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    Business Facebook bans ‘Deceptive’ Ads Related to Cryptocurrency – Techweez

    Cryptocurrency is all the rage now where we have seen people put in their life savings into buying the likes of BitCoin, Litecoin or XRP in the hopes of turning in a profit. This escalated highly last year as we saw the price of Bitcoin, for example, jump via Techweez –...
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    World How to Watch President Trump’s State of the Union Speech on YouTube, Facebook, in VR, and...

    Photo: Getty Tonight, President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union speech to the American people at 9pm Eastern (6pm Pacific, 5am Moscow time). And if you don’t have TV, there are plenty of ways to watch on platforms like YouTube and Facebook. You can even watch in VR. … via...
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    Business In fiery speech, George Soros denounces Facebook and Google as a “menace” to society – Fast...

    In a strong speech with tough words that ricocheted from Davos to Silicon Valley, investor and famous liberal George Soros called Facebook and Google a “menace” to society whose “days are numbered” yesterday at the World Economic Forum. He compared them to oil and mining companies which...
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    Business George Soros predicts doomsday for Facebook, Google –

    Billionaire investor George Soros launched a scathing attack on Facebook and Google at the Davos summit on Thursday, calling them monopolies that could be manipulated by authoritarians to subvert democracy. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2Ggm9nY Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Facebook just bought a company that verifies government-issued IDs – Fast Company

    The social media giant has scooped up Boston-based Confirm, a company who specializes in verifying government-issued identification cards, reports CNBC. The deal hasn’t been announced publicly yet, but a source said Confirm’s employees will join Facebook in Boston. The deal is a sign that...
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    World Facebook to double staff in fight against ‘Hate Speech’, propaganda – The Sun News

    dpa/NAN Facebook plans to double its staff working on reviewing and deleting illegal material in an effort to further crack down on hate speech and terrorist propaganda, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said in Brussels on Tuesday. During her first ever speech in the capital of...
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    World Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google spent nearly $50 million — a record — to influence the...

    Immigration, net neutrality, taxes and Russia dominated tech’s agenda in the nation’s capital last year, per new reports. Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google cumulatively racked up a roughly $50 million tab fighting off President Donald Trump and an onslaught of new federal regulations last year...
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    Business Facebook To Open Digital Training Hubs In Europe

    Facebook said on Monday it would open three new centres in Europe to train people in digital skills. The social media giant said it was committed to training one million people over the next two years as part of its drive to show its contribution to the bloc. The … via Leadership Nigeria...
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    Business Facebook Users Will Be Able To Rank News Source Trustworthiness –

    Facebook has been trying to combat fake news and have approached the problem in different ways. One of the ways was to flag articles that were deemed fake and added a tag to let users know that the article could contain inaccurate information. Facebook later revised this by displaying suggested...
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    World A dangerous fake news story about flu shots spread like a virus on Facebook – Fast Company

    The story, posted earlier this week by YourNewsWire, suggested that the U.S. Center for Disease Control had determined that this year’s flu shot was responsible for many flu-related deaths. In fact, the CDC has said nothing of the kind, and is encouraging people to get a flu shot. Snopes...
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    Business How Facebook’s algorithm change will affect your online business –

    On Thursday, Facebook introduced major changes to its News Feed algorithm, effectively altering how it ranks posts and visual content on its users’ News Feeds. Facebook will now prioritize what users’ friends and family share in a bid to make sure that time spent on the platform is “time well …...
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    Business Facebook adds its first African American board member – Engadget

    Today, Facebook announced that the Chairman and CEO of American Express, Kenneth I. Chenault, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. It will be effective starting February 5th. It’s notable because Chenault will be the board’s first African American member. In addition, adding the CEO of...
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    Business Split Facebook News Feed doesn’t decrease fake news, report says –

    As Facebook gears up for another News Feed algorithm change, a new report suggests tests of the platforms earlier algorithm tests aren’t going as planned. In the fall, Facebook began testing a split News Feed, with posts from friends in one location and posts from news publications in another...
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    Metro Unbelievable: Woman To Pay Huge Fine If She Ever Posts Pictures Of Her Own Son On Facebook...

    A mother has been condemned to pay a really huge fine if she were to ever post photos of her own son on Facebook. via Tori News – http://ift.tt/2DwsNWd Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Business Research Just Revealed the Real Problem With Facebook’s News Feed (and It’s Ugly) .

    Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Mark Zuckerberg has vowed to change. But is it change we can believe in? Should you have been ensconced in your panic room for the last week with only burgers, the collected works of …...
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    Business How Facebook’s newsfeed change is stoking uncertainty about its future.

    For Facebook Inc. and its wildly successful social-media network, the changes it announced to its news feed on Thursday could have sweeping implications. Announced in a blog, Facebook’s objective is to give posts from users’s friends and family—personal … via MarketWatch.com – Top Stories...
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    Business With Just 1 Facebook Post, Mark Zuckerberg Lost About $3 Billion Friday

    Last night, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced via a Facebook post that Facebook is changing how News Feed works. In short: more posts from friends and family, less reach for publishers and brands. Now, it seems that announcement might have cost Zuckerberg roughly $3 billion, personally–as a...
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    Business Disney bumps Twitter CEO, Facebook COO from board –

    Twitter’s CEO and Facebook’s COO are stepping off the Walt Disney board due to potential conflicts of interest. via USA Today – http://ift.tt/2myg4v9 Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    World Woman sentenced to jail over Facebook comments – TODAY.NG

    A Phnom Penh court on Friday sentenced a woman to one year in jail for Facebook comments in which she accused Cambodian Prime Minster, Hun Sen, of masterminding the murder of government critic, Kem Ley. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2ECCaDj Get more World News
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    Business Facebook shares slip 4% after News Feed announcement –

    Shares of Facebook fell 4 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to the platform’s centerpiece News Feed that he said would hit user engagement in the near term. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2EBZxNp Get more: Nigeria Business News
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