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Russell Brandom / The Verge:
California court certifies lawsuit against Facebook over private message scanning as a class action, but rules out any monetary damages   —  Facebook may have violated federal privacy laws by scanning private messages, according to a lawsuit certified for class action yesterday in Northern California District Court.
May 19, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger hits 900M MAUs, adds short URLs and Snapchat-like scannable codes for starting conversations with businesses and individuals   —  Facebook pushes businesses to Messenger with new tools for Pages, including Snapchat-like scannable codes  —  A day after people started noticing Facebook …
Apr 7, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Takes On Angie's List And Yelp With New Site For Finding Top-Rated Local Businesses   —  Facebook is quietly testing a new feature that will direct users to the best-rated and reviewed local service providers in their area.  At the easy-to-access URL Facebook.com/services …
Dec 15, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp blocks links to rival app Telegram on Android; Telegram says its Facebook page vanished too   —  WhatsApp Is Blocking Links To Rival App Telegram On Android  —  Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp appears to have started deliberately blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram …
Dec 1, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal from search results under European laws since May, has removed 41.8%   —  Google Provides Details on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests in E.U.  —  LONDON — Facebook, and Google's own services, are among the websites to be most affected by Europe's …
Oct 10, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Facebook Rolls Out Analytics For App Links, Says 3 Billion URLs Have Been Enabled   —  The open-source effort that aims to make the mobile web less frustrating for users is gaining momentum.  Developers will now be able to measure results better.  —  Facebook's effort to make the mobile web less frustrating is gaining momentum.
Aug 22, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram's “Bolt” Leak Could Be A New Facebook App Or An App Install Ad Test   —  Some Instagram users are reporting having briefly seen a banner advertisement within the Instagram application which pointed to a new app called “Bolt,” described as a “one tap photo messaging” app.
Jul 24, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Facebook Launches AppLinks To Make Deep Linking Between Apps Easier   —  At its F8 developer conference today, Parse CEO and co-founder Ilya Sukhar announced the launch of AppLinks.org, a new initiative that will make deep-linking between native apps easier for developers.
Apr 30, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
RT:
French broadcasting watchdog CSA eager to tax YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion   —  France's Superior Council of Audiovisual, an independent broadcasting authority, wants to impose taxes on media giants like YouTube, Facebook and Dailymotion to force them to contribute to financing French culture.
Dec 28, 2013, 5:25 PMIn context
Brad Chacos / PC World:
Next-gen HTTP 2.0 protocol will require HTTPS encryption (most of the time)   —  Sending data in plain text just doesn't cut it in an age of abundant hack attacks and mass metadata collection.  Some of the biggest names on the Web—Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc.—have already embraced default encryption …
Nov 13, 2013, 4:35 PMIn context

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