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Facebook begins testing ''Stories'' on desktop site

Facebook begins testing ''Stories'' on desktop site

Facebook has introduced "Stories" feature on all its platforms including Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Facebook mobile. 

Aug 04, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Facebook to release app for video creators

Facebook to release app for video creators

Reportedly, Facebook is also running a "small test" in India, of a video tab in the navigation bar of its flagship mobile applications.

Jun 24, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Truecaller surpasses Facebook, becomes fourth most downloaded app in India

Truecaller surpasses Facebook, becomes fourth most downloaded app in India

Surpassing Facebook, leading communication app Truecaller has become the fourth most downloaded application in India on Google Play Store and is delivering over 100,000 clicks in a day to in-app advertisers.

Jun 02, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

India can bolster Snapchat's prospects as Facebook goes after it

There are over 200 million WhatsApp users in India while Facebook has nearly 166 million.

May 05, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Facebook's Messenger app adds live location-sharing

Facebook's Messenger app adds live location-sharing

Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc`s Google Maps. 

Mar 27, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Facebook to begin testing GIF button for comments

Facebook to begin testing GIF button for comments

Social media giant Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that will allow users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments.

Mar 25, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
Nokia's Snake game available on Messenger

Nokia's Snake game available on Messenger

The new version of its iconic game Snake was now available for Messenger as part of Facebook`s Instant Games cross-platform experience.

Feb 27, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
 Instagram now available on Windows 10

Instagram now available on Windows 10

Instagram has unveiled its application for Windows users, more specifically Windows 10 tablet users.The application is also available for download for the desktop and laptop users with limited functionality.

Oct 14, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
Facebook Messenger chatbots now support payments

Facebook Messenger chatbots now support payments

Facebook has added payment support in its messaging app via chatbots wherein customers will now be able to make payments directly within Messenger without sending users to an external website, a media report said.

 

Sep 13, 2016, 12:45 PM IST
Now businesses can sell directly to consumers on Facebook Messenger

Now businesses can sell directly to consumers on Facebook Messenger

Facebook announced Monday a new online payment system that will allow businesses to sell directly to consumers on its Messenger application.

Sep 13, 2016, 01:33 AM IST
New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps launched for Windows 10

New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps launched for Windows 10

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Finally, Facebook launched its much awaited new trio of apps- Facebook, Messenger and Instsgram- for Windows 10.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:11 PM IST
Now, make group calls with up to 50 people on Facebook Messenger

Now, make group calls with up to 50 people on Facebook Messenger

Facebook on Thursday sent out an update for Facebook Messenger for Android device users which lets one make group calls with up to 50 people at a time.

Apr 21, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
Now, get your boarding pass using Facebook Messenger!

Now, get your boarding pass using Facebook Messenger!

This is definitely a good news for air travellers.

Mar 31, 2016, 11:17 AM IST
Home-grown Hike Messenger crosses 100 million users

Home-grown Hike Messenger crosses 100 million users

The company acquired 30 million additional users in just three months as it crossed 70 million users in October 2015, the statement said.

Jan 21, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

Facebook helping companies build their own messenger bots

Facebook is giving select third-parties access to development tools that allows them to build their own bots for Messenger, creating virtual chat partners that can automatically respond to customers' queries, returning information, images, and even processing payments, a media report said.

Jan 07, 2016, 14:27 PM IST
Zuckerberg's 2016 challenge: To build Artificial Intelligence to help at home and work!

Zuckerberg's 2016 challenge: To build Artificial Intelligence to help at home and work!

In 2016, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and is even thinking of a simple AI to run his home and workplace like the famous Jarvis character in the Hollywood movie "Iron Man".

Jan 04, 2016, 12:08 PM IST
Now, “unsend” messages and pictures on new Yahoo Messenger

Now, “unsend” messages and pictures on new Yahoo Messenger

It is the first complete remake of Yahoo Messenger since it was introduced 17 years ago and comes as smartphone lifestyles have led to a booming trend of firing off digital missives or photos at nearly any opportunity.

Dec 03, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
Facebook's 'Messenger Requests' will let you chat with anyone!

Facebook's 'Messenger Requests' will let you chat with anyone!

The new feature called 'Message Requests' allows people to connect with anyone via chat. 

Oct 28, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Facebook launches Messenger for Apple Watch, adds support for iPad multitasking

 Facebook has launched the update for Messenger which will now allow it to work on Apple watch.

Oct 09, 2015, 15:56 PM IST
Facebook Messenger launches globally to sign up without a Facebook account

Facebook Messenger launches globally to sign up without a Facebook account

Facebook has announced that its Messenger is now globally available for users who want to sign up without a Facebook Account.

Jul 18, 2015, 00:16 AM IST