5 Takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s F8 Keynote

At F8, Facebook‘s annual developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg stressed his vision of building a privacy-focused social network as he debuted the newest version of the company’s core app. Zuckerberg said the redesigned Facebook, version FB5, will make navigation easier, load time faster, and provide a cleaner appearance. The new version also encourages private interactions […]

‘This Is an Arms Race.’ Why Facebook Isn’t Winning Its War on Harmful Content—Yet

Facebook says its latest updates to News Feed, Messenger, and Instagram will help it battle misinformation and harmful content. While the new features incrementally turn the dial, don’t expect them to end fake news entirely. Facebook detailed its new rollouts at a press briefing on Wednesday at its Menlo Park headquarters. To combat bad actors […]

New Facebook Messenger Feature to Take the Frustration out of Group Chats

Facebook Messenger is adding a new quoted replies feature that should be especially useful in group chats, where it’s sometimes not clear who is talking to who, making the conversation trickier to follow. The new feature was announced on Wednesday, and will be rolled out to the more than 1.2 billion Messenger users who will […]

Mark Zuckerberg Promises to Improve Facebook Privacy. Sound Familiar?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a new plan to improve privacy for users of Facebook and his company’s other apps. The social network, which once wanted to make the world more open and connected, now wants to shift focus to encrypted private communications across its messaging services and better protecting user data. But Zuckerberg’s promises […]

Facebook Should Pay Everyone Cryptocurrency

Facebook is undergoing a major transformation–the likes of which haven’t been seen in Menlo Park since since the company reinvented itself for the mobile era. The revamp centers on Facebook’s messenger apps. The tech giant is reportedly in talks with cryptocurrency exchanges to list a Facebook Coin, a messenger-compatible stablecoin pegged to a basket of […]