Epoch Times prohibited from advertising after sneaking pro-Trump propaganda onto Facebook

The site was the biggest political spender on Facebook ads outside of the Trump campaign. Facebook has prohibited conservative news site The Epoch Times from shopping for ads after it absolutely was discovered that the website was trying to avoid the company’s rules for transparency around political advertisements, in line with a report from NBC News. The Epoch Times antecedently spent $2 million on Facebook ads supporting President Trump and amplifying […]

To realize its VR dreams, Facebook has to kill what oculus has built.

Mark Zuckerberg has poured billions into his virtual reality dream, a new platform that Facebook owns. Facebook bought oculus and has spent the last 5 years killing what it was and reinventing it as a Facebook-scale company. it has dumped most of the co-founders, brought in Zuck loyalists to take over the most important decisions and shifted towards accessibility over appeasing the company’s early supporters. Facebook’s latest release is the realization of all that. The company’s Quest product, which they released on Tuesday, […]

Facebook is launching Avatars for messenger and the News Feed

Facebook is launching Avatars, a playful way for users to represent themselves in chats and comments, TechCrunch reports. The feature permits users to create customized digital characters to represent themselves in messenger chats and News Feed comments. The feature is presently only open to users in Australia, however all Facebook users will be able to create them sometime at the end of this year or early next year.