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12.21.16
Facebook simplifies Android SMS verification
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Facebook simplifies Android SMS verification

It'll save you some time, but the new feature is mostly for the benefit of Facebook's ad partners.

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09.06.16
Cuba has been filtering texts containing political dissent
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Cuba has been filtering texts containing political dissent

Text messages including 'human rights' and 'hunger strike' never reached their recipients.

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06.24.16
ICYMI: Saving the ocean and ghosting on love interests
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ICYMI: Saving the ocean and ghosting on love interests

This ocean fence would use the currents to propel plastics into a trash collection area.

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06.20.16
Facebook Messenger's SMS push might break Android app rules (updated)
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Facebook Messenger's SMS push might break Android app rules (updated)

The company's aggressive text messaging tie-in appears to run afoul of Google Play guidelines.

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02.11.16
Facebook is testing SMS, multiple accounts in Messenger
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Facebook is testing SMS, multiple accounts in Messenger

It looks like the features are Android-only, at least for now.

By N. Lee,   02.11.16
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02.01.16
Facebook's WhatsApp messenger hits 1 billion monthly users
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Facebook's WhatsApp messenger hits 1 billion monthly users

Now the company has its eye on Earth's remaining six billion who aren't using its app.

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