Facebook Takes on PC Steam with the Gameroom Platform

Facebook Takes on PC Steam with the Gameroom Platform

Facebook’s next big bet seems to be on the gaming front, today the social media major launched it’s Gameroom Windows desktop gaming platform. The gaming platform is akin to the Steam except for the fact that Facebook will help the gaming platform flourish with its organic reach. The platform has been subjected to months of beta testing and all the […]

     
 
 

Facebook Live now Offers Stream Scheduling for Verified Pages

Facebook Live now Offers Stream Scheduling for Verified Pages

Facebook has been improvising its live broadcast at regular intervals and this time around the social media giant has introduced the scheduling feature for the broadcasters. Now what happens here is that broadcasters can schedule a Facebook Live stream beforehand instead of sending an invite without the link to the live stream. As with most of the other Broadcast feature, […]

     
 
 

5 Indian Facebook Chat Bots You Must Try

5 Indian Facebook Chat Bots You Must Try

Messenger chatbots have been growing ever since Facebook unveiled the platform back in April this year and has reached a staggering number of over 30,000 bots. However, it’s still inconveniently difficult to find the one you’re specifically looking for especially if it’s a local service, as you can’t just search on Facebook with “chat bot for daily weather updates”. Until […]

 
     
 
 

Workplace by Facebook now Open for all Enterprises

Workplace by Facebook now Open for all Enterprises

Facebook at Work after being in a closed beta for more than two years, is now opening up for all the enterprises around the globe under the title “Workplace by Facebook”. The dedicated enterprise-oriented social platform enables any organization to create an in-house corporate Facebook network, much like Microsoft’s Yammer. Workplace, to start off, is a desktop website and mobile […]

     
 
 

Facebook Introduces Messenger Lite for Slower Connections and Underpowered Smartphones

Facebook Introduces Messenger Lite for Slower Connections and Underpowered Smartphones

In a bid to push its services in emerging markets, Facebook has today introduced Messenger Lite for users with slow connections and underpowered smartphones. As it sounds like, Messenger Lite is an extension of the Facebook Lite app which was launched months ago to achieve a similar purpose. However, it is a bit intriguing that the social giant is forcing […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Repudiates Indian court’s ruling, Will be Sharing Data with Facebook as Planned

WhatsApp Repudiates Indian court’s ruling, Will be Sharing Data with Facebook as Planned

Ever since WhatsApp’s bold terms update, the messaging app has been facing lawsuits and rebuffs from users. A similar case was pleaded in India by two students last week which led Delhi’s High Court directing the Facebook-owned company to alter its policies and delete the data of users who chose to opt out before September 25. However, the messaging giant […]

     
 
 

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 […]