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Fox Sports is creating exclusive, interactive shows for Facebook Watch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo ESPN isn’t the only big broadcaster committing to exclusive sports shows on Facebook Watch. Fox Sports is teaming up with Facebook to create unique interactive shows for Watch viewers, including a marquee Fox Football Sunday program. The Monday morning show covers the NFL games from the day […]

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Mobile banking firm sues Facebook over Calibra’s logo

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Current Facebook’s Libra project has yet another issue to deal with: a mobile banking app has sued the social network’s Calibra subsidiary over their very similar logos. The tech giant introduced Calibra as the division that will oversee its cryptocurrency plans, including the development of a digital wallet. According to […]

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Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook’s fact checking policies

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks as CNN moderator Chris Cuomo listens during the Power of our Pride Town Hall Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. ASSOCIATED PRESS Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were […]

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eBay, Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Stripe and eBay have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would pull their support, while Mastercard and Visa have also dropped out. “We highly respect the vision of the Libra Association; however, eBay has made the decision […]

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Facebook’s new camera filter and stickers focus on mental health

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Facebook In honor of World Mental Health Day, Facebook has launched a couple of features that it hopes will bring awareness to the cause and help people who may need emotional support. For starters, it worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) to create a camera filter for Facebook and […]

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Instagram’s new Story camera makes it even more like Snapchat

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Instagram Ever since its arrival in 2016, the Instagram Stories feature has had a very familiar look and feel compared to Snapchat. Today Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced that it’s rolling out an updated camera with easier to browse effects and filters that are easier to sort through — apparently […]

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Sony disables PlayStation 4 Facebook integration

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Sony has turned off Facebook integration on the PlayStation 4, meaning users can no longer link their Facebook and console accounts, the company announced in a terse blog post. As a result, users will not be able to find Facebook friends, share gameplay videos and screenshots, or use their Facebook […]

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Instagram is removing its ‘Following’ activity tab

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Igor Bonifacic / Engadget Starting this week, Instagram will sunset one of its more infamous — though lesser-known — features. Moving forward, the app is removing its “Following” tab, reports Buzzfeed News. If you’re unfamiliar with the feature, it displays new likes and comments from people you follow. It also […]

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EU grills Facebook over Libra’s financial and privacy risks

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Reuters/Dado Ruvic It’s not just central banks interrogating Facebook over its Libra cryptocurrency as of late. The Financial Times has learned that the European Commission has asked Facebook to answer a range of questions about Libra, including the risks to financial stability and data privacy as well as the company’s […]

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Instagram tests Group Stories after Facebook ditched them

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jane Manchun Wong/Twitter Facebook might not be giving up on Group Stories just because it’s cutting them from its main app. App sleuther Jane Manchun Wong has found test code for a Group Story feature in Instagram. There’s no mystery to how it works — you’d just choose to “share […]

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