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Facebook launches Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Center

Facebook launches Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Center

Facebook has aannounced the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Center, featured at the top of News Feed, to provide a central place for people to get the latest news and information as well as resources and tips to stay healthy and support their family and community.
Facebook bans ads for medical face masks to prevent exploitation during COVID-19 outbreak

Facebook bans ads for medical face masks to prevent exploitation during COVID-19 outbreak

In a bid to prevent sellers from exploiting the current COVID-19 spread, any advertisements for medical face masks will be banned on the social media platform and Marketplace.
Introducing Facebook's New Logo

Introducing Facebook's New Logo

Today, Facebook is updating their company branding to be clearer about the products that come from Facebook. They're introducing a new company logo and further distinguishing the Facebook company from the Facebook app, which will keep its own branding.
Introducing Facebook News

Introducing Facebook News

Facebook is starting to test Facebook News, a dedicated place for news on Facebook, to a subset of people in the US. News gives people more control over the stories they see, and the ability to explore a wider range of their news interests, directly within the Facebook app. It also highlights the most relevant national stories of the day.
Understanding Updates to Your Device’s Location Settings

Understanding Updates to Your Device’s Location Settings

Facebook is better with location. It powers features like check-ins and makes planning events easier. It helps improve ads and keep you and the Facebook community safe. Features like Find Wi-Fi and Nearby Friends use precise location even when you’re not using the app to make sure that alerts and tools are accurate and personalized for you.
An Update About Face Recognition on Facebook

An Update About Face Recognition on Facebook

Starting today, people who newly join Facebook or who previously had the tag suggestions setting will have the face recognition setting and will receive information about how it works. The tag suggestions setting, which only controls whether we can suggest that your friends tag you in photos or videos using face recognition will no longer be available.
Now You Can See and Control the Data That Apps and Websites Share With Facebook

Now You Can See and Control the Data That Apps and Websites Share With Facebook

Many apps and websites are free because they’re supported by online advertising. And to reach people who are more likely to care about what they are selling, businesses often share data about people’s interactions on their websites with ad platforms and other services. This is how much of the internet works, but given that the average person with a smartphone has more than 80 apps and uses about 40 of them every month, it can be really difficult for people to keep track of who has information about them and what it’s used for.
Sites could be liable for helping Facebook secretly track your web browsing, says EU court

Sites could be liable for helping Facebook secretly track your web browsing, says EU court

The European Union’s top court says website owners could face legal risk over Facebook’s ubiquitous “Like” buttons. The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled today that site owners could be held liable for transmitting data to Facebook without users’ consent — which appears to be exactly what happens when users visit a site with a Like button, whether or not they click it.
Facebook Adds New Page and Group Ranking Factors into News Feed Algorithm

Facebook Adds New Page and Group Ranking Factors into News Feed Algorithm

After announcing a News Feed algorithm update earlier this month, which focused on boosting content from the people you care most about, and reducing the reach of clickbait, Facebook has now issued an amendment to that update to also add in new ranking signals for content from the Pages and Groups that people are most interested in.
Facebook Adds New Page and Group Ranking Factors into News Feed Algorithm

Facebook Adds New Page and Group Ranking Factors into News Feed Algorithm

After announcing a News Feed algorithm update earlier this month, which focused on boosting content from the people you care most about, and reducing the reach of clickbait, Facebook has now issued an amendment to that update to also add in new ranking signals for content from the Pages and Groups that people are most interested in.
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