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Facebook Spending Millions To Make You Trust News Again

Facebook Spending Millions To Make You Trust News Again

TwinStar Media April 3, 2017 0

Facebook and other companies are partnering up to help fund a 14-million-dollar initiative to help restore trust in the media — at a time when it really needs it. The News Integrity Initiative will be

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Facebook Has Introduced a Mysterious Rocket Icon: Here’s What It Does

Facebook Has Introduced a Mysterious Rocket Icon: Here’s What It Does

TwinStar Media April 3, 2017 0

Over the past week, some Facebook users have flagged up a mysterious rocket-shaped icon inside the social network’s mobile app. After some digging, it appears Facebook is testing new ways to deliver the homepage news

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Facebook, Amazon Among Tech Giants Interested In Streaming Thursday NFL Games

Facebook, Amazon Among Tech Giants Interested In Streaming Thursday NFL Games

TwinStar Media March 30, 2017 0

If the news that Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, and YouTube are all reportedly interested in streaming Thursday night NFL games sounds familiar, that’s because these same rumors swirled last year. Twitter wound up buying the

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Facebook Stories Launches to Compete With Snapchat

Facebook Stories Launches to Compete With Snapchat

TwinStar Media March 28, 2017 0

Facebook has launched the latest addition to the platform, called Facebook Stories. The update has three new features in the form of a redesigned camera function, Stories taking prime position at the top of your feed,

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This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

TwinStar Media March 22, 2017 0

If you’re worried that you might be spending too much time procrastinating on Instagram and Facebook rather than actually doing anything productive, then fear not, for it appears you’re not alone. New statistics on

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Facebook to Make Its Comments Section Look Like Messenger

Facebook to Make Its Comments Section Look Like Messenger

TwinStar Media March 21, 2017 0

Facebook continues to force its Messenger platform on its users, now with its most overt act of coercion to date. The social network is testing out text bubbles that look like Messenger conversations in

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Facebook Rumored to Debut Hardware This April

Facebook Rumored to Debut Hardware This April

TwinStar Media March 20, 2017 0

Facebook launched its hardware-focused department building8 awhile back, but the tech company never clarified what type of hardware it was looking to get into. The project is led by ex-Google employee Regina Dugan, who

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Facebook Users Make Their Own News Bubbles

Facebook Users Make Their Own News Bubbles

TwinStar Media March 8, 2017 0

Facebook users who are the most news-obsessed are also the most likely to interact with a small number of news sources, new research finds. The study is a look at the architecture of social

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Facebook Launches a New “Disputed” Tag to Combat Fake News

Facebook Launches a New “Disputed” Tag to Combat Fake News

TwinStar Media March 7, 2017 0

You can’t buy a pack of cigarettes without a giant warning label informing you that this product will slowly destroy (at least) your lungs, and now in that same vein, Facebook is rolling out

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Facebook Finally Introduces A “Dislike” Button

Facebook Finally Introduces A “Dislike” Button

TwinStar Media March 5, 2017 0

Facebook is finally introducing a “dislike” button, but it’s not where you’d probably want it to be. The social network is introducing emoji attachments to Messenger chats, where users will be able to assign

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