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Reactions and new camera effects are coming to Facebook Lite

Reactions and new camera effects are coming to Facebook Lite

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You probably know Facebook Lite, which is a stripped version of the official Facebook app which is targeted for those individuals that need to have the core Facebook experience while using less data. Since Facebook Lite is a stripped version of the bloated Facebook app, there are features that you enjoy on the latter that you don’t get on the former and one of them was Reactions. Well, you can scrap that from the list of features that you don’t get on Facebook Lite as Facebook has updated it with Reactions. The social networking giant today introduced new features from the original Facebook app to Facebook Lite, according to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. These include India-specific camera effects and the Reactions feature. The plans were originally announced at A Place to Connect, a
LinkedIn Gains 100 million Users In 18 Months

LinkedIn Gains 100 million Users In 18 Months

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LinkedIn is one of the older social media platforms surving changes in technology, a tough demographic and a number of challenges along the way. They stand today as a public company going stronger than ever with a firm grip business proffesional social networking market. On October of 2015, they announced that they had surpassed the 400 million active user mark and after that, the company went silent about its active user mark, until now. The Microsoft owned company has now revealed that they have ‘crossed an important and exciting milestone’ which is they have finally crossed the 500 million active users mark. It has taken them 18 months to reach this crucial milestone unlike other apps like Messenger which gain hundreds of millions of users in like 4 months. According to the com
Facebook is taking mind reading from sci-fi to reality

Facebook is taking mind reading from sci-fi to reality

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Facebook has unveiled a project from its secretive Building 8 research group that’s working to create a brain-computer interface that lets you type with your thoughts. The social media giant announced during day two of its F8 developer conference that its Building 8 hardware lab is working on technology that will one day allow users to type with your thoughts and hear through your skin. Our brains, along with the cochleas in our ears, possess the power to reconstruct language from components, and Facebook is looking at hardware and software to transmit those components to the body via pressure changes and vibrations. During the day 2 keynote, the company demonstrated a video of one of its engineers repeating words communicated to her through sensors embedded in a sleeve on her arm. Simpl
Facebook Cracks Down On 30,000 Fake Accounts

Facebook Cracks Down On 30,000 Fake Accounts

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Facebook has taken action against 30,000 fake accounts in France in a bid to promote public awareness campaign aimed at educating people about how to spot fake news. The company said it is trying to "reduce the spread of material generated through inauthentic activity, including spam, misinformation, or other deceptive content that is often shared by creators of fake accounts." According to the social media platform, People come go online to make meaningful connections. From the beginning, they believed that can only be possible if the interactions here are authentic – and if people use the names they're known by. However, the company records that they found that when people represent themselves on Facebook the same way they do in real life, they act responsibly. Fake accounts don’t f
WhatsApp may soon let users unsend messages

WhatsApp may soon let users unsend messages

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WhatsApp is testing two major new features that could soon make their way to all users. The sought after feature will allow users to "unsend" messages, removing them from a receiver's phone before they have had a chance to read them. The popular messaging App is testing the addition as an option in the beta version of its latest update, which could soon be available on iOS, according to monitors WABetaInfo.  The beta release also includes other changes, including the ability to share your location with other users and a new font shortcuts. There's also a new 'change number' feature, which allows users to more easily tell contact if they've got a new number.  The feature is disabled by default, so users must switch it to inform their friends they have changed their details. A new