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Facebook is testing an alternative news feed

Facebook usually makes a big announcement whenever it adds a feature to its platform, but some users are discovering a mysterious, unannounced rocket ship icon at the top or bottom of their screen (depending on whether it's iOS or Android)…

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey departs Facebook

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of Oculus VR, is leaving Facebook. In a statement to UploadVR, Facebook said Palmer will be dearly missed and that his legacy extends far beyond Oculus. His inventive spirit helped kickstart (no pun intended) the modern VR…

Facebook takes on GoFundMe with 'personal fundraiser' feature

Facebook is rolling out new fundraising tools that will allow anyone to raise money for themselves, a friend or someone or something not on Facebook. The feature expands on its existing tools for non-profits to setup a campaign page, and…

Facebook boosts account security with USB key support

The fact that “123456” was the most common password of 2016 goes to show that securing online accounts remains low on the list of priorities for many. Even for those that utilize strong passwords, there’s often more than can be…

Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi to lead Facebook's VR efforts

Earlier this week, former Android executive Hugo Barra announced that he was leaving his post leading Xiaomi’s international efforts, citing personal reasons and a desire to go back to his normal life in Silicon Valley and take some much-needed time…