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June 28, 2017

Facebook now has 2 billion active monthly users; Adds emojis, filters, effects & more to Messenger video calls

The CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday revealed that the most popular social networking site now has 2 billion active monthly users. This makes Facebook even more strong to stand as the largest social networking platform in the world.

“As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people!”, said Zuckerberg through his post. Apart from this milestone, Zuckerberg also shared his vision to, not just connect the world but [...]

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June 23, 2017

Facebook rolls out ‘Profile Picture Guard’ to give more control & prevent misuse for the users in India

Facebook on Wednesday rolled out new features for the users in India, which effectively prevents the misuse of profile pictures. The social networking site introduced two new tools that will give more control to the users in India over their profile pictures. The users will now be able to decide over who can download and share their profile photo images, which are normally visible to everyone on Facebook.

Facebook’s new tool called the ‘Profile Picture Guard’ [...]

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June 16, 2017

Instagram rolls out new ‘Archive’ feature for all Android and iOS users

After adding the interactive face filters recently, the Facebook-owned Instagram has now rolled yet another feature similar to that of Snapchat. Instagram on Tuesday introduced a new feature called ‘Archive‘ which lets you move the previous post to a different place without permanently deleting them, much like the ‘Memories‘ feature of Snapchat. The feature is now available to all Android and iOS users running version 10.21 or newer versions of the [...]

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June 15, 2017

Facebook finally rolls out support for GIFs as a comment

Facebook has finally changed the mainstream way of reply threads by making it lot more animated. After months of testing, the social networking site has now rolled out support for letting the users put GIFs in the comments. Acknowledging the 30th Anniversary of GIF format, Facebook now added a GIF button into the comment section to post GIF as a comment.

The feature was already available on its Messenger App and looking at the popularity Facebook thought of adding it to the main [...]

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May 24, 2017

Facebook Live gets new ‘Live Chat with Friends’ and ‘Live With’ features

Facebook Live has got a couple of new features to make it easier for the users to ‘share experiences and connect in real time with your friends on Live’. The social networking site has added two new features namely the Live Chat with Friends feature and the Live With feature. Both the features make it easier and more convenient to interact with friends during a live video. Let’s go through both the features in detail one-by-one.

Live Chat with Friends:

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May 19, 2017

Facebook Messenger gets major visual update to simplify navigation

Facebook’s messaging app has been updated with a refreshed and simpler look. Facebook Messenger will now sort your conversations into different tabs instead of displaying them in the form of a confusing list. The App at present looks a bit over crowded with a lot going on over a single screen space, especially after the inclusion of My Day feature.

With the new update, the Messenger home screen appears in three tabs now, i.e- Messages, Active and Groups. As the names [...]

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May 17, 2017

Instagram gets new Snapchat-like face filters, also adds new camera tool along with new hashtag sticker

After adding the new interactive camera filters to its main app, Facebook now adds similar feature to Instagram. Users of the photo sharing app ‘Instagram’, will now be able to use the face filters similar to that of Snapchat. The users can choose between 8 different interactive filters, such as Koala Ears and math equations swirling around the head.

Apart from the new face filters, Instagram has also rolled out new creative tool in the camera, named as [...]

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April 26, 2017

Facebook gets India specific camera filters; Reactions added to Facebook Lite

Facebook, today in its event named “A place to connect” in New-Delhi rolled out new India specific camera filters for its App. Along with this, Facebook also announced that it is bringing Reactions to the Lite version of the app. The event also showcased some data about other products of Facebook such as Facebook Live, Facebook Lite, Full Camera, 360 Photos, Oculus, Instagram and WhatsApp.

Talking about the India specific filters, they have been developed keeping [...]

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