Analytics company Nielsen has published the top 10 most popular apps in 2016 in the United States. Most of the items in this list (8 of 10) took Google and Facebook.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker believes that the major social networks and IT companies such as Google and Facebook should actively combat misinformation on the Internet. About it reports Deutsche Welle with reference to the interview of an official of the media group Funke.
Facebook has updated the feature "nearby Friends", removing the ability to share exact location. Now it shows only the approximate distance from the user to friends who have activated this feature.
Facebook has announced that users of the app for celebrities, Mentions, will be able to edit the saved video. In particular, trim the beginning and end of the video after the broadcast.
Facebook has published a report on government requests in the first half of 2016. According to the company, the number of such cases increased by 27% compared to last year.
Facebook introduced a Live Audio – a new option that allows for live broadcasts in the "audio only".
The European Commission may fine Facebook for 1% of revenue for 2014. Social network is accused in the fact that it introduced the controller to the error regarding the details of the transaction on purchase of WhatsApp. About it reports Business Insider.
On December 19 in Turkey has restricted access to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube after the murder of the Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov. About it reports The Daily Dot, citing the organization Turkey Blocks, which monitors the situation.
Facebook found a new error in their measurements. This time we are talking about viewing the "instant articles".
Facebook is launching a number of innovations that are designed to help the company to cope with the spread of fake news on the social network.