News & Reviews: Facebook Malaysia
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2020
Today, you can now send secret messages to your friends and family on your Facebook Messenger and Instagram. The vanish mode is a chatroom that you don't need to delete the messages and it will automatically disappear in a short time by itself. In the secret chatroom, you still can send a message as per normal such as texts, photos, voice messages, emoji, gif, and stickers.
Facebook to support small businesses in Malaysia with up to RM3.2 million, here's how to check if yours is eligibleLast Updated: Oct 07, 2020
During the pandemic, it's unfortunate that most small business groups were forced to shut down due to the lack of financial support. In order to give back to the public, Facebook have started an initiative on providing financial support to current small business owners in this challenging time globally. Thankfully, small businesses in Malaysia may submit their application here and the due date is until 12 October 2020.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Facebook Avatar is finally here in Malaysia after it was launched at overseas. But you might not know the existence of this feature, so what does it do? Avatar allows you to create and enable you to share a range of emotions and expressions in a fun way.
Last Updated: Sep 03, 2019
Facebook has confirmed that they are thinking about testing the waters when it comes to hiding like counts. App researcher Jane Manchung Wong had found the code inside Facebook’s Android app.
Last Updated: Aug 13, 2019
Recently Facebook Malaysia revealed a bit more about their Community Standards, which are basically their rules on what can and can’t be shared on Facebook. Designed with Safety, Voice and Equity in mind, these Community Standards were published in a more detailed version to avoid harmful content such as hate speech, bullying and extremist content from being published on Facebook in all of the local languages including Bahasa Melayu.
Last Updated: Jul 19, 2019
This isn’t really shocking, really. According to a recent study, Google and Facebook could potentially be tracking your visits to porn sites even when you’re on incognito mode. Google has trackers on 74% of the porn sites, Facebook on 10% and Oracle on 24%. Yikes.
Last Updated: Jul 04, 2019
If you were wondering why Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger couldn’t load, here’s why. According to DownDetector, the services were down at around 8PM last night and it seems like the outage was global.
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019
Facebook Malaysia announced their third-party fact-checking program today by partnering with Agence France-Presse (AFP) to review and rate the accuracy of stories, photos and videos on Facebook in Malaysia. When third-party fact-checkers like AFP rates a story or content as false it will appear lower in your News Feed and those who shared it will be notified.
Facebook Malaysia to implement Terragraph in Cyberjaya for high-speed internet and their plans for MalaysiansLast Updated: May 28, 2019
Facebook Malaysia has just moved into a new, larger office. With it, it aims to bring much improvement and waves of development to the country by introducing high-speed internet via the Terragraph as well as empowering small businesses in Malaysia with the necessary skills and tools.
Last Updated: Apr 19, 2019
A shocking update has been added onto an article on Facebook’s Newsroom that was published 4 weeks ago. It mentions that millions of Instagram users’ passwords had been stored in a readable format for all of their employees to see.