Copying Snapchat is nothing new. The app brought us short 24 hour photos and videos as well as a private messaging system that allows one view before the content disappears, and everyone now aspires to be Snapchat.
Facebook Messenger is now being updated with a bunch of new features that are sure to be useful. Facebook has announced that the app will now have mentions and message reactions both in private chats and in group chats.
Mentions allows you to write an @ symbol and start typing a name to ... Read More »
Facebook Lite is a small, lightweight version of the main Facebook app that Facebook offers in some regions. Unfortunately, not everyone can get the app, so even if you wanted it, you can’t download it from the Play Store. And we can understand why you’d want to avoid the regular Facebook app.
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Facebook announced that its new video app will be coming to TVs and streaming boxes a few weeks ago, and it’s holding true to that promise. You can now download the app to your Samsung Smart TV if it was made in 2015, 2016, or 2017.
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Facebook has announced changes to videos on its platform, and one of them might rub people the wrong way. Videos currently autoplay in your feed, eating data and resources, but at least they’re silent. The announced change is that sound will now be on by default.
The audio of videos will fade in and out ... Read More »
Video is a big deal for social networks, whether it’s recorded or live streamed, and companies like Facebook want to capitalize on the market in a big way.
One way to do that is to support group video chats, which Facebook Messenger now offers. While one-on-one video calling has been a feature supported ... Read More »
In early October, Facebook launched an Events-focused app for iOS, and now the app has finally arrived for Android users.
As the name of the app suggests, it’s entirely focused on making it easier than ever before for Facebook users to keep tabs on events happening around them. The app will also give ... Read More »
Facebook Messenger is getting better and better with every major update. Though some dismiss it as another part of Facebook, it has become a very competent and fully-featured messaging app.
The latest update adds an unexpected feature: video games. The chat service is adding games that people can play together, even in group chats. ... Read More »
At the same time that Facebook is rolling out Messenger Lite in select countries, it’s also hoping to make it easier for its users to sell their stuff.
Facebook is launching what it calls Marketplace. It will find a permanent position in the Facebook app’s bottom row of icons; it’s actually replacing the standard Facebook ... Read More »