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September 25

Facebook argues Apple should let its apps like Messenger be default on iPhone

With iOS 14, Apple has opened up its mobile platform more than ever before with the ability to set third-party apps as defaults for mail and browser. Riding on that change, Facebook is criticizing Apple for not opening up messaging on iOS to do the same. All told, Facebook is trying to pressure Apple to […]

September 3

Facebook fighting disinformation, but political ads can still lie …

Facebook says that it is fighting disinformation with a range of new policies in the run-up to November’s presidential election …

August 15

Facebook is now merging Instagram and Messenger chats into one service

Facebook has been planning to merge WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger chats into a single app for some time, but now the company has taken the first actions to make this happen. During this Friday night, Instagram was updated to offer an option that merges its chat feature with Facebook Messenger.

September 25

[Update: Applies for all devs] Apple concedes to Facebook on its 30% iOS cut for online events

Back in August as Facebook rolled out its latest online service for creators, teachers, and small businesses to host virtual events, the company announced it would be waving fees. Google also agreed to waive its 30% commission on Android, however, Apple at the time did not. Now Facebook says Apple has revisited that decision and […]

September 3

Some things shouldn’t be shared, says Apple, in amusing iPhone ad

Apple is running a new privacy-focused ad for the iPhone, with the tagline, “Some things shouldn’t be shared.” The one-minute ad opens on a bus, with a guy announcing to all his fellow passengers that he browsed eight websites for divorce lawyers that day…

September 13

Comment: What’s the best email app for iPhone? [Updated for 2020]

Email, like calendars, is something that is very personal. Over the years, email has morphed from a way to send electronic letters to turning into the digital hub of all we do online. Your Facebook account is tied to an email. Your Amazon account is tied to an email. Everything is tied to your email, […]

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