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Facebook allows advertisers to buy in-stream ads

  New York: In a bid to give advertisers more flexibility and control to buy video ads to meet their target audience, Facebook has introduced an option to deliver ads on in-stream placements in videos on the social networking platform. The move also gives advertisers an option to specify whether they would like their in-stream ads…

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Facebook updates News Feed for easier navigation

  San Francisco: To make News Feed more conversational and easier to read and navigate, Facebook has made a few updates to its design, including the comment style and readability, the company said on Wednesday. “We are always working to help people have more lively and expressive conversations on Facebook. Comments have become the way to…

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Facebook ‘kills’ Lifestage app dedicated to teens

  San Francisco: Facebook has shut down its standalone social networking app Lifestage that it released a year ago for high schoolers, media reports said. Not many people know about this Snapchat-like app as only users aged 21 or younger could sign up for it. According to a report in the Business Insider on Tuesday, Lifestage…

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Facebook may slip local politician’s posts into your News Feed

  San Francisco: Amid allegations of fake news on Facebook affecting election results, social networking giant Facebook is testing a feature that slips “top posts” from local politician’s into your News Feed. The feature will appear not more than once per week, and only for users who follow at least one local, state or federal representative…

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Women show modest growth at Facebook

  San Francisco: Globally, the number of women working at Facebook has risen to 35 per cent, up from 33 in 2016 while their number in the technical department has risen by two per cent in the past year to 19 per cent, the company said. According to a Facebook blog post on Wednesday, women now…

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Facebook acquires AI startup to make Messenger smarter

  San Francisco: To build out a more elaborate personal assistant for the Messenger users, Facebook has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) startup Ozlo that specialises in understanding text-based conversations. The four-year-old start-up claims that its virtual assistants can understand and provide answers to questions which do not have simple “yes” or “no” answers. “By joining…

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Facebook hires former Uber PR chief Rachel Whetstone

  New York: Facebook has hired Uber’s former top public relations executive as vice-president of communications for its multiple platforms like Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger. According to a report in The Guardian on Tuesday, Whetstone, who has worked for some of the Britain’s most powerful Conservative politicians, stepped down as head of public policy and communications…

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Facebook to launch paid news subscription product

  San Francisco: A week after nearly 2,000 publishers in the US formed the News Media Alliance to get an anti-trust exemption from the Congress to negotiate over advertising revenue with digital platforms, a top Facebook executive has confirmed the company would soon launch a news subscription product. Campbell Brown, the head of the company’s news…

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Facebook has 201 mn active users in India

  New Delhi: Facebook on Friday said India, with 201 million active users, continues to be its second largest user base after the US that has 214 million active users. “India has 201 million active users and retains the second place after the US,” a Facebook spokesperson told IANS on Friday. Earlier this year, when Facebook…

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Facebook’s Internet drone Aquila rises in the sky

  San Francisco: Facebook’s solar-powered drone Aquila that will beam Internet down to the estimated four billion people worldwide, has successfully completed the second full-scale test flight, the social networking site said on Friday. Aquila’s second flight, which occurred on May 22, took off just after dawn and lasted for an hour and 46 minutes. Aquila…

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