Facebook Introduces Instant Video on Messenger for More Spontaneous Video Calls

Facebook Introduces Instant Video on Messenger for More Spontaneous Video Calls

Google recently launched their cross-platform barebones video calling application, Duo for iOS and Android users. The primary appeal it brings to the market is the spontaneity and a more natural way to video chat. However, now Facebook seems to on a trail for diverging Duo’s Millions of users onto its Messenger app with a new feature called “Instant Video”. Design […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp’s Updated Terms Involves Sharing User Data With Facebook

WhatsApp’s Updated Terms Involves Sharing User Data With Facebook

Two years back when WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook, privacy concerns were the focal point given the latter’s aggressive data collecting algorithms for businesses and advertisements. However, these apprehensions were put to rest by WhatsApp’s Co-founder Jan Koum in a public blog post where he stated “Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA, and we built WhatsApp around […]

     
 
 

Facebook’s new LifeStage App is Strictly for Teenagers

Facebook’s new LifeStage App is Strictly for Teenagers

Facebook’s social platform is nothing like what it used to be twelve years ago – a comprehensive hub for young college students to interact and connect with their colleagues. Invaded by business approaches and unfenced availability, almost everyone (1.7 Billion to be precise) uses Facebook whether they’re adults, kids, what have you. However, with a new standalone iOS application – […]

     
 
 

Facebook is Testing TV Video Streaming Feature via Airplay and Chromecast

Facebook is Testing TV Video Streaming Feature via Airplay and Chromecast

Facebook has taken a paradigm shift when it comes to its timeline feature and from the recent past, it is mostly video clips that are being populated on user’s timeline feed. Facebook has also thrown open the live broadcast feature for all the users thus eventually driving up the video consumption. The social media giant is apparently testing out a […]

     
 
 

Express Wi-Fi is Facebook’s Latest Attempt at Connecting India

Express Wi-Fi is Facebook’s Latest Attempt at Connecting India

Just as the storm kicked by the Facebook Freebasics settled down, the company has already drawn plans to come up with yet another initiative. Facebook is reportedly in talks with ISP’s to commercially introduce its Express Wi-Fi program in India. The social media giant has already completed the pilot rollout by introducing 125 rural public Wi-Fi hotspots by teaming up […]

     
 
 

Facebook’s Aquila is a Solar Powered Drone that can Fly for 90-days and Help Connect People to the Internet

Facebook’s Aquila is a Solar Powered Drone that can Fly for 90-days and Help Connect People to the Internet

Google had us amazed with its Loon project wherein a large balloon beamed Internet to the surrounding periphery. It now seems to be the turn of Facebook who have been working towards providing affordable Internet to the people who till now didn’t get a chance to get a fair access to Internet. The stats claim that there still exists a […]

     
 
 

Facebook Messenger Claims to Have Over 1 Billion Monthly Users

Facebook Messenger Claims to Have Over 1 Billion Monthly Users

It looks like Facebook’s constant nagging has finally paid off as the company announced today that Messenger has crossed the 1 Billion monthly users mark after 5 years of existence. The messaging platform gained substantial momentum primarily in 2016 with the onset of bots serving 800 Million users in January and 900 Million as reported in April. Additionally, the app is […]

     
 
 

Facebook is Making Messenger a Lot More Secure with End-to-End Encryption

Facebook is Making Messenger a Lot More Secure with End-to-End Encryption

Messaging applications are gradually evolving into one of the most sophisticated platforms out there with bots, third-party integrations and more. However, the privacy factor also needs to be acknowledged when a huge pile of user data is at stakes. Companies including Apple, Google have already revealed their plans for securing information, although, Facebook’s widely popular Messenger app was yet to […]

     
 
 

Facebook Messenger Might Soon Let You Unsend a Sent Message

Facebook Messenger Might Soon Let You Unsend a Sent Message

You must have been into a situation where, while using Facebook, in a fit of anger or due to the frustration you wrote the worst text ever and then pressed the send button. And later regretted it. At present, there is no CTRL+ Z for a message that you send on Facebook Messenger. Once you have sent a text, it […]

     
 
 

Facebook is Making Messenger A Lot More Social with a New Home Screen

Facebook is Making Messenger A Lot More Social with a New Home Screen

Facebook’s Messenger app is no longer merely a chatting platform, it can execute and accomplish a whole lot more from booking a cab to contacting customer service of any particular firm. With the onset of bots, the social network giant has managed to fabricate a powerful environment capable of achieving almost everything you would expect from a modern day messaging […]