Facebook Home gets makeover; shown off in new video

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If you thought that Facebook had given up on its Home launcher for Android you’d be sorely mistaken. Indeed, the social networking giant has a rather impressive makeover in store for the experience. A new video posted to YouTube gives us a glimpse as to what users can expect in the latest ...

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Facebook confirms video ads in feeds for mobile

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Facebook on Tuesday confirmed that “a small number of people” will begin to see video ads in their social media feed. Indeed, this is for both the desktop as well as the mobile experience. According to Facebook, the videos will automatically play as they appear on screen, but sound ...

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Facebook 4.0 app for Android to usher in new UI

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The next big release of Facebook’s mobile app for Android should usher in a new UI, according to reports. Allegedly, the 4.0 version of Facebook for Android features the design and layout you see in the images above. It’s not clear, exactly, how soon Facebook plans to roll out this ...

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Facebook rolls out new Messenger experience to all Android users

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Facebook yesterday confirmed that the new look Messenger app has been expanded to all Android and iOS users. Initially released to a select group of users a few weeks back, it’s a refreshed feel that looks more modern and inviting. If you have not yet received the update, check your ...

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Facebook debuts new for look Messenger app

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Facebook on Tuesday announced that select users of the Messenger app will begin seeing a new look for the Android platform. Faster, more reliable, and cleaner, the app is a glimpse into the possible future of Facebook’s general aesthetic. It’s unclear as to how Facebook determines ...

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Facebook Home brings Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, and Pinterest integration to all users

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For anyone who is using Facebook Home, we have some pretty cool news for you. A couple of weeks ago, we reported that folks on the Facebook Home beta track were getting support for some new features in the app. Well, now those features are available to everyone. The new update brings the option ...

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Alpha: Test the bleeding edge features of Facebook for Android

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Forget that beta stuff… you want bleeding edge? You need that alpha. Facebook now allows for an alpha version of its Android application which provides a totally different user experience than the official client. If you’re the kind of user who doesn’t mind bugs and glitches ...

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Facebook beta brings Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr to ‘Home’ experience

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Facebook on Thursday announced that Facebook for Android Beta testers will be able to check out posts and photos and posts from Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram on their Home lock screen. Pretty sweet stuff, especially for those who like to dabble in multiple social networks. To turn on ...

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Facebook app now allows for post and comment editing

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The official Facebook app for Android has a new feature that should be well-received by many of you. As the headlines spoils it, the app now allows for editing of posts and comments – even after sharing. Those of you who have played with the Facebook beta client may already be up on this ...

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Facebook testing new ways to watch video in mobile app

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Today we’re starting to test an easier way to watch videos on Facebook. Now when you see a video in News Feed, it comes to life and starts playing. Videos initially play silently, and if you want you can tap to play with sound in full screen. Scroll past if you don’t want to watch.... Read More

Facebook app update includes music controls, animations

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Facebook is pushing out a software update for its Android app today, tossing in a few enhancements and bug fixes. Most notably, users will find that some stickers are now animated inside of messages. Those of you who take advantage of the Facebook Home experience will also pick up the ability ...

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

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Facebook confirmed today that the Cover Feed feature used in Facebook Home app can be used in the standard app experience. Limited to devices which can support Facebook Home, it brings the lock screen live feed to your Android phone without pulling in all of the other features. As of today, the ...

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Facebook kicks off Facebook beta program for Android

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Facebook announced on Thursday that a new Beta Testers program has opened up for any and all Android users. If you’re the type of person who likes to get involved with shaping the direction of an app then this is as about as big as it gets. A blog post from Facebook tells us that the... ...

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Facebook announces video for Instagram

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Facebook just wrapped up with its pres conference which sees the introduction of a new feature for Instagram. As the headlines already tells us, the app now features a video component. Introducing Video on Instagram from Instagram on Vimeo. Details include 15 second videos, 13 custom filters ...

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Amazon announces Amazon Birthday Gift for your Facebook friends

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Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has a new way of offering gifts to your Facebook friends. Dubbed Amazon Birthday Gift, it connects to your Facebook account and lets users send a virtual gift card to your friends. Not only that, but other mutual friends can chip in with their own ...

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