Facebook Goes into The Dating Turf, Rolls Out More Snapchat Features at F8
02 May, 2018, 01:55
Shares of Match Group IncMTCH.O and its parent IAC IAC.O plunged, wiping some $5 billion (£3.67 billion) off their combined market values, after Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerbergsaid his social media platform would develop its own dating app to rival Tinder, Match and others. While highlighting Facebook "Watch Party", allowing users to watch video together, Zuckerberg said it's flawless for if "your friend is testifying in front of Congress, for example".
"We need to make sure that never happens again", Zuckerberg told the audience.
Zuckerberg even found time to make a joke about his recent congressional testimony on the data leak.
On Tuesday, members of Parliament reiterated a threat to formally summon Zuckerberg to testify in the United Kingdom, with a May 24 deadline.
A prototype displayed on screens at the F8 conference showed a heart shape at the top-right corner of the Facebook app. "We can do this without storing the information in a way that's associated with your account", wrote Erin Egan. The company came under fire in March for how it handles users' data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light. Koum clashed with Facebook over its approach to encryption and personal data, according to a Washington Post report. The issue was resolved but it was unclear exactly which Facebook updates caused the issues for Tinder. He did not specify when exactly the process will re-open.
But Zuckerberg suggested that Facebook would not slow down and wouldn't distance itself from developers as it prioritizes data privacy.
"Now you can bring your friends together", Zuckerberg said to chuckles.
"The Committee feels that the evidence lacked numerous important details that we need", notes the letter, before listing no less than 39 "unanswered questions/points for follow up".
"Yes, this is an important moment".
"Your Facebook won't be quite as good as it relearns your preferences", said Zuckerberg. There are 200 million people who have marked themselves as single on Facebook, he said.
Facebook and the developers on its platform, he said, "have a responsibility to move forward.to keep building services that help us connect in meaningful new ways". The CEO explained that the app was designed with privacy and safety in mind from the beginning. "Your friends aren't going to see this". That prompted an outcry that Facebook was mishandling people's data. Once created, you can meet with friends in VR to watch 360-degree videos, play games and take virtual selfies. Zuckerberg said WhatsApp will also be getting a group video-calling feature soon. "You can laugh together".
Cardinal George Pell has been ordered to appear Wednesday in the Victoria state County Court where he will eventually stand trial. Unable to talk about evidence before the court, Milligan told nine.com.au that a long, hard road lies ahead for accusers of Pell.
Giving up two second-round picks without trading the No. 22 pick this year or next year's first-round pick is fine. The Bills shipped that and the 65 pick to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for the 16 and 154 selections.
Center is certainly Cole's best position , but the truth is, he could probably play guard and tackle in addition to center. As far as incoming prospects go, Rosen is about as complete a quarterback as you could hope for.
William and Kate's third child was born Monday, a brother to 4-year-old Prince George and Princess Charlotte , who is nearly 3. Unlike his siblings Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2, Louis' birth certificate is typed and not handwritten.
Chief of Staff John Kelly looks out of the Oval Office onto the Rose Garden before the start of a news conference on Monday. Officials told NBC that Kelly questioned aloud why Porter's alleged victims "wouldn't just move on".
However, Oswalt admitted the "surreal" turn of events is "bittersweet" without his late spouse around to celebrate the news . Meyers, however, made a decision to give the comic the space to talk some more about the Golden State Killer story.
WOW Air wants to pay YOU, and a friend, partner, anyone you consider half of your "dynamic duo" to move to Iceland this summer. According to Business Insider , the winners will be allowed to choose which destinations they'd like to visit.
The group has been working on developing Abbatar since 2016, and they plan to take the show on the road for a world tour tour. Hanser said of the new music: "The sound will be familiar, but also modern" The recording session "was like old times ".
When he mentioned former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, he didn't forget to mention state party chief Sachin Pilot. The elections will be held in 224 Assembly constituencies on May 12th and the results will be declared on May 15th.
Of course, stonewalling a Nashville squad that is averaging 3.67 goals in the playoffs will be no easy task for the youngster. Ellis left the game on his next shift after getting cut when Ben Chiarot's skate clipped him in the face near his left eye.
Last season, despite some offensive inefficiencies out of his control, Ridley still led the team with 63 receptions for 967 yards. He blocking is outstanding, but his dependable hands will ensure that he remains a necessary cog in any offense he plays in.
Tornado watch issued for central Kansas
North Dakota recognizes this week as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week - a reminder that severe weather is not far away. In the wake of a frontal system, much of the Midwest and parts of the Northeast are seeing a chilly spring Sunday morning.
Parliament vote falls short for Armenia's protest leader
Mr Pashinian is the only candidate, but the chamber is controlled by the ruling party, and Mr Pashinian needs their votes to win. For election to the post of Prime Minister Pashinyan must receive at least 53 votes in Parliament.
LeBron James dominates yet another postseason series
But Toronto's second unit was even better - finishing fourth overall at 41.8 ppg (first in the league after January 1 at 44.3). After missing most of the first round with a shoulder injury, VanVleet is back healthy, and the Raptors are at full strength.
Fire Causes Collapse of Tall Building in São Paulo, Brazil
Globo TV reported some 150 people lived in the building, but most were not inside at the time of the fire and subsequent collapse. Firefighters continued trying to fully extinguish the flames amid the debris of concrete chunks and twisted metal pipes.
Bears take C Daniels, WR Miller in 2nd round
After his true junior season, Daniels submitted for feedback from the NFL Draft Advisory and then declared for the 2018 NFL Draft. The Bears needed help at guard with Josh Sitton gone and with Kyle Long recovering from ankle, shoulder and neck surgeries.
Thick-skinned Trump 'will definitely come to London'
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