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Facebook tool warns developers of phishing attacks dangling lookalike domains

Phishing seems like a problem that will be here for the long haul, so I welcome any tools to combat it with open arms. Today Facebook announced one: a service for domain owners or concerned users that

Watch Facebook’s F8 2018 Day 2 keynote right here

Facebook is hosting its F8 developer conference in San Jose this week. Yesterday, it kicked off with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who addressed the company’s latest scandals, including

Everything Facebook launched at F8 and Why

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F

Workplace, Facebook’s enterprise version, now has 52 SaaS apps and bots, opens up for more integrations

Workplace, the more secure, closed enterprise version of Facebook that competes against the likes of Slack, Microsoft Teams and Hipchat as a platform for employees to communicate and work on things to

Facebook is launching a new Groups tab and plug-in

Facebook is rolling out a new Groups tab and plugin, announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg during his opening keynote at Facebook’s F8 developer conference this morning. The addition of the new Groups t

Facebook announces way to ‘Clear History’ of apps and sites you’ve clicked

Today is a big day for Facebook . The company is hosting its F8 developer conference in San Jose today and just before the event is scheduled to start, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped a bit of ne

Facebook opens registration for its annual F8 developer conference

Facebook has just opened up registration for its annual F8 developer conference. Facebook has had a turbulent year in the news, and the company has made some significant moves to restructure how its u

Facebook’s F8 conference returns to San Jose May 1-2, 2018

Facebook should have plenty to talk about, between augmented reality, new acquisitions, the Watch video tab and all its ongoing scandals with Russian election interference, fake news and News Feed rea

Crunch Report | Juicero Running Dry?

Today’s Stories  Juicero users find that man trumps machine Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom Spotify’s half-priced student pricing expands worl

Udacity is going to help Facebook teach engineers within its Developer Circles

Facebook's been steadily growing its Developer Circles initiative in recent months and today during its annual F8 conference the company provided an update on growth and announced a new partnership wi

Facebook’s F8 plans include Camera Effects Platform, offline Instagram

What will Facebook launch next week at its F8 conference? The schedule reveals plans to give Instagram offline features that are already in testing, opening its Camera Effects Platform to developers s

Facebook will launch group chatbots at F8

Facebook will reveal at its F8 conference a new class of group bots that work inside Messenger group chats. These group bots can keep users informed about real-time news such as a sports game's progre

Facebook opens registration for its F8 developer conference

Don’t we all love developer conferences. Facebook just opened the (virtual) doors of its annual F8 event on April 18-19. You’ll need to apply before February 21. And if you get selected, tickets c

TechCrunch launches a personalized news recommendations bot on Facebook Messenger

We're excited to announce the launch of the first cross-platform and personalized news recommendations bot on Facebook Messenger. The bot is part of Facebook's "Agents for Messenger" program revealed

Facebook sends a loud message about Messenger bots, but will we hear it?

Every time there is a conference where we get saturated coverage from a given company, we tend to buy into their vision, at least for the couple of days the company has our undivided attention. Last w

Facebook’s new chatbots still need work

Facebook debuted chatbots for Messenger this week to much fanfare, promising consumers a new way to interact with their favorite businesses over the company's popular messaging service. The idea is th

Facebook will soon be able to automatically tag your friends in videos

Facebook is making big strides in using its artificial intelligence systems for image recognition, but it’s also working on bringing this technology to video. As the company demoed at its F8 de

Facebook’s Terragraph and ARIES antennas bring Internet to underserved areas

Probably the most impressive of Facebook’s connectivity projects is its solar-powered Aquila drone for enabling Internet access in remote areas. But while the technology behind Aquila is impre

Facebook’s React Native gets backing from Microsoft and Samsung

React Native was originally developed by Facebook to allow its developers to take React, a framework for helping developers build single-page apps the company developed in-house, and allow them to us

Watch Facebook’s F8 conference here, plus what to expect

Chatbots, Live video, and VR technology are all on the docket for Facebook's F8 developer conference, and you can watch the livestream here at 9:30am PST with Mark Zuckerberg's keynote starting at 10a
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