Photographs have always been the crux of Instagram’s empire, but video is a big focal point for many these days. Up until recently, Instagram offered support for users to publish 15-second videos, while companies have had access to 60-second videos for their advertisements.
After a waiting period, Instagram has deemed it okay to rollout support ... Read More »
It’s been a while since Material Design first started making its way into the real world, especially from third-party apps like Facebook, but the social network’s messaging app is finally getting updated.
The announcement was made today via the official Messenger Facebook page, confirming that the update to the popular app will be rolling out ... Read More »
In October of 2015, Facebook first debuted “Reactions,” a series of emoji that would help Facebook users express how they feel about a post on the social network beyond just clicking the “Like” button.
Ever since their debut, Facebook has been testing out Reactions in select markets, gauging how well the new emoji are ... Read More »
Facebook is an enormous company with reaches in lots of different areas, but one of its most influential aspects is that of Facebook Messenger, the company’s incredibly popular messaging app. For many, Messenger is the primary way to communicate with friends and, more importantly, acquaintances who users may not have phone numbers ... Read More »
The Facebook Messenger app is changing for some people, and we might see even bigger changes in the future. One new thing some are seeing is a new theme. The top bars are now blue instead of white, with the status bar matching the blue color. Another change is multiple account support. These changes seem ... Read More »
Social networks are constantly changing and evolving to keep up with the the demands of today’s fast-moving society. One social media trend that’s taken off over the past year is live video streaming. Meerkat and Periscope spent a few months duking it out to see who could expand more quickly, with Periscope ultimately ... Read More »
The Facebook app on Android exists only because Google allows it. It is distributed through the Play Store and uses Google services for everything from in-app payments to push notifications. If Google wanted to, it could block the app from the Play Store, which would limit the app’s reach catastrophically.
According to The Information, some of the errors you might have experienced with the Facebook app were intentional. Many of us have faced issues with the app in the past (let’s face it, it used to be awful), but it seems that Facebook was, at some point, intentionally making the app crash for some users. ... Read More »
While many of us struggle to maintain even a single Instagram account, there are those that, either due to work or a pure love of filtered photos, need to manage several Instagram accounts at once. In the past, that has meant either questionably functional workarounds or constantly signing out and back in under ... Read More »