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Facebook pulls the plug on its Notify news app

Facebook has announced that it is sunsetting Notify, its news notification app launched in late 2015. Facebook rather appropriately has begun alerting users of the app via a notification, stating that it will be “transitioning parts of notify to other Facebook products.” In a statement to TechCrunch, Facebook says: Starting on Wednesday, we will begin […]

Facebook rolls out fake news filter in Germany

Facebook will begin rolling out its fake news filter in Germany, The Financial Times reports, where lawmakers have expressed growing concern over the spread of fabricated news stories and Russian interference ahead of national elections later this year. The social network will begin fact-checking and flagging fake news for users in Germany over the coming […]

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