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OnePlus 5T initial review: first 72 hours

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Facebook stops collecting WhatsApp user data in Europe following regulator pressure

Facebook has stopped gathering WhatsApp user data, which included phone numbers, in Europe following pressure from regulators.
by Scott Adam GordonNovember 17, 20162

Now you can talk to random strangers with Facebook Messenger Rooms

Facebook is reviving the old public chat room idea with Messenger Rooms: public chat rooms on any topic so you don't hassle your uninterested friends.
by Kris CarlonNovember 12, 20169

Facebook may have briefly declared you dead today

A glitch on Facebook that lasted for a few minutes today put banners on profiles declaring their users to be dead. The glitch has since been fixed.
by John CallahamNovember 11, 201610

Facebook Messenger now lets brands send you ads that look like messages

Facebook has updated Messenger to allow brands to send you ads that look like messages, as well as to create News Feed ads that redirect to Messenger.
by Kris CarlonNovember 9, 201616

Facebook is having another go at cloning Snapchat

Facebook has launched its new Flash app in Brazil this week, which is designed to bring Snapchat-like features to emerging markets.
by Robert TriggsNovember 9, 20166

Facebook testing Prisma-like stylized art filters for video

Facebook has announced it is testing a stylized filter feature for its live video stream in a few countries. It's similar to Prisma's photo filters.
by John CallahamNovember 8, 20163

(Update: UK data sharing paused) WhatsApp under fire for sharing user data with Facebook

WhatsApp is under fire for sharing user data with its parent company Facebook, with regulators questioning the validity of user consent to its updated ToS.
by Kris CarlonNovember 8, 201634

(UPDATE: now available for Android) Lifestage is Facebook’s creepy new app for teens

Mark Zuckerberg really wants you to know that Facebook is not "sooo 2004." Its new app Lifestage does what Snapchat does. Except it's really creepy.
by Brian ReighOctober 27, 201618

Facebook finally acknowledges that some newsworthy content is NSFW

Facebook has finally relaxed its strict censorship rules, agreeing to allow NSFW images and content if they are deemed to be significant and newsworthy.
by Kris CarlonOctober 22, 201618

Data Saver mode coming to Facebook Messenger (beta test it now)

Facebook Messenger Beta users are seeing a new option in the settings, allowing them to enable Data Saver mode. Is it any good?
by Edgar CervantesOctober 17, 201619
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