189.69 +0.34 (0.18%)
Pre-Market: 4:34AM EST
|Bid||189.51 x 200|
|Ask||189.69 x 100|
|Day's Range||185.55 - 189.55|
|52 Week Range||129.52 - 189.55|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||36.69|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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Facebook says it's on a mission to de-bloat its Messenger app this year. At the same time, TechCrunch has discovered, the data-mining giant is running tests on its desktop platform to inject the Messenger "contact pages" of businesses directly into your chat sidebar. To be clear, the sidebar is the messaging shortcut area at the right hand side of the Facebook News Feed (when you visit Facebook on the desktop).
Twitter needs to do a better job of explaining how users were duped by Russian bots in the lead up to the 2016 election.
Facebook Inc. is acquiring Confirm, a Boston-based identity verification startup, for an undisclosed sum. The note said that Confirm's "current digital ID authentication software offerings will be wound down" as it joins the Facebook (FB) team. Facebook said Confirm will join its local Cambridge office, but declined to share how many employees would stay on.
Another major figure in the tech industry has piled onto the growing criticism of Facebook: Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who compared the social media platform to cigarettes. In an interview with CNBC in Davos , where he is attending the World Economic Forum, Benioff pointed to the addictive nature of social media platforms and offered an analogy with the tobacco industry about how the technology should be regulated. "I think that you do it exactly the same way that you regulated the cigarette industry.
Facebook says that news sources deemed as “trusted” perhaps won’t lose as much exposure as others, as a result of its recent News Feed change. Whether an outlet is trustworthy or not will be determined not by the platform or outside experts, but by users themselves, the company said last week. Buzzfeed obtained and confirmed…