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Facebook helps to build Community Resilience Programs in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Community Resilience in the Digital Age was the theme of a session in Islamabad on Thursday conducted by experts from Facebook’s Asia-Pacific headquarters. The workshop, which saw people from civil society, government and academia attend, focused on best practices including strategies and resources for building effective resilience campaigns and measuring their impact and […]

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Facebook Unveils Tips to Control Online Harassment

Facebook intended to educate its users through providing effective tips to control online harassment with the self-regulated techniques and easy monitoring of the content. If someone is making you feel bad or if being online is making you feel sad or stressed out, it is important to tell someone close to you. They will help […]

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Facebook steps up to control misleading health content

Facebook initiated measures to control the content on the topic of health, fitness, and nutrition based on false, sensational and misleading claims. In our ongoing efforts to improve the quality of information in News Feed, Facebook considers ranking changes based on how they affect people, publishers and our community as a whole. We know that people don’t like […]

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Facebook to debut cryptocurrency next week

New York: Facebook will debut its cryptocurrency, Libra, next week, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The social media giant has secured the backing of multiple organizations such as Master and Visa, plus internet bigwigs such as Uber, PayPal and Booking.com for Libra. The report says that each of these companies has invested $10 million […]

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New Tools to Make Running a Business on Facebook Easier

KARACHI – Today, Facebook announced two new advertising tools to help small businesses save time and resources so they can focus on growth: Automated Ads, Appointments and new video creation tools. With over 90 million SMBs using the platform globally, Facebook is committed to building tools that make it easier for businesses to manage and […]

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Facebook opens Innovation Lab in Lahore, boosting tech innovation in Pakistan

LAHORE – Facebook and Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom along with the National Technology Fund (IGNITE) launched the first Facebook Innovation Lab in Pakistan at a ceremony attended by policymakers and technocrats on Wednesday (3 April 2019). Located in the National Incubation Center (NIC) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the […]

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Facebook Admits Storing Passwords In Plain Text

San Francisco: Facebook on Thursday admitted that millions of passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers, a security slip that left them readable by the social networking giants employees. “To be clear, these passwords were never visible to anyone outside of Facebook and we have found no evidence to date that anyone […]

Intel Start working with Facebook on AI chip
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Intel Start working with Facebook on AI chip

Intel Corp said at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it is working with Facebook Inc to finish a new artificial intelligence chip in the second half of this year. The chips are Intel’s gambit to retain hold of a fast-growing segment of the artificial intelligence computing market but will face competition from […]

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Facebook Messenger Goes Down in Several Parts of the World

Several users in the US and Europe late on Monday, and on Tuesday, reported that Facebook Messenger was not working for them. According to DownDetector.com, a portal that tracks when outages happen in the digital world, thousands of Messenger users were unable to receive messages, log in and connect to server. The outage began after midnight and […]

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Facebook redesigns ‘confusing’ Messenger app

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Tuesday announced an overhaul of its Messenger smartphone app in an effort to simplify the service for its 1.3 billion monthly global users. The social network began rolling out a redesigned version featuring three tabs instead of nine, saying it was “going back to its roots” seven years after the standalone […]