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Facebook to activate animated fireworks on your News Feed for New Year’s Eve
Dec31

Facebook to activate animated fireworks on your News Feed for New Year’s Eve

The New Year’s Eve is one everyone looks forward to. It is so remarkable that you want the memories to linger on for a while. Facebook understands this perfectly, and is all set to turn your News Feed to something spectacular to mark usher in the New Year. So whether you are home alone or with loved ones, you can be a part of the fun online by clicking or tapping a trigger phrase, such as ‘Happy New Year’ on a friend’s or on your...

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Facebook reportedly working on new tool to track down video copyright infringement
Dec29

Facebook reportedly working on new tool to track down video copyright infringement

Facebook wants to be the social media platform where everyone can get what they want. Being the social network website with the largest active daily users means working tirelessly to make everyone happy—and that includes record labels and publishers. To this end, the Financial Times reports that music publishers are mounting the pressure on Facebook. The publishers want the social media giant to not only license music that gets posted...

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Google and Facebook top list of most popular apps in 2016
Dec28

Google and Facebook top list of most popular apps in 2016

Without a doubt, Google and Facebook were the most dominant in terms of top apps released in 2016. Both companies did not only top the headlines, they had more popular apps topping virtually every chat in the outgoing year. In a release on Wednesday by Nielsen, the two tech giants unsurprisingly edged other popular apps. Facebook led others on the list with more 146 million average unique users per month, and 14 percent growth over...

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Facebook eliminates precise location in Nearby Friends feature
Dec24

Facebook eliminates precise location in Nearby Friends feature

Spotted by TechCrunch, Facebook has made a significant change to its Nearby Friends feature. The change, according to Josh Constine of TechCrunch, has seen the social media behemoth replace exact location with a new one called “Wave.” The exact location or tracking feature lets you know the exact location of your friends. It pinpoints the location of your friends on a map. According to the latest change spotted, you can now see your...

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Facebook launches instant login on Android apps with your phone number
Dec22

Facebook launches instant login on Android apps with your phone number

On Tuesday, Facebook added a new feature to its Account Kit developer tool that now allows you to log in to apps. You can now sign in and start using apps on your Android device by simply typing in your phone number—and that means you no longer need to type in a verification code sent via SMS by Facebook. This addition also nullifies the usual Facebook push notification for authentication purposes. The new Facebook instant...

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Facebook’s Mention gets some new and exciting updates
Dec21

Facebook’s Mention gets some new and exciting updates

Mention is Facebook’s popular app for famous people including celebrities. The app got some new updates today, including Live video drafts, replay trimming, and comment blacklist. With these updates, Facebook is gradually turning Mention into a handheld video studio. Are you a broadcaster? The new updates on Mention will allow you to control brightness and mirroring through an adjustment tray. You will also be able to add category...

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