Facebook feature

THIS Facebook feature will remind you to read news articles before sharing them

It will function in a way that when a user shares posts on the app or website, they will get a popup on the page that says “You’re about to share this article without opening it” followed by smaller text that says “Sharing articles without reading them may mean missing key facts.”

May 11, 2021, 15:45 PM IST

Now Facebook will help you become a rapper

The app offers hundreds of professionally created betas on which one can create 60-second rap videos and Bars can also suggest rhymes when one is writing the lyrics and even suggest audio and visual filters for your video. Also, there is an autotune feature in the app.

Feb 27, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

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 updates feature for suicide prevention

Now you can more easily help save the lives of friends who might appear distressed, through a new updated Facebook feature.

Feb 26, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

Web designer criticises Facebook's Year In Review as 'algorithmic cruelty' for being insensitive

A prominent web designer has named Facebook's new feature Year In Review as "inadvertent algorithmic cruelty" because it forced him to relive the pain of losing his daughter as it generated a scrapbook of selected photographs from the user's past one year on the social networking site.

Dec 27, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Zuckerberg considering adding "dislike" button on Facebook

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that he is considering adding a "dislike" button to Facebook posts, allowing users to express emotions in another way other than "like" or leaving a comment.

Dec 13, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature

Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them.

Apr 18, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

Facebook testing feature to resurface old posts on timeline

Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature that would let users bring back old posts on their Timeline.

Dec 02, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Facebook announces Graph Search, revamps its search engine

Meant for uncovering information in your Facebook network, Graph Search can be used to search for something simple like "Photos of my friends," or something more complex like "Photos of my friends before 1990 uploaded by my mom."

Jan 16, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

New Facebook feature lets parents announce a new arrival

Now let everybody know through Facebook that you are expecting a baby as a new feature on the social networking website lets parents share the good news with friends.

Aug 17, 2012, 14:53 PM IST

FB feature tells you whom to tag along when you go out

A new Facebook feature now offers “suggested guests” to invite along for events that are planned through the site.

Feb 18, 2012, 14:23 PM IST