Facebook is making it easier for people to post across Facebook properties and pay for purchases they make on all its platforms. The company’s new Accounts Center, which it announced as a test today, will let people cross-post content across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger.
It will also save payment information to pay for purchases on both Facebook and Instagram, although the Facebook Pay feature is coming later this year, the company says. Although it’s not required, people can also choose to sync their profile details, like their name and photo. That means if the info changes on Facebook, it’ll also automatically change on Instagram.
The new hub serves two purposes. One, it’ll benefit prolific posters, like brands and influencers who want to post the same content across their social profiles. They can now do so automatically and within Facebook. Second, saving payment information makes it easier
Facebook’s (FB) – Get Report independent oversight board may start to review content on its platforms starting next month, media reports suggest.
Both CNBC and the Financial Times reported on the development Thursday.
The independent body that will review Facebook’s decisions about what content to take down or leave up, will start accepting cases in mid to late October, weeks before the presidential election, a spokesperson for the board confirmed.
“We are currently testing the newly deployed technical systems that will allow users to appeal and the Board to review cases. Assuming those tests go to plan, we expect to open user appeals in mid to late October,” the oversight board said.
The oversight board will rule onappeals from Facebook and Instagram users and questions from Facebook itself.
It remained unclear if the Supreme Court-style oversight board will be able to act on complaints related to the