If your work uses Facebook at Work, you are in luck. Facebook has just released a new app to go along with it called Work Chat. The app is basically the same as Facebook Messenger only just for co-workers.
This might be Facebook’s strangest feature yet, but still a handy one. The social networking giant is looking to help users get over break ups easier by showing you less content from your ex-relationships without having to unfriend that person.
Google may be known as the ultimate search engine, but it’s possible that all could change in the future. The rise of mobile apps has made it very difficult for Google to index content within apps. The only way to search inside an app is to get permission from the developer.
Facebook has a new app called Notify that is designed to show you the latest news. You subscribe to your favorite stations and are updated with news right away on your lock screen.
Facebook added a super hot feature a few months back called Live that allows celebrities and other public personalities to broadcast live to their followers everywhere. So far the feature has been a huge success, with politicians and celebrities giving live broadcasts to hundreds of thousands of their fans. Read more
During a recent presentation, chief product officer for Facebook Chris Cox announced that he was “mandating a switch of a whole bunch of my team over to Android, just because people, when left up to their own devices, will often prefer an iPhone.” Despite the claim that people prefer an iPhone, the market is actually dominated by Google’s Android operating system, although pockets like those in Silicon Valley where Facebook operates out of may still lean toward iOS devices. Read more
Facebook today announced that it has achieved a new feat in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research that will improve its image recognition capabilities considerably. The new technology that will be presented at leading artificial intelligence conference, NITS, next month is likely to help blind people recognize images posted on Facebook.
Embedding curated feeds within social media platforms seems to be all the rage these days. Recently Twitter launched both their Moments option and the advertiser driven Promoted Moments as a way to keep users within their app while delivery a more concentrated source of content to users. In a bit of a surprise move, Instagram revealed on Halloween they have their own take on a curated feed ready for users. Read more