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U.S. embassies are promoting Mar-a-Lago online and people are pissed

U.S. embassies are promoting Mar-a-Lago online and people are pissed Several embassies of the United States would like you to know about Mar-a-Lago.The one in the United Kingdom is promoting Trump's extravagant resort on its website.

An Instagram bug is preventing users from temporarily disabling their accounts

An Instagram bug is preventing users from temporarily disabling their accounts An Instagram bug affecting some users is preventing them from temporarily disabling their accounts, TechCrunch reports.It temporarily hides all actions by that account including posts, likes, comments and the profile.

Seagull with stolen dentures has some very serious explaining to do

Seagull with stolen dentures has some very serious explaining to do On Friday, a seagull in Newton Abbot, England, was photographed with something quite surprising in its beak.Unfortunately anyone missing them will need to contact the seagull as he flew away with them!

Facebook tries to pop your media bubble with new related articles feature

Facebook tries to  pop your media bubble with new related articles feature The social network is testing a feature that will provide users with additional context when they see major stories in their News Feeds.You won't just see extra articles, either.

Facebook's fake news problem was so bad even Barack Obama talked to him about it

Facebook's fake news problem was so bad even Barack Obama talked to him about it But according to a new New York Times Magazine article published online on Tuesday, Obama didn't just complain about fake news, he also spoke directly to Mark Zuckerberg it.In the article, titled "Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug," writer Farhad Manjoo investigated Facebook's efforts to adapt to and fix the problem of fake news on social media.

At F8, Facebook failed to convince publishers they actually care about them

At F8, Facebook failed to convince publishers they actually care about them It serves as a major media platform, and the company is starting to embrace that more and more.Ricky Van Veen, Facebook's head of global creative strategy, spoke publicly and private at F8, advising media companies and how they too can create fun and perhaps revenue-driving experiences with Facebook: Facebook had a public display of their interest in media partnerships.

Instagram has more users than ever

Instagram has more users than ever It's only a matter of time until Instagram joins Facebook's billion-user club.The company announced Wednesday the photo sharing app has reached 700 million monthly active users, up from 600 million in December.

Huge report nfirms the obvious: Millennials take lots of photos

Huge report nfirms the obvious: Millennials take lots of photos Futuresource Consulting has announced the publication of the Consumer Photo Sharing Report.The consumer study carried out in multiple countries investigated the way consumers take, share and print photos.

How To Bypass Facebook Censorship

How To Bypass Facebook Censorship Our messageTodayWe removed one of your photos because it doesn' t follow the FacebookCommunity Standards.if itdoesn' t go against our Community Standards, we' ll remora it taFeelsgood.

Facebook is going after propaganda — here's how

Facebook is going after propaganda — here's how presidential election, Facebook is elaborating on its plan to stem the flow of propaganda through its platform — even though it still says fake news on Facebook in 2016 was "marginal" compared to total political discussion.Significantly, Facebook also promised in its white paper to work with government bodies responsible for election protections to notify people at risk.

Facebook finally lets creators claim ad revenue when their videos are stolen

Facebook finally lets creators claim ad revenue when their videos are stolen The social network updated its policy on Thursday to allow original creators to claim any ad revenue made when other users steal their videos for clicks — a practice known as "freeboating."  The new feature will surface potential violations in a dashboard using automated tools.

Mark Zuckerberg, man of the people, visits assembly line and discovers it's 'hard'

Mark Zuckerberg, man of the people, visits assembly line and discovers it's 'hard' Mark Zuckerberg, who is totally not running for president, continues to do things a politician would do by visiting an assembly plant and commenting at how hard physical labor can be.Here are some Undercover Boss-esque reflections from The Hoodied One about what it's like to work that assembly line.

Facebook Rights Manager gets an upgrade as it cracks down on stolen video ntent

Facebook Rights Manager gets an upgrade as it cracks down on stolen video ntent Through a specialised dashboard, owners can now find matches of their original video content on Facebook.They can then automate the actions as to what happens to that content — which Facebook says will make things a lot simpler.

Instagram's fixed the glitch that had you spamming everyone you've ever tagged

Instagram's fixed the glitch that had you spamming everyone you've ever tagged The company said it got rid of the issue via email on Thursday, a day after the bug was identified.Mashable reached out to Instagram on Tuesday, when the company confirmed that this was a known issue.

Cybercriminals use verified API token to generate Facebook spam mments

Cybercriminals use verified API token to generate Facebook spam mments Security and compliance company Proofpoint has discovered the API access token for a legitimate, verified Facebook app being used to generate comment spam on Facebook pages.“If cybercriminals put a malicious link on a popular social media page, the attacker’s ability to reach a larger audience grows exponentially.

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million A 48-year-old Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas managed to defraud internet giants Facebook and Google of $100 million over a span of two years, according to Fortune and the United States Department of Justice.He used those fake accounts to request money from Google and Facebook, who wired cash his way.

Tech titans Facebook and Google identified as victims of a $100M phishing scam

Tech titans Facebook and Google identified as victims of a $100M phishing scam The two high-tech victims of a $100 million phishing attack have been revealed, and they are no other than two of the biggest tech titans in the U.Even the most technologically advanced among us can’t fully protect themselves from malicious intentions, as Google and Facebook have apparently fallen prey to an elaborate scam involving email phishing and fake suppliers.

Here's Mark Zuckerberg totally 'not' campaigning in Indiana

Here's Mark Zuckerberg totally 'not' campaigning in Indiana In our latest installment of "No, really, Zuck is honest-to-god not running for political office," we find Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg taking a ride around South Bend, Indiana, with Mayor Pete Buttigieg.At one point, someone jumps in front of the car and snaps a picture of the two, to which Zuckerberg says, disdain dripping from his voice, "Must be journalists.