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  1. Jamie McKane

    US lawmakers to discuss Facebook's cryptocurrency

    US lawmakers to discuss Facebook's cryptocurrency Facebook Inc.’s Libra cryptocurrency will be discussed as a delegation of American lawmakers visits Switzerland in the coming days. The group of six will hold a meeting with the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner Adrian...
  2. Jamie McKane

    US slams Facebook for recording conversations

    US slams Facebook for recording conversations Members of Congress from both parties called out Facebook Inc. on Wednesday for paying contractors to transcribe audio clips from its users and urged new statutes to tackle the drumbeat of such revelations from across the tech industry. The calls...
  3. Jamie McKane

    European privacy rules have little effect on Facebook and Google

    European privacy rules have little effect on Facebook and Google The European Commission is largely happy with the first year of its sweeping digital privacy rules. Evidence mounts, however, that the General Data Protection Directive, or GDPR, as applied today hurts smaller firms and has no...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Facebook security flaw let children chat with unapproved contacts

    Facebook security flaw let children chat with unapproved contacts Facebook's Messenger Kids app has allowed some children to enter into group chats with users who are not on their approved list of contacts, The Verge reports. The bug came about due to the way permissions are applied in group...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Facebook faces sharp questions at US Senate hearing

    Facebook faces sharp questions at US Senate hearing Republican and Democratic Senators sharply questioned Facebook Inc.’s plan to create its own digital money, adding to a chorus of complaints from across Washington and underscoring the challenges the company faces in getting its cryptocurrency...
  6. Jamie McKane

    US lawmakers consider blocking Facebook's cryptocurrency

    US lawmakers consider blocking Facebook's cryptocurrency US Democrats are considering a proposal which would prevent big tech companies from operating as financial institutions, The New York Times reported. This would reportedly include banning these institutions' abilities to issue digital...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Facebook defends its cryptocurrency from regulators

    Facebook defends its cryptocurrency from regulators Facebook Inc., facing fury from skeptical lawmakers, sought to mitigate concerns that have been raised about its proposed cryptocurrency, stating that the token’s purpose is to create a secure and low-cost way for consumers to move money...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Facebook faces EU privacy court fight

    Facebook faces EU privacy court fight Five years ago, when activist Max Schrems took Facebook Inc. to the European Union’s top court no one knew what to call it. The case, which led to judges scrapping a key trans-Atlantic data-transfer agreement, was referred to as the Safe-Harbor dispute or...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Facebook's cryptocurrency attracts the ire of regulators

    Facebook's cryptocurrency attracts the ire of regulators Financial regulators must act fast to prepare for the push by U.S. tech giants such as Facebook Inc. into the financial system, according to European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure. “It’s out of the question to allow...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Google and Facebook dig a moat for the US government

    Google and Facebook dig a moat for the US government As U.S. anti-monopoly authorities weigh possible investigations into America’s technology superpowers, there is one advantage the government can’t touch: the size, scale and might of the tech giants’ computer networks, logistics machines and...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram experiencing global outage

    Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram experiencing global outage Facebook and its related applications, including Instagram and WhatsApp, have experienced a global outage which affected various services. The platforms experienced issues loading images, video, and other content. The ability to send...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Google and Facebook are stealing talent from Europe

    Google and Facebook are stealing talent from Europe Last week, the FT reported that a group of Britain’s best-known quantum computing scientists had moved quietly to Silicon Valley to found a startup called PsiQ. The lure was the abundance of venture capital that can’t be had in Europe. The...
  13. jaco45

    Facebook disabled accounts

    Hi all. I haven been on Facebook for more than 10 years and a week ago with no reason my facebook profile were disabled. I have gone through all the facebook options to get my account active again, but with no success. I dont really care about my facebook, but the problem is I run a few...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Facebook's cryptocurrency to be based in Switzerland

    Facebook's cryptocurrency to be based in Switzerland Policy makers around the globe have been cool to the idea of Facebook Inc.’s planned Libra cryptocurrency. In Switzerland? They liked it so much, Facebook decided to set up shop there. Geneva is “excited” to work with Facebook, the canton’s...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Facebook's Libra vs Bitcoin and Ethereum

    Facebook's Libra vs Bitcoin and Ethereum Facebook recently announced the launch of its new cryptocurrency, named Libra. This announcement was met with praise by those excited about the adoption of blockchain technology in mainstream applications and concern by those wary of Facebook's control...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Facebook's cryptocurrency to face regulatory scrutiny

    Facebook's cryptocurrency to face regulatory scrutiny Regulators will be watching closely when Facebook Inc. unveils its cryptocurrency project this week. Their vigilance is warranted. Mark Zuckerberg, the social network’s founder, isn’t going to gamble with what remains of his public image by...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Facebook is facing an unlikely competitor in South Africa

    Facebook is facing an unlikely competitor in South Africa Facebook has established itself as the western world's dominant social media platform. While many other social media platforms have seen substantial growth in recent years, none have been able to challenge Mark Zuckerberg’s creation in...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Facebook climbs after cryptocurrency plans

    Facebook climbs after cryptocurrency plans Facebook Inc. shares climbed on Friday following reports detailing the company’s plans to launch a digital currency, due to be unveiled next week. Details emerged late this week concerning plans to roll out a cryptocurrency strategy on June 18. The...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Facebook to launch new Portal devices this year

    Facebook to launch new Portal devices this year Facebook is working on new Portal smart speaker hardware, the company told The Verge. The company's vice president of augmented and virtual reality Andrew Bosworth said the company will unveil more Portal form factors later this year.
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    Self help guide

    Hey guy's Thought it would be worthy to have a self help guide on: "How to optimize your Facebook fan page/content." "How to give it some flare and variation" Post here if you have any good tips we can use! Step 1. Upload your product :D
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