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Facebook's 'Town Hall' makes it easier than ever to yell at politicians

Bloomberg , TechCrunch

Facebook Hires Apple Veteran to Run Oculus VR Hardware


How to decapitate annoying 'Chat Heads' in Facebook Messenger


Facebook officially launches “Town Hall” for contacting government reps, adds local election reminders

US elections

Facebook Wants to Help You Be a Better Citizen

The Verge , TechCrunch , Mashable , +3

Facebook Messenger adds temporary live location sharing


Facebook looks inward for new AI technical talent

Robotics Technology
@LanceUlanoff via Mashable , The Verge , New York Times Bits , +1

UK targets WhatsApp and encrypted messaging after London attack


Facebook to scrap support for Messenger on Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 at the end of March

The Guardian , Re/code

Intelligence services must be able to access WhatsApp, says Rudd


Facebook may soon allow you to post animated GIFs in comments

TechCrunch , TNW

Facebook finally tests a GIF button for comments

$50,000,000 Venture capital (Series D)
BostInno , Xconomy

Placester Raises $50M Led by NEA as It Continues Triple-Digit Growth


Facebook adds Reactions and Mentions to Messenger app on Android and iOS

Mobile devices Productivity Messaging
Ars Technica

Man sentenced to 3 years for Facebook threat to kill Obama loses appeal


Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube are bidding to stream the NFL’s Thursday night games

Re/code , TechCrunch

Facebook has a new type of video ad meant to get people shopping

The Guardian

Yes, Facebook, I am safe – no thanks for asking | Tim Burrows

TNW , The Verge , TechCrunch , +3

Facebook adds Mentions and Reactions to group chats on Messenger

Tech in Asia

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