• Facebook’s plan to tap into your brain

    Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee its development of a direct brain-to-computer typing interface it previewed today at its F8 conference. Facebook’s R&D department Building 8’s head Regina Dugan tells TechCrunch, “It’s early days . . . we’re in the process of forming it right now.” Meanwhile, […]

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  • Norway blasts Facebook

    Facebook is reinstating a famous Vietnam War-era photo of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack, after a public outcry over its removal of the image including harsh criticism from Norway’s prime minister. In a clash between a democratically elected leader and the social media giant over how to patrol the internet, prime minister Erna […]

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  • Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

    Facebook Messenger has reached one billion monthly users, making it one of the most popular apps in the world. Just two years after the app was separated from the main Facebook app, the Messenger app is catching up with its parent-app that has 1.5 billion active users a month. “We’re grateful for all the people […]

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