• Papua New Guinea Delivers Facebook Smackdown
    The country enacted a one-month ban on the social network. The plan is to "identify users that hide behind fake accounts, users that upload pornographic images [and] users that post false and misleading information on Facebook."
  • Instagram's New Mute Button Lets Users Avoid Messages Without Unfollowing
    The popular Facebook unit is positioning the feature as a way for users to further personalize their accounts, but it could spell trouble for marketers and their branded content partners.
  • Facebook Disables Fake Accounts, Spam
    By all appearances, Facebook is trying to clean up its act, and take a hard line against various platform abuses. A day after suspending some 200 suspicious apps, the company is showing off sizable moderation figures.
  • Facebook To Expand Avatar Options
    Unlike dating features and Facebook "subscriptions," avatars should fit nicely into Facebook's core offers. However, the test images look a lot like Snap avatars.
  • Facebook Rolls Out Updates: Offers Clear History Feature, Adds Video To Instagram
    After more than a month of terrible press for Facebook, this year's F8 was supposed to be a modest affair. While light on controversy, the first day of the company's developer conference was anything but low-key.