Some of these fake accounts pretended to be journalists and activists. Facebook removed hundreds of accounts and pages tied to deceptive campaigns from Egyptian and Indian marketing firms in February, the company said Monday. The new takedowns are part ofRead More about Facebook pulls down hundreds of fake accounts tied to marketing firms in India and Egypt
Spatial is trying to turn avatars into serious work tools, and investors are backing the effort. For every mega-hit like Slack in the world of workplace collaboration solutions, there’s a long trail of tech that just never seems to catch on. Take,Read More about Holographic collaboration: The next big idea in remote work?
Facebook accuses two Chinese citizens of hacking people’s accounts and using the victims’ money to run fraudulent ads. Facebook filed a lawsuit Wednesday against two Chinese citizens, accusing them of operating a hacking campaign targeting ad accounts on the social network.Read More about Facebook sues Chinese ad company over alleged hacking campaign
Facebook users who request or offer help during a crisis can now message via WhatsApp. Facebook said Monday that it’s giving users more ways to communicate and share real-time information during a disaster or attack. The world’s social network has aRead More about Facebook rolls out tools to help you find real-time info in a crisis
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton calls Facebook’s efforts a “very tall order.” Facebook confirmed this year it’s planning to add an extra layer of security to its messaging services as part of an effort to make it possible for WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram users to send messagesRead More about Facebook’s plan to integrate Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram might be tougher than it looks
The new standard aims to improve security and privacy by encrypting internet traffic. Google’s plans to use a new internet protocol has raised concerns among congressional antitrust investigators who worry it could give the company an unfair competitive advantage, the Wall Street JournalRead More about Google reportedly under antitrust scrutiny for new internet encryption protocol