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Facebook is now 20 years old

Facebook, a ubiquitous part of most of our online lives, has just reached the remarkable milestone of two decades. Originally launched as 'TheFacebook' on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and his college roommates at Harvard University, namely Andrew McCollum, Eduardo Saverin, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz, the platform has come a long way in defining social media platforms in these 20 years.

Meta surges with record $196 billion gain in stock market value

Meta added $196 billion in stock market value, the biggest one-day gain in Wall Street history

What to do if your Facebook account is hacked?

In case you feel someone else has gained access to your Facebook account, don't panic! There are several steps you can take to recover your account and get it back. Let's take a look at some of the most important things you should consider doing just in case you think your Facebook account has been compromised in any way.

Mark Zuckerberg injured in martial arts training, undergoes knee surgery

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has undergone knee surgery following an injury sustained during his martial arts training. Zuckerberg tore one of his anterior cruciate ligaments, or ACLs while preparing for an upcoming MMA fight scheduled for early next year.

Instagram fuelling youth mental health crisis: US states' lawsuit

Dozens of US states are suing Meta Platforms and its Instagram unit, accusing them of fuelling a youth mental health crisis by making their social media platforms addictive

How to avoid 'Your account has been reported' Facebook scam

One malicious phishing scam that has recently become quite common is the 'Violations detected on your page' or 'Your account has been reported' fake message on Facebook, which deceives users into giving away their personal information. Here is a quick guide on what this scam is and how you can avoid it. 

Broadcast Channels feature coming to Facebook and Messenger

Meta, the parent company of the popular social media platform Facebook,  has recently announced that they are adding a feature called Broadcast Channels to Facebook and Messenger. According to Meta, broadcast channels are a public messaging tool that Facebook page admins and public figures can use to engage with all their followers in one unified space.

Facebook will remove "posts or comments supporting Hamas"

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and Threads, has recently announced that they are taking steps to control misinformation related to the Israel-Hamas War on their platforms. These steps will include removing any posts or comments supporting Hamas, as well as deleting content that "clearly identifies hostages" of the ongoing war.

How the elderly have embraced social media

Older people in Bangladesh increasingly becoming a part of the social media landscape

February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024

Facebook is now 20 years old

Facebook, a ubiquitous part of most of our online lives, has just reached the remarkable milestone of two decades. Originally launched as 'TheFacebook' on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and his college roommates at Harvard University, namely Andrew McCollum, Eduardo Saverin, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz, the platform has come a long way in defining social media platforms in these 20 years.

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

Meta surges with record $196 billion gain in stock market value

Meta added $196 billion in stock market value, the biggest one-day gain in Wall Street history

November 9, 2023
November 9, 2023

What to do if your Facebook account is hacked?

In case you feel someone else has gained access to your Facebook account, don't panic! There are several steps you can take to recover your account and get it back. Let's take a look at some of the most important things you should consider doing just in case you think your Facebook account has been compromised in any way.

November 6, 2023
November 6, 2023

Mark Zuckerberg injured in martial arts training, undergoes knee surgery

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has undergone knee surgery following an injury sustained during his martial arts training. Zuckerberg tore one of his anterior cruciate ligaments, or ACLs while preparing for an upcoming MMA fight scheduled for early next year.

October 25, 2023
October 25, 2023

Instagram fuelling youth mental health crisis: US states' lawsuit

Dozens of US states are suing Meta Platforms and its Instagram unit, accusing them of fuelling a youth mental health crisis by making their social media platforms addictive

October 22, 2023
October 22, 2023

How to avoid 'Your account has been reported' Facebook scam

One malicious phishing scam that has recently become quite common is the 'Violations detected on your page' or 'Your account has been reported' fake message on Facebook, which deceives users into giving away their personal information. Here is a quick guide on what this scam is and how you can avoid it. 

October 19, 2023
October 19, 2023

Broadcast Channels feature coming to Facebook and Messenger

Meta, the parent company of the popular social media platform Facebook,  has recently announced that they are adding a feature called Broadcast Channels to Facebook and Messenger. According to Meta, broadcast channels are a public messaging tool that Facebook page admins and public figures can use to engage with all their followers in one unified space.

October 14, 2023
October 14, 2023

Facebook will remove "posts or comments supporting Hamas"

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and Threads, has recently announced that they are taking steps to control misinformation related to the Israel-Hamas War on their platforms. These steps will include removing any posts or comments supporting Hamas, as well as deleting content that "clearly identifies hostages" of the ongoing war.

October 9, 2023
October 9, 2023

How the elderly have embraced social media

Older people in Bangladesh increasingly becoming a part of the social media landscape

October 9, 2023
October 9, 2023

How the metaverse can revolutionise education

The utilisation of a virtual and fully-engaging digital environment has the potential to change the education sector. 

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