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Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event

In light of the Florida massacre, the company expresses regret over its decision to bring the game to CPACFacebook is facing backlash for bringing a virtual reality shooting game to a rightwing conference where the National Rifle Association (NRA) has Florida school shooting. The social media company, which has

Facebook shares 7 mantras on your privacy

Facebook is giving users more control.Image: PA IMAGES VIA GETTY IMAGESFacebook created an adorable blue dinosaur back in 2014 to help educate its users about the social network's privacy settings. But in 2018, the dino is not enough. On Monday, Facebook released its privacy principles — seven sentences that

Facebook to gamers: Come stream and make money

Facebook wants gamers.Image: facebookFacebook is making a casting call for online gamers and incentivizing them to join via programs like in-game tipping, as the tech giant looks to compete with Amazon's Twitch and Google's YouTube.  SEE ALSO: These camera-sunglasses can post photos and videos directly to Facebook and YouTube

Facebook’s News Feed is beyond saving

Image: Bob Al-Greene/MashableWhat is the Facebook News Feed for?  In 2018, the answer is less certain than ever. Mark Zuckerberg now says it should be "good for people," like kale, polio vaccines, or any number of things that aren't data-harvesting, Russian propaganda-boosting social networks. SEE ALSO: I deleted Facebook

Facebook’s emphasis on comments is coming 10 years too late

Image: VICKY LETA/MASHABLETo push things forward, Facebook is going backward. Facebook announced Thursday night that it will be revamping its News Feed, all in an effort to get users seeing more "meaningful" content from friends and family and spur engagement. What does Facebook count as engagement around meaningful content?

Zuckerberg is making Facebook great again

Image: AFP/GETTY IMAGESFacebook wants to be for the people, even if that means people using Facebook less.  Facebook on Thursday announced that it's making big changes, heavily prioritizing stuff from your friends and family over companies and publishers you follow. For the media outlets that spent years racking up