Facebook for iOS now supports Live Photos

Facebook’s iOS app is adding support for Live Photos feature, that debuted on Apple’s recently launched iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Uploading a Live Photo to Facebook is same as uploading a normal photo from your camera roll.

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Facebook rolls out ‘Photo Magic’ facial recognition feature for Messenger

Earlier today, Facebook updated Messenger with a couple if customization options. Now, the Messenger app is also getting the Photo Magic feature that was being tested in November this year.

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Facebook Messenger gets emojis, custom color threads and nicknames

Facebook is really working hard on enhancing the user experience for Messenger. The social network has updated the Messenger app with few cool new features that improves your personalized chatting experience.

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Facebook will let you select 10 photos for your “Year in Review 2015”

The year is about to end and Facebook wants to offer you a walk down the memory lane. The social network is back with its “Year in Review”, which is a collection of photos from your most significant moments this year.

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Facebook Instant Articles are now available for all Android users

Facebook is finally rolling out Instant Articles to all Android users globally. Available on iOS since October this year, Instant Articles were being tested on a group of Android users last month.

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Facebook asks users to download Moments app, will kill photo syncing

Facebook is killing the photo syncing feature on its mobile app, as per a latest report from Tech Crunch. The social network is urging users to download the Moments app on their phones.

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Facebook is testing real-time comments to tell you when a friend is typing

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Facebook has announced that it is testing real-time comments that will let you know when a friend is writing a comment, in real time on the web and in Facebook app for iOS. This feature is already available in several messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Google Hangouts and more. Continue reading “Facebook is testing real-time comments to tell you when a friend is typing”

Facebook tweaks News Feed to run better on slower mobile connections

One area where Facebook is working really hard is its News Feed. The social network has been continuously tweaking its News Feed with different algorithms for quiet some time and today it has announced few more important redesigns.

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Facebook shuts down Creative Labs, kills Slingshot, Rooms and Riff apps

Facebook has pulled the plug on its experimental Creative Labs division that was responsible for some of the apps like Slingshot, Rooms and Riff. The latest move was first reported by Cnet.

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Facebook updates News Feed algorithm to surface viral stories

Facebook has yet again tweaked its News Feed algorithm in order to serve only the important viral stories. The latest update to the News Feed will help users to leave out certain viral posts that are not relevant.

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Facebook wants you to continue using its services after your breakup – Will help you avoid your ex

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Facebook has probably become one of the most important places where people share their life experiences, photos and much more. This includes relationships. If and when you happen to breakup, chances are that you would want to get off Facebook to keep a low profile for a while. Now, Facebook says that you don’t have to.

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Facebook allows Google to index results in mobile searches from its Android app

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Since November 13th, Facebook has apparently started allowing Google to crawl and index  results in mobile searches from its Android app.

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Facebook Instant Articles feature now available for Android users in India

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Facebook had debuted their Instant Article feature for iOS devices in USA and parts of Europe. The feature is now available to users in India on their Android devices starting from today.

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