Apple battling with Facebook for 740,000 sf of office space in Manhattan

Apple is facing some competition as it looks to secure luxury office space in Manhattan. According to a new report from the New York Post, Apple is sparring with Facebook over the office space, but Facebook reportedly holds the edge. more… The post Apple battling with Facebook for 740,000 sf of office space in Manhattan […]

Ahead of iOS 13, Facebook publishes blog post defending its use of location data in iOS

iOS 13 is set to be released to the public later this month, and Facebook is looking to get out ahead of some of the changes to location settings in the update. Facebook has published a new blog post detailing how iOS 13 affects its access to your location data, while reaffirming that users are […]

(Weak) Facebook Live restrictions introduced in response to New Zealand shooting video

Facebook Live restrictions have been introduced in response to the New Zealand terrorist attack, when the gunman live-streamed footage of the shootings, making good on a promise made back in March … more… The post (Weak) Facebook Live restrictions introduced in response to New Zealand shooting video appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Facebook says it’s ‘exploring’ putting restrictions on the ability for users to broadcast live

In a blog post this morning, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says that Facebook is exploring ways to restrict who can go “Live” on the platform. This comes after two mass shootings in New Zealand earlier this month were live streamed and repeatedly shared on Facebook. more… The post Facebook says it’s ‘exploring’ putting restrictions on […]

WhatsApp co-founder renews call for users to delete Facebook, questions Apple’s App Store moderation

Almost exactly one year ago, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton publicly called on users to delete Facebook. Now, Acton is renewing that call, while also criticizing companies like Apple for certain privacy and moderation stances. more… The post WhatsApp co-founder renews call for users to delete Facebook, questions Apple’s App Store moderation appeared first on 9to5Mac. […]

This week’s top stories: FaceTime eavesdropping, Facebook vs Apple, iOS 13 details, more

In this week’s top stories: FaceTime eavesdropping bug, iOS 13 rumors, Facebook and Apple clash, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories. more… The post This week’s top stories: FaceTime eavesdropping, Facebook vs Apple, iOS 13 details, more appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac