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Redpill VR and Sensorium will bring music experiences to social VR

VentureBeat reports: "Redpill VR and Sensorium have teamed up to bring music experiences to social virtual reality. Under the strategic partnership, the technical prototype of the SVR experience...

Facebook is stopping Huawei from pre-installing its apps

The Verge reports: "Facebook won’t allow Huawei to pre-install its apps on smartphones anymore, Reuters is reporting. It’s the latest example of Western tech companies cutting...

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot...

VentureBeat reports: "Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based startup that uses machine learning (ML) to help detect the spread of misinformation online. Terms of...

Facebook Deleted More Than 2 Billion Fake Accounts In The First...

Forbes reports: "Facebook has published its third Community Standards Enforcement Report which provides metrics on the social network's efforts at preventing and removing controversial content. In...

Snap in Talks to License Music to Let Snapchat Users Embed...

Variety reports: "Snap wants to up Snapchat’s music game. The company has been in negotiations with music companies including the big three — Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music...

Facebook’s ‘GlobalCoin’ cryptocurrency to launch in 2020, report claims

The Verge reports: "Facebook plans to launch its cryptocurrency by the first quarter of next year, reports BBC News. The company is expected to reveal more...

Facebook found hosting masses of far right EU disinformation networks

TechCrunch reports: "A multi-month hunt for political disinformation spreading on Facebook in Europe suggests there are concerted efforts to use the platform to spread bogus far...

Twitter publishes latest government data request figures

TechCrunch reports: "Twitter’s latest transparency report is out. The social media giant said it received 6% fewer requests for user data from governments between June and December 2018 than...

Facebook co-founder calls for breakup of the social network

The Verge reports: "In an op-ed written in The New York Times, one of Facebook’s co-founders has called for the social network to be broken up....

Facebook is shutting down Bonfire, its Houseparty clone for group video...

The Verge reports: "Facebook is shutting down a clone of the group video chat app Houseparty, The Verge has learned. Bonfire, which Facebook began testing in the summer...