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TE Connectivity unit TE SubCom to co-build Pacific Light Cable Network with Facebook, Google and PLDC
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 12:00pm EDT 

TE Connectivity Ltd :Unit TE SubCom, along with Facebook, Google, and PLDC, announced that they will co-build Pacific Light Cable Network.  Full Article

Solocal Group partners with Facebook for SMEs' digital communication
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016 04:07am EDT 

Solocal Group SA : Announces partnership with Facebook to develop local digital communication for SMEs in France Further company coverage: [LOCAL.PA] (Gdynia Newsroom) ((gdynia.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +48 58 772 0920;)).  Full Article

Hamburg commissioner for data protection orders Facebook to stop storing data of German WhatsApp users
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 05:12am EDT 

Hamburg Commissioner For Data Protection And Freedom Of Information: Issued order that stops Facebook to collect,store data of german WhatsApp users . Facebook is ordered to delete all data that has been forwarded by WhatsApp Source (http://bit.ly/2doiRRa) ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

CBSN, Instagram enter partnership for presidential debate coverage
Friday, 23 Sep 2016 02:12pm EDT 

CBSN: CBSN, Instagram enter partnership to feature curated Instagram stories in CBSN’s live streaming coverage for presidential, vice presidential debates Further company coverage: [CBS.N] [FB.O] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Facebook users cannot sue as group over advertising data use - BBG
Friday, 2 Sep 2016 04:01pm EDT 

:Facebook users can’t sue as group over advertising data use - Bloomberg.  Full Article

Facebook says introducing 'Instant Video' for its messenger app
Thursday, 1 Sep 2016 11:20am EDT 

:Facebook Inc says introducing 'Instant Video' that allows adding live video to any FB messenger conversation for iOs or Android.  Full Article

Citron's Left says he is long Alibaba - CNBC
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 12:31pm EDT 

: Short seller Andrew Left says "I don't have a position on Facebook right now" - CNBC . Short seller Andrew Left says Facebook will become a "tremendous" short once engagement numbers decrease - CNBC . Short seller Andrew Left of Citron Research says "I am long Alibaba" - CNBC ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Facebook changes 'Trending' feature to make it "more automated" - Blog
Friday, 26 Aug 2016 04:20pm EDT 

Facebook: Making changes to Trending feature on facebook to make product "more automated" . Trending feature on Facebook will no longer require people to write descriptions for Trending Topics . More algorithmically driven process allows company to scale trending to cover more topics and make it available to more people globally over time . List of topics one sees as Trending still personalized based on factors like pages liked, location, what is "trending across Facebook overall" .Instead of seeing story description in Trending, users will now see a "simplified topic", number of people talking about that topic on Facebook.  Full Article

WhatsApp to continue to explore ways for users, businesses to connect, without ads
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 07:17am EDT 

WhatsApp: Says it will explore ways for users and businesses to communicate with each other using WhatsApp . Says in privacy policy update that it will still not allow third-party banner ads on the app .Says will explore ways for businesses and users to communicate for order updates, flight status updates and marketing.  Full Article

Facebook says customers can pre-order Oculus Rift from retailers in Europe, Canada
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 07:29am EDT 

Facebook Inc : Customers Can Pre-Order Oculus Rift Online From Retailers In Europe And Canada From August 16 . In-Store Availability Of Oculus Rift In Europe And Canada Will Begin September 20 . By Fall, Oculus Rift Demos Will Be Available In More Than 600 Retail Locations Across The Us, Canada And Europe . Facebook Says Oculus Rift Demo Experiences Will Be Rolling Out Across Europe, Canada Over Next Several Weeks - Blog . Facebook Says Oculus Touch Demos Are Coming To In-Store Retail Experiences Globally In October Source (http://bit.ly/2bxaBAz) Further company coverage: [FB.O] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article


Facebook developing artificial intelligence to flag offensive live videos

MENLO PARK, Calif. Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content, said Joaquin Candela, the company’s director of applied machine learning.