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Facebook Expands Climate Science Center to More Regions, Ramps Up Climate Misinformation Detection

As the scientific evidence about human-caused climate change continues to strengthen, so too have efforts to push back against this growing body of knowledge through misinformation campaigns. These campaigns typically target policymakers and other decision-makers who are in a position to take action on climate change, making them an audience of particular interest for Facebook. … Read more

Facebook Adds New Certificate Courses in Marketing Analytics and AR Creation

Facebook announced it is adding two new certificate courses in Marketing Analytics and AR Creation to its existing talent track offerings.  The addition of these courses comes at a time when the company has been implementing additional steps to encourage prospective candidates to pursue technical roles.   A recent LinkedIn-commissioned study found that only 4% … Read more

Facebook Tests New ‘Spotlight’ Conversation Option to Facilitate More Focused In-App Chats

Facebook tests a new ‘Spotlight’ option to facilitate more focussed in-app chats. Facebook announced that it is testing a new option called the Spotlight on Messenger which allows users to read and reply to messages without leaving their current screen through an animated chat head popup. This feature is already available for Android and iOS … Read more