Normally, women are urged to do breasts self-examination when standing with arms raised in front of a mirror. This time, they must do it when lying in bed too. Some lumps are detectable only when lying in bed.
WhatsApp has gained a new feature called 'Status,' which lets users send photos overlaid with drawings, emoji, and captions, then send them to friends with a 24-hour expiration date. Does this sound similar?
Facebook’s autoplay feature might be annoying and intrusive for many, though certainly not unstoppable as some are wont to think. This Chrome and Opera extension does the job.
Mark Zuckerberg has published a statement outlining the direction that Facebook will be taking. The almost 6,000-word piece talked big about how the social media company can change the world for the better, but some people were disturbed.
Internet February 18, 2017
Elon Musk has started experimenting on a previously announced tunnel project to help solve LA's traffic problem. There are now sources who believe that he could be building a fallout shelter instead.
Defense February 16, 2017
Two major investors of Facebook and Twitter believe that Snapchat could encounter a growth in revenue, reaching around $14.5 billion by 2027. Several surveys were conducted to predict the same.
Business Tech February 16, 2017
Facebook now allows businesses to post job openings on their Pages in a dedicated tab. This will make it easier for job seekers to find work on the social network, which will now challenge LinkedIn in the job market industry.
Internet February 16, 2017
Recent developments at Snap Inc. point to an increasing interest in hardware. Some sources are now expecting that after its recent IPO, the company will release a Snapchat phone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017
Facebook announced that autoplay videos will soon play with sound by default on mobile. On the bright side, users can turn this off to keep scrolling quietly.
Internet February 15, 2017
Facebook has announced a new TV app slated to arrive on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, alongside other set-top boxes. The company said that its purpose is to provide Facebook users a way to consume content wherever they prefer.
Apps/Software February 14, 2017
Facebook has announced new measures to regain advertisers' trust, including a Media Rating Council audit. The company also pledges greater transparency, accountability, and new choices for marketers.
Business Tech February 11, 2017
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to the Oculus Research Lab in Redmond, Washington. In one of the photos that he uploaded, Zuckerberg can be seen trying out what looks like a prototype for virtual reality gloves.
Gadgets February 10, 2017
Facebook is launching custom-made Valentine’s Day cards next week that can be shared to user’s Timelines in celebration of the holiday.
Internet February 9, 2017
Those intending to visit the U.S. may have to surrender their Facebook and Twitter passwords to the border security agents. The new rule may become a part of the Homeland Security's protocol.
Life & Style February 9, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg has donated $50 million dollars to Chan Zuckerberg Biohub . Some of the money would go into researching neural implants which could lead scientists to create technology to read a person’s mind.
Neuroscience February 9, 2017
Weather reports will now be accessible right inside the Facebook app, under the 'More' section. The company said it has already rolled the feature out to 95 percent of its user base.
Apps/Software February 9, 2017
Facebook is shutting down 200 to 500 Oculus Rift demo stations at Best Buy stores. According to Oculus, the move was due to seasonal changes, but in an internal memo acquired by Business Insider, it was because of store performance.
Gadgets February 9, 2017
Facebook has launched a new tool for Safety Check, aiming to make it more useful in times of crisis. With Community Help, users can now seek and offer assistance such as food, water, shelter and more in the aftermath of an emergency.
Internet February 8, 2017
Facebook rolls out Community Help, a feature within Safety Check for finding and giving supplies and services during a crisis.
Internet February 8, 2017
Facebook is doubling its bereavement leave policy and also introducing paid family sick time for employees. The news was shared by its COO Sheryl Sandberg via a Facebook post.
Business Tech February 8, 2017
A 19-year-old Syrian refugee who took a selfie with Angela Merkel has filed for an injunction in a German court. The teenager is taking Facebook to court as fake news linking him to terrorism was circulated on the site.
Business Tech February 8, 2017
A recent shareholder proposal has asked for the dismissal of Mark Zuckerberg from the board of directors of Facebook. The proposal has been submitted by some shareholders belonging to consumer watchdog group SumOfUs.
Business Tech February 7, 2017
Silicon Valley loves immigrants, and tech companies stand united to fight President Donald J. Trump's immigration ban. What's happening now, and who signed the amicus brief?
Business Tech February 6, 2017
Facebook and Google are helping to make sure fake news articles don’t get spread during France’s upcoming presidential election.
Internet February 6, 2017
Even though the election is over, your Facebook feed is still full of political drama. Give yourself a much-needed break by taking the politics out of your News Feed.
Apps/Software February 5, 2017
How do you increase your chances of landing an internship at Google, Apple, and Facebook? A Harvard University student shares some tips to make your resume stellar and prepare yourself for the interview process.
Life & Style February 4, 2017
Snapchat experienced a slower user growth in the last two quarters of 2016. The company is facing stiff competition from Instagram, and could be facing another competition in Facebook.
Apps/Software February 4, 2017
Facebook said that its Lumos AI has been designed and trained to see images and attach meaning to what's in them. This means the platform will no longer rely exclusively on tags, labels, and text descriptions to find photos.
Internet February 3, 2017
Facebook users will be able to share personalized videos to celebrate their friendships, along with friendship GIFs in Messenger in celebration of the social network’s annual Friends Day.
Internet February 2, 2017
The jury has awarded ZeniMax $500 million as a result of the lawsuit that it filed against Facebook-owned Oculus VR. While Oculus will lodge an appeal, ZeniMax could seek an injunction to halt sales of the Oculus Rift.
Business Tech February 2, 2017
Facebook's released fourth quarter earnings has been favorably received by the market. The figures have outpaced projections, as it reported a profit of $3.57 billion, which is about $1.21 a share.
Business Tech February 1, 2017
A report claims that Facebook is working on a video-focused app for set-top TV boxes such as Apple TV. Facebook is also holding discussions with various media companies on the possible licensing of long-form TV-quality programs.
Apps/Software February 1, 2017
Facebook announced a security tool that could make it easier to use a two-factor authentication to protect your accounts online. It is currently available for GitHub but is expected to be adopted by other companies soon.
Internet January 31, 2017
Several companies in the U.S. have denounced the immigration ban brought forth by the executive order decreed by the Trump administration. Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and more have come forward to voice their thoughts.
Business Tech January 30, 2017
Analysts have projected that Facebook's next earnings report will continue the growth posted in previous quarters. This could, however, be affected by Facebook's own pronouncement that it is facing a decline in ad placements.
Internet January 30, 2017
Facebook has added the use of physical security keys to protect your accounts from hackers. The new authentication method is not mandatory but experts recommend it to those who want protection even from the most advanced hacks.
Internet January 27, 2017
Facebook announced that a small tweak to its algorithm will now surface longer videos to your News Feed. While the company maintains it is for the sake of providing more relevant content, some sources think there is another ulterior motive.
Internet January 27, 2017
Facebook has tapped former Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality efforts. Barra will join Facebook as the new vice president of virtual reality, in charge of Team Oculus.
Business Tech January 26, 2017
Facebook has now rolled out an update to its Trending Topics feature, depersonalizing its featured articles, improving the topic selection algorithm, and more. Facebook said that the improvements will help cut back on fake news.
Internet January 26, 2017
Facebook has yet again taken another Snapchat feature and made it its own. It’s called Stories, borrowing the name from Instagram, and it features photos or videos that disappear after a day.
Apps/Software January 26, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg has rejected claims that he is going to run for president. He argued that he is focused on running Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative but a number of observers are not convinced.
Internet January 25, 2017
Amid proliferation of fake news on social media and the internet, researchers developed a psychological tool to fight misinformation. How does it work?
Neuroscience January 23, 2017
A group of security experts has called The Guardian to retract its story calling one of WhatsApp's features as a security vulnerability. Critics argue that it is forcing users to turn to less secure alternatives.
Apps/Software January 22, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg is committed to changing his image from an intense hoodie-wearing billionaire to a more mature and charismatic titan of industry -- all with the help of his Facebook PR team, of course.
Business Tech January 21, 2017
LinkedIn launched its new website with the goal of simplifying user experience and encouraging users to share ideas and engage in conversations. The company stated that everything has been built from the ground up.
Internet January 20, 2017
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