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 »
Mark Zuckerberg recently inferred that Facebook was looking to expand its Like button, leading many to believe that the oft-requested Dislike button was coming. Facebook calmed those rumors, and has now revealed its new experiment that may become the expanded Like button. ... Read More »
A lot of people have been begging for a dislike button on Facebook. We all have those friends that just post things we want to dislike. It’s human nature. And Mark Zuckerberg announced today that a dislike button is in the works, though it’s not quite what people wanted.
He said that Facebook is ... Read More »
Google Now is an amazingly powerful virtual assistant, sharing weather reports, giving us updates on flights, highlighting news that we might be interested in, and much more. Google Now isn’t the only digital assistant on the market, though, and Facebook is the latest company to try and create a new assistant for our lives.
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For those that use Facebook on a regular basis and are tired of having to sift through an endless sea of posts before getting to “the good stuff,” the social networking giant is giving you some tweaking powers.
On Thursday, July 9, Facebook officially unveiled some new preferences for its News Feed, all of which ... Read More »