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Instagram's Threads app will now let you message everyone and not just 'close friends'
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Instagram's Threads app will now let you message everyone and not just 'close friends'

The app will have two tabs, one dedicated to those you consider to be your ‘close friends’ and the other for ‘everyone else’

Facebook Messenger limits forwarding messages to five people to combat misinformation
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Facebook Messenger limits forwarding messages to five people to combat misinformation

As per Facebook, the new feature will provide an added layer of protection against 'viral misinformation or harmful content'.

Instagram merges Direct Messages with Messenger chats in the latest update
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Instagram merges Direct Messages with Messenger chats in the latest update

The DM icon on the Instagram app (placed in the top right corner) is also reportedly replaced by the Facebook Messenger logo.

BlackRock: A new Android malware could target 337 apps including Instagram, Gmail, Twitter others
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BlackRock: A new Android malware could target 337 apps including Instagram, Gmail, Twitter others

Reportedly, BlacRock isn't on the Play Store as of now, but is getting to devices by being offered as a fake Google Update on third-party stores.

Facebook rolls out customisable Avatars in India: Here's how you can create your own
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Facebook rolls out customisable Avatars in India: Here's how you can create your own

You can use an Avatar in Facebook comments, stories, profile picture, and Messenger chat windows.

Samsung has teamed up with Facebook to help offline retailers go digital
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Samsung has teamed up with Facebook to help offline retailers go digital

Samsung says that in the first phase they have already trained more than 800 offline retailers in collaboration with Facebook.

Facebook Messenger to introduce a safety feature that will help users keep scams at bay
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Facebook Messenger to introduce a safety feature that will help users keep scams at bay

The new Messenger feature helps minors stay safe while interacting with an adult they may not know.

Facebook introduces Shops to let businesses sell products on its platforms during coronavirus pandemic
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Facebook introduces Shops to let businesses sell products on its platforms during coronavirus pandemic

Facebook Shops will allow businesses to sell their product both on Facebook and Instagram.

Facebook launches Messenger Kids in India and announces new features for monitoring your kids' friending activities
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Facebook launches Messenger Kids in India and announces new features for monitoring your kids' friending activities

‘Supervised Friending’ allows parents to accept, reject, and add or remove contacts from their kids' lists.

Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns
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Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns

Zoom has seen the biggest surge in user base with its daily usage, rising by over 300 percent since the lockdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Facebook Messenger provides health authorities, govt with free developer tools
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Facebook Messenger provides health authorities, govt with free developer tools

Facebook is also launching a virtual (online) hackathon to see how developers can create messaging solutions.

Facebook Messenger VP discusses privacy as company works on integrating all its chat tools
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Facebook Messenger VP discusses privacy as company works on integrating all its chat tools

The integration project has already gotten pushback from regulators worried about Facebook’s size and power.

Facebook Messenger makes it mandatory to sign up using a Facebook account
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Facebook Messenger makes it mandatory to sign up using a Facebook account

Earlier, users could sign up for Facebook Messenger and Messenger Lite with only their phone numbers.

Facebook says it won't remove encryption from messaging apps as US senators threaten with encryption regulation
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Facebook says it won't remove encryption from messaging apps as US senators threaten with encryption regulation

US Senators invoked child abuse and mass shooting cases in which encryption has blocked access to key evidence and stymied investigations.

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger are now back up after the global outage
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Facebook, Instagram, Messenger are now back up after the global outage

The issue has been seen across the world, although, it does not appear to affect all users the same.

Facebook working on Instagram-like ‘Close Friends’ feature called ‘Favourites’
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Facebook working on Instagram-like ‘Close Friends’ feature called ‘Favourites’

Favourites will allow Facebook users to create a custom list of friends to share their stories.

Egypt protests: Authorities arrest journalists, block news websites for 'inaccurate coverage' of anti-Sisi demonstrations
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Egypt protests: Authorities arrest journalists, block news websites for 'inaccurate coverage' of anti-Sisi demonstrations

In the wake of protests calling for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's ouster, Egypt arrested journalists and was accused of blocking news websites.

Facebook testing feature to start group chats in posts like Instagram Chat stickers
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Facebook testing feature to start group chats in posts like Instagram Chat stickers

It appears to be similar to Instagram’s Chat sticker in Stories that allows users to join a group chat

Facebook hired human contractors to transcribe audio in its Messenger app
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Facebook hired human contractors to transcribe audio in its Messenger app

Facebook confirmed that it had stopped listening to users' audio more than a week ago