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Facebook Launches Solar-powered Drone for Internet Access

Facebook has just revealed its latest weapon to bring internet access to remote parts of the world with Aquila, the social media platform’s first full-scale drone. Powered by solar and designed by the company’s UK team, the drone will be able to fly without landing for three …

Facebook Launches Messenger Website

A few years ago, Facebook introduces the Facebook Messenger mobile app as an easier means of communicating when you’re on the go. Continuing to expand their social media repertoire, the tech giant has launched an entirely new website dedicated to the service. Similar to how it works …

Take A Peek Inside Facebook’s New HQ

Yesterday, Facebook officially moved into their new office located in the lovely Menlo Park, California. Nicknamed “MPK20″, which stands for “Menlo Park, Building 20″, the 430,000-square foot warehouse was designed by legendary architect Frank Gehry and has the honor of being the largest open floor plan in …

Freshness Weekend Roundup 12/27 – 12/28

Happy Monday, Freshness readers. We hope you’ve had a nice, long holiday filled with gifts so great that you won’t even need to return or exchange them. The new year is right around the corner but most of us probably have to snap back to reality for …

Top 12 Stories of 2014 – Tech & Gear

With an average of 20 or more stories on technology, gadgetry and gears per month, you can only imagine the difficulties of sorting through them over the last few days. Even though a number of them have gained spots in the “Runner-Up” category, there were 12 slots in this particular segment. So another two rounds of filtering later, we came to these…

What Facebook Might Look Like on Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset | Video

Welcome to Facebook version 2.0. While much of the tech world is still speculating as to what a virtual reality Facebook page would look like on Oculus Rift, creative agency Chaotic Moon took on the initiative and merged both concepts into a demo instead. With the available …

Facebook Buys Oculus VR, Maker of Virtual Reality Headset, For $2 Billion

On the prowl just weeks after it brought the WhatsApp messaging service for a cool $19 billion, Facebook announced earlier this afternoon that it is buying Oculus VR, the maker of Oculus Rift virtual reality head mounted display, for $2 billion in both cash and stocks. The …

Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion

It looks like the billionaires club just got a new inductee as Facebook announces its purchase of WhatsApp for $16 billion. So what is WhatsApp and why did Facebook just drop so much cash on it? If you’re keeping track at home, this is roughly 16 times …

Facebook Paper

There’s an acronym for what Facebook is attempting to resolve here: FOMO. Or, “Fear of missing out.” Using the standard Facebook News Feed plus other news sources you choose, Facebook’s just announced app, Paper, recreates an immersive, horizontally scrolling summary of all the news and updates you …