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The Oculus Quest 2 might have been leaked by Facebook

A not-so-hidden codename.

What you need to know The Oculus Quest is a standalone VR headset with built-in cameras for tracking. It has made waves in the VR world for its aggressive pricing and wire-free experience. While it’s too soon to announce a successor, we may have confirmation it exists. A codename ‘Del Mar’ hints that an Oculus Quest 2 may be in development.

The Oculus Quest is still a fledgling VR platform, but it looks like  [Read More…]

Facebook bug deletes all the wrong coronavirus posts overnight

Facebook says it has restored posts that were incorrectly removed.

What you need to know Facebook spent the night deleting coronavirus posts that were wrongly designated spam. That’s because of a bug in its anti-spam system. Posts from sources such as BBC News were marked as misleading or containing false advertisement.

A bug in Facebook’s anti-spam system has caused posts about the coronavirus pandemic from reputable news sources such as the BBC to be deleted overnight.

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How to use Dual Messenger to manage two Facebook accounts on the Galaxy S20

The Galaxy S20 has a nifty feature that lets you run two instances of the same app. That means you can run two Facebook or WhatsApp accounts on the same phone, and the best part is that you can maintain a separate contacts list for each instance. Here’s what you need to know about Dual Messenger on the Galaxy S20.

How to use Dual Messenger to manage two accounts on the Galaxy S20 Open Settings from the home  [Read More…]

Twitter joins Snapchat and Facebook with its own stories feature — Fleets

The firm is also bringing customizable timelines to its Android as well.

What you need to know Twitter is testing its own snapchat-inspired stories feature, dubbed Fleets. It’s a region-based test which is only available in Brazil at the moment. It also rolled out customizable timelines via swipeable lists to its Android app, months after debuting the feature on iOS.

Snapchat was the first to start with ephemeral stories, Facebook was next to bring it to all  [Read More…]

Facebook unveils new design for its Messenger app

Discover and chat bots are out, speed and simplicity is in.

What you need to know A report has revealed Facebook’s plans to overhaul its Messenger app. Developer screenshots show that the Discover tab is on its way out. Chat bots, business and games are being hidden from view, and chat bots are being demoted.

A new report has revealed Facebook’s plans to overhaul its Messenger app, an update Facebook says will begin rolling out shortly.

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GDC 2020 isn’t dead just because Sony and Facebook pulled out

Indie developers make up a large portion of attendees and events at GDC.

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is going to have a few less companies this year. Both Sony and Facebook have announced that they’ve pulled out of the event, citing coronavirus concerns. This comes a couple of weeks after another major tech conference, Mobile World Congress (MWC), was canceled completely after companies backed out due to similar health concerns — even if the Spanish government  [Read More…]

Facebook will pay you $5 for your recordings

$ 5 is $ 5.

What you need to know Facebook will offer users money for their audio recordings. This is part of a new Pronunciations program in its Viewpoints app. Users will have the chance to make up to $ 5 from 10 recordings.

Facebook will offer users compensation for their voice recordings, the firm announced this week This is part of a project to improve its Portal smart home products. Dubbed Pronunciations, it’s part of  [Read More…]

Sony, Facebook pull out of GDC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns

Sony also announced it wouldn’t be attending PAX East earlier this week.

What you need to know Sony and Facebook announced they’re pulling out of GDC 2020. This is the second conference that Sony has canceled plans for this month. The Novel Coronavirus (COVID19 or 2019-nCoV) situation in China has caused a lot of upheaval across the tech industry.

Just one day after announcing it wouldn’t be attending PAX East, Sony confirmed that it also won’t be  [Read More…]

Instagram brought in $20 billion for Facebook last year

That’s more than a quarter of Facebook’s revenues as a whole.

What you need to know Instagram is a big business for Facebook. The photo-sharing app was responsible for more than 25% of its parent company’s sales. Facebook acquired the company for just $ 715 million.

Mo’ ads, mo’ money, as they say. It’s certainly the mantra Facebook-owned Instagram is living by, with the photo-sharing app reportedly netting revenues of around $ 20 billion in the last  [Read More…]

How to change your Facebook password

Ready, set, secure.

Facebook. Just about everyone has an account on the social networking platform whether they like the site or not. It can be a great way to stay in touch with friends and family members, but we also understand if you’re regularly thinking about finally deleting your account for good.

However, if you do still have an active Facebook account, it’s important that your password for it is secure and up-to-date. Whether you’re trying to  [Read More…]