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Facebook’s “Clear History” feature taking longer to develop – will begin testing in Autumn 2019

Facebook has been fighting a number of privacy issues in 2018, including multiple privacy breaches and bugs and compromising millions of users’ data entrusted to the company. So, when Facebook announced that it will be bringing a new “Clear History” feature during its F8 conference earlier this year, it was …

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Instagram will now describe photos using AI for users with visual impairments

Instagram has announced it will roll out features to make the app more accessible for users with visual impairments. The app will allow screen readers to describe photos, either automatically using AI or using custom descriptions added by users. The descriptions, known as “alt text,” are already widely used online …

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Facebook unveils Alexa (Soon Google Assistant) enabled Portal and Portal+ video conferencing devices

As previously rumoured, Facebook has announced their first designed and built hardware devices with the Portal and Portal+ video conferencing devices. The devices are up for pre-sale in the US through Facebook at portal.facebook.com, and US retailers Amazon and Best Buy with shipping expected to begin in November. The Portal …

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Not so Fake News: Facebook rolls out a context button for Australian, Canadian, Irish and New Zealand users to fight against fake news

Facebook has announced that it will be rolling out a context button which launched in the UK and US earlier this year to Australian, New Zealand, Irish and Canadian users which will enable them to check the veracity of stories appearing in their news feeds. The context button, shows both …

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Facebook Messenger brings dinosaurs of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom into your living room using Augmented Reality

The highly anticipated sequel to Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom, launches in Australia this month on digital and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, 3D and DVD and while the launch on Digital is usually more up our alley, it’s the physical launch that caught our eye with an Augmented Reality (AR) tie-in …

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