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President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR NBA champion LeBron James has already hinted that, if he wins again in the coming weeks, he might not make the traditional post-season White House team visit now that Trump is president.But he—nor the other seven teams currently in the playoffs—may never need to, thanks to the immersive virtual reality experience offered by The People's House.

New Facebook Messenger games ming your way

New Facebook Messenger games ming your way Also being launched are new features that were previously exclusively previewed to developers at Facebook’s F8 conference this year.Turn-based games such as the wildly popular Words with Friends are highly requested by users, according to Facebook in a blog post.

The tech equivalent of playing FMK is stressing people out

The tech equivalent of playing FMK is stressing people out New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo posed an innocent-enough looking question Tuesday afternoon about which tech brands and products people would drop from their lives.But the question really stressed people out, despite being just a hypothetical, fun mind game.

Mark Zuckerberg finally admits humans are necessary, for now

Mark Zuckerberg finally admits humans are necessary, for now The CEO of Facebook has finally decided to dedicate more resources — human eyes — to moderating his Facebook Live video initiative.There have been cases of suicides, shootings and sexual assaults all on Facebook Live.

Facebook just made a big change to comments

Facebook just made a big change to comments Love them or hate them, Facebook's Reactions aren't going away.The social network hasn't officially announced the update but it's begun to show up on Facebook's desktop site for many people as of Wednesday.

Facebook is so, so close to 2 billion users

Facebook is so, so close to 2 billion users 94 billion people (so close to the coveted 2 billion and still approaching the 3.From January to March, Facebook pulled in $8 billion in revenue, a 49 percent increase from the year prior.

What Facebook must do to prepare its 3,000 new moderators for the trauma they'll face

What Facebook must do to prepare its 3,000 new moderators for the trauma they'll face They’re not in the life-threatening situation themselves, but they're viewing a situation that's overwhelming, extreme, and upsetting.The company has also not commented on whether the new hires will be contractors or employees.

Snap may finally have a good answer to the Facebook question

Snap may finally have a good answer to the Facebook question If there's one question that just won't go away for Snapchat parent company Snap Inc.S don't use Facebook "on any given" day.

Facebook launches Express Wi-Fi in India, offers affordable, fast internet to millions

Facebook launches Express Wi-Fi in India, offers affordable, fast internet to millions The social juggernaut on Thursday announced the commercial launch of Express Wi-Fi, an initiative part of Internet.org, through which it is offering "millions" of Indians access to the entire web at an "affordable" fee.

Mark Zuckerberg's tour of the country relies on stereotypes because it has to

Mark Zuckerberg's tour of the country relies on stereotypes because it has to It's not exactly surprising that he chose the state as the place to meet people struggling with opioid addiction.In Alabama for example, where key events of the Civil Rights Movement took place, Zuckerberg met with someone whose story is the epitome of racial injustice.

Facebook wants to bring 20,000 Wi-Fi hot spots to India with Express Wi-Fi program

Facebook wants to bring 20,000 Wi-Fi hot spots to India with Express Wi-Fi program Undeterred by a recent setback in its Free Basics initiative in India, Facebook is now pressing forward again with its internet.org project, this time with a new initiative it’s calling Express Wi-Fi.

Get ready for more emojis — Facebook Reactions now expanding to comments

Get ready for more emojis — Facebook Reactions now expanding to comments Get ready for more “wow” and “sad” emojis invading Facebook — now, the social media giant’s Reactions are available for comments, extending their use beyond original posts and Messenger.The comment reactions are now rolling out to both desktop and mobile users, though the feature may not be universally available just yet.

How to master Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram Stories

How to master Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram Stories From sharing Starbucks cups and late night, drunken Domino's orders to posting workout tutorials and flawless selfies, with this guide the ~months old~ question of "Snapchat, Instagram, or Facebook Stories?Of the three Stories, Facebook's is the most formal, considering it will likely reach the largest audience — your thousands of Facebook friends.

U.S. visa applicants may have to hand over their social media handles

U.S. visa applicants may have to hand over their social media handles If you're applying for a visa in the United States, the U.The State Department wants more United States visa applicants to hand over their social media handles, according to Reuters.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down. Bad news for fans of VR film: Oculus Story Studio is being shuttered, effective immediately.The decision was announced on Thursday by Jason Rubin, Oculus' vice president of content.

Simple ’s Guide to Blocking People

Simple ’s Guide to Blocking People Social media has allowed us to get into horrible, typo–inducing, name calling, yelling at the screen, typing arguments with people we’ve never even met before.Luckily you don’t have to tolerate this kind of hate if you don’t want to which is why I’m present the following guide on how to block those people from your life.

New Facebook hires to focus on reviewing violent ntent

New Facebook hires to focus on reviewing violent ntent These hires add to the 4,500 already employed to identify crime and other illegal content for removal.In most cases, content is only reviewed and potentially removed after user complaints.

Oculus Founder Cosplays as Metal Gear Solid 5’s Quiet

Oculus Founder Cosplays as Metal Gear Solid 5’s Quiet Last month, 24 year old billionaire and founder of Oculus Palmer Luckey departed from Facebook under mysterious circumstances.Instead of sulking about leaving Facebook, and by extension Oculus, Palmer Luckey is attending anime conventions in costume as Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain‘s scantily clad sniper Quiet.

Facebook takes another stab at improving the News Feed

Facebook takes another stab at improving the News Feed First spotted by TechCrunch, the feature appears as a suggestion with the News Feed of users.Once selected, the topic then shows stories from those sources in the News Feed.

Facebook ntinues to overachieve, wants to take on Netflix

Facebook ntinues to overachieve, wants to take on Netflix Now Facebook is planning to enter the video streaming business and take on Netflix.While Netflix stands firm on not entering the live sports game, Facebook sees it as an area to capitalise on.