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Facebook Wants Page Owners To Talk About Holidays Facebook Wants Page Owners To Talk About Holidays

Facebook is reportedly telling some Page admins to tell their fans what they’re up to for the holidays. AllFacebook shows a screenshot of the box that pops up. The box says: “Celebrate the Holiday Season. Share a post about what …

Facebook Sets Date For F8, Expands It To 2 Days Facebook Sets Date For F8, Expands It To 2 Days

Facebook announced the date for its next F8 developer conference. Not only that, but it has doubled the time it’s giving to devs, extending the event to two days. F8 will take place in San Francisco on March 25 and …

Facebook Launches Standalone App For Messenger Stickers Facebook Launches Standalone App For Messenger Stickers

Facebook announced some lighthearted, holiday-themed updates for its Messenger app, which actually includes a new standalone app for stickers to be sent through Messenger. “The holidays are an important time for people to be connected with their friends and family …

Facebook Gives Developers New App Testing Tool Facebook Gives Developers New App Testing Tool

Facebook announced a new testing capability for developers, which enables those currently using Graph API v1.0 to preview how their app will behave using Graph API v2.0 or higher, before they actually change any code to upgrade. You may recall …

Facebook’s Rooms App Gets More Usable 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 …

Facebook Groups May Let You ‘Sell Something’ Facebook Groups May Let You ‘Sell Something’

Facebook is reportedly testing a new “sell something” feature in Groups. This appears as an option alongside “Write Post” and “Ask a question” when you go to post in a Facebook Group. TheNextWeb shares a screenshot of what it looks …

Facebook Is Now Auto-Enhancing All Your Photos Facebook Is Now Auto-Enhancing All Your Photos

I guess Facebook doesn’t trust all of you amateur photogs out there, because the company now wants to help make your photos look better automatically. Facebook is now auto-enhancing every photo you upload on iOS. When you select a photo …

Netflix Adds Social Recommendations To Android App Netflix Adds Social Recommendations To Android App

Back in September, Netflix launched a social recommendation feature, which enables users to recommend titles to people privately. When you finish watching something, it asks if you know anyone else who’d like the title, and prompts you to find your …

Facebook Gets Rid Of Bing In Search Results Facebook Gets Rid Of Bing In Search Results

Last week, Facebook began rolling out an update to its search experience, finally enabling users to search keywords and get actual posts from their network. One part of the update that the company didn’t exactly announce, but that some have …

Facebook’s Oculus Bolsters Team With Acquisitions Facebook’s Oculus Bolsters Team With Acquisitions

Oculus, the virtual reality company that Facebook recently acquired, announced some new acquisitions of its own in a bid to bring more talent to its team. The company has acquired Nimble VR (formerly 3Gear Systems) and 13th Lab, and has …

Dislike Button Still Isn’t Happening, but Zuckerberg Is Open to Buttons for ‘Broader Range of Emotions’ Dislike Button Still Isn’t Happening, but Zuckerberg Is Open to Buttons for ‘Broader Range of Emotions’

As we’ve touched on before, you’re never going to get a true ‘dislike’ button. There are a lot of reasons why you’re never going to get one, despite much of the Facebook-using public clamoring for one for quite some time. …

Facebook Rolls Out Call-To-Action Buttons For Businesses Facebook Rolls Out Call-To-Action Buttons For Businesses

Facebook announced a call-to-action feature to “help Pages drive business objectives directly from the Page itself.” “Businesses will now be able to link from a selection of buttons to any destination on or off Facebook, allowing for a much deeper …

Could These New Facebook Features Help Offset Organic Reach Decline? Could These New Facebook Features Help Offset Organic Reach Decline?

Facebook has fallen out of favor with a lot of publishers thanks to the ever-decreasing organic reach it’s providing for their posts. Some new features from the company could help ease the pain, however. This week alone has seen an …

Google+ Now Offers ‘Infinite’ Gender Options Google+ Now Offers ‘Infinite’ Gender Options

Google+, not Facebook, has just become the best place for people to express their gender identities. “For many people, gender identity is more complex than just “male” or “female.” Starting today, I’m proud to announce that Google+ will support an …

Facebook Is Working To Save You From Yourself Facebook Is Working To Save You From Yourself

Facebook is reportedly working on some kind of virtual assistant that would ask users if they’re sure they want to post a picture if its algorithms find something they think the user might find embarrassing. That’s how focused on image …

Google Is the Best Company to Work for, According to Employees Google Is the Best Company to Work for, According to Employees

In the seventh iteration of employer-review site Glassdoor’s Best Place to Work list, Google finally takes the top spot. According to Glassdoor, it’s Google’s benefits, salary, and overall treatment of employees that puts it a notch above the rest. With …

Facebook’s Trending Feature Just Got A Lot Better (And Mobile) Facebook’s Trending Feature Just Got A Lot Better (And Mobile)

Facebook announced some updates to its Trending feature, including availability on mobile and new sections for different types of content. Availability on mobile is pretty self-explanatory other than to say it will only be available in the US for the …

Facebook’s Parse Gets Crash Reporting, Local Datastore for iOS Facebook’s Parse Gets Crash Reporting, Local Datastore for iOS

Facebook announced Crash Reporting and Local Datastore for iOS for Parse. The former lets you register, track, and resolve crashes in your apps. “Being able to capture and fix crashes efficiently means fewer frustrated users, and better retention–one of the …

World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014 World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise …

Facebook Finally Adds Graph Search To Mobile, Adds Post Search Facebook Finally Adds Graph Search To Mobile, Adds Post Search

Facebook has really been taking its sweet time with the roll-out of certain Graph Search features. While it has promised to make it available for mobile devices and add the ability to search actual posts for a long time, only …

Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed

As previously reported, Mark Zuckerberg will soon participate in another live Q&A session. He recently held one, and talked about a variety of headline-making items. The next one will be next week. Facebook previously said this about it: We’ve got …