Tag Archives: Facebook

  • Facebook Watch: Facebook Testing New Video Platform

    Facebook Watch: Facebook Testing New Video Platform

    If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to bust out that brilliant web series concept, Facebook recently announced its own video platform designed for users to do just that. It’s called Facebook Watch, and it’s engineered for video content that’s divided into episodes – either recorded or streamed live. Facebook Watch is clearly meant to […]

  • Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    The best playlists represent the curator’s individual point of view, for a sequence of songs that reflect a single sensibility, that couldn’t be replicated by anyone else. There’s something to be said for committee efforts too, though, and those are a lot easier to make with the new Group Playlists feature in the Spotify Chat […]

  • Facebook Stories: New FB App Update Aims for Snapchat Action

    Facebook Stories: New FB App Update Aims for Snapchat Action

    You know a social media platform is popular when other popular social media platforms seek to emulate it, and we’ve been seeing this phenomenon in action for years now with regards to the success of Snapchat. The latest example is Facebook Stories, a blatant attempt by Facebook to incorporate Snapchat’s most popular features into its […]

  • Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    You’ve known it was coming for years now: Facebook is finally aiming to cut into that sweet Snapchat action. They’re doing it with Facebook Messenger Day, a new service that allows users to share and view photos and other forms of content that disappear after 24 hours—or a “Day,” in Earthling terms. Here’s what Facebook’s […]

  • Dislike Button Finally Comes to Facebook … Messenger

    Dislike Button Finally Comes to Facebook … Messenger

    For years now, Facebook users have been clamoring for a Dislike button to express the exact opposite of the sentiment connoted by the Like button. Facebook recently added a plethora of emotional reactions to the standard Like, but for many this was an overcomplicated solution to the problem. Now, finally, Facebook has added the fabled […]

  • Instant Games Coming to Facebook Messenger (Video)

    Instant Games Coming to Facebook Messenger (Video)

    We all know that it goes down in the DM, but many are in the dark about what it actually is that’s going down there. For a clearer answer to that question, you have to switch from Twitter to Facebook Messenger, which has recently unveiled Instant Games that are assuredly much more entertaining than anything […]

  • Facebook Marketplace: For Buying and Selling Stuff Near You

    Facebook Marketplace: For Buying and Selling Stuff Near You

    Selling stuff online is a time-honored tradition dating back to the early days of Craigslist and even earlier. But selling stuff on Facebook is even more of a crapshoot than using Craigslist or eBay, dependent mostly on who happens to see and/or share your listing—but now a new feature called Facebook Marketplace facilitates the process […]

  • Dick Van Dyke Makes Impromptu Singing Performance at Denny’s (Video)

    Dick Van Dyke Makes Impromptu Singing Performance at Denny’s (Video)

    Show business legends don’t get much more universally adored than Dick Van Dyke, who has accomplished the twin feats of having an incredible career in comedy without being a total jerk in his private or political life. So yeah, you’re going to watch the video recently posted to the legend’s Facebook account featuring himself and […]

  • Surround 360 Camera Rig Introduced by Facebook

    Surround 360 Camera Rig Introduced by Facebook

    Yesterday at the F8 Conference for developers in the tech industry, Facebook introduced a kind of scary-looking piece of hardware for capturing fully immersive 360-degree video. Instead of calling it the Roswell or the Flying Saucer or something like that, they went with Surround 360. The Surround 360 is loaded up with 17 separate cameras, […]

  • Facebook Sports Stadium Launches for iOS

    Facebook Sports Stadium Launches for iOS

    Facebook, not content with their mere 95% of universe ownership, is now going after the final social media frontier: Sports. They’re doing so with the launch of Facebook Sports Stadium, a new feature that will allow Facebook users to get real-time updates and talk sports with friends and other fans on the site all across […]