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Facebook Instant Articles Will Give All Publishers Faster Loading, Fewer Monetization Options

Facebook is taking another bite of the outside Internet by turning its Instant Articles format into an open platform any publisher can use starting April 12th. Yet the question remains whether Instant Articles are good for publishers, or something detrimental they’ll have to adopt or be left behind. Since the launch in May, Facebook had worked directly with partnered publishers to…

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Facebook Launches Site To Help Non-Profits Raise Money

Facebook just launched a new site full of resources for non-profit organizations and non-governmental organizations looking to raise awareness about their causes and money for them. The site details things like how to set up a Facebook page, enhance that page and analyze engagement, create posts and create a campaign strategy. The site also features success stories of non-profits…

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Facebook Plans To Put Ads In Messenger

A leaked document Facebook sent to some of its biggest advertisers reveals that Facebook will launch ads within Messenger in Q2 2016. The document, obtained by TechCrunch but kept private to protect its verified source, says businesses will be able to send ads as messages to people who previously initiated a chat thread with that company. To prepare, the document recommends that businesses…

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Facebook “Birthday Cam” Encourages Videos, Not Robotic Wall Posts

Birthdays on Facebook have become a dystopian chore. Typing “HBD” or just “Happy Birthday!” on a friend’s profile is basically the least human way to interact with them. So Facebook is pushing people to record more intimate greetings with its new Birthday Cam feature launching today on iOS.

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Facebook Is Using AI To Build The World’s Most Detailed Population Map

Facebook wants to get everybody online, whether that’s through regular networks or high-flying drones. But to do that, it has to know where people actually are. The best population maps available today aren’t precise enough for Facebook’s needs. So instead of waiting for somebody else to build a better map for it, Facebook decided to take high-res satellite images and use…

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Facebook Is Bringing Live Video Broadcasting To Android Users

Facebook is expanding its live-video feature to Android users, the company announced in a blog post today. This rollout is initially for Android users based in the U.S. next week, but “more countries [are] coming soon,” Facebook confirmed.


Facebook Now Lets You Use Multiple Accounts On Messenger For Android

Lets say you’ve got kids. They like Messenger for talking with other kids about Minecraft or bubble gum or whatever kids talk about these days.
You’re happy to let them use Messenger in the evenings, but they’re not quite old enough for a phone of their own just yet. What to do?
Facebook has simplified things a bit, adding support for multiple Messenger accounts on one device.