Facebook’s dodgy defaults face more scrutiny in Europe

Italy’s Competition and Markets Authority has launched proceedings against Facebook for failing to fully inform users about the commercial uses it makes of their data. At the same time, a German court has today upheld a consumer group’s right to challenge the tech giant over data and privacy issues in the national courts. Lack of […]

U.S. lawmakers say Facebook’s steps to tackle deepfakes don’t go far enough

U.S. lawmakers are not impressed with Facebook’s plan to remove deepfake and other manipulated videos to combat the spread of false information.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Digital Marketing News: Influencer Brand Marketing Study, Facebook’s OS Plans, Instagram’s Multiple Images, & SEO Effectiveness Survey

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Facebook’s DEC AI identified hundreds of millions of fake accounts over 2 years

Facebook detailed an AI framework — deep entity classification (DEC) — that’s been used to identify hundreds of millions of fake accounts in two years.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s Messenger adds Star Wars-themed features and AR effects

Star Wars has come to Facebook’s Messenger app. Facebook today announced a new set of Star Wars-themed features for Messenger users, including a chat theme, reactions, stickers and AR effects. The features were developed in partnership with Disney to help promote the upcoming film, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” which premieres nationwide on December […]

Facebook’s video calling Portal devices add WhatsApp login, new features and content

Facebook is making its line of Portal-branded smart video calling devices more relevant to consumers, including those who don’t even have a Facebook account. The company today says its Portal family of products will now work with just a WhatsApp account, allowing users to make video calls to friends and family, as well as access […]

Facebook’s Portal now lets you sing on an AR stage

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you sing on an augmented reality stage while wearing AR to look like a rock star, one of several feature upgrades announced today.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s Beat Games acquisition is a stepping-stone toward Horizon

By acquiring Beat Games, Facebook has a plan to make itself a more necessary part of of VR and AR, and its realization is on the horizon — Facbook Horizon.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Digital Marketing News: Twitter Test Tweet Scheduling, Google’s Dynamic Gmail Refresh, Facebook’s Lookalike Changes, & Snapchat Grows

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Pro Tip: Leaning into Facebook’s automation for the 2019 holiday season

Create a series of rules in Facebook Ads Manager to ensure your campaigns are still at optimum performance when you’re not online. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips