‘Assassin’s Creed’ and ‘Splinter Cell’ are coming to Oculus

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Facebook has snagged two made-for-VR Ubisoft titles. Virtual reality versions of Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell are coming to Oculus. Facebook made the announcement during its Connect event today.Ubisoft will develop the VR versions of bot…

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Facebook takes down false claims of extremists starting Oregon wildfires

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Facebook has once again found itself stamping out false information that could foster violence, if not on a topic where it’s normally an issue. Policy communications lead Andy Stone has revealed (via Gizmodo) that Facebook removed false claims…

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Facebook launches Campus to keep college kids connected (again)

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When you see Mark Zuckerberg being grilled by Congress or listening to people discuss his company’s role in presidential elections, it can be easy to forget Facebook’s roots as a college-only social network. Now, with a new school year upon us, Faceb…

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Facebook blocks terminally ill French man from livestreaming his death

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Facebook is dealing with a test of its policies barring live streams involving suicide and self-harm. The social media giant told the AFP (via The Verge) it would block terminally ill French man Alain Cocq from livestreaming his death. The Fre…

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Apple pushes iOS 14’s updated ad anti-tracking feature to 2021

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Apple’s iOS 14 promises to be one of the company’s most significant software updates in years. Between additions like widgets and the App Library, there’s a lot coming with iOS 14 that will likely change how you interact with your iPhone. But few of…

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