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  • Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

    Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

    Written by Zach Miners27 Aug. 15 23:16
  • Facebook's M blends AI assists with human help

    When it comes to questions asked online, which ones are best handled by a machine, and which ones require human intervention? Facebook thinks it can perform the triage with M, its new personal digital assistant.

    Written by Zach Miners27 Aug. 15 00:20
  • Facebook hires new A/NZ chief

    Facebook has officially appointed Stephen Scheeler as the new managing director of Facebook Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ).

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner26 Aug. 15 09:32
  • Facebook releases software that creates more software

    Facebook has released as open source a library it uses to generate code, called Codegen, providing a way for outside programmers to automate some of the routine work they do when creating large programs.

    Written by Joab Jackson20 Aug. 15 23:44
  • Facebook taps its social ranking tech to improve employee satisfaction

    Facebook is applying some of the algorithms that facilitate connections between its 1.2 billion users to augment employee collaboration and reduce dreaded inbox clutter, underscoring one of many ways the company is tapping the tremendous volumes of data it collects to make business processes more efficient. The software, under development, is designed to help new workers connect with colleagues and work groups within the Facebook social network.

    Written by Clint Boulton14 Aug. 15 06:56
  • Parse opens up SDKs to Apple, Android developers

    Parse, <a href="">which provides a cloud platform for mobile and desktop apps,</a> plans to open-source all of its SDKs, starting with kits for iOS, OS X and Android.

    Written by Paul Krill14 Aug. 15 04:10
  • React JavaScript library gets new tools

    React, a JavaScript library co-developed by Facebook and Instagram for building user interfaces, is getting "entirely new" developer tools.

    Written by Paul Krill07 Aug. 15 23:57
  • Will Facebook envy wreck Twitter?

    There's never been anything quite like Facebook. As a company, Facebook specializes in collecting, hoarding, keeping and engaging users. As a social network, it dominates the market with the largest user base. Facebook has a monopoly as the social network of choice for friends and families.

    Written by Mike Elgan04 Aug. 15 01:48
  • Facebook says Flash security woes could hurt its business

    Earlier this month, a security vulnerability in Adobe Flash compelled Google and Mozilla to temporarily block the plug-in from their browsers. Now, Facebook says the problems with Flash could hurt its bottom line.

    Written by Zach Miners01 Aug. 15 08:15

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