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Facebook Says Panic-Inducing Bangkok Explosion Actually Happened

BANGKOK — Facebook has denied its Tuesday night alert about an explosion hitting Bangkok was made in error, saying it was supported by news reports about a man who threw fireworks from the roof of a bank nine hours earlier. Citing English-language reports by Khaosod English, Bangkok Post, Thai PBS and The Nation, Facebook said […]Read More

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Government targets pirates using Facebook

The Intellectual Property Department has asked Facebook to close accounts being used to sell pirated goods, Thosapone Dansuputra, the department director-general said Monday. He said the department had contacted Facebook’s regional office in Singapore seeking the removal of Thai-registered accounts belonging to people using them to hawk pirated goods. Full story: Bangkok Post PHUSADEE ARUNMASRead More

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Driver in critical condition after crashing at 116 mph during

A driver who filmed himself speeding on Facebook Live is in a critical condition after the livestream ended with his car smashing into a garbage truck. Police say the 20-year-old Rhode Island man was driving at more than 100 miles per hour and was seriously injured in the accident, as reported by CBS Boston. Onasi […]Read More

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Facebook stops collecting WhatsApp data across Europe

PanARMENIAN.Net – Facebook has suspended its collection of WhatsApp user data for advertising purposes across Europe, following intense pressure from data privacy watchdogs in the EU, the Financial Times reports. WhatsApp had announced in August it would share user information with its parent company for the first time, admitting that personal details such as phone […]Read More

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Facebook bug kills off people before they are dead

PanARMENIAN.Net – Well, this is awkward. Facebook incorrectly flagged some people’s profile pages with a message saying that the person was deceased. And it looks like the glitch was pretty widespread: even founder Mark Zuckerberg had apparently ceased to be. A banner at the top of his profile page read, “We hope people who love […]Read More

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Facebook launches Marketplace for buying, selling items

PanARMENIAN.Net – 450 million people already visit “buy and sell” Groups on Facebook each month, and now the company is launching a whole tab in its app called Marketplace dedicated to peer-to-peer shopping, TechCrunch said. Facebook Marketplace lets you browse a relevancy-sorted feed of things to buy from people who live nearby, and quickly list […]Read More

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Facebook rolls out Messenger “Lite” for Android

PanARMENIAN.Net – Facebook has announced a “Lite” version of its Android Messenger app. The new bare-bones Messenger app is designed for older phones with less memory and less powerful processors. Messenger Lite will initially launch in Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and Venezuela, but will hit other regions at a later, unspecified date, Engadget said. […]Read More