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November 19, 2014

Facebook introduces its own standalone Groups app

Facebook just announced another app to add to its current roster with Groups, a better way to stay connected to the ones that matter to you the most.

October 26, 2014

Supreme Court: ‘Friends Only’ privacy on Facebook not private at all

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that a ‘friends only’ privacy at social networking site Facebook does not entitle a user to total or absolute privacy, according to an 18-page decision it released a few days ago.

October 14, 2014

Facebook now supports stickers in comments

Starting today, users of the popular social networking site Faceboook can enjoy another great feature aboard their social media experience: Posting stickers on all comments.

October 04, 2014

Say hello to Ello, the anti-Facebook social network

A responsive minimal design, an ad-free interface, and a concrete promise not to sell your user data to third parties. That is how we can describe Ello, a new social network that launched just recently.

August 12, 2014

Here’s why Facebook Messenger wants your permission to take pictures and videos

Facebook explains why its standalone app, Messenger, is requesting permission to access features on your Android smartphone and tablet.

July 31, 2014

Facebook shuts down built-in mobile chat service, moves to Messenger app

You have probably noticed it by now. Facebook has already shut down their chat service and messages on the main Facebook app and has moved to the standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android.

June 30, 2014

Why Facebook experimented and altered 689,000 news feeds

Over the weekend, Facebook admitted to altering hundreds of thousands of Facebook users’ news feed in order to conduct a psychological experiment all the way since 2012. This has caused some people to be enraged as they felt it was some form of intrusion to their privacy in addition to having their feelings toyed with. […]

June 20, 2014

Here’s the reason why Facebook was down yesterday

Wondering why Facebook can’t be accessed yesterday afternoon? Here’s your answer.

June 17, 2014

Bigger thumbs up for bigger approval – Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger rolls out two new features in its latest update: A bigger-than-usual thumbs up and the ability to record and send videos without going out of the app.

June 16, 2014

How to stop Facebook from using your web history for ads

As part of bringing advertisements that will appeal more to your interests, Facebook is going to be collecting information from the apps that you use and websites you visit – yes, that means your entire web history will be used by Facebook. If you feel like this is somehow an intrusion to your privacy, scroll […]

May 23, 2014

Facebook’s new default privacy settings

Privacy has always been an issue for Facebook users. Especially to those who are not aware of the scope of their posts. Before, all new users of the popular social-networking site have post settings set for “Public” sharing by default. Good thing this is now fixed.

May 09, 2014

How to avoid “seenzoning” someone on Facebook

Ever since Facebook implemented the “seen” feature on their chatting / messaging service, conversations with friends either improved or got a lot more awkward. The idea is you get to know if your friend has already seen your message and if he/she is ignoring you – hence the term seenzone.

April 26, 2014

Globe Free Facebook will expire in April 30

Globe and Facebook partnered 6 months ago to offer Free FB on all Globe/TM subscribers a service which, according to Mark Zuckerberg, doubled the number of people who are using internet and data in the Philippines.

April 11, 2014

Facebook will clean “like if, share if” posts & other spam

Facebook is finally cleaning up our news feeds that are usually full of spam as they feel that the news feed is designed to give you information that is actually relevant. This includes the lessening of links that redirect you to spam sites, like-baiting posts, and content that is repetitive in nature.

April 10, 2014

Facebook to remove chat service on mobile app

Facebook has confirmed that it will soon shutdown its chat service on its Android and iOS app, forcing users to download and use its dedicated messaging app, Messenger.

April 03, 2014

How to run the new Facebook UI (for Android only)

Facebook is getting ready on releasing a new UI for its Android app for quite a while now and apparently, anyone can experience it before it even comes out by simply following these steps.

April 01, 2014

BIR request to block Facebook, Twitter over tax issues

In another surprise move by the Bureau of Internal Revenue, a request was sent to the NTC and ISPs to block several international websites for failure to remit proper taxes from operating within the Philippine internet domain.

March 26, 2014

Facebook to buy Oculus VR, Inc. for $2 billion

Facebook really has deep pockets, that’s for sure, as it has announced its plans to acquire Oculus VR, Inc. for a total of approximately $2 billion.

March 05, 2014

Facebook Messenger now on Windows Phone 8

Facebook’s very own messaging service, Facebook Messenger, finally finds its way into Windows Phone 8.

February 20, 2014

Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $16B

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company has entered a merger with WhatsApp for $4B in cash and $12B in stocks, for a combined total of $16B.

February 14, 2014

LGBTs can finally set their right gender on Facebook

Earlier today, Facebook has added a handful of new selections on the Gender drop-down box under the Basic Information page.

February 10, 2014

Big money moving behind fake Facebook videos

Last week, I was asked by @tjmanotoc to do a TV interview about those fake Facebook videos. The interview was aired on TV Patrol, Bandila and another Studio 23 report. Since the clip was very short, I thought of doing a longer and more detailed explanation of the case here.

February 04, 2014

See your biggest moments on Facebook with Look Back

In case you didn’t notice, today is Facebook’s 10th birthday and in celebration Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook team made a special feature called “Look Back” which plays a video of some of your best moments on the social networking site.

January 30, 2014

Facebook introduces new Paper app

Facebook has introduced a new app called Paper, that lets users view their Facebook feed in a fresh and attractive layout.

November 15, 2013

You can now donate to Typhoon Relief on Facebook

Facebook has recently activated a feature that makes it possible for users to donate directly to the American Red Cross to support the massive global response effort following the impact of Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda on the Philippines this past week.

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