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 announced several tools for the developers at the F8 conference few hours back. In addition to Bots for Messenger and Surround D-360 camera, it also introduced Account Kit for people the choice to log into new apps with their phone number or email address, new Facebook Share features including new quote and hashtag sharing that allow people to share new types of content and Profile Expressions Kit, a new identity expression platform that includes profile pic frames for Pages and enables people to post a profile video from third party apps. Continue reading “Facebook Account Kit for phone number login, quote and hashtag sharing and more announced”
Facebook took wraps off “Surround 360” 3D virtual reality camera at the F8 Developer conference. The VR camera captures 360-degree video in 8K. Continue reading “Facebook “Surround 360” open source VR camera introduced”
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”
Another day, another Facebook Messenger update. Facebook is introducing video chat heads for Messenger and bringing in support for Dropbox. Continue reading “Facebook Messenger gets video chat heads and Dropbox support”
With an aim to make it easier for customers in India to find top service providers around them, Facebook has introduced hyperlocal services in India. The service lists over 80 services including plumbing, beauty, home care and so on. Continue reading “Facebook rolls out hyperlocal services in India”
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 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 is upping its game with new Live Video update that brings a large number of features ranging from Live Reactions, improved discovery and more. Continue reading “Facebook Live gets improved video discovery, Live Reactions, filters and more”
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.
Continue reading “Facebook Messenger will now receive KLM flight updates, boarding passes and more”
Facebook is testing a new security tool that will alert users when someone is trying to impersonate them i.e using their name or profile, according to a latest report from Mashable.
Continue reading “Facebook is testing new security tool to curb profile impersonation”
Facebook is definitely trying to project Messenger as more than just an instant messaging app. The social network has discretely rolled out an addictive game right inside the Messenger.
Continue reading “Facebook Messenger rolls out addictive basketball game”
Facebook has apparently decided to pull the plug on support for Blackberry 10 and BBOS. This move follows, the company’s decision to stop Whatsapp for the platform.
Continue reading “Facebook withdraws support for Blackberry 10 and BBOS”
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.
Continue reading “Facebook, WhatsApp, Google and others to beef up encryption service”
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.
Continue reading “Facebook acquires MSQRD video filter app in a bid to level up with Snapchat”