Facebook reportedly working on a camera-enabled video streaming device for TVs

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Facebook is reportedly developing a set-top box like device for televisions. As per the media outlet Cheddar, the device’s internal codename is “Ripley” and it’s aimed at enabling video calling and access to service like Facebook Watch. It is said to use the same technology as the company’s recently announced Portal device and could employ AI to detect and follow people that are moving about in the frame during a video call. As per the report, Ripley could be announced … Read more

Guide To Stopping Unwanted Friend Requests On Facebook

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How To Stop Friend Requests On Facebook When initially creating a social media account, you want to add as many friends as possible. But there comes a point when you’re happy with the number of friends you have. With the disclosure of your whereabouts and other personal information, you don’t want some stranger to know where you are at all times. This is why you should be selective as to who you become friends with on Facebook. Instead of naively … Read more

Facebook Fails Again, Exposing Over 50 Million Users In Security Breach

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Facebook can’t seem to get out of its own way when it comes to security. The biggest security issue for the social network was the Cambridge Analytica fiasco that gave the company access to information on 87 million users. In June, Facebook had another security failure when private posts of 14 million users were shared publicly. Today we learn … HotHardware.com News Rss Feed

Instagram’s co-founders are leaving Facebook

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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who co-founded Instagram eight years ago, are leaving the service’s parent company, Facebook. The news of their departure comes from The New York Times, and is corroborated by a statement from Systrom. The duo have resigned from the company and will leave in the coming weeks. Explaining their plans to take a break and think about what’s next, Systrom said: We’re planning on taking some time off to explore our curiosity and creativity again. Building … Read more

Teens Falling Away From Facebook

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Ninety-five percent of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45 percent of teens are almost constantly online — but younger Internet users do not connect on Facebook as much as their older peers do, suggests a new Pew Research Center study. Although Facebook dominated social media across all age groups over the past decade, it has taken a backseat to YouTube, Instagram and… TechNewsWorld