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Facebook testing new 'greetings' features

Facebook testing new 'greetings' features

Under the `Hello` button on you friend`s profile, the new options can be seen by just holding the button.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Facebook may soon ask you to upload your photo for security

Facebook may soon ask you to upload your photo for security

The social media giant is using a new kind of captcha -- a type of challenge-response test used in computing to determine whether or not the user is human -- to verify whether a user is a real person or just a bot.

 

Nov 29, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news: Study

Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news: Study

With a userbase of over 400 million in India, Youtube is the biggest platform for video content. While with over 241 million users, Facebook is India`s leading social media platform. 

Nov 07, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Now you can print old photos via Kodak Facebook chatbot

Now you can print old photos via Kodak Facebook chatbot

To print a an old photo, users have to start a chat thread with the Kodak Moments Assistant on Facebook Messenger.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Facebook testing feature to find potential friends

Facebook testing feature to find potential friends

The option, which is not available for all users as of now, gives potential friends` information like the events they both have attended, pages they like, places they have worked or lived.

Sep 08, 2017, 12:43 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 launch chat device with face recognition ability

Facebook may launch chat device with face recognition ability

The proposed device is said to be similar to the Amazon Echo Show, and will feature a camera, touchscreen and speakers, the Independent reported on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Your love for Facebook is making you more sad and unhealthy, says study!

Your love for Facebook is making you more sad and unhealthy, says study!

The study also revealed that if users were updating their profiles or liking posts more than average, they were more likely to have mental health issues.

May 29, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Facebook is back after global crash

Facebook is back after global crash

People thronged Twitter after social media giant Facebook on Tuesday faced an outage in Asia, Australia, New Zealand and some parts of North America.

 

May 09, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
Facebook may announce it has 1.9 billion monthly users

Facebook may announce it has 1.9 billion monthly users

Ahead of its first quarter results of 2017 on Wednesday, media reports say Facebook may announce it has nearly 1.9 billion users who log onto the social media platform every month.

 

May 01, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Facebook Messenger crosses 1.2 billion monthly active users

Facebook Messenger crosses 1.2 billion monthly active users

Facebook's Messenger on Thursday said it has crossed 1.2 billion monthly active users milestone with the addition of about 200 million new users in last eight months.

Apr 13, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat

Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat

Facebook Inc is giving the camera a central place on its smartphone app for the first time, encouraging users to take more pictures and edit them with digital stickers that show the influence of camera-friendly rival Snapchat.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Facebook launches Messenger Day; available on iOS, Android

Facebook launches Messenger Day; available on iOS, Android

Facebook has launched "Messenger Day" that let users share with the public or a custom friend decorated photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours.

Mar 10, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report

Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report

Users of the social networking site Facebook are likely to interact with a small number of news sources, despite a plethora of outlets to choose from, a new study suggests.

Mar 09, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Now Facebook users can automatically launch ''Safety Check''

Now Facebook users can automatically launch ''Safety Check''

Facebook will now allow its 1.2 billion users to automatically launch its crisis response tool, "Safety Check".

Nov 18, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Using Facebook may increase your longevity

Using Facebook may increase your longevity

A new study says that using Facebook is associated with living longer as it serves to maintain and enhance an individual's real-world social ties.

Nov 01, 2016, 17:56 PM IST
Heavy Facebook users cool about sharing personal information

Heavy Facebook users cool about sharing personal information

People who spend more than three hours a day on Facebook have more relaxed privacy attitudes.

Oct 05, 2016, 17:29 PM IST
Facebook's Account Kit solution gains popularity globally

Facebook's Account Kit solution gains popularity globally

Social media giant Facebook`s Account Kit -- a solution that helps users quickly authenticate people and create accounts to help grow an app`s audience -- has seen a global growth.

Aug 17, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
Gradual decline in enthusiasm for Facebook, Twitter: Study

Gradual decline in enthusiasm for Facebook, Twitter: Study

More and more people are gradually viewing social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and enterprise social media LinkedIn negatively than in the past, an interesting study has revealed.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
With strong quarter growth, Facebook hits 1.71 billion monthly users

With strong quarter growth, Facebook hits 1.71 billion monthly users

Showing strong revenue and profit growth, social networking giant Facebook has added 60 million monthly users in the second quarter of 2016 to reach 1.71 billion users while scoring $6.44 billion in revenue -- blowing the earlier estimates of $6.02 billion.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:23 PM IST