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  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news to Germany. The social network announced in December that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected…

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  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … Facebook’s efforts to bolster its relationships with media and news organizations and journalists continued with Wednesday’s introduction of the Facebook Journalism Project. Director of product Fidji Simo introduced Facebook Journalism Project in a Newsroom post, saying that the initiative has three objectives: collaborative development…

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  • Facebook Live Sets Records on New Year’s Eve

    … Facebook announced that use of its Facebook Live livestreaming feature reached record levels on New Year’s Eve. The social network wrote in a Facebook Media blog post: Since rolling out Facebook Live, we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key cultural…

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  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … can create drafts of Facebook Live post descriptions, making it easy for the public figure to review and post via Mentions when going live. The team can also schedule reminders for a public figure to go live or publish posts from the Mentions app at a specific time, such as from an event. Live video on Facebook is social and interactive–fans can…

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  • Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

    … A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but words are still worth something to Facebook. The social network Tuesday announced the introduction of Live Audio, a way for publishers to broadcast audio-only content live. Product specialist Shirley Ip and software engineer Bhavana Radhakrishnan announced the new feature in a Facebook Media blog post…

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  • Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

    … on getting started, building a presence, developing an audience, key features and tools, Instagram, content ideas and Facebook Media. Strategic partner manager Craig Mullaney wrote in a Facebook Media blog post: Hundreds of global business leaders across industries, regions and enterprise sizes use Facebook to connect authentically with their customers…

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  • Facebook Live Column Added to Signal

    … on the social network and the ability to save content discovered via Signal to content-management systems or to embed it in websites and broadcasts. Manager of journalism partnerships Áine Kerr introduced the Facebook Live column in a Facebook Media blog post, noting that it would replace the FBNewswire/Politicswire column that had been populated…

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  • Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

    … Facebook is bringing 360-degree audio to its 360-degree videos Oculus VR product manager Abesh Thakur and Facebook technical lead Varun Nair announced the launch of Audio 360 in a blog post, describing it as “a suite of tools including the Spatial Workstation which enable creators to publish 360 videos with spatial audio on News Feed.” Audio…

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  • Rio 2016: Instagram Photos Illuminate Christ the Redeemer Landmark

    … The Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will take place Friday night, and the Christ the Redeemer landmark in host city Rio de Janeiro got a taste of Instagram July 28. The statue was illuminated with projected photos from the city’s official Instagram account, and the event, hosted by Instagram and Team Brazil, also featured…

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  • Instagram, GQ Capture Videos of NBA Draft Selections

    … Instagram teamed up with GQ and the National Basketball Association to create videos showcasing the fashion and personalities of players picked in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network, the fashion media brand and the league created a portrait studio at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, site…

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