Please stop freaking out about Facebook Messenger, it’s nothing new

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Over the past few days my Facebook News Feed has been blowing up with people saying that the Facebook Messenger app is an over invasion of privacy, “do not download it,” or that it’s ridiculous to have to download another app. Most of this is all because people are finally ...

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Facebook will force you to use the Messenger app if you want to chat

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If you use Facebook app for chating purposes via Facebook, you’re out of luck. Facebook is going to force you to install Facebook Messenger in order to do that rather soon, in the next few days actually. So, here’s the gist. Facebook didn’t make an official statement, they ...

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“Save Once, View Anywhere” with Facebook’s new feature

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Facebook is introducing a new ‘Save’ feature which, like many other apps and services, allows you to save articles or posts you see in your News Feed and view them at another time. This feature can be perfect for quickly getting caught up on your News Feed without viewing every post ...

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Facebook’s Snapchat competitor, Slingshot, lands in the Play Store

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Facebook have developed a Snapchat like app called Slingshot after its failed attempts to purchase the App. Slingshot has now hit the Google Play Store for free allowing users to take photos and record videos to share with friends. The way Slingshot works is that a friend needs to sling content ...

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Facebook will allow users to alter their ad profiles; track your smartphone usage

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook just showed you an advertisement for Star Trek toys or some other random item? Well apparently you will soon be able to find out. Facebook is planning to announce Thursday that it will allow users to see the likes and interests it keeps on them. Not only will ...

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Facebook rumored to introduce Snapchat competitor, Slingshot

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According to a recent report from Financial TImes, Facebook has been building its own Snapchat like video messenger.  The app otherwise known as “Slingshot”, would do just like Snapchat, by allowing users to send short video messages. Last year, Facebook tried to acquire Snapchat ...

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Facebook is testing cards feature for mobile experience

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Facebook has recently been testing a new feature similar to Google Now cards on its iOS mobile app.  Essentially, when you interact with your Facebook account, relevant information will be displayed for you to view and swipe away.  From the picture we’ve seen, the information ...

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Samsung pushes throttle with EVO-series SSD and Facebook game [Review]

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Last year we accepted Samsung’s challenge that claimed anyone would be capable of installing a solid-state drive. Taking apart my HP laptop was a frightening prospect but proved to be quite simple. The folks at Samsung have since launched their new EVO-series of SSD’s and I, once ...

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Image of Moto E leaks in Facebook post

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It seems Motorola is getting ready to announce the successor of Moto X at the conference they are holding on May 13th, and it will be known as the Moto E. Motorola is planning to launch this new affordable smartphone in developing markets, and somebody was nice enough to put a picture of the ...

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Facebook debuts anonymous and selective login features

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Facebook is upping their privacy options for users that don’t feel comfortable logging into the social network for everything. Let’s take a look at some of the new features Facebook is rolling out. Anonymous Login When users download an app, much of the time, there is a “login ...

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Facebook Messenger for Android updated with host of features

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Facebook recently updated its Messenger application for Android devices with the same feature set and UI dished to the iPhone earlier in the week. Details include the ability to send videos from the camera roll as well as instant video playback in conversation threads. Additionally, the new 5.0 ...

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Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile

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Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share locations with friends. Called Nearby Friends, it’s an opt-in feature that lets people share their exact location with other users for determinate amounts of time. Users can choose to share with one ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with group chat, other features

Facebook has updated its Messenger application for Android devices, tying in a feature already available in the iPhone version. First and foremost, the app now lets users create group chats, tag them with images, and save them. What’s more, users can place shortcuts to said group ...

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Facebook buying Oculus Virtual Reality for $2 Billion

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Facebook has been known for buying out products and companies have been successful were on the verge of success. Usually Facebook would acquire a new social network, an app or some online services, but now Facebook is buying the outcome of a Kickstarter project known as Oculus Virtual ...

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Facebook Messenger beta lets Android users test new features

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Following Facebook‘s introduction of the Beta program for their Android application last year, the company have just announced the Facebook Messenger for Android Beta program which will give users who opt-in the latest versions of the messenger app before general release. As with the main ...

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