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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook Creative Labs’

Facebook Releases Moments App To Help You Sync Photos With Your Friends

Facebook Releases Moments App To Help You Sync Photos With Your Friends

Facebook just announced a new standalone called Moments, which lets users share photos with friends privately. What it’s really about, however, is the syncing of photos with those of your friends. “Syncing photos with the Moments app is a private way to give photos to friends and get the photos you didn’t take,” explains product manager Will Ruben. “Moments groups …

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Facebook Launches New Video App Riff

Facebook launched a new app called Riff, which it describes as a “creative tool” for making videos with friends. And no, it doesn’t appear to be an April Fools’ Day joke. In fact, I’d go so far as to say it’s less of a joke than Slingshot. The app is actually available for both Android and iOS right out of …

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Facebook’s Rooms App Gets More Usable

Facebook has released an update to Rooms, the mobile message board app it launched in October. The update adds a new “Explore” feature to make it easier to discover new “rooms” to join. When Rooms launched, it wasn’t as ridiculous as Slingshot (an app previously released by the same Facebook Creative Labs team), but it also wasn’t the easiest thing …

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William Shatner: Facebook’s Mentions App ‘Ill Conceived’

Last week, Facebook announced the launch of its latest app Mentions. It’s an app aimed at letting “public figures” (or celebrities) manage their Facebook presence, talk with fans, and talk with each other from their mobile devices. Celebrity William Shatner is not impressed. He even went so far as to write a review of the app on Tumblr. He says …

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Facebook Reminds Us That Slingshot Exists

Facebook launched Slingshot about a month ago. Since then, it’s pretty much been tumbleweeds. It did go global a week later, but there has been very little coverage or talk about Slingshot in the media or tech blogosphere since launch. In fact, I just Googled it, and the top news results are still fro the day it launched. It was …

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Facebook Launches ‘Mentions’ App For Public Figures

Facebook announced the launch of a new iPhone app for public figures called Facebook Mentions. It’s the latest from the Facebook Creative Labs team, which is responsible for the company’s Slingshot and Paper apps. The app is designed to make it easier for public figures to talk with fans and each other from their mobile devices. It lets them see …

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