Facebook is rolling out an update to Android devices, one which brings a new Trending section to the application. If you had not already noticed, a big Trending section is placed on the right side of the Facebook homepage, and now, it’s on your phone. (more…)
A revised Slingshot app has been published to Google Play, after the team at Facebook decided to go back to the drawing board following much feedback received from users.
In a blog post, the Slingshot team stated that when updating an application, it’s not only about what you add to the app, but what you remove. “We understand that improving a product isn’t only about what you add, but about what you remove, so we made a simpler, cleaner, more fun Slingshot.” (more…)
According to two sources briefed on the company’s plan who spoke to The New York Time, Facebook is readying its own anonymous chat application. To combat the likes of Whisper and Secret, Facebook’s application would allow users to share and chat privately, not tied to their actual FB account for the world to see.
There is a new instant messaging app available for Android users, brought to you by the same folks who gave you what some may call the greatest photo sharing application of all time. Instagram, which was purchased by Facebook last year, has announced and released Bolt, a new message/picture sharing application aimed directly at Snapchat. (more…)
If you have ever come across a link on Facebook, but you didn’t have time to click and explore it, Facebook has introduced a new Save feature, allowing you to essentially create a bookmark library for your account.
Saved links and posts will be saved for you in the tabs section on iOS and Android devices, as well as accessible through your web browser. (more…)
In a post on their engineering blog today, Facebook said that it was about two years ago when they became a “mobile-first” company. The struggle with that outlook is the definition of mobile is not the same all around the world. To make sure that its application will give the same Facebook experience to people around the world, Facebook traveled to Africa to study what “mobile” is in emerging markets to help define its strategy going forward. (more…)