The Facebook iOS app automatically lowers the quality of your uploaded photos to try and save bandwidth. If you prefer to keep your family photos looking their best, here’s how you can configure the Facebook iOS app to upload higher quality copies.
Facebook’s surprise acquisition of Oculus earlier this week left many upset by the deal, including independent game developers. While Facebook and Oculus promise that nothing will change for the worse, users and developers are reacting negatively to the deal, including a humorous $2 billion stretch goal to the Frog Fractions 2 Kickstarter to “buy Oculus back from Facebook.”
Facebook announced a major deal late Wednesday, agreeing to purchase popular messaging service WhatsApp for $16 billion. Facebook will let its new division operate independently and maintain its own branding, as well as maintain its own Facebook Messenger for the foreseeable future.
Facebook has to make money somehow, right? The company has decided to take advertising to the next level by rolling out autoplay video ads in users’ news feeds. The ads, which will thankfully be muted unless you click on them, will start playing as you scroll through your feed, and there’s no way to turn them off.
Microsoft is joining many other technology companies in looking for ways to increase its internal security to thwart unauthorized spying on its networks by the NSA and other government entities. Company executives are meeting this week to decide on a specific plan.