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How Facebook is teaching computers to see

Facebook today launched its Moments product, which uses Facebook’s image recognition abilities to scan your photos for your friends and then lets people create private photo albums with a particular group, such as the people in the photo. 1,312 more words


Facebook Messenger no longer tracks your location by default

Good news privacy fans – Facebook Messenger will no longer track and make your location available by default.

Instead, to share your location, you will now have to tap on the “More” button on the bottom right-hand side of the screen and then tap on “Location”. 387 more words


"Marauders Map" - Is your location being tracked through Facebook Messenger?

A Chrome browser extension developed by a Harvard College computer science student allows people to pinpoint and track the location of Facebook Messenger users.

The extension – called Marauders Map after the magical chart from the Harry Potter books that reveals the location of every person within Hogwarts School – works by scooping up the location data of Facebook Messenger users and plotting it on a map. 758 more words


Facebook's new tool will help keep your account secure

Keeping your Facebook account safe just got a whole lot easier.

Starting today, the social networking giant will start introducing a new feature called Security Checkup… 122 more words


My Hands on with Facebook Graph Search- in simple words

Graph Search is nothing but a search engine by Facebook. With 1.44 billion active users or 936 million daily active users, as of March 31,2015, Facebook is sitting on some Big Data, ready to be used by the masses, and now via its Graph Search. 986 more words

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Tracking report was wrong, says Facebook ...but there is a bug that needs fixing

At the beginning of this month Facebook had hit back at a report commissioned by the Belgian Privacy Commission that suggested the social network tracked far more users than previously thought. 747 more words


Facebook hits back at report claiming it tracks pretty much everyone

Facebook has hit back at a new report commissioned by the Belgian Privacy Commission, which claims that Facebook tracks far more users than previously thought. 825 more words