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.
It isn’t like Google and ... Read More »
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 »
Though plenty of analysts have predicted its downfall, Facebook is a juggernaut that won’t stop moving. Facebook’s latest concoction is Photo Magic, a new feature in Facebook Messenger that uses facial recognition to quickly find photos to share with your friends. Photo Magic goes through your camera roll and uses facial recognition software ... Read More »
For users of the Facebook Android app, the notifications tab might be somewhere you spend a lot of time. Knowing this, the social network is aiming to make the tab a lot more useful, providing the user with more information than just what it offers now, and hoping to provide a better experience because of ... Read More »
In my opinion, Facebook search has always been severely lacking. Sure, you can search for people and pages (though those searches don’t always work so well either), but you could never search posts or what people were talking about. Facebook is changing that today.
The company has improved its search, which now supports searching public ... Read More »