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Facebook will lower political insist material in the News Feed beginning at the present time

Facebook is planning to reduce political content in the News Feed starting today, it confirmed to Engadget. The move, which was first reported by Axios, follows tests in the US, Canada, Brazil and Indonesia earlier this year, where Facebook limited political content. The company plans to expand the tests to Costa Rica, Sweden, Spain and…

BrakTooth Flaws Affect Billions of Bluetooth Devices

When Apple announced in August that it would check for child sexual abuse materials on its customers’ devices, privacy advocates and cryptographers immediately and loudly rejected the idea. In the face of that sustained backlash, the company said Friday that it would stand down, at least for now. While Apple hasn’t reversed course completely, many…

Political events advised Facebook its Recordsdata Feed pushed them into ‘extra low positions’

Facebook reportedly fielded complaints from political parties saying a major News Feed change pushed them toward negative, polarizing posts. Today, The Wall Street Journal posted leaked reports from Facebook after it boosted “meaningful social interactions” on the platform. While Facebook framed the move as helping friends connect, internal reports said it had “unhealthy side effects…

Biden Pushes Boosters, Schools Mandate Shots, and Extra Recordsdata

Biden announces boosters for all Americans, more schools mandate masks and shots, and the US keeps its land borders closed. Here’s what you should know:Want to receive this weekly roundup and other coronavirus news? Sign up here!HeadlinesBiden decides to offer booster shots this fall, meeting criticism from someEarlier this week the Biden administration announced that…

Facebook is finding out Reels in Knowledge Feed and Groups in the US

Starting today, some Facebook users in the US will see Reels, Instagram’s take on TikTok-like short-form videos, appear throughout the company’s main app, the social media giant told The Verge. If Facebook enrolls you in the test, you’ll see the clips appear nestled in the News Feed and within Groups. The experiment is an expansion…