updated]

Reputable sites swept up in FB’s latest coronavirus-minded spam cleanse [Updated]

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As of press time, there is a chance that if you share this very news article on Facebook, its headline will trigger an eventual takedown with a "spam" tag and no further explanation. On Tuesday, social media users began sharing scattered reports with a confusing issue in common: links from reputable news outlets they'd shared—either…
Facebook slaps “partly false” label on Trump-endorsed video of Biden

Facebook slaps “partly false” label on Trump-endorsed video of Biden

Enlarge / Joe Biden speaks at a rally in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday. On Saturday, White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino posted a video that appeared to show Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden losing his train of thought and then concluding "we can only re-elect Donald Trump." Trump's followers naturally cackled with delight.…
Facebook pulls Trump campaign ads for fake census claims

Facebook pulls Trump campaign ads for fake census claims

Enlarge / The real Census form will look a lot more like this, and a lot less like a Trump campaign website. Facebook infamously has a broadly laissez-faire policy for political candidates. If you're running for office, you can lie as much as you want in your paid and unpaid content—with one small catch. Anything…
Facebook bans face mask ads to curb coronavirus exploitation

Facebook bans face mask ads to curb coronavirus exploitation

A face mask display at a medical supply store in London. The US surgeon general has asked people in the states to stop indiscriminately buying the masks. Richard Baker/Getty Images As the coronavirus outbreak continues, Facebook is suspending ads and commerce listings for face masks, saying the social network "will make necessary updates to our…
Stay Home: Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft Tell Seattle Workers

Stay Home: Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft Tell Seattle Workers

Amazon is among the companies telling workers in the Seattle area to stay home as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption toggle caption Ted S. Warren/AP Amazon is among the companies telling workers in the Seattle area to stay home as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. Ted S. Warren/AP Amazon, Facebook, Google and…
How do you keep an AI’s behavior from becoming predictable?

How do you keep an AI’s behavior from becoming predictable?

Enlarge / The Facebook app displayed on the screen of an iPhone. A lot of neural networks are black boxes. We know they can successfully categorize things—images with cats, X-rays with cancer, and so on—but for many of them, we can't understand what they use to reach that conclusion. But that doesn't mean that people…
How to use the sleek new version of Facebook Messenger on iOS

How to use the sleek new version of Facebook Messenger on...

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Facebook recently rolled out a new version of Messenger. After years of bolting new feature after new feature onto a straining interface of tabs and sub-tabs, it’s finally shrunk the…
Facebook Messenger just got a cleaner design by killing Discover and chatbots

Facebook Messenger just got a cleaner design by killing Discover and...

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Facebook Messenger is getting a facelift with a simpler, more streamlined design. Granted, we already knew that given the changes were on the way given they were announced way back in 2018, but today we got our first glimpse at what the final product might look like, courtesy of TechCrunch. The big picture: The Discover…

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