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Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories

Feed and Stories unite! Facebook is so eager to preempt the shift to Stories that it might even let us use the same interface of horizontally swipeable cards to sift through News Feed posts. If users won’t scroll down any more, Facebook’s ad business could ta…

facebook down - TechCrunch
5:51am PDT - April 15th, 2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Are Reportedly Down Across U.S., Europe and the Philippines

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are reportedly down in areas in the U.S., Europe and the Philippines.

facebook down - Time
6:26am PDT - April 14th, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing widespread outages | CBC News

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were not loading as of early Sunday morning.

facebook down - CBC News
5:53am PDT - April 14th, 2019

Facebook down for some users, issues reported with WhatsApp, Instagram too

Downdetector.com's live outage map showed that the issues mainly cropped up in Europe

facebook down - The Hindu
5:22am PDT - April 14th, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for users around the world

Facebook’s main web services are all down just a month after Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp app experienced issues for hours. The popular services started experiencing issues at 6:30AM ET this morning.

facebook down - The Verge
4:12am PDT - April 14th, 2019

Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp back up after outage

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage.

facebook down - The Washington Times
2:19am PDT - April 14th, 2019

My Father Died Before He Could See Bashir Fall

The military junta led by Omar Hassan al-Bashir shut down The Sudan Times, the newspaper my father coedited, and forced us into exile.

facebook down - The New York Times
2:28pm PDT - April 12th, 2019

Juul launches a pilot program that tracks how Juul devices get in the hands of minors

Juul Labs is today launching a pilot for its new Track & Trace program, which is meant to use data to identify exactly how Juul devices wind up in the hands of minors. Juul vaporizers all have a serial number down at the bottom, by the Juul logo. However, it …

facebook down - TechCrunch
10:41am PDT - April 12th, 2019

Facebook is regulating its products before lawmakers force them to

This week Facebook announced changes to groups, Messenger, and other products designed to reduce the spread of problematic content. It’s an attempt to head regulators off at the pass

facebook down - The Verge
3:00am PDT - April 12th, 2019

Instagram now demotes vaguely “inappropriate” content

Instagram is home to plenty of scantily-clad models and edgy memes that may start to get fewer views starting today. Now Instagram says “We have begun reducing the spread of posts that are inappropriate but do not go against Instagram’s Community Guidelines”.…

facebook down - TechCrunch
1:38pm PDT - April 10th, 2019

Facebook’s AI team maps the whole population of Africa

A new map of nearly all of Africa shows exactly where the continent's 1.3 billion people live down to the meter, which could help everyone from local governments to aid organizations. The map joins others like it from Facebook created by running satellite ima…

facebook down - TechCrunch
6:01am PDT - April 9th, 2019

Digital Addiction Getting You Down? Try an Analog Cure

Administering this cure isn’t easy, but it’s worth the effort.

facebook down - The New York Times
7:00pm PDT - April 8th, 2019

Spyware app abused iOS enterprise certificate to track targets

A spyware app abused the iOS enterprise certificate in order to bypass Apple’s App Store rules and target victims, security researchers discovered. The app is called Assistenza SIM and it could steal a user’s contacts, videos, photos, and real-time location d…

facebook down - The Verge
12:59pm PDT - April 8th, 2019

The N.F.L.’s Great Cherry Tree Caper

Public outcry disrupted plans to cut down cherry trees in Nashville to make space for an event for the NFL.

facebook down - The New York Times
3:00am PDT - April 8th, 2019

The N.F.L.’s Great Cherry Tree Caper

Public outcry disrupted plans to cut down cherry trees in Nashville to make space for an event for the NFL.

facebook down - The New York Times
3:00am PDT - April 8th, 2019

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital makes $406M first close of new fund

B Capital, the VC firm from Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, has made the first close of its second fund. The firm has closed out $406 million in initial capital, according to a filing lodged with the FCC last month. The document doesn’t include details o…

facebook down - TechCrunch
11:36pm PDT - April 7th, 2019

Cybercrime groups continue to flourish on Facebook

You might be surprised what you can buy on Facebook, if you know where to look. Researchers with Cisco’s Talos security research team have uncovered a wave of Facebook groups dedicated to making money from variety of illicit and otherwise sketchy online behav…

facebook down - TechCrunch
10:55am PDT - April 5th, 2019

Facebook groups for buying and selling credit cards still abound

We might think that stolen credit cards and personal information only get traded on the dark web, but the information is moving in plain sight on Facebook. According to intelligence firm Cisco Talos, there are dozens of groups on the social network that rathe…

facebook down - Engadget
8:48am PDT - April 5th, 2019

WhatsApp’s Business app comes to the iPhone

Over a year after WhatsApp officially introduced its app for business customers to its first markets, the previously Android-only WhatsApp Business app is today launching on the iPhone. According to the Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp Business has been adopt…

facebook down - TechCrunch
9:12am PDT - April 4th, 2019

Facebook Exposed Data Again, but This Viral Cat Can Save Lives

Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

facebook down - Wired
4:25pm PDT - April 3rd, 2019

WhatsApp’s Brian Acton to talk Signal Foundation and leaving Facebook at Disrupt SF

“We give them the power. That’s the bad part. We buy their products. We sign up for these websites. Delete Facebook, right?” That’s WhatsApp founder Brian Acton’s most recent quote about his former employer Facebook. Acton has seemingly been fueled by his exp…

facebook down - TechCrunch
9:02am PDT - April 3rd, 2019

WhatsApp adds a new privacy setting for groups in another effort to clamp down on fake news

WhatsApp today announced another protection for users in an effort to clamp down on the spread of fake news and misinformation. Through a new feature, users can control who has permission to add them to groups. The company says this will “help to limit abuse”…

facebook down - TechCrunch
6:52am PDT - April 3rd, 2019

Tinder fills Chief Product Officer position with hiring of Ravi Mehta

Tinder today announced it has hired Facebook vet Ravi Mehta as its new Chief Product Officer, as the company continues to shift Tinder’s focus to the younger demographic still enjoying the “single lifestyle.” Mehta’s background includes over 20 years in the i…

facebook down - TechCrunch
8:26am PDT - April 1st, 2019

Facebook axed its bird-size internet drones before they even flew

Facebook's Aquila wasn't the company's only experimental project meant to boost slow mobile internet speeds. According to a Business Insider report, the social network also explored the use of fixed-wing bird-size drones to provide people in remote locations …

facebook down - Engadget
6:58pm PDT - March 30th, 2019

Facebook will only stream six MLB games this season

Facebook will broadcast live Major League Baseball games once again this season. However, it will offer far fewer games than last year. Under the latest one-year deal, Facebook will stream six non-exclusive games on Watch, one per month during the regular sea…

facebook down - Engadget
11:43am PDT - March 29th, 2019

RT @rebeccaballhaus: Jared Kushner played down the scale and impact of Russia’s efforts to disrupt the 2016 election as “a couple Facebook…

Thomas Charles Blair (@tcb1270)
3:47pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @valley_verde: Only 5 days left. We are excited to be having Oaxacan Mexican Kitchen on-site at our first annual Seedling Market. Bring…

Christopher Thompson (@Thompson_KF)
3:45pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @youngchopbeatz: Man I just broke down and cried about my mother an she was so proud of me for making it I just want on her facebook and…

Guwop_ceez (@CeezGuwop)
3:44pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @rebeccaballhaus: Jared Kushner played down the scale and impact of Russia’s efforts to disrupt the 2016 election as “a couple Facebook…

Jake (@TBS907)
3:44pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

We'll have videos about adoption all week as we approach Orphan Sunday! Korissa sat down with us and talked about her experience trying to adopt and her about her own adoption https://t.co/u3Uvr9RWRk

Calvary Church SETX (@CalvaryTexas)
3:43pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @kwante_jr: Sometimes you need to sit your ass down and have sober reflection on your life ... and ask yourself after spending our time…

Daniel Ayivor (@DanielAyivor3)
3:43pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @giantgio: The Zizek/Peterson debate's value derives from their outsider status, it would have never gone down if they were tied to the…

Dimitri Kolokotronis (@JimmyLevendia)
3:43pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Tune in now and listen to one half of the Funktion House Michael get down! https://t.co/Qlh4cB82d4

Hector Romero (@DJHectorRomero)
3:43pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Are you down for paid family and medical leave is accessible for all working Oregonians? We are! Let your legislators know! PCUN Time to Care Oregon #ORPaidFamilyLeave #orpol #orleg https://t.co/KCum2VUNdZ https://t.co/1gSosqBaNn

Oregon Health Equity Alliance (OHEA) (@orhealthequity)
3:43pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @weareyourfek: saying russia bought "a couple Facebook ads" when they coordinated a massive, multi-tiered campaign to swing an election…

Anders (@IronFingaz84)
3:42pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

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TennStar Automotive (@TennstarAuto)
3:42pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

He had me at “Let’s cut a tree down”.......#jonandaleta #cutmytree #rusticshanty https://t.co/azrQ3w91hs

A.McDaniel (@ALetaMcDaniel)
3:42pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Yo, Yo, YO!!! Here is your weekly breakdown/interpretation of Shit Going Down on a National Level. The Mueller Report: Robert Mueller was not ABLE To indict Donald Trump. In part because it is clear that Robert... https://t.co/TevoWXQzPc

Nicole Bartner (@NicoleBartner)
3:41pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

What’s cracking #HDBNGFAM ?!? We got some rad stuff happening that I want you to be a part of! This Saturday, it’s going down in the jungle!! Catch me doing a special b2b #drumandbass set with my brotha DJ P... https://t.co/YY6HHSav1X

(@usb_slave)
3:40pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Since November last year @facebook banned us for supposedly abusing our personal account. It has now gone on for 6 months and we get shut down every week without fail. No one at Facebook can remove the block! Enough is enough. Time to go public! Anyone else experiencing this?

Soul Traveller (@Soul_Traveller)
3:40pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @karaswisher: Live from @BelferCenter where I’m doing some @Harvard learning, without any photoshopping me rowing crew or being Mark Zuc…

Farah Pandith (@Farah_Pandith)
3:40pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @andreamvaldez: When a crisis happens, misinfo invariably circulates. So it's easy to say shut it all down. But the fact is, Facebook, W…

Lex (@HeimdallsGaze)
3:40pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

YEA RIGHT VIDEO OF MIDDLE EASTERN WITH KNIFE AND BLOOD COVERED WALL NOT TAKEN DOWN BUT MY FACEBOOK SHUT DOWN FOR SAYING FUDGEPACKER DYKE

Donna Heffernan (@PROPHETESS7777)
3:39pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

.@TeamCornyn tripling down on what is clearly a losing twitter fight with @pattonoswalt is both *chef's kiss* and a sign that this already terrible trashheap of a website is rapidly becoming facebook

GodofLaw (@God_of_Law)
3:39pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @howleyreports: Facebook flagged me for this Super-Viral Scoop that got millions of hits and saved the Georgia election -- our most rece…

KDLane (@kimdeniselane)
3:03pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

27th ITS GOING DOWN!!! https://t.co/avDEEMp7SB

Michael JoMae (@MichaelJoMae)
3:03pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @ScriptAnatomy: Script Anatomy founder, @tbhattacharya, will be hosting a LIVE Q&A on our Facebook page this Sunday 4/28 at 11AM PST. Tw…

b (@writerbret)
3:03pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @wadhwa: Sri Lanka Shut Down Social Media. My First Thought Was ‘Good.’ https://t.co/3b1hnB9anI I can't help agreeing with @karaswisher

PKR | প্রশান্ত | پرشانتو (@prasanto)
3:02pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Where yat, #MidCityNOLA? Neighborhood social going down @sidebarnola this evening from 530-730PM. Come on out & meet your neighbors! https://t.co/4li0iKqVpw

Mid-City NOLA (@heartofnola)
3:02pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @youngchopbeatz: Man I just broke down and cried about my mother an she was so proud of me for making it I just want on her facebook and…

波浪状的 (@xddchxt)
3:01pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @andreamvaldez: When a crisis happens, misinfo invariably circulates. So it's easy to say shut it all down. But the fact is, Facebook, W…

Ashish Bohora (@AshishBohora)
3:00pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

If you’re heading down an Iowa road this time of year you’ll likely come across a pick-up truck or tractor pulling an anhydrous nurse tank. What is anhydrous used for this time of year? @WhosYourIowaFarmer fills us in. https://t.co/FAxAVdT0gu

IA Agriculture Lit (@IowaAgLiteracy)
3:00pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @CasiArgiud62: @TheRickWilson Forget the turtles, it is all Putinites and their $'s all the way down. https://t.co/JpOUQgmwcn

(@DragonSmolt)
3:00pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @rebeccaballhaus: Jared Kushner played down the scale and impact of Russia’s efforts to disrupt the 2016 election as “a couple Facebook…

Bite Me (@wigglycheeks)
3:00pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019
Have you been wondering what residential treatment for an eating disorder is really like? And how do you know when it might be the right step? We break it down Tomorrow, April 24th at 12pm on #WeeklyHope w/@TheMeadowsRanch’s Mike Gurr https://t.co/Su91V1o8Gu https://t.co/WvHB73zMjR

Have you been wondering what residential treatment for an eating disorder is really like? And how do you know when it might be the right step? We break it down Tomorrow, April 24th at 12pm on #WeeklyHope w/@TheMeadowsRanch’s Mike Gurr https://t.co/Su91V1o8Gu https://t.co/WvHB73zMjR

Eating Disorder Hope (@EDHopeGlobal)
3:00pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Today is our Board Game Jam! Head down to S-408 between 9am-5pm to take part, and read more about it on our facebook: https://t.co/WBHob4bUMu

QUT Game Development Club (@qutgdc)
3:00pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @SteveDear: Janet and I went to the grocery store today and WE’RE GETTING KITTENS! There’s a pet store a few doors down where in 2016 w…

Boomerz Best (@BoomerzB)
2:58pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

Just experienced the acid fear of scrolling down to an #Endgame review on Facebook. Fortunately, there were no spoilers, but I would not have been able to avoid one had it been there.

Justin Peniston (@HunterBlackComx)
2:58pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @andreamvaldez: When a crisis happens, misinfo invariably circulates. So it's easy to say shut it all down. But the fact is, Facebook, W…

Tech Aggregate (@TechAggreg)
2:58pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @FeeltheForceDay: GET DOWN UN BOOGIE! https://t.co/54ZB0Kl8rY

Lee Dearnley (@LeeDearnley)
2:57pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @NBCSChicago: So... about this Robbie Gould situation? @leilarahimi & @thekapman are breaking it down now on The Rush. Join us here: h…

David Kaplan (@thekapman)
2:56pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @LCMScrapCompany: Fancy a case of wine to wash down all those Easter eggs? Bring some scrap metal into us and either follow us on Facebo…

Paddy Dean (@paddywdean)
2:56pm PDT - April 23rd, 2019

For the past three years, Amy Haney has administered a private Facebook group for parents in Georgia who seek more information about vaccines. #gahealth (via @gahealthnews) https://t.co/QKvT4evrxC

WABE News (@wabenews)
10:30am PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @BorderNarcotics: A porcupine perpetrator remains on the loose after attacking a K-9 in Coos County, Oregon. K-9 Odin was on duty tracki…

Kimberly Lloyd (@kimba060764)
10:29am PDT - April 23rd, 2019

RT @brianacton: Facebook turned me down. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people. Looking forward to life's next a…

Mush (@Simply_Mush)
10:29am PDT - April 23rd, 2019