News & Reviews: Facebook
Oct 07, 2021
Right after the Facebook outage on Monday, news about the company has been quite controversial because of a whistleblower, Frances Haugen. In case you missed it, she used to work at the company but resigned due to how they work unethically.
Oct 06, 2021
If you want to watch your favourite content creators collab in streams, you usually have to open multiple windows to watch them. However, Facebook Gaming is making it easier for content creators to stream together and for their viewers to watch them.
Oct 05, 2021
As many of you should know by now, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram servers were down late last night in Malaysia but it seemed that the whole world experienced it together. Anyway, all the servers are back online and Facebook just published an apology and update of what happened.
Sep 28, 2021
Back in May, it was announced that both Facebook and Instagram were planning to build an Instagram Kids app version. However, it was met with some concerns from several parties including lawmakers and child specialists. This eventually led to a pause in the project.
Sep 12, 2021
In Malaysia, a lot of WhatsApp users like to send voice messages instead of text messages. That's not always good, especially if it's an important discussion and you want to keep a record. But what if you can transcribe the voice message?
Sep 09, 2021
Twitter has introduced quite some new features in recent years. However, not every one of them was able to win users' hearts. Earlier, the company announced that it had to take away Fleets, an Instagram Stories-like feature, as "it hasn't seen an increase in the number of new people joining the conversation with Fleets like it hoped." Now, the social media platform is serving something new called Communities, and it's what we've seen on its rivals.
Sep 07, 2021
We're getting more and more features for WhatsApp in recent weeks. It's reported that the company is looking to add message reactions, and recently the feature to transfer your chat history from iOS to Android was added. WhatsApp is also reworking some old features.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon want to get in touch with PM Ismail Sabri on Malaysia's cabotage policySep 06, 2021
Over the weekend, tech giants with the likes of Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon have sent a letter to meet our latest Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob regarding Malaysia's cabotage policy. In case you're unaware, this issue has been going on for a few months now about allowing foreign vessels to repair undersea cables.
Aug 26, 2021
When it comes to social media platforms, we're usually there to enjoy content from other users. And while we're at it, we often express our thoughts through different mechanics, such as the reactions in Facebook. Well, what if more platforms got reactions?
More than 3000 Facebook accounts got banned for spreading fake news and misinformation about covid-19Aug 19, 2021
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that misinformation can be deadly as the covid-19 virus. A huge amount of misinformation has been spread through social platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp more than before due to the pandemic. To combat this, Facebook has been actively banning 3000 accounts (and counting), groups and pages from doing so.