Facebook's AR Glasses May Be Getting Closer to Becoming a Reality

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about augmented reality glasses during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in San Francisco.Photo: Eric Risberg (AP) Facebook is reportedly dumping resources into developing nifty new augmented reality hardware—but don’t put money on seeing its products anytime super soon. Business Insider’s Rob Price […]

Facebook employees caught leaving five-star Amazon reviews for Portal

Facebook Facebook released its Portal and Portal+ smart displays two months ago, at the tail end of a scandal-ridden year in which data leaks and privacy incidents were abundant. So, the company faced a tough battle in convincing consumers to buy a smart display for their homes, no matter how well the camera tracking works. […]

Facebook says it will ask employees to take down glowing Portal reviews on Amazon

The reception to Facebook Portal has been, at best, a mixed bag. Between the company’s ongoing privacy woes and a lackluster response, Facebook likely didn’t get the response it was anticipating for its first in-house hardware creation. Still, both the Portal and Portal Plus are floating around the four-star mark over on Amazon. Not too […]

Tim Cook on iPhone Sales: We Need to Talk About Facebook

Photo: Getty Just in case you weren’t already aware of this, Apple is super duper serious about privacy. In a new Time opinion piece, Tim Cook reiterated the company’s old talking points about how other companies (read: Facebook and Google) turn people’s personal data into a product that they can sell, sometimes without the user […]

Facebook purges more than 500 Russian-led disinformation pages

Kitti Boonnitrod via Getty Images “Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior” is such an anodyne way of describing weaponizing information to poison attitudes and democracies. That’s the euphemism that Facebook is employing to talk about its latest purge of accounts and pages that may be part of a Russian disinformation campaign. More than 500 pages and accounts have […]