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Facebook rolls out 'Snooze' to mute friends

Facebook rolls out 'Snooze' to mute friends

The feature will help users take a temporary break from posts by friends, pages or groups without unfriending, unfollowing or leaving them forever.

Dec 16, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Facebook tests splitting its News Feed into two

Facebook tests splitting its News Feed into two

The Facebook News Feed, the centrepiece of the world`s largest social network service, is a streaming series of posts such as photos from friends, updates from family members, advertisements and material from celebrities or other pages that a user has liked.

Oct 24, 2017, 07:00 AM IST
Facebook 'context' button is latest effort to fight fake news

Facebook 'context' button is latest effort to fight fake news

The new feature will allow users to get context on the source of a news article with a single click without leaving Facebook and its news feed.

Oct 06, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Facebook `context` button is latest effort to fight fake news

Facebook `context` button is latest effort to fight fake news

The new feature will allow users to get context on the source of a news article with a single click without leaving Facebook and its news feed.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Facebook adds new feature to encourage blood donation in India

Facebook adds new feature to encourage blood donation in India

In case someone is in need of blood, they will be able to create a special type of post containing the information donors need to offer help, like blood group required, hospital's name and contact person's phone number.

Sep 28, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Facebook 'snooze' to temporarily 'mute' your friends

Facebook 'snooze' to temporarily 'mute' your friends

Users who click on the unfollow or "snooze" feature get the option of not seeing posts from the friend, page or group for 24 hours, seven days or 30 days.

Sep 15, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Facebook rolls out videos to 'Watch' in US

Facebook rolls out videos to 'Watch' in US

A new "Watch" tab popped up for Facebook users in the US as the social media giant rolled out funded shows on its redesigned video platform for creators and publishers.

Sep 01, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Facebook may slip local politician's posts into your News Feed

Facebook may slip local politician's posts into your News Feed

Amid allegations of fake news on Facebook affecting election results, social networking giant Facebook is testing a feature that slips "top posts" from local politician`s into your News Feed.

Aug 05, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
Facebook to show less links to slow-loading websites

Facebook to show less links to slow-loading websites

Facebook will take into account the estimated load time of a webpage that someone clicks to from any link in News Feed on the mobile app.

Aug 03, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Facebook may finally launch a ‘dislike’ option on its platform

Facebook may finally launch a ‘dislike’ option on its platform

Facebook may finally launch a ‘dislike’ option but only for Messenger on its platform.

Mar 06, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Facebook videos to autoplay with audio on News Feed – Know how to disable it

Facebook videos to autoplay with audio on News Feed – Know how to disable it

Facebook is soon rolling out an update to all its users that would autoplay the sound of a video on News Feed, without users having to tap on it.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
Facebook debuts Live Audio; now broadcast your audio directly

Facebook debuts Live Audio; now broadcast your audio directly

Facebook has now introduced "Live Audio" option - like traditional radio or podcasting -- in your News Feed where users will be able to broadcast audio directly to the social network.

Dec 21, 2016, 10:17 AM IST
 Another metrics-related issue affects Facebook's Instant Article publishers

Another metrics-related issue affects Facebook's Instant Article publishers

Facebook announced another metrics-related issue has affected its Instant Article publishing service.

Dec 17, 2016, 13:00 PM IST
Zuckerberg's favourite invention 'Facebook News Feed' turns 10

Zuckerberg's favourite invention 'Facebook News Feed' turns 10

When Facebook was commercialised, it was just a collection of profiles. In 2016, it is one of the best news sharing platform, thanks to the News Feed feature which celebrated its 10th birthday on Tuesday.

Sep 07, 2016, 12:11 PM IST
Facebook tweaks algorithm to make 'News Feed' more relevant, interesting

Facebook tweaks algorithm to make 'News Feed' more relevant, interesting

In a move to make your News Feed more informative, Facebook has tweaked its algorithm to bring news that`s relevant and of interest to you.

 

Aug 12, 2016, 11:10 AM IST
How to 'uncensor' your Facebook News Feed

How to 'uncensor' your Facebook News Feed

Following allegations that Facebook “censors” viewpoints its employees don’t like, Finland-based cyber security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to "uncensor" the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see.

Jul 08, 2016, 23:59 PM IST
Why people love ads on Facebook more than on TV

Why people love ads on Facebook more than on TV

For the study, Neuro-Insight divided a group of 100 Facebook users in the US -- between the ages of 21 and 54 -- into two groups.

Jan 03, 2016, 23:44 PM IST
Zeenews.com joins Facebook's instant articles service for Android users

Zeenews.com joins Facebook's instant articles service for Android users

Zeenews.com, one of India's trusted news websites, is proud to announce its tie-up with social media giant Facebook for its instant articles service for Android users.

Dec 17, 2015, 14:43 PM IST
Now, enjoy short song clips in Facebook News Feed

Now, enjoy short song clips in Facebook News Feed

The social network has already begun rolling out the feature to iOS users around the world.

Nov 06, 2015, 17:46 PM IST
Only three percent Facebook content is promoted: Study

Only three percent Facebook content is promoted: Study

 How much, do you think, of all your Facebook News Feed is advertising? Well, only three percent, says a new study by social media analytical company Socialbakers.

Oct 21, 2015, 15:44 PM IST