Remember back when Facebook Messenger was young and it offered an SMS feature? You could have Facebook messaging and texting in one app, floating above your screen using chat heads. Unfortunately, the SMS feature was removed from the app due to low adoption rates.
Thankfully, Facebook is reintroducing the feature, but it’s better this time ... Read More »
360-degree photos are nothing new. Google introduced Photo Spheres quite a long time ago, though the stitching method was never great. However, we’re seeing the proliferation of dedicated 360-degree cameras lately, and 360-degree photos are getting more popular.
Starting tomorrow, Facebook is adding support for 360-degree photos. Though many users will ... Read More »
Encryption in a messaging app is a no brainer. It offers a level of privacy that many users want, especially in recent times where privacy is a major concern and the lack of privacy is so obvious. But it can have consequences for future features.
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 »