Articles tagged "facebook"

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Instagram allegedly raked in $20 billion in ad revenue last year

If true, the image platform has beaten YouTube's 2019 ad revenue by billions.

Facebook rolling out new tool to transfer your Facebook photos to Google Photos

Facebook gets the Data Transfer Project moving by announcing the ongoing roll-out of an open-source tool that lets you move all your Facebook photos to Google Photos

Facebook explains how its AI helps Instagram users discover new images

Facebook details how its machine learning technology analyzes billions of Instagram images in real-time to help users discover new content.

Facebook fixes iOS bug that triggered the camera app on iPhone

Facebook has fixed a bug that caused iPhone users' Camera app to open alongside the Facebook app, causing concern that Facebook might be recording users.

Instagram updates iOS app with support for iOS 13's native Dark Mode UI

Instagram has released an update on iOS with support for the new 'Dark Mode' found inside iOS 13.

Facebook expands Face Recognition photo scanning, makes feature opt-in for new users

Facebook's ‘Face Recognition’ feature, which was first introduced in late 2017, will not be turned on for new users unless the user opts-in.

Instagram will soon receive ‘from Facebook’ branding

Facebook has confirmed it's adding ‘from Facebook’ to both Instagram and WhatsApp in an effort to ‘to be clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook.’

Facebook will reconsider nudity policies following large nude photo shoot near NYC HQ

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) is reporting that Facebook will reconsider nudity policies following large nude photo shoot near NYC HQ.

Facebook, Instagram sue company that made over $9M selling fake likes and followers

According to the complaint, the company allegedly selling inauthentic Instagram activity made more than $9,430,000 from its operation.

Facebook now says 'millions of Instagram users' had their passwords stored in plaintext

Back in March 2019, Facebook said only 'tens of thousands of Instagram users' were affected; that number has now ballooned to 'millions of Instagram users,' according to Facebook's latest update.

Instagram starts demoting 'inappropriate' content, even if it doesn't violate its rules

Facebook announced in a press event that it would start hiding 'inappropriate' content from the Explore and hashtag sections of its app, but failed to elaborate what specifically would be demoted.

Facebook, Instagram goes down for select users around the world

Instagram, Facebook and other Facebook-owned services are down for users around the world.

Facebook's photo sharing app Moments is being shuttered due to lack of user interest

Citing lack of user interest, Facebook has announced it's shutting down Moments, a private photo sharing app that was launched in June 2015.

Major Facebook bug exposed private photos of 6.8 million users to third-party apps

Facebook has disclosed a major photo API bug that left the private images of millions of users exposed to third-party apps from September 13, 2018 to September 25, 2018.

Facebook is using Instagram photos to train its image recognition AI

The first AI they trained this way required minimal human supervision, and yet it outperformed every other computer-vision AI out there.

Instagram gets third-party Story support and video chat

A number of new Instagram features were announced at Facebook's F8 developer conference, including support for Stories in third-party apps and a new video chat feature.

Facebook Messenger adds 360-degree photo and HD video support

Facebook has added support for 360° panoramic photos and 720p HD video to Facebook Messenger. This follows last November's update, which doubled the resolution of photos shared through the messaging app.

Facebook just doubled the resolution of photos in Facebook Messenger

As the saying goes: A photo is worth a thousand words. And if you're sending that photo through Facebook Messenger, your thousand words now look twice as nice after today's update to 4K resolution.

This Kodak Moments chatbot digs through your old photos and tries to sell you prints

Kodak's new Facebook Messenger chatbot is trying to bring back the 'Kodak Moment' by digging up your old social media photos and trying to sell you prints and custom coffee mugs.

Photographer travels around the globe to photograph all her Facebook friends

Tanja Alexia Hollander has been traveling around the world since 2011 in an effort to meet and photograph all 626 of her Facebook friends in their homes.

Meet Mark Zuckerberg's personal photographer

Charles Ommanney was once a photographer for presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, now he's working for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook testing 'profile picture guard' feature that prevents sleazy photo theft

Facebook is testing a feature that prevents people from saving, sharing, or even taking a screenshot of your profile picture.

Facebook takes aim at Snapchat and Prisma with new camera features

Facebook is testing filter and effects options that are remarkably similar to the kind offered by Snapchat and the popular Prisma app on its in-app camera. Read more

Facebook is planning to relax censorship rules for newsworthy images

Facebook has decided to abandon its blanket ban on nudity in images, following intense criticism after the deletion of Nick Ut's image 'Napalm Girl' from the Facebook page of a Norwegian newspaper. Read more

Facebook Moments app adds support for full-resolution photo storage

Facebook Moments, a photo-sharing mobile app, has been updated with support for full-resolution images. Read more

Facebook posts Surround 360 camera assembly instructions on GitHub

Facebook's $30,000 Surround 360 camera records up to 8K 360-video using 17 camera modules. Now the company has posted instruction manuals on GitHub detailing how to build the camera and install its software. Read more

Facebook adds 360 photo viewing to iOS and Android apps

Facebook has added support for uploading and viewing 360-degree photos to its iOS and Android apps. Read more

Facebook announces support for 360 degree photos

Facebook users will soon be able to upload 360 degree photos directly to Facebook and view them in the news feed. Read more

Facebook's open source Surround 360 captures 3D-360 video at up to 8K

Facebook has introduced the Surround 360, which captures 3D, 360 degree video using a total of seventeen cameras, all with global shutters. Equally notable is the fact that Facebook will be making both the camera design and processing software open source to encourage developers to improve the product. Read more

Facebook Moments app update turns images into movies

Facebook's Moments app receives its first major update since launch.

Facebook's Moments app allows for private sharing of images

Facebook's Moments app lets you share photos from events among friends.

Facebook SDE blogs about copyright theft in 2012, gets flamed in 2014

Back in 2012, Jesse Chen - now an engineer at Facebook, but then a fresh graduate - wrote a blog post. In that post he explains how to get rid of the 'ugly copyright overlay' typically used in image proofs, posted online or sent out by professional photographers after events. Essentially a short guide to image theft, the post went unnoticed at the time, but two years later it has come back to haunt Chen, creating a storm of righteous anger from photographers on social media. Read more

American Society of Media Photographers warns about new Facebook T&Cs

Another day, another controversial change to Facebook's terms of service. The American Society of Media Photographers has warned its members to 'beware' Facebook's proposed new terms of service, which - the A.S.M.P claims - would allow the social media giant to 'exploit your name, likeness, content, images, private information, and personal brand by using it in advertising and in commercial and sponsored content - without any compensation to you'. Click through for more details. 

New capture app can automatically post to Facebook

Android app uploads your images to Facebook albums.

Galleries can be shared by 50 friends, each of whom can upload up to 200 photos. 

Canon offers 'Facebook ready' version of PowerShot N

Will consumers 'Like' a dedicated Facebook connect button?

Canon announces PowerShot N Facebook ready edition

Canon has created a 'Facebook ready' variant of its social-media-focused PowerShot N digital camera. The 'Facebook ready' version will only be available directly from Canon (in the US, at least) and has a dedicated Facebook connect button in the place of the connect-to-device one on the standard N. Once the camera has been taught your login details, you can upload images with a choice of who gets to see them, once posted. The 1/2.3" 12MP sensor camera will cost $299.

What size should your socially shared photos be? 

You can also download Nikon's iOS apps for on-the-go learning.

'Liking Isn't Helping' - ad campaign uses jarring press photos to spur action

It's all very well 'liking' a charitable cause on Facebook, but what difference does it make? Crisis Relief Singapore is running an ad campaign called 'Liking Isn't Helping' which uses photos showing victims of war and natural disasters to encourage volunteerism - with an ironic twist. The images are composites of real press photos and Facebook-style thumbs ups, accompanied by the message that 'Liking isn't helping'. Click through for more details.

Vine vs. Instagram: The battle for video views

Vine for Android gets update while Instagram videos views are off the charts.

Today, Instagram joins the shot form video scrimmage. 

NeroKwik helps you create and share photo collages

NeroKwik lets you access your images from a variety of sources, and is now for Nook too.

Can Instagram challenge Vine by allowing videos?

Is this the end of Twitter's 6-second video app?

App posts photos to Facebook from Google Glass

Third-party app developer Tesseract Mobile offers app to post Google Glass photos to Facebook.

Instagram introduces photo tagging

You can now tag your friends on Instagram, Facebook-style.

Cooliris lets you see all your photos in one app

The photo viewing application now lets you see Flickr, Instagram, Dropbox and Google Drive photos in one place.

What does Facebook's new Android 'skin' mean for the future of social imagery? 

Facebook 'phone' comes to fruition

Long-rumored Facebook phone is Facebook-centric Android launcher instead.

“Photos At My Door “allows anyone to browse their friends’ albums and create photo products.

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