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Facebook's M assistant launches in U.S., will offer chat suggestions

More than a year after introducing a virtual assistant in its Messenger app, Facebook is launching M to the masses. M now offers a set of suggestions to help with the conversation being carried out.

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Copying Snapchat shows Facebook’s lack of innovation

Photo masks and disappearing messages are fine as far as they go, but Facebook needs to continue to fuel fresh features if it means to grow.

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Facebook copies Snapchat Stories (again)-- but why?

Facebook is once again copying Snapchat Stories, this time putting the feature in its main mobile app. But do we really need stories across five different apps?

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Facebook confirms testing a dislike emoji for Messenger

The company insists it's a "small test" to determine if the reaction is helpful.

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Facebook's 'dislike' button -- for Messenger only?

People have been asking for it for years, and now Facebook is finally testing it out: the 'dislike' button.

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Facebook releases 'Prophet' -- its free forecasting tools -- for Python and R

Prophet is aimed specifically at business problems such as computer infrastructure capacity planning.

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Facebook’s latest goal is to connect (and save) the world

In a blog post Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out an agenda that envisions creating a global community to make the world a better place.

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Looking for a job? Facebook's got you covered

Facebook is now making it easy for employers to post jobs to Facebook, and equally easy for potential hires to apply.

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Facebook just got a lot better at knowing exactly what is in your photos

Facebook has updated its image processing software so it can better identify exactly what is in the photos you post.

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Facebook's video strategy -- what you need to know

Mark Zuckerberg has shared more details of Facebook's video strategy.

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Facebook looks to revamp password recovery by supplanting email

Forgot your password? Well, Facebook wants to help you recover your account. The company is releasing an open source protocol that’ll let third-party sites recover a user’s account through Facebook, or any trusted service.

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Facebook appoints Xiaomi exec Hugo Barra to head VR business

Facebook has appointed Xiaomi executive Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality initiatives, including the Oculus VR business that was acquired in 2014.

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Here’s why President Mark Zuckerberg is such a bad idea

Sure, he is going to visit every state this year. That does not mean he should be President. In some ways, tongue in cheek, he already is.

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Hacker says he can get phone numbers on Facebook which are not supposed to be public

A security researcher is threatening to go public with a 'privacy leak' that allows him to get phone numbers via Facebook which are not supposed to be publicly visible.

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Facebook to deploy fake news reporting tool in Germany

Facebook plans to deploy a tool to deal with fake news in Germany in the coming weeks, after announcing tests of the tool last month.

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Facebook launches fake news reporting tool in Germany

Facebook plans to deploy a tool to deal with fake news in Germany in the coming weeks, after announcing tests of the tool last month.

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Facebook 'misled' EU regulators over its takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook could be fined up to 1 percent of worldwide revenue for ‘misleading’ EU regulators about its 2014 takeover of Whatsapp.

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Facebook 'misled' EU regulators over its takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook could be fined up to 1 percent of worldwide revenue for ‘misleading’ EU regulators about its 2014 takeover of Whatsapp

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Zuckerberg shows off upcoming Facebook features

Facebook executives are showing off new features and technologies that could be added to the social network next year.

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Facebook Instant Games helps you waste more time

Sure, messaging with Facebook Instant Messenger is great, but what we really wanted was some games. And now we have them.

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