All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘groups’

Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App

Continuing its strategy of launching standalone apps for various functions, Facebook announced a new Facebook Groups app, which comes from its Creative Labs division. This one is immediately available for both Android and iOS (some of the other apps have been iOS only). “Every month, 700 million people use Facebook Groups to stay in touch with family, collaborate on projects, …

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Facebook to Display Your Open Groups on Your Timeline

Facebook is adding a new Timeline section to highlight the groups to which you belong. The new Groups section will appear on the About tab on the new Timeline. Facebook launched their new Timeline design, a one-column format with more focus on interests, in early March. The main Timeline page got a facelift, streamlining stories and moving other information and …

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Facebook Groups Glitch Continues to Plague Users

Did you wake up to a bunch of random notifications and soon found that you’re now a member of a bunch of long-forgotten groups? You’re not alone. A glitch within Facebook Groups has re-enrolled many users in groups that they previously exited – we’re talking old groups, like 5+ years old for some. Facebook admitted to the glitch yesterday, saying …

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Facebook Glitch Brings Up the Ghosts of Groups Past

If you woke up this morning, logged onto Facebook, and saw some long-forgotten remnants of the past – you’re not alone. Many users have complained that they are now seeing old groups on their accounts, and even receiving notifications from groups that they had previously removed themselves from. It looks like something went wrong in Facebook land and the company …

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Facebook Graph API Now Supports In-Game Groups

The past week has been relatively slow in the world of Facebook development. When that happens, there’s a good chance that the weekly Operation Developer Love update will be bursting at the seams with new features and updates. Facebook didn’t disappoint as this week’s update is full of new features that developers will want to start trying out. The Graph …

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Gay Students’ Outing Highlights Privacy Flaws in Facebook Groups

If you’re under the impression that you can maintain social media accounts and still have true privacy, you’re probably going to have a bad time. Although there are ways to make sure only certain people can see your Facebook posts, tweets, and photos – social media has a knack for exposing private information in ways that you wouldn’t even imagine …

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Facebook Updates Groups To Show Everyone Who’s Seen A Post

Haven’t we been through this before? Today, Facebook announced an update to Facebook groups that displays exactly who has seen each post or comment on a post – complete with their name and the time at which they saw it. “Starting today when you visit a group, you can view who’s seen each post. This way you can stay updated …

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Flickr Groups Gets a New View, Sidebar, and API Methods

Flickr today announced that several features have been added to Flickr Groups including a new view with a sidebar and better API methods. The announcement came on the Flickr Blog, where the company has been announcing quite a few recent changes to its website. The new view for Flickr Groups galleries is “Justified,” which, as seen above, moves all of …

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Facebook to Include File-Sharing For Groups

Facebook is rolling out with the ability to share files among groups. They revealed the information in an exclusive interview with Mashable. They event included a picture of what the feature will look like. Only a few groups will have the ability to to file-share on Thursday’s roll out date, but everyone will be incorporated in the days that follow. …

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