Facebook rolls out the GIF button for comments to all users

Reply threads on Facebook are about to get a lot more animated. To mark the 30th anniversary of the GIF format, all users will get...

Facebook teaches machines to negotiate with humans

Though Facebook is rarely mentioned alongside Apple, Microsoft and Amazon in discussions about conversational AI, the company has published hoard of papers that underscore a...

Facebook’s Safety Check is a stress-inducing flip of social norms

Facebook’s Safety Check feature was activated today, following news that a fire had engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in West London. At least six people...

Facebook’s Safety Check will integrate fundraisers, among other upgrades

Facebook today announced a series of improvements for its Safety Check feature – the service that allows Facebook users to communicate about their safety to...

Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Since the earliest days of the commercial...

Facebook’s AI crosses language barrier to assist in Spanish

Any technology that only works in English neglects 75% of the world. That problem is especially severe for Facebook with its global userbase. Yet most...

Man in Pakistan sentenced to death for blasphemous Facebook comments

There’s disturbing news from Pakistan, where a man has been handed the death sentence for allegedly making blasphemous comments on Facebook. The Guardian reports that Taimoor Raza was...

Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

It’s been a bad few days for tech stocks. The FANG stocks, a moniker used to collectively describe Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have...

Facebook is speeding up training for visual recognition models

Every minute spent training a deep learning model is a minute not doing something else and in today’s fast paced world of research, that minute...

Politicians can gain better insight into their voters with new Facebook update

A Facebook Town Hall update allow politicians to see who actually lives in the district they represent in three features launched Wednesday. The update allows politicians to see which commenters...

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Yu Yureka Black with striking all black design, 4GB RAM launched...

Micromax's sub brand Yu has just launched a new smartphone in India called the Yureka Black. With the Yureka Black, the company is...