News & Reviews: Facebook
Feb 02, 2023
Meta-owned social media platform Facebook reached a milestone recently after it recorded 2 billion daily active users (DAU) for the very first time. The matter was revealed by Meta in its fourth-quarter earnings report.
Jan 26, 2023
After being suspended for 2 years, Meta has decided that Donald Trump can use Facebook and Instagram once more in the next few weeks. This comes after he was not only suspended from Facebook and Instagram but also supposedly banned for life from Twitter back in 2021.
Dec 20, 2022
Previously, we reported that Twitter introduced a new policy banning links to certain social media, including Facebook and Instagram on the platform. The move was subsequently met with criticism from Twitter users and now, the company has backtracked on that decision and deleted the new policy.
Dec 19, 2022
Today, Twitter has announced a bizarre decision to ban the free promotion of certain social media platforms on its own space. In other words, this means you won't be able to post and share other social network links anymore on Twitter.
Dec 07, 2022
Previously, we reported that Avatar is coming soon to WhatsApp and now, lo and behold, the feature is now available on the popular messaging platform. Announced by WhatsApp today, Avatar is a new and personalised way to express oneself on the app.
Dec 06, 2022
Meta has announced that it is currently testing age verification tools on Facebook Dating, the dating feature on its Facebook app. The move was made so as to make the platform safer, more age-appropriate and to ensure that all users are 18 years old and above.
TikTok working with MCMC on removing hate speech content, while Malaysians patiently wait for the GE15 resultsNov 23, 2022
With the recent General Election 15 held in Malaysia, the public has been growing weary and starting to spread some insightful content on social media. It has gotten so bad that TikTok had to step in to do something about it.
Nov 15, 2022
Previously, we reported that Meta is laying off more than 11,000 employees amidst a decline in revenue and now, more details have come out regarding the company’s workforce reduction. One of the more interesting detail that emerged from the whole situation is that Meta had an ongoing project to develop a smartwatch that would compete with the Apple Watch but the development has been scrapped as part of the company’s cost-cutting effort.
Oct 18, 2022
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is further heating up his company’s rivalry with Apple, this time around taking aim at the security features of iMessage. In an Instagram post sharing a Meta advertisement billboard, Zuckerberg boldly claims that Meta-owned WhatsApp is “far more private and secure” compared to Apple’s iMessage.
Oct 10, 2022
Meta has today issued a warning to as many as one million Facebook users who may have had their login information stolen. Meta, Facebook’s parent company said that the data has been compromised by over 400 malicious Android and iOS apps designed to steal personal Facebook logins.