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Send and receive PayPal money with Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is more than just an instant messaging app now; it has transformed into a peer-to-peer  (P2P) payment channel, thanks to the partnership between Facebook and PayPal. Available in the U.S. from October 20, people can send and request money using their PayPal account without leaving the Messenger app. To make a payment, people…

Facebook launches Messenger Kids – a kid-friendly version of Messenger

Facebook has launched Messenger Kids – a standalone, kid-friendly version of Messenger that allows parents to control who their children are able to communicate with. Sounds a little authoritarian, no doubt, but this would arguably be better than leaving your children exposed to the deviants that are lurking out there.   Besides, apart from the executive control…

Microsoft and Facebook’s new subsea cable can transmit data at speeds of 160Tbps

Microsoft has announced the completion of the Marea subsea cable, a joint project with Facebook and global telecommunications infrastructure company Telxius, that took two years to install. Suresh Kumar, Microsoft’s corporate vice-president for cloud infrastructure and operations, said that the subsea cable was the most technologically advanced to cross the Atlantic Ocean and that it…

Facebook allows video creators to benefit from their pirated content

Facebook has allowed video creators to generate income from content that have been pirated by others. Facebook users will utilize a ‘Rights Manager’ feature, which provides a video matching software that automatically identifies videos that were re-posted of ripped off. This allows user to generate some revenue by claiming a…

Facebook’s ‘Journalism Project’ aims to boost quality of news being shared

If you’re an active Facebook user, chances are you’ve seen more than a couple of absurd news stories being shared by friends who have been duped into believing that these stories were real. To combat this, Facebook has launched a program called the ‘Facebook Journalism Project’. As its name suggests,…

Facebook is developing its own TV app

  Facebook has been working on its own TV app that works similarly to the Apple TV. The social media giant hopes the upcoming app will encourage their users to watch longer videos. This falls in line with Facebook’s recent tweaks to their news feed and their discussion with various…

Facebook unveils M, a personal assistant in messenger that can complete tasks

There have been talks about Facebook working on a virtual assistant and if you’ve been curious about what type of services Facebook could introduce, here it is. The company recently unveiled M, a personal assistant found in Facebook Messenger. Facebook M is more than just a digital assistant like Siri…

How to teach your kid ABC nowadays

This is an reference chart for geeks who may want to teach ABC to their kids. Creative.

10 quick tips and example for better Facebook status update

If you are running a Facebook fan page, are you run out of idea what to share with you follower on your fan page? The following infographic show the 10 quick tips on how and example for a better status updates on your Facebook fan page. Post an interesting fact…

Send Real Gifts to Friends with Facebook Gifts

Facebook is set to unveil a new service named Gifts; a result of the company’s acquisition of Karma, a 16-person start-up based in San Francisco. As the moniker suggests, the service will enable users to send tokens such as chocolates, coffee, and other real-life presents to their loved ones and…