Updates to Facebook’s Trending feature are trending on the social network Wednesday, as the feature is now available via Android for mobile users (with iOS “coming soon”), and trending topics are now divided into up to five different sections.
We at AllFacebook.com hereby declare that the status updates many Facebook users are seeing in their News Feeds by fellow users declaring their personal details off-limits to Facebook are utterly and completely meaningless.
Facebook continued its focus on security with two announcements Wednesday related to its white-hat program: The social network is doubling the bounties that it will pay out to researchers who discover white-hat bugs its ads code, and it released a “Bounty Hunter’s Guide” containing detailed instructions on how to submit those bugs.
Areas where Facebook has data centers – Prineville, Ore., and Forest City, N.C. — have received community action grants from the social network, and Altoona, Iowa, is next up, as the social network announced in a post on its Altoona Data Center page that the deadline to apply is Monday, Dec. 15.
Facebook is reminding users who access the social network via mobile devices that they have choices when it comes to auto-play videos.
Facebook users about to join the work force for the first time: The photo above is not a wise choice for your profile picture on Facebook (and probably shouldn’t be posted at all, but that’s another argument for another day), and you should probably examine its privacy settings in order to ensure that no potential employers see it.
Facebook page administrators, beware: While the social network does have verified pages, do not respond to notifications from a page called Verified Page that request permission to take ownership of your pages.
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil kicks off Thursday (June 12), and Facebook will take soccer fans through the championship game July 13 with its new Trending World Cup hub, aggregating the best content related to the tournament in one place.