Blog

How People Help Fight False News

To fight the spread of false news, Facebook uses a mix of technological solutions, human reviewers, and educational programs that promote news literacy. The Facebook community plays an important role, too: people can give feedback that a post on Facebook contains false news by clicking the three dots at the top of the post. But […]

Instagram TV is here!

Update: We launched IGTV at an event in San Francisco featuring many of the Instagram creators who’ll make IGTV great. Check out the video of the event to learn what IGTV is, how it works and see it come to life.  Today, we have two big announcements to share. First, Instagram is now a global community […]

Facebook Introducing Subscription Groups for Admins

By Alex Deve, Product Director, Groups Group admins build safe and supportive communities that people come back to every day. We know that admins invest their time and energy to maintain their groups, and some have told us that they would like tools to help them continue to invest in their community and offer more […]

Facebook Helping Creators Connect, Create and Grow

By Fidji Simo, VP of Product and Sibyl Goldman, Director of Entertainment Partnerships – Facebook We are committed to helping creators connect with their fans and build their businesses, because they have some of the strongest communities and share some of the most engaging and creative content. Creators are vibrant and inspiring, and we want […]

Google AI in Ghana

We’ve seen people across Africa do amazing things with the internet and technology—for themselves, their communities and the world. Over the past 10 years in which Google has had offices in Africa, we’ve been excited to be a part of that transformation. Ultimately 10 million Africans will benefit from our digital skills training program with […]

Bringing Shopping to Instagram Stories

Today we’re beginning to expand shopping beyond Feed to Instagram Stories. Instagram isn’t just a place of inspiration, it’s also a place of action, and we know that inspiration can come from anywhere. On Instagram Stories, when you see a sticker with a shopping bag icon tap on it to see more details about that […]

All of Your Facebook Memories Are Now in One Place

By Oren Hod, Product Manager Today, we’re launching Memories, a single place on Facebook to reflect on the moments you’ve shared with family and friends, including posts and photos, friends you’ve made, and major life events. Every day more than 90 million people use On This Day to reminisce about these moments they’ve shared on […]

Instagram is Introducing @mention Sharing

Starting today, when someone mentions you in their story, you’ll be able to share that photo or video into your own story. So, when you’re caught up in a soccer game or focused on a big project and you don’t take out your phone, you can still share the moment. When someone mentions you in […]