A billion people use WhatsApp daily

One billion people check WhatsApp every day. Not every month — it hit that number way back in early 2016 — but every single day. The Facebook-owned chat app has announced the milestone number in a post thanking its users, though it was also mentioned in passing during the company’s earnings call. Zuckerberg mentioned during the call that Facebook’s own […]

Facebook wants to turn campus into a ‘village’

Facebook Facebook on Friday unveiled plans to transform its Silicon Valley headquarters campus into a “mixed-use village” complete with housing and retail shops. Impetus for the “Willow Campus” includes inadequate housing and public transit, making it tough for Facebook workers to live and commute where the leading social network has its headquarters, according to vice […]

Facebook to produce own TV series, games

Facebook Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant’s executives said on Monday. The online platform, which has around two billion monthly users worldwide, is working on the project with a small group of partners and hopes to start putting […]

Facebook takes aim at ‘low quality’ websites

The world’s biggest social network said it is updating its ranking algorithm with the help of artificial intelligence so users would see fewer posts “that link to these low-quality web page experiences.”<br />Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP Facebook said Wednesday it was making changes designed to keep its […]