Facebook ad ban lifted on Canadian company’s “overtly sexual” onions

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The social media giant also reversed its decision on peas flagged as promoting alcohol consumption. A seed company from Newfoundland, Canada has had a Facebook ad ban lifted after the social media platform labeled its picture of a wicker basket of onions as being “overtly sexual.” The Gaze Seed Company has found itself having to have more than one ban reviewed by the platform. According to the company’s manager, Jackson McLean, he was required to request a manual review of the Facebook ad ban in order to have it lifted.…

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Facebook unveils the Infinite Office VR platform

The social media company is trying to sell the idea of productivity through a virtual experience. Facebook has unveiled a new VR platform in its lineup called Infinite Office. The concept may be well timed, considering the number of companies that have their employees working from home due to the pandemic. Moreover, many are now wondering if they can reduce or even eliminate their need for physical office space. Virtual reality has been strongly linked to entertainment and highly technical experiences. Facebook is aiming to use Infinite Office to help…

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Facebook says iPhone 12 launch will disrupt online and mobile advertising

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The social media giant pointed to Apple’s changes to its privacy policies. Facebook has stated that changes Apple Inc. has made in conjunction with the launch of its upcoming iPhone 12 will be deeply harmful to the social network’s capacity to place personalized ads in front of its users. The social network giant also sated that Apple’s changes will be harmful to app developers. Facebook explained that the newest iOS privacy changes that will come with the iPhone 12 will be crippling to the social network’s capacity to place personalized…

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Facebook creates most thin VR glasses in the world

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The social media giant says it developed the thinnest virtual reality headset ever made. Facebook recently announced that it has created ultra thin VR glasses unlike anything else currently available. The virtual reality headset is still in its prototype form, but it moves away from much larger gadgets. The company claims that these thin VR glasses are the slimmest in the world. They appear nothing like the large, box-like headgear that is the current standard image of the technology. Images of the device show that it looks like a pair…

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Facebook boycott slashes $72 billion from the social media giant’s earnings

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Zuckerberg’s company earned more than $100 billion in digital ad sales in 2019. A huge list of major multinational companies has joined a Facebook boycott due to the social media giant’s policies on hate speech. The companies have stated that the platform’s efforts to remove hate speech are inadequate. Among the companies that have joined the Stop Hate for Profit campaign including a Facebook boycott include Unilever, Coca-Cola, Verizon and Starbucks. All the companies on the rapidly growing list have vowed that they would put their social media ads on…

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