Facebook Messenger Gets Mentions and Dislike Reaction Button

Facebook Messenger Gets Mentions and Dislike Reaction Button

Messenger app has been picking up new features quite regularly and this tie around Facebook has designed a couple of new features with a focus on group conversations. Facebook recently added the Instagram stories like feature called Messenger day wherein one could post pics of the day and also add filters along with other fun elements. Facebook Messenger now offers […]

     
 
 

Friendly App Makes Browsing Facebook on Mobile Tolerable Again

Friendly App Makes Browsing Facebook on Mobile Tolerable Again

Facebook’s mobile clients are considered one of the most resource-hungry smartphone apps available out there. Their aggressive memory usage has led to many ditching them (including me) and switching to its web counterparts. However, there are some third-party apps available to overcome these issues at a native level and one of such, which we think is the best among these, […]

     
 
 

Facebook Unveils its Dedicated VR app, the Facebook 360

Facebook Unveils its Dedicated VR app, the Facebook 360

After launching the 360-degree videos Facebook is now set to launch a 360-degree video app on the Samsung Gear VR. As expected the app will be an optimized version and unlike the other platforms, it will only show 360-degree videos from your timeline and feed along with the other videos you have saved from the News feed. Furthermore, one will […]

     
 
 

Facebook will use its Artificial Intelligence Prowess to Prevent Suicides

Facebook will use its Artificial Intelligence Prowess to Prevent Suicides

Facebook has announced that it will be using Artificial Intelligence to spot suicidal users and prevent them from self-harming. It is for this reason that the social networking platform has developed an algorithm that will access the risk and thus help suicide helpline team track the people in distress. The tool will further outline several ways the person can reach […]

     
 
 

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

It’s been eight years since WhatsApp was first launched. The messaging leader, which is considered as the true “SMS killer”, has gone through several iterations, and managed to enroll over a Billion people. That’s more than what most social networks have ever accounted for in their lifetime and marginally less than its parent company, Facebook. However, WhatsApp didn’t lose any […]

 
     
 
 

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

Facebook continues its trial for stealing Snapchat’s user base by bringing the “Stories” feature to its fourth platform, WhatsApp. As a “gift” to its billion-plus users on the messaging platform’s eight anniversary, WhatsApp has redesigned the rusty old text status and has brought the ability to post ephemeral posts. The feature will begin to rollout for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, […]

     
 
 

Facebook Wants you to Befriend Strangers With new “Discover People” Feature

Facebook Wants you to Befriend Strangers With new “Discover People” Feature

Facebook is apparently testing out a new feature that will allow users to meet strangers. Called “Discover People” the feature will prompt the users to update their profile and then display a list of events along with details on who might be going. The feature will also group people with similar interests or other similarities like working in the same […]

     
 
 

How to Secure/Recover Your Facebook Account

How to Secure/Recover Your Facebook Account

Most of us are trigger happy when it comes to Facebook posts, without us sparing a thought that our Facebook account might not be as safe as we think it to be. No, we are not going to recommend a sophisticated firewall or a VPN but instead, shed some lights on basic steps that one can take to ensure the […]

     
 
 

Hugo Barra Joins Facebook as VP of Virtual Reality

Hugo Barra Joins Facebook as VP of Virtual Reality

The cat is out of the bag. After numerous rumors about where Hugo Barra, the erstwhile global VP at Xiaomi was headed next, it’s official that the Brazilian-born Google-bred man is headed to lead the Oculus team at Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder and CEO welcomed Barra via a brief Facebook post (d’uh) saying he shares the belief that […]

     
 
 

Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins

Facebook Debuts Live Audio Stream, Partners with BBC and Harper Collins

After launching the group video chat feature for the Messenger, Facebook has now launched Live Audio. Facebook has been striving to ensure that users get to post a lot of media and video which end up as consumables for the website. While Facebook Live has been garnering a fair share of attention Facebook understands that not everyone wants to show […]