Tag: Facebook App

Facebook Wants You To Report Bugs By Literally Shaking Your Phone

Encounter a bug on Facebook? Just shake your phone. The shake to report features is coming to all iOS and Android users within the next couple of weeks.

Apps/Software May 29, 2019

Facebook Is Saying Goodbye To The News Feed In Its Latest Redesign

Facebook’s redesigned app is available now on iOS on Android, putting more focus on Groups instead of the News Feed. A new design for the web version is also arriving later this year.

Apps/Software May 1, 2019

Facebook Is Launching A Feature To Help You Finally Connect With Your Secret Crush

Facebook Dating will allow users to add several people to their Secret Crush list. If any of those also adds the original user to their own list, Facebook will notify both parties that they matched.

Apps/Software May 1, 2019

Your Facebook News Feed Might Go Through A Radical Interface Change

Facebook’s latest experiment merges the News Feed and the Stories section. This new interface isn’t being publicly tested yet, so don’t get your hopes up.

Apps/Software April 16, 2019

Facebook Might Roll Out A Dedicated News Tab That’s Free For All

Mark Zuckerberg might pay publishers to post their articles on a dedicated News tab on Facebook. This section will be made free for all users — that is if it does push through.

Apps/Software April 2, 2019

Facebook App Puts A Dedicated ‘Gaming’ Hub Front And Center

Check the Facebook app right now: you’ll see a brand-new Gaming hub on the top-level navigation, dedicated to all things gaming. Could Facebook become the new Twitch?

Apps/Software March 15, 2019

Why Facebook Hasn’t Released The ‘Clear History’ Feature It Promised Months Ago

Over seven months ago, Facebook said it would release a Clear History feature as an added privacy measure. It’s still not here, and here’s why.

Security December 18, 2018

Facebook Could Soon Let You Shop While Livestreaming

In Thailand, Facebook is currently testing a new feature that lets merchants demo their products, and for customers to buy them instantly. It’s not clear whether this functionality will ever go beyond the testing phase.

Apps/Software December 7, 2018

Facebook Prepares Rollout Of Dating Feature On Main App: Here’s What It Looks Like

New details about dating features on Facebook have now been revealed. Dating will apparently be baked into the main Facebook app, and it’ll prioritize meaningful relationships rather than hookups.

Apps/Software August 5, 2018

Facebook Now Rolling Out Downvote System To More Users

Facebook has resumed wider testing for its new upvote and downvote system. Instead of disliking a comment, users will be able to cast votes a la Reddit.

Internet July 28, 2018

'Your Time On Facebook Feature' Found Hidden On Android App Code: Will It Roll Out Soon?

A new time-management feature called “Your Time on Facebook” is in development at Facebook. The feature allows users to see how much time they’re spending on the social media platform.

Internet June 27, 2018

Facebook Groups Could Soon Start Charging Users For Exclusive Membership Access

Facebook has announced that it’s getting ready to monetize groups. Soon, paid memberships will be available as an option, letting users access exclusive content for a fee.

Apps/Software June 21, 2018

Facebook Gets Archived Stories, Cloud Saving, And Voice Posts

Facebook is bringing three new features to its mobile app, one of which raises concerns about data privacy. Would you be willing to use Facebook as a photo storage in the cloud?

Apps/Software May 17, 2018

Facebook Rolling Out Reddit-Style Downvote Button To More Users: Pros And Cons

Facebook lends users a better way to communicate with a new and experimental downvote button that’s similar to Reddit. Perhaps it’s too optimistic that people will use it properly.

Internet May 1, 2018

Facebook Is Using Your Two-Factor Authentication Info To Send You Spam Messages

A handful of users have now complained about Facebook apparently exploiting their two-factor authentication phone numbers to send spam notifications, but it gets worse than that.

Apps/Software February 15, 2018

Don't Let The Facebook App 'Protect' You: It's Onavo, The VPN Service That Tracks Your Data Usage

Facebook now offers Onavo Protect, a VPN app, in the United States and select locations. The service, available on Android and iOS, purports to give extra protection but also has tracking features that collect users’ private data.

Apps/Software February 14, 2018

You Can Now Order Food Directly Through Facebook: Here’s How

Facebook has just added a feature that’ll let its users order food directly from its site or mobile app. The whole process is easy, seeing as how everything is handled without ever having to leave Facebook.

Apps/Software May 21, 2017

Facebook Adds City Guides Feature To Its App To Help Travelers Plan Vacations

Facebook began rolling out a new feature called City Guides that gives users suggestions on places that are popular in that city.

Internet March 3, 2017

Looking For A Full-Fledged Weather App? Look No Further Than Facebook

Weather reports will now be accessible right inside the Facebook app, under the 'More' section. The company said it has already rolled the feature out to 95 percent of its user base.

Apps/Software February 9, 2017

Facebook Launches Food Delivery Option For Pages And Friend Recommendations For iOS

Facebook began rolling out new features to help users be more productive while keeping them in its app, including the ability to order food, book appointments, buy tickets and get recommendations from friends.

Internet October 19, 2016

Facebook App For Android Now Allows You To Upload HD Photos

Facebook app users on Android can now upload HD photos. Here is how to enable HD photo uploads on Facebook for Android.

Apps/Software March 23, 2016

More Than Half Of Users Only Access Facebook On Mobile

Facebook has announced its earnings and user base results, revealing that over half of its users now only access the Facebook app on mobile devices.

Apps/Software January 27, 2016

Facebook Has Reportedly Been Disconnecting Users To Test Their Loyalty

According to a recent report, Facebook has been disconnecting some of its users from the app for hours at a time in order to test their loyalty to the service.

Apps/Software January 4, 2016

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