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Facebook’s ‘San Diego Explosion’ Safety Check Draws Confusion on Social Media

A Facebook Safety Check about an “explosion in San Diego” apparently caused widespread confusion on social media on Wednesday night. Facebook puts out safety checks during major natural disasters or crises. So it certainly raised some eyebrows when the platform asked users if they were safe after an unknown explosion. The only blast to happen […]

Facebook’s WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption for 1 Billion Users

The popular service WhatsApp has upped the ante on encryption, expanding protections so that only the sender of a message and its recipient will be able to see what’s said. The app, which has more than one billion users around the world, first started to introduce encryption into its product a year and a half […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Meets With China’s Propaganda Chief

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a rare meeting with China’s propaganda chief, at a time when Chinese authorities are tightening control over their cyberspace. Liu Yunshan told Zuckerberg in their meeting Saturday that he hopes Facebook can share its experience with Chinese companies to help “Internet development better benefit the people of all […]