Facebook Portal is on sale for $70 off at Amazon

[ad_1] Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Add up to 6 people in a group call with Facebook Portal. Image: Facebook By Nah’Ja WashingtonMashable Deals2019-09-04 14:23:37 UTC TL;DR: Snag the immersive communication device known as the Facebook Portal for $129 at Amazon. It’s typically […]

Facebook addresses facial recognition fears, will stop scanning faces by default

[ad_1] (Lack of) privacy: Facebook is frequently at the center of one controversy or another, and usually, it’s due to a privacy mishap. Once upon a time, the company was vilified for its alleged part in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and more recently, it has caught fire for its implementation of facial recognition technology. By […]

Facebook continues huge growth across Seattle, inks lease for 200K square-foot building in Bellevue – 10minmail

[ad_1] The Block 24 building in the Spring District. (Spring District Photo) Facebook is showing no signs of slowing down its appetite for office space in the Seattle region. The social media giant has inked a lease for Block 24, a 200,000 square-foot building in Bellevue, Wash. at the new Spring District. A Facebook spokesperson […]

Instagram reportedly told to double number of ads by Facebook

[ad_1] Feel like Instagram has more ads than ever? It’s not just you. Facebook executives last year instructed Instagram to “roughly double” the number of ads in the app, according to a new report in The Information.  The report offers a detailed accounting of the many ways Facebook has exerted more control over Instagram over […]

Amazon, Facebook, Google, and the hidden forces driving the world’s top businesses – 10minmail

[ad_1] (10minmail Illustration) Amazon, Uber, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and many other big companies have something in common. They’re all platforms, providing underlying technologies that others use to build or facilitate their own businesses. But there are different types of platforms, with different motivations, and understanding those differences is key for anyone looking to build, compete […]