Blackmagic's pro livestreaming switcher can broadcast without software
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Blackmagic’s pro livestreaming switcher can broadcast without software

If you're devoted enough to livestreaming that you want the kind of features you'd expect from a TV studio, Blackmagic might have your back. It's releasing the ATEM Mini Pro, an enhanced version of the ATEM Mini switcher that's focus… Continue Reading…

Want to survive the downturn? Better build a platform
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Want to survive the downturn? Better build a platform

When you look at the most successful companies in the world, they are almost never just one simple service. Instead, they offer a platform with a range of services and an ability to connect to it to allow external partners and developers to extend the base functionality that the company …

Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their software to better spy on users
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Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their software to better spy on users

Facebook’s WhatsApp is in the midst of a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance outfit NSO Group. But before complaining about the company’s methods, Facebook seems to have wanted to use them for its own purposes, according to testimony from NSO founder Shalev Hulio. Last year brought news of an exploit …

Facebook takes on Zoom with new Messenger desktop app
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Facebook takes on Zoom with new Messenger desktop app

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Facebook debuts standalone Messenger app on Mac and PC
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Facebook debuts standalone Messenger app on Mac and PC

Today, Facebook is bringing its Messenger app to desktop. You can now access Messenger — including unlimited and free group video calls — on MacOS and Windows. The desktop app will sync across mobile, offer notifications for new messages and suppor… Continue Reading…

India launches WhatsApp chatbot to create awareness about coronavirus, asks social media services to curb spread of misinformation
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India launches WhatsApp chatbot to create awareness about coronavirus, asks social media services to curb spread of misinformation

India is turning to WhatsApp, the most popular app in the country, to create awareness about the coronavirus pandemic and has urged social media services to tackle spread of misinformation on their platforms. Narendra Modi, India’s Prime Minister, said on Saturday that citizens in the country can text a WhatsApp …

WhatsApp tests new feature to fight misinformation: Search the web
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WhatsApp tests new feature to fight misinformation: Search the web

WhatsApp, one of the most popular instant messaging platforms on the planet, is testing a feature that could make it simpler for its 2 billion users to tell whether the assertion made in messages they have received is true. In the recent most beta version of its Android app, the …

WhatsApp and WHO create a chatbot to share reliable coronavirus info
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WhatsApp and WHO create a chatbot to share reliable coronavirus info

In an attempt to help users find accurate coronavirus information, WhatsApp and the World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a chatbot that will answer questions about the pandemic. When users text “hi” to the new WHO Health Alert (+41 79 893 18… Continue Reading…

Daily Crunch: Facebook and Twitter fight coronavirus misinformation
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Daily Crunch: Facebook and Twitter fight coronavirus misinformation

The big social networks take steps to ensure that they’re providing accurate information for public health, Charter refuses to allow employees to work from home and Microsoft Teams sees a big spike in popularity. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 19, 2020. 1. Facebook will put a new coronavirus info …

Facebook now lets most users opt-in to dark mode & desktop redesign
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Facebook now lets most users opt-in to dark mode & desktop redesign

Facebook today officially rolled out its sweeping desktop redesign that offers dark mode, tabbed home screen and a cleaner profile. Facebook tells TechCrunch that “starting today, the majority of people on Facebook will have access to the new desktop design,” which it announced at last year’s F8 conference. Users can …