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    Facebook launches Creator app to build video communities

    Facebook promised the Creator app back in June at VidCon and today it launches globallyon iOS with Android planned for the coming months. It’s actually a rebrand and update of the 2014 Facebook...

    Facebook promised the Creator app back in June at VidCon and today it launches globallyon iOS with Android planned for the coming months. It’s actually a rebrand and update of the 2014 Facebook Mentions app that was only available to verified public figures and Pages, but now is open to everyone. Weirdly, it still appears as “Mentions” in the App Store for now. Any...
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    Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feeds

    New system moving non-promoted posts out of news feeds could destroy smaller publishers if implemented, after journalists report drop in organic reach – but users...

    New system moving non-promoted posts out of news feeds could destroy smaller publishers if implemented, after journalists report drop in organic reach – but users will still see their friends’ posts Facebook is testing a major change that would shift non-promoted posts out of its news feed, a move that could be catastrophic for publishers relying...
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    Facebook Just Announcements Six New Features (They are Awesome)

    1. Facebook Centralizes its Crisis Response Facebook announced its new feature called Crisis Response today. The primary goal is to make it easy for people to...

    1. Facebook Centralizes its Crisis Response Facebook announced its new feature called Crisis Response today. The primary goal is to make it easy for people to find more information about recent crises and connect them with tools for support and recovery. It combines three previously separate tools in Facebook’s arsenal – Safety Check, Community Help and...
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    Facebook organized pro-Trump rallies : Russia

    Facebook should be treated like a crime scene. The social media company likely has troves of data that could provide critical leads for the investigation...

    Facebook should be treated like a crime scene. The social media company likely has troves of data that could provide critical leads for the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The effort to investigate possible coordination between the Trump team and Russia has so far centered on the growing...
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    Facebook is testing further UI changes, including a pull-down navigation drawer

    The devs in Menlo Park have been busy recently rolling out significant changes to the look of the Facebook app for Android, We’ve now received tips...

    The devs in Menlo Park have been busy recently rolling out significant changes to the look of the Facebook app for Android, We’ve now received tips about a further change that’s currently being tested which changes the linear, swipe- left hamburger menu to a pull-down grid of options. The new layout even has notification dots, just like...
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    Facebook starts rolling out Messenger ads globally

    Messenger ads Facebook has started rolling out  Messenger ads globally after testing ads for Australia and Thailand. The social network is now expanding beta test of home screen...

    Messenger ads Facebook has started rolling out  Messenger ads globally after testing ads for Australia and Thailand. The social network is now expanding beta test of home screen Messenger ads worldwide. Messenger ads will be targeted to specific users similar to those we see on Instagram and Facebook. People will see Messenger ads in the home tab of their Messenger mobile app....
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    Facebook is testing a new Profile Picture Guard in India

    Facebook profile picture guard  Facebook, for better or for worse, remains one of the primary ways people communicate with each other online. So it should...

    Facebook profile picture guard  Facebook, for better or for worse, remains one of the primary ways people communicate with each other online. So it should come as no surprise that India, with somewhere around 450 million internet users, is one of Facebook’s primary markets. Today the company announced that a test pilot program has begun...
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    Facebook launches Messenger Lite in 132 new countries

    Facebook Messanger Lite Facebook Lite debuted in 2015, while a lightweight Messenger app launched in Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and Venezuela over a year...

    Facebook Messanger Lite Facebook Lite debuted in 2015, while a lightweight Messenger app launched in Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and Venezuela over a year later. Both apps are aimed at lower-spec devices that can’t handle the normal Facebook and Messenger app and users in developing countries where data connections are at a premium. Facebook...
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    Facebook is testing a floating button for suggested videos

    Facebook is testing a floating button It seems like every week there’s something new popping up in Facebook’s Android app. I’ve lost track and count, but I’m...

    Facebook is testing a floating button It seems like every week there’s something new popping up in Facebook’s Android app. I’ve lost track and count, but I’m fairly sure we’ve never seen them mess with floating action buttons (FAB) in this way before. Two tipsters have reported seeing a new FAB in Facebook for suggested videos… and really, that’s...
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  • Instagram offline mode for Android is official

    We’ve known about Instagram’s plans to add offline capabilities to its app for a couple of months, and yesterday the news was made official at...

    We’ve known about Instagram’s plans to add offline capabilities to its app for a couple of months, and yesterday the news was made official at the Facebook Developer Conference (F8). Instagram is testing offline mode in regions with limited bandwidth to make the app more approachable and adapted to the demands of users there. According...
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  • Facebook introduces new bots and new bot features in Messenger at F8

    Facebook has released a whole lot of information from their latest F8 developer confrence, and it looks like their drive to turn Messenger into its...

    Facebook has released a whole lot of information from their latest F8 developer confrence, and it looks like their drive to turn Messenger into its own platform for development is continuing full steam ahead. The conference started today and continues into tomorrow, but Facebook has already pushed out a number of press releases based on...
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