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    Europe Facebook and Instagram users face €10/month fee or personalized ads

    NEW YORK, BRONX (ORDO News) — Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has introduced a subscription plan for users in most of Europe, allowing them to remove ads from the platforms. This move is in response to EU regulations, and it requires millions of users to choose between viewing personalized advertisements or paying for an ad-free experience. Web users in Europe can subscribe to this service for €9.99…

  • News HeadlinesMeta unveils AI chatbot trained on public Facebook and Instagram content

    Meta unveils AI chatbot trained on public Facebook and Instagram content

    NEW YORK, BRONX (ORDO News) — Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has employed public posts from these platforms to train its new Meta AI virtual assistant, according to Meta’s President of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg. In an interview with Reuters, Clegg emphasized that the company excluded private posts shared only among family and friends to safeguard user privacy. The move comes in response to growing concerns…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook is trying to vilify TikTok in the media in order to defeat a competitor

    Facebook is trying to vilify TikTok in the media in order to defeat a competitor

    (ORDO NEWS) — TikTok is gaining an increasing audience, and Meta, on the contrary, is losing it. Unable to do anything about it, the American company decided to try to turn users against the Chinese application. It seems that the American social network, instead of attracting users, decided to denigrate its competitor in an attempt to regain its dominant position in the market. The Washington Post alleges, citing internal Meta*…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook posts can predict sudden death of a person

    Facebook posts can predict sudden death of a person

    (ORDO NEWS) — Changing the nature of posts on Facebook can be a harbinger of imminent death in people with epilepsy. This conclusion was reached by scientists from Binghamton University (USA), who published a study in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Sudden death syndrome in epilepsy is the sudden, unexpected, non-traumatic death of a patient with epilepsy. Sudden death syndrome occurs in 1:200 – 1:1250 patients per year. Building on…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook and Instagram officially allowed to call for violence against the Russian military

    Facebook and Instagram officially allowed to call for violence against the Russian military

    (ORDO NEWS) — The company believes that in this way they make allowances for “forms of political expression.” Meta Platforms allowed users of social networks Facebook and Instagram in some countries to call for violence against the Russian military in the context of the military operation in Ukraine. This was confirmed by the representative of the company Andy Stone. “We have temporarily made allowances for forms of political expression that…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook officially blocked in Russia

    Facebook officially blocked in Russia

    (ORDO NEWS) — The agency explained such a drastic step as a response to the “discrimination” of Russian media and resources in this social network. The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications has decided to block Facebook in Russia. As noted in the department, this step was taken as a response to restricting access to Russian media accounts and resources: since October 2020, 26 such…

  • News Headlinesowner of Facebook will create digital copies of its users

    Owner of Facebook will create digital copies of its users

    (ORDO NEWS) — The owner of the former Facebook, and now Meta, Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to create digital copies of social network users to build a realistic metaverse. Zuckerberg intends to invest about $ 10 billion in the development of his concept over 10 years. And the implementation of plans will begin with the formation of an immersive avatar of people. To do this, Meta has filed a…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook introduced a new line of smart glasses

    Facebook introduced a new line of smart glasses

    (ORDO NEWS) — The American company Facebook has unveiled a new line of smart glasses that were developed jointly with EssilorLuxottica and Ray-Ban, according to a press release on the company’s website. “We are pleased to present Ray-Ban Stories – smart glasses that will allow you to take photos and videos in a new way, share impressions, listen to music and make calls,” – said on Facebook. The glasses will…

  • News HeadlinesWhy You Should Stop Using the Facebook Messenger App

    Forbes warns why you should stop using Facebook Messenger

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The author severely criticizes the Facebook messenger for its shortcomings, comparing it with Signal, WhatsApp and Telegram. It has a huge number of users – over a billion people, and the problems of security, reliability and confidentiality are still not resolved, the author believes. If you’re one of the 1.3 billion people who use Facebook Messenger, you’ve already been warned of significant delays in security…

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    Facebook revenue in Q4 2020 grew by 33%

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Revenue of Facebook, which owns the social network of the same name, grew by 33% in Q4 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. Relevant data are provided in the company’s financial statements published on Wednesday. In the three months ended December 31, 2020, Facebook’s revenue was $ 28.072 billion, up from 21.082 billion in the same period in 2019. At the same time,…

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  • News HeadlinesWhatsApp obliges messenger users to share data with Facebook

    WhatsApp obliges messenger users to share data with Facebook

    (ORDO NEWS) — The network has information about the update of the terms of use of WhatsApp. Now users will be required to share personal data with Facebook in order to continue using the messenger. Time to “think” is given, not a little – until February 8, 2021. It is on this day that all users who want to continue using WhatsApp for communication will have to agree to the…

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    Facebook records the movement of your lips and more

    (ORDO NEWS) — In response to a request from the US Congress following the April Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook revealed all of its methods of collecting information about social network users. This required a 222-page document. He describes different ways of collecting data, from those that we had guessed to, to those that we did not even know about. Of course, you might suspect that Facebook monitors how much time…

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    Facebook knows everything: companies that actively collect personal data

    (ORDO NEWS) — Any Internet company collects data about its customers and users to a greater or lesser extent. There are services that own almost all possible information, such as Facebook. Clario’s cybersecurity experts have presented a rating of 48 services that have some kind of information about their users. The championship was given to Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg social network collects as much data as possible in order to recommend…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook announced the Internet for the poor

    Facebook announced “the Internet for the poor”

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Facebook, in collaboration with four mobile operators, has launched the Discover service in Peru. The program, which can be installed on a computer or mobile device running Android OS, gives users free access to text versions of sites. At the same time, photo, audio and video content is not loaded. Thanks to this approach, Discover provides an opportunity to save traffic and provide access to…

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    Facebook offered free internet

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Facebook has launched a project with free internet access called Discover. While it works only in Peru and provides a very small amount of free traffic, however this in itself means that the social network has returned to its long-standing idea of ​​the Internet for everyone. Discover is now available in the format of applications for Android, as well as Web-based applications and works with…

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    Zoom send data to Facebook: Update it to be protected

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Video conferencing app Zoom updated its iOS app Friday to remove code that sent user data to Facebook. The update follows Motherboard’s analysis of the app, which showed it was sending data to Facebook such as a user’s time zone and city, when a user opened the app, and details about the user’s device, even if the user didn’t have a Facebook account. — Online:…

  • News HeadlinesSilent mode appears on Facebook

    Silent mode appears on Facebook

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Facebook developers will add the Quiet Mode function to the application, which will allow you to disconnect almost all notifications from the social network with one button. An exception will be made only for particularly important alerts, in particular regarding the updating of the privacy policy. Quiet Mode will be part of Facebook’s digital health initiative, VentureBeat writes . In 2018, the Your Time on…

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    Facebook decided to transfer 50% of the staff to work from home in 10 years

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Facebook found the remote work experiment during the pandemic a success – the company intends to transfer up to 50% of staff to permanent work from home within ten years. But salaries of remote employees may decline, Zuckerberg warned. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that in about five to ten years, about half of the company’s employees will work remotely, Bloomberg said. They…

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    Facebook launched a direct competitor to Amazon

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Facebook introduced its own platform for online trading Facebook Shops – a direct competitor to Amazon and eBay. Mark Zuckerberg accelerated its launch to take advantage of the boom in the online shopping market. The new service is a direct competitor to Amazon and eBay, who are the dominant forces when it comes to online shopping. This is primarily due to the wide range of…

  • News HeadlinesFacebook buys Giphy service to embed it on Instagram

    Facebook buys Giphy service to embed it on Instagram

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The social network Facebook became the owner of Giphy, a popular service for creating and sharing animated GIFs. As expected, now his library of “gifs” – one of the largest on the Internet – will be built into Instagram and other applications owned by Facebook. The takeover was announced on the company’s website. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. According to Axios, Facebook…

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    Facebook announces launch of Messenger Rooms video calling service

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The group video service Messenger Rooms on the social network Facebook officially started its work in the USA and Canada on Thursday, May 14. Around the world, the launch of the application is scheduled for next week. This was told by the head of the company Mark Zuckerberg on his page in the social network. The service was created in response to the growing demand…

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    Facebook blocked link to cryptocurrency educational project

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The social network Facebook has banned posting on its platform a link to the site of the cryptocurrency conference “Money of the Future”, held on February 29 in Vinnitsa. This was announced by the organizer of the conference, the founder of the Trustee Wallet Bitcoin wallet, Vadim Grusha. The site, among other things, hosted educational information on the topics discussed at the event. Facebook is…