Facebook works to restore access after Thanksgiving Day outage

Business / Tech Nov 29, 2019

Facebook works to restore access after Thanksgiving Day outage

Facebook Inc. said it was working to restore access on Thursday to its users after issues with its central software systems triggered an outage in its family of apps, including Instagram, on the busy Thanksgiving Day holiday. "We quickly investigated, started restoring access, and we're ...

KDDI and Facebook to jointly develop 5G services in Japan

Business / Tech Nov 26, 2019

KDDI and Facebook to jointly develop 5G services in Japan

KDDI Corp. and social media giant Facebook Inc. will jointly develop services to be provided through a 5G network in Japan, according to informed sources. They aim to offer smartphone users a product sales system utilizing augmented reality by taking advantage of the massive data ...

Business Sep 11, 2019

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide

Facebook Inc. will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content. The social network also said on Tuesday self-injury related content ...

Sumo 101: Rikishi & social media

Sumo Sep 9, 2019

Sumo 101: Rikishi & social media

by John Gunning

At first glance, sumo can seem intransigently stuck in the past. Training consists mostly of repeating the exact same movements day after day with little regard for modern sports science or recovery, and both clothing and rituals remain unchanged from what they were centuries ago. Dig ...