Facebook debuts Terragraph and Project ARIES terrestrial connectivity systems

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With an aim to provide better internet connections in both rural and urban areas, Facebook has introduced two new terrestrial connectivity systems focused on improving the speed, efficiency, and quality of internet connectivity around the world — Terragraph and Project ARIES (Antenna Radio Integration for Efficiency in Spectrum). Continue reading “Facebook debuts Terragraph and Project ARIES terrestrial connectivity systems”

Facebook introduces Bots for new Messenger platform

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Facebook, at its F8 developer conference has officially announced a new Messenger platform that will allow developers to build bots right inside Messenger. This will bring an array of new functions to the popular instant messaging app from Facebook. Continue reading “Facebook introduces Bots for new Messenger platform”

Facebook updates Search to show Live Videos in Trending topics

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Just yesterday, Facebook added a number of important features to Live Videos. Today, the social network is taking a step further and improving the search functionality to make live video discovery easier. Continue reading “Facebook updates Search to show Live Videos in Trending topics”

Facebook Messenger hits 900 million MAU, gets codes, usernames, links and more

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Facebook has announced that Messenger now has 900 million monthly active users. The latest numbers comes three months later when it had reached 800 million MAU which essentially means, the service raked up 100 million users in just three months. Continue reading “Facebook Messenger hits 900 million MAU, gets codes, usernames, links and more”

Facebook Messenger will now receive KLM flight updates, boarding passes and more

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Facebook has been working hard to position Messenger as more than just another instant messaging app. Now, Messenger has teamed up with the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines where the air travellers will receive all the information related to their travel directly on the app.

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Facebook, WhatsApp, Google and others to beef up encryption service

Following the Apple and FBI battle over privacy, a number of tech companies are looking forward to bolster their encryption service. According to a report from The Guardian, companies like Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Snapchat and others are working to improve the privacy of user data.

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Facebook acquires MSQRD video filter app in a bid to level up with Snapchat

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Snapchat recently acquired an app that specialized in selfie animations called Looksery. Now, Facebook has acquired a similar app that goes by the name of MSQRD to bring similar features to its messaging service as well.

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