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5 ways Facebook’s Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack

Branch founder Josh Miller joined Facebook to improve conversations. The result is the new iOS app Rooms.

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Twitter veers into Facebook territory with curated timelines for everyone

A day of big change for Twitter: The network also debuted in-app song streaming.

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Facebook’s Safety Check is a super simple way to tell the world you’re OK

If you’ve ever worried yourself sick wondering whether your friends and family were affected by a disaster, Facebook's new tool is designed to ease your mind.

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Facebook rolls out new collage design to put your best photos forward

Instead of having each photo laid out in a uniform grid, photos with the most likes are highlighted and displayed a bit larger.

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Why Facebook’s anonymous app will look nothing like Secret

The network could be eyeing anonymous discussions around health for its rumored new app.

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Facebook's location-based ads pitch you on the store you just walked by

A new ad format lets businesses target users by geographic radius

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Facebook plays catch-up with Messenger cash transfer test

The social network’s move into Venmo territory could signal future financial features.

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Facebook reportedly working on a community-focused health app

Unlike Apple, Facebook doesn’t want to track your vitals. Yet.

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As Facebook's data tentacles spread, privacy questions resurface

A rebuilt advertising server makes use of Facebook user data across the wider Web

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Facebook still plans to study you, but promises to ‘learn and improve’

The network cleaned up its research guidelines to prevent unnecessary experiments.