If the founders of a new face recognition app get their way, anonymity in public could soon be a thing of the past. FindFace, launched two months ago and currently taking Russia by storm, allows users to photograph people in a crowd and work out their identities, with 70% reliability.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he plans to invite “leading conservatives and people from across the political spectrum” to talk with him about accusations of political bias at the social media company.
Almost a year after it came out in the US, Facebook is releasing its facial recognition-powered photo app Moments in Europe.
Facebook will sponsor the Republican and Democratic national conventions this summer providing “financial and other support” – despite pressure from progressive organizations and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s own veiled criticisms of presumptive Republican candidate Donald Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg didn’t even begin to learn programming until he got a tutor at 11 years old – so he may have met his match in a 10-year-old Finnish schoolboy who has received a $10,000 bounty from Facebook after finding a vulnerability in Instagram’s code.
Have you heard? Apps are dead: chatbots are the new apps. And they will soon be doing everything, from taking your pizza orders to scheduling your meetings. This is the future and it’s going to be terrible.
Facebook took the occasion of positive first quarter results to announce a plan to consolidate power within the company with CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg.
A bug in Facebook’s anti-spam algorithm has been accidentally suspending groups on the social network, sparking anger from the groups’ founders and conspiracy theories from some of their followers.
Twitter has improved its anti-harassment tools, adding the ability to report multiple abusive tweets at the same time.
On Monday, one in seven people on Earth used Facebook – 1 billion people, according to founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Twitter is being sold to Disney.
Twitter Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto's Twitter account was hacked, the company acknowledged, adding it was working to remove the content.
Unicode has announced that they are to release 250 new emojis - including a fist with a raised middle finger!
Facebook's attempt to remove bias from its Trending feature by automating it may not solve the problem, says one artificial intelligence start-up.
Over drinks at a conference in Gothenburg in 2010, our small group of privacy academics were discussing the idea that we had so little access into Zuckerberg’s life and ideas compared to the access he had into everyone else’s.
The government are attempting to ban many popular chat Apps to "stop terrorism".
A man who tweets out random facts has amassed millions of followers and now makes half a million dollars a year running the account.
Twitter debuted longer tweets today, the latest update to the microblogging social network that has struggled to attract new users – and retain the ones it already has.