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Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

A recent Facebook post with a hashtag indicating support for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid argued this point in favor of the candidate’s signature healthcare plan, Medicare for All: “Just so we’re clear: people with pre-existing mental health conditions have access to firearms and not healthcare.” This post, which has been shared more than 58,000 times since [...]

November 8, 2019 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

In order to create a Facebook Business Page, you simply need to log into your personal Facebook account. Facebook gives a free opportunity to people to enhance their brand awareness through the medium of social media. In a way, a Facebook Business page helps to generate sales as it allows to connect with people. In [...]

October 12, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Facebook said Monday it’s acquiring CTRL-labs, a neurotechnology startup, as part of efforts to develop a wristband for controlling smartphones, computers and other digital devices without having to touch a screen or keyboard. The moonshot project underscores the world’s largest social network’s efforts to transform how we communicate with one another. Facebook first said in 2017 [...]

September 24, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

While smoking is associated with a host of health problems, be it lung cancer, heart disease or skin ailments, smokers often struggle to kick the habit as chemical changes deep in the brain drive nicotine addiction. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Facebook’s growth into a digital advertising power is showing a flip side: The social network is more dependent than ever on the cyclical ad market, even as its rival Google finds new revenue streams in hardware and software. Facebook reported on Wednesday that 98% of its quarterly revenue came from advertising, up from 97% a [...]

May 6, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Facebook Hands Swedish Prosecutors Footage in Gang Rape Case

Facebook Hands Swedish Prosecutors Footage in Gang Rape Case

Swedish prosecutors investigating a suspected gang rape and its broadcast via Facebook Live said on Friday they had received a copy of the footage from the US social media company. Prosecutors earlier this month charged two men with raping a woman in January, and a third with the crime of “grave defamation” by streaming it [...]

April 1, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Facebook Hands Swedish Prosecutors Footage in Gang Rape Case

Facebook beats Wall Street’s growth estimates

Facebook beats Wall Street’s growth estimates

From the spread of fake news to a nasty court fight in Texas, it has been a rough few months for Facebook. But company executives can take heart in two things: Despite an audience nudging toward two billion users, more and more people are still flocking to the service, and more and more advertisers are [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Facebook beats Wall Street’s growth estimates

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

A US court has ordered Facebook and other defendants to pay $500m (£395m) after finding they unlawfully used a firm’s virtual reality technology. The jury found Oculus, which Facebook bought in 2014, used computer code belonging to video game developer Zenimax to launch its own VR headset. Oculus said it was “disappointed” and would appeal [...]

February 2, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

A US court has ordered Facebook and other defendants to pay $500m (£395m) after finding they unlawfully used a firm’s virtual reality technology. The jury found Oculus, which Facebook bought in 2014, used computer code belonging to video game developer Zenimax to launch its own VR headset. Oculus said it was “disappointed” and would appeal [...]

February 2, 2017 Saheli Uncategorized Comments Off on Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

4 in custody after mentally disabled man tied up, tortured on Facebook Live

4 in custody after mentally disabled man tied up, tortured on Facebook Live

FOX 32 NEWS – Chicago investigators are questioning four African-Americans after a Facebook Live video shows a group of people torturing a white mentally disabled man while someone yelled “F*** Trump!” and “F*** white people!” Chicago police were made aware of the video Tuesday afternoon. A young African American woman streamed the video live on [...]

January 5, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on 4 in custody after mentally disabled man tied up, tortured on Facebook Live

Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Facebook’s plans to relax rules around posts deemed newsworthy or in the public interest do not go far enough, a Norwegian newspaper editor has said. Facebook director Patrick Walker was visiting Norway following a row about the banning of an iconic Vietnam War image on the grounds of nudity. He said changes were being made [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Fury over Facebook ‘Napalm girl’ censorship

Fury over Facebook ‘Napalm girl’ censorship

Facebook has controversially removed the iconic image of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack during the Vietnam war from a post, on the grounds of nudity. The editor of Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten said the entire post, which was about iconic war imagery, was later deleted and the account of the reporter behind it suspended. Espen [...]

September 9, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Fury over Facebook ‘Napalm girl’ censorship