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Decision: ads for face masks will come back on Facebook

Facebook will partially lift the advertising ban on face masks. Thus, third-party businesses will have the possibility to advertise cloth masks. Also, they could promote other non-medical face coverings, such as bandanas. Face masks shortage determined the ban…
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Facebook labels ads and news from state-controlled media

Facebook labels ads and news on the platform coming from publications that may be under the influence of a government. The new Facebook labels will affect ads The new elements are… labels. They will appear globally in the Ad Library Page view, on Pages, and…
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Facebook Shops will bring even more ads on the platform

Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Shops, when online shopping becomes the main solution for most of us. Facebook’s announcement is not hiding that this option comes “as many businesses are creating and strengthening their digital presence.” So, this might…
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Facebook counterattacks Zoom and Microsoft Teams

As the demand for real-time video is higher now, Facebook counterattacks Zoom and Microsoft. The number of video calls more than doubled in many countries on Messenger and WhatsApp. Also, views of Facebook Live and Instagram Live videos increased significantly. That’s…
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The pandemic triggered the struggle of video calling solutions

The lockdown caused by the Coronavirus triggered the struggle of video calling solutions. Lately, there is many news about new features and improvements from Google Duo, WhatsApp or Zoom which prove this. And the battle is somehow normal, considering that the lockdown is…
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Coronavirus, an excuse to block Facebook, Twitter and Telegram

The quality of access to Facebook, Twitter and Telegram that do not comply with the requirements of Russian law will decrease. The announcement came from the deputy of the State Duma. So, the representatives of the Internet industry who joined the Zoom conference…
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Bug in the Facebook anti-spam system eliminated legitimate news

A bug in the Facebook anti-spam system mistakenly eliminated legitimate news stories and also other posts. The system miscategorized them as violating content. So, many users complained that their posts, including some regarding the Coronavirus outbreak were taken down.
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Facebook warns about domain names used for phishing

Facebook is concerned about domain names used for phishing. So, the company takes action and announced it filed a lawsuit in Arizona, against Namecheap. According to the social media giant, the domain name registrar aims to deceive people. They do this by misleading users…
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Facebook might include other coins in its cryptocurrency project

Facebook might include other coins in its cryptocurrency project, under pressure from regulators. The giant and its partners announced Libra some time ago, but now they are facing regulatory scrutiny. So, Bloomberg reported that Libra could become more like a payments…