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Facebook launches Creators app to promote video content

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Facebook announced the launch of Facebook Creators app and an accompanying website which is designed to help users create videos. The app is available for iOS with an Android version planned in the coming months. The Facebook Creator app will

Facebook is bringing “Stories” for groups and events

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Social media giant Facebook is bringing a consolidated Stories feature for those who are a part of “groups” and “events” feature on the platform. The company said that those on various groups and events pages will be able to contribute

Facebook relaunches its standalone Events app as ‘Facebook Local’

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Facebook is relaunching its standalone Events app as Facebook Local. Facebook Local combines events and permanent places to a single search engine powered by social network’s 70 million business pages plus reviews and friends’ check-ins. “The new app, helps you easily

Facebook will soon allow users to send money to their friends

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With the number of digital transactions around the world increasing by the day, Facebook is also looking to improve users’ payment experience on its platform. Making a move in the same direction, the company may soon start testing ”red envelope”

Facebook stock soars; unaffected by the Russian ad issue

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It seems that Facebook is unaffected by the Russian ads issue. The company’s third quarter has soared dramatically 79 percent and revenues were up nearly 50 percent in the third quarter as marketers poured money into Facebook’s advertising offerings, as reported

Facebook introduces new features for groups to help build communities

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In a bid to help admins better manage and grow their online communities, Facebook has added several new tools for members and administrators of groups including welcome posts, group-specific badges and member profiles. Group admins will also get new features like expanded insights

Facebook is testing 4K video uploads in news feed

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Facebook is testing 4K video upload feature that would make the videos in your news feed a lot sharper. The social networking giant confirmed to TechCrunch that the company is starting to test 4K video support by giving a small group

WhatsApp to introduce group voice and video calls soon

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WhatsApp is all geared up to introduce group voice calls in the latest beta version of its Android app. According to WABetaInfo, which reports on upcoming features of WhatsApp, the WhatsApp v2.17.70 beta for iPhone update has code references to group calls. “The

Facebook’s Building 8 head, Regina Dugan steps down

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Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who led the company’s secretive Building 8 hardware lab, is leaving the company after just 18 months in the role. “Today I am announcing that early next year, I will be leaving Facebook to focus on building

Facebook acquires ‘tbh’- an anonymous app for teens

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Facebook has acquired ”tbh, a polling app targeted at teens, for an undisclosed amount. The social network will also allow the app to operate somewhat independently with its own brand. ‘tbh’- to be honest, allows users 13 years old and over

Facebook launches food delivery service in the US

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Facebook has launched a new food ordering & delivery service in the US making it easier for users to order meals from nearby restaurants and service providers without leaving the social network. “People already go to Facebook to figure out what to eat by

Facebook Spaces brings live 360-degree video support and 3D posts

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Facebook announced some new features for its app Facebook Spaces at the Oculus Connect 4 VR conference. Facebook Spaces, a social app designed to blend the immersive aspects of VR with all the benefits of Facebook is getting live 360-degree video support. This

Everything you need to know from Oculus Connect 4 VR conference

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Facebook and Oculus are moving forward with their big VR dream, showing off new hardware, software, developer tools, and more at Oculus Connect 4. Here’s a list of VR products announced by Facebook at the Oculus Connect 4 VR conference- a) Oculus

Facebook India MD Umang Bedi resigns; Sandeep Bhushan named interim head

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Umang Bedi, Facebook’s Managing Director, India & South Asia, has resigned, the company announced in a statement. Sandeep Bhushan, director, consumer and media, South Asia has been named the interim managing director. “We confirm that Umang Bedi will be leaving his role

Facebook releases Workplace Chat app for Mac and PC

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Facebook has secretly launched a new desktop chat app for Mac and PC called Workplace Chat, that is currently limited to users of the company’s Workplace Enterprise collaboration tool. The app seems to have the same functionality as the Workplace

Now share your Instagram stories on Facebook as well

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Instagram now lets you share your Instagram Stories on Facebook without having to re-upload them separately, according to a TechCrunch report. The feature which was in testing in Portugal last month is now available for the users in the US.

Facebook is testing face scanning for logins

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Facebook is testing facial recognition technology as a way to verify users locked out of their account. The feature is designed as an alternative to the text or email verification tools used to reset passwords and is currently being tested on a

Facebook teams up with ZipRecruiter to boost job searches on its platform

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Facebook has partnered ZipRecruiter which will enable the online job recruitment company to integrate its job posting on Facebook’s platform. The new partnership will help Facebook keep up the pace with Microsoft’s LinkedIn and Alphabet owned Google. The new integration allows

Apple, Google, and Microsoft are the most valuable brands of 2017

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Technology industry was a clear winner when Interbrand released its latest Global Brands ranking with half of the top ten brands being technology firms. Without any surprises, Apple and Google topped the 18th edition of global rankings for the fifth consecutive year. While Apple’s

Microsoft and Facebook complete Transatlantic Internet cable ‘Marea’

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Microsoft and Facebook have finished laying the 4,000-mile transatlantic cable, Marea, the companies announced last week. The cable project that began last year connects Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Bilbao, Spain, and is a joint project between Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius, a telecom