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Facebook bows to users’ demands to change its default privacy setting

Facebook bows to users’ demands to change its default privacy settingSocial network Facebook has revealed in a recent post that it has efforts underway to roll out a 'Privacy Checkup' tool to all its approximately 1.28 billion users across the world.

The move, announced by Facebook recently, indicates that the social network has apparently bowed in to users' demands for a change in the company's default privacy settings.

Facebook launches updated version of Messenger for iOS app

Facebook launches updated version of Messenger for iOS appSocial network Facebook launched an update version - Version 5.0 - of its instant messaging app Messenger for iOS devices on Monday.

The update announced by Facebook for its Messenger for iOS app is now available for all iOS devices on the App Store for free. An updated Android version of the app will also likely be launched by Facebook this week.

Facebook announces FB Newswire service in partnership with News Corp-owned Storyful

Facebook announces FB Newswire service in partnership with News Corp-owned StoryfulIn a Thursday blog post, social network Facebook announced the launch of 'FB Newswire' service, in association with News Corp-owned Storyful - "the leader in social content discovery and verification."

Facebook Paper for iPhone receives first major update

Facebook Paper for iPhone receives first major updateIn a Paper blog post, Social network Facebook said that it has released update 1.1 for its Paper for iPhone app. The major update for Paper has recently hit the Apple App Store; and it brings along the users' most requested features.

Facebook releases open-source coding language – ‘Hack’

Facebook releases open-source coding language – ‘Hack’A new open-source coding language - called 'Hack' - has recently been released by popular social network Facebook. The new 'Hack' coding tool - which was being used by Facebook internally for quite a while - is being open-sourced by Facebook for anyone to use.

Jan Koum asserts that WhatsApp will not compromise user privacy for Facebook

Jan Koum asserts that WhatsApp will not compromise user privacy for FacebookIn a statement evidently aimed at assuaging the user privacy concerns which are being raised in connection with the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook, a Monday blog post by WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum has reiterated that the popular messaging app will not become laidback in its approach to member privacy post-acquisition.

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