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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.

November 04, 2013

How to unsubscribe to Globe’s Free Facebook service

Late last month, Globe Telecom granted all of their subscribers (Postpaid and Prepaid) free access to Facebook. Although a great service it may not always appeal to everyone especially to those who are subscribed to unlimited data. So if you want to opt out, here’s how you can do it.

October 22, 2013

Globe offers free Facebook access to subs

It started with Twitter, now Globe announced that they’ll also offer free access to the Zuckberg-owned social media account starting on October 31.

August 22, 2013

Canon announces PowerShot N Facebook Ready

Canon announced a Facebook-friendly version of their PowerShot N tiny pocket camera from earlier this year — the PowerShot N Facebook Ready.

August 14, 2013

Manila City to launch official Facebook, Twitter accounts

The City Government of Manila will soon launch its own Facebook and Twitter account to deliver updates as well as to cater to complaints and concerns from its citizens.

August 06, 2013

NCRPO is now on Twitter and Facebook!

The National Capital Region Police Office, aka NCRPO, has recently announced that the agency will be using social media (Twitter and Facebook) to make it easier for citizens to report injustices with better accuracy and less physical activity.

August 01, 2013

Facebook introduces Embedded Posts

Facebook has just rolled out a new feature called “Embedded Posts” which makes it possible for people to add public posts from the social networking site to their blog or website.

June 13, 2013

#Facebook #adds #hashtag #support

Zuckerberg-owned social networking site announced its plans of making it easier for a user to find contents of a particular interest and/or be part of large discussion by including hashtag support which was made popular by Twitter.

April 17, 2013

Facebook to launch $1M per day video ads

Facebook is really doing its best to cash out on its massive user base through ads. First by sugar-coating it with cool features like, let’s see.. uhmm.. Facebook Home?? Then eventually bombarding users with ads in the near future. While I don’t blame Facebook for doing such as it lets you use its services for […]

April 17, 2013

Facebook iOS app updated to v6.0, brings Chat heads

Facebook has updated their iOS app to version 6.0 which bring new messaging enhancements and features such as Chat heads to both the iPhone and the iPad.

April 13, 2013

Facebook Home is now available for Android

The HTC First & Facebook Home are scheduled to be launched on April 12, and it did – but there are a few catches. The HTC First is a US story, while Facebook Home is… well, the same story too. You can get it on the Play Store for free if you’re located in the […]

April 08, 2013

Care to take Facebook Home Beta for a spin?

If you do, and you have an Android device with a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 768 you can. The good thing here is that it doesn’t require too much thingamajig in order for you to set it up. Interested? Head past the break to know how to install it on your gizmo.

April 05, 2013

Facebook Home announced, along with HTC First

We guess we were right when we said Facebook will launch a new Android UI/launcher, and it’s now official. Facebook Home aims to replace your Android’s homescreen with an extremely Facebook integrated skin. On top of that, HTC announced the first phone to come with Home – HTC First.

April 03, 2013

Facebook’s big announcement, the Facebook phone?

This is probably one of the rumors that won’t just die. Ever since the HTC ChaCha and Salsa, there has been a long line of speculations about when the next Facebook phone will be out – and little by little, the puzzle pieces are forming the big picture as inch closer to the official announcement.

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