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Facebook Inc is testing out self-destructing posts

On Mission: Impossible, the missions are provided on tapes that self-destruct after five (or ten seconds). Now Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is testing something similar with statuses. In the future, you may be able to schedule posts for deletion. The length of time can be set.

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Facebook Inc is now hitting 100 million monthly active users in Africa

Facebook LogoFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is now hitting 100 million in Africa. Over 80% of its monthly active users in Africa are now accessing Facebook using a mobile device. Earlier this summer, Facebook revamped its Android app to support lower-end devices.

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Facebook Inc hits 1 billion video views per day, rolling out video views

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) users are now viewing an average of 1 billion videos per day on average since June. Around two thirds of these views are happening on mobile devices.

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Facebook Inc (FB) Android app hits 1 billion installs

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 Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Android app has hit 1 billion downloads on Android. That means that it is the first non-Google app to hit 1 billion downloads on Google Play. The Facebook Android app beat several individual Google apps like Chrome, Hangouts, and Google Search. Some of Google’s Android apps that surpassed 1 billion downloads include Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube.

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Facebook Inc (FB) is testing a tool to search for posts using keywords

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is working on a tool that will let users search for posts using keywords, according to Bloomberg. Some Facebook users on the mobile app have been given an option to search for old posts from their Facebook friends.

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Facebook Inc (FB) is penalizing clickbait Pages

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is going to start penalizing Pages that use a clickbait strategy. For example, there are some Pages that post headlines like “you won’t believe this when you see it!” “Clickbaity” titles are defined as a headline that encourages people to click without telling them much information about what they will see.

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Facebook Inc (FB): Class action lawsuit filed with 60,000 users

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There is a law student in Austria that filed a class action lawsuit against Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for privacy violations. It gathered support from 60,000 users and passed the first legal review.

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Facebook Inc (FB) is studying shopping habits of its users

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is going to give more information to advertisers about its users across multiple devices. This could lead to privacy concerns amongst its users. Facebook said it will inform advertisers what devices shoppers first viewed and the items that they have purchased. Facebook will also report which device they were using when they purchased the item.

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