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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Facebook says to launch test to support news subscription models in instant articles over next few weeks
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 02:23pm EDT 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::Facebook says over next few weeks, launching test to support news subscription models in instant articles - blog.Facebook Inc - ‍​Will be testing other units to help publishers drive additional subscriptions before a person might hit the paywall.Facebook says test to support news subscription models in instant articles is in partnership with small group of publishers across U.S., Europe - blog.  Full Article

Whatsapp rolls out feature allowing users to share location in real-time - blog
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 03:22pm EDT 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Whatsapp::Says rolling out a new feature that allows users to share location in real-time.  Full Article

Intel says to ship Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor before 2017-end
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 02:13pm EDT 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - :Intel says it will ship silicon for Neural Network Processing, the Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor, before the end of 2017- statement.Intel says it is collaborating with Facebook to share Facebook's technical insights to bring new generation of AI hardware to market- statement.  Full Article

Head of Facebook's secretive hardware lab Regina Dugan says she is leaving Facebook "to focus on building and leading a new endeavor" - Facebook post
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 01:47pm EDT 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - :Head of Facebook's secretive hardware lab Regina Dugan says she is leaving Facebook "to focus on building and leading a new endeavor" - Facebook post.  Full Article

Anonymous feedback app tbh says is joining Facebook
Monday, 16 Oct 2017 05:36pm EDT 

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::Anonymous feedback app tbh says is joining Facebook.  Full Article

Facebook Inc says officially launching food ordering service directly on facebook‍​
Friday, 13 Oct 2017 09:34am EDT 

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::Facebook says officially launching the ability to order food for pick-up or delivery, directly on Facebook‍​.Facebook says rolling out ability to order food directly on facebook everywhere in the US on ios, android and desktop.  Full Article

Instagram says users will now see a new way to choose who can comment on posts‍​
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 09:46am EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Instagram : :Says starting 26 Sept, if user account is public, user will see a new way to choose who can comment on posts‍​.Says whether user account is public or private, user will be able to block other accounts from commenting on posts‍​.Says now expanding filter to block certain offensive comments to Arabic, French, German, and Portuguese.Says if user sees someone going through "a difficult time or in need of support" during a live broadcast, user can report it anonymously.  Full Article

Mark Zuckerberg anticipates selling 35 mln to 75 mln shares of FB stock
Friday, 22 Sep 2017 04:26pm EDT 

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc :Facebook-Mark Zuckerberg anticipates selling 35 million to 75 million shares of Facebook stock over approximately 18 months from Sept 22.Facebook-‍Zuckerberg anticipates selling 35 million to 75 million in co's shares to fund initiatives of Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan in education, science & advocacy​.  Full Article

Facebook CEO says to double size of team working on election integrity within next year
Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 03:47pm EDT 

Sept 21 (Reuters) - :Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will continue own investigation on what happened at Facebook during the elections.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says going to make political advertising more transparent.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will strengthen ad review process for political ads.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says scaling ballot information tools to help people understand issues.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says also examining activities of accounts removed during monitoring German elections.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will expand partnership with election commissions around the world.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is adapting anti-bullying systems to help against political bullying.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will continue working with the government to understand the extent of the Russian interference.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says built teams dedicated to working on election integrity, preventing governments from interfering in elections of other nations.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says actively working with u.s. Government on its ongoing investigation into Russian interference.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will double size of the team working on election integrity within next year.  Full Article

Facebook says on Propublica story removing self-reported targeting fields until "right processes" is in place
Friday, 15 Sep 2017 01:00am EDT 

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc :Facebook says on ProPublica story removing self-reported targeting fields until right processes in place to help prevent hate speech, discriminatory ads.  Full Article

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Snap lays off 18 employees in recruiting division

SAN FRANCISCO Social media company Snap Inc said on Friday it had laid off 18 people in its recruiting division, an unusual move for a young company with ambitious growth plans and a likely reflection of tough competition from Facebook Inc .