Friday, March 20, 2020

Facebook Bug Filtered Out Legitimate Coronavirus Articles

Facebook scrambled to deal with a News Feed bug on Tuesday that filtered out legitimate news articles, including some about the coronavirus, formally known as COVID-19. The flaw incorrectly identified a number of valid...

Facebook Pulls Frank Turner’s Live COVID-19 Concert Mid-song

British folk-punk singer Frank Turner only wanted to offer fans some entertainment amid the challenging times we currently find ourselves in, but Facebook went and messed it up. Turner’s Facebook Live show, performed from...

Coronavirus: Facebook Gives Full-Time Employees $1,000 Amid Crisis

As a way to help employees amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Facebook announced it would give each of its 45,000 full-time workers a $1,000 bonus.  The Information first reported that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

WhatsApp May Soon Let You Send Disappearing Private Messages

WhatsApp may, at long last, add a feature most of its rivals have been offering for ages. The Facebook-owned messaging service is reportedly trialing a new option that will let you send self-destructing...

Twitter Makes Work From Home Mandatory For 4,900 Employees

A day after the World Health Organization declared coronavirus a pandemic, Twitter is making work from home mandatory for all of its 4,900 employees across the world. “We understand this is an unprecedented...

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