Facebook login adds real-name policy, auto-updated friends list to Oculus

FB login is wholly optional; follows March roll-out of FB integration into GearVR. sci tech news Continue reading Facebook login adds real-name policy, auto-updated friends list to Oculus

Mark Zuckerberg Accused of Abusing Power After Censoring ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo

Mark Zuckerberg Accused of Abusing Power After Censoring ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo:

Norway’s largest newspaper has published a front-page open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, lambasting the company’s decision to censor a historic photograph of the Vietnam war and calling on Zuckerberg to recognize and live up to his role as “the world’s most powerful editor”.

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Censorship row: Facebook reinstates iconic “napalm girl” photo [Updated]

Zuckerberg bends to pressure after Norway PM’s Facebook post is removed. sci tech news Continue reading Censorship row: Facebook reinstates iconic “napalm girl” photo [Updated]

SpaceX explosion: Amos-6 satellite owner demands $50M from Musk’s firm

A SpaceX Falcon 9 that blew up on the launchpad was carrying $205M satellite. sci tech news Continue reading SpaceX explosion: Amos-6 satellite owner demands $50M from Musk’s firm

“We’re a tech company, we’re not a media company,” says Facebook founder

Social network giant under EU pressure for not editing hateful and illegal posts. sci tech news Continue reading “We’re a tech company, we’re not a media company,” says Facebook founder

Facebook fires human editors, algorithm immediately posts fake news

Facebook makes its Trending feature fully automated, with mixed results. sci tech news Continue reading Facebook fires human editors, algorithm immediately posts fake news

Selfies in voting booths: Depending on where you live, they may be illegal

A New Hampshire law says selfie ban is needed to curtail vote buying and coercion. sci tech news Continue reading Selfies in voting booths: Depending on where you live, they may be illegal

WhatsApp does about face, will serve ads in Facebook-owned app

Nominal subscription fee was dropped in January of this year. sci tech news Continue reading WhatsApp does about face, will serve ads in Facebook-owned app

Files stolen by USB stick, fake “garage” story highlight amended Oculus lawsuit

Zenimax has now added Oculus execs John Carmack, Brendan Iribe as defendants. sci tech news Continue reading Files stolen by USB stick, fake “garage” story highlight amended Oculus lawsuit

You can watch free episodes of Amazon shows on YouTube and Facebook

Only the pilots, and a few shows including Transparent and Annedroids. sci tech news Continue reading You can watch free episodes of Amazon shows on YouTube and Facebook