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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  13. Jamie McKane

    Facebook might launch its cryptocurrency this month

    Facebook might launch its cryptocurrency this month Facebook could launch its new cryptocurrency later in June, The Information reports. Sources told The Information that Facebook has approached a number of financial institutions and tech companies to join a foundation which will contribute...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Google, Facebook, and Apple fall due to antitrust investigation

    Google, Facebook, and Apple fall due to antitrust investigation Google parent Alphabet Inc., Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo U.S. antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Facebook to raise pay for moderators

    Facebook to raise pay for moderators Facebook Inc. said it will give raises to most of its U.S. contract workers, a group of people who have critical roles but aren’t paid or treated as full-time company employees. The world’s largest social-media company said Monday that the current...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Facebook responds to co-founder's call to break it up

    Facebook responds to co-founder's call to break it up Facebook VP for global affairs and communications Nick Clegg has penned an op-ed in the New York Times defending the company against former founder Chris Hughes' calls for it to be broken up. According to Clegg, the size of Facebook isn't...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Facebook needs to be broken up - Co-founder

    Facebook needs to be broken up - Co-founder Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has written an op-ed in the New York Times claiming that the social media giant needs to be broken up by regulators. According to Hughes, the biggest problem with Facebook's dominance is the resulting control they...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Facebook is allowing cryptocurrency ads again

    Facebook is allowing cryptocurrency ads again Facebook announced that it will allow certain cryptocurrency-related ads to be run without requiring pre-approval. Ads that Facebook will now allow to be run without pre-approval include those related to blockchain technology, industry news...
  19. Jamie McKane

    All the major changes coming to Facebook and WhatsApp

    All the major changes coming to Facebook and WhatsApp Speaking at Facebook's annual developer conference in California this week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a slew of new updates across their platforms. Zuckerberg said the company would make major changes to WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Facebook unveils major app redesign

    Facebook unveils major app redesign Facebook Inc. unveiled a redesign that focuses on the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of its namesake app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intimate communication...
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