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Greetings from Planet Facebook

Greetings from Planet Facebook

You blink and open your eyes to a fantastic new sun above your head. You’re laying in a field of tall grass, but in the distance you hear sounds of machinery. The city. As you lay [...]

Oculus founder says Facebook deal will make virtual reality cheaper and better

Oculus founder says Facebook deal will make virtual reality cheaper and better

One year ago, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey told me that his virtual reality headset company had no intention to sell. He said that the team had agreed, for the time being, to stay independent — to [...]

Facebook and Instagram introduce new gun regulations to curb online sales

Facebook and Instagram introduce new gun regulations to curb online sales

Facebook outlined new rules today designed to stop users from illegally selling guns through its social networks. In a blog post, the social network giant said that it will limit posts on Facebook and Instagram discussing [...]

Yahoo will block Google and Facebook accounts from accessing its services

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is transforming her company, one product at a time. But if you want to use those products, you’ll need a Yahoo sign-in. According to Reuters, Yahoo will begin removing the option to sign into [...]

Facebook to fund local police officer to patrol near its headquarters

Facebook spent millions as part of the move to its revamped headquarters in Menlo Park, California, and now it plans to shell out a little more for the city to hire another police officer. The company offered to [...]

Best WhatsApp alternatives for Facebook haters

Best WhatsApp alternatives for Facebook haters

If Facebook buying Whatsapp means you’re busy looking for a new instant messaging app to call your own then here are the best alternatives for you to consider! Let’s be clear — if you used WhatsApp [...]

Facebook buying Whatsapp… for $19 billion!

Facebook buying Whatsapp… for $19 billion!

Facebook has just announced that they’re buying the popular instant messaging (IM) app WhatsApp for an incredibly cool 19 billion-with-a-b dollars. That’s $ 4 billion in cash, $ 12 billion in shares, and $ 3 billion [...]

Kickstarter hacked, no credit cards compromised but your Facebook login has been reset

Kickstarter hacked, no credit cards compromised but your Facebook login has been reset

Kickstarter, the popular crowd-funding service, has has been hacked. No credit cards were compromised but some user data, including encrypted passwords wee accessed, and they’ve reset Facebook logins as a precaution. Their CEO, Yancey Strickler, posted [...]

Facebook is testing Graph Search for mobile devices

Facebook is testing Graph Search for mobile devices

During the Facebook Q4 earnings call earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg hinted that Graph Search for mobile devices is in development, though he wouldn’t go into specifics about when it would launch. “Pretty soon,” he said, “I think [...]

Facebook is testing Graph Search for mobile devices

Facebook is testing Graph Search for mobile devices

During the Facebook Q4 earnings call earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg hinted that Graph Search for mobile devices is in development, though he wouldn’t go into specifics about when it would launch. “Pretty soon,” he said, “I think [...]