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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

    … publishing partners. Initially, we are testing this feature with Bild, BuzzFeed, El Pais, Fox News, Hindustan Times, India Times, Refinery29, The Sun, USA Today and The Washington Post to get their input. As we better understand the value this experience provides people and publishers, we look forward to working with more of our partners to help…

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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…

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  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … in a Facebook Media blog post: Team prompts, which allows users to create drafts of the descriptions for their Facebook Live posts. A new comment-moderation tool, which enables Mentions users to filter certain words and phrases, preventing them from appearing in comments during their broadcasts. Ad adjustments tray, enabling users to customize the appearance…

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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

    … Facebook Monday released a bundle of resources for business influencers, highlighted by its Business Influencer Guide. The Facebook for Business Influencers page includes information on using Facebook as a leadership platform, Facebook Live, Facebook Mentions, notes, 360-degree videos and other related content. And the guide touches…

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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

    … of the draft, where photographer Adam Wissing shot the videos. Participating players included: Instagram said in an email to SocialTimes that since the NBA Draft began Thursday night, Dunn posted the highest percentage growth of followers, and in terms of total followers added, the top three were Ingram, Simmons and Hield. In other NBA-related news, Amy…

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