Facebook News launches in the UK, the first international market for its curated news portal – ITPro.works

As the United Kingdom prepares to sharpen its focus on how it regulates big tech companies, Facebook is taking a big step up in the role it plays in presenting … Read More

Facebook will give academic researchers access to 2020 election ad targeting data – ITPro.works

Starting next month, Facebook will open up academic access to a dataset of 1.3 million political and social issue ads, including those that ran between August 3 and November 3, … Read More

Facebook and Instagram’s AI-generated image captions now offer far more details – ITPro.works

Every picture posted to Facebook and Instagram gets a caption generated by an image analysis AI, and that AI just got a lot smarter. The improved system should be a … Read More

Parler jumps to No. 1 on App Store after Facebook and Twitter ban Trump – ITPro.works

Users are surging on small, conservative, social media platforms after President Donald Trump’s ban from the world’s largest social networks, even as those platforms are seeing access throttled by the … Read More