• Stream Facebook Live Videos to Your TV

    Stream Facebook Live Videos to Your TV

    Web and iOS users can now stream content from Facebook to their television set through devices like Apple TV or Google Chromecast; it's coming soon to Android.You'll see real-time reactions and comments to the video you're watching on the TV screen.
  • Not Sure What to Chat About? Facebook Messenger Suggests Topics

    Not Sure What to Chat About? Facebook Messenger Suggests Topics

    Trying to reconnect with an old friend online, or keep the dialogue going with a new one?Efforts to push people toward the standalone Messenger app have paid off; Facebook in July reached a milestone 1 billion monthly active users.
  • Endorse a Presidential Candidate on Facebook (What Could Go Wrong?)

    Endorse a Presidential Candidate on Facebook (What Could Go Wrong?)

    8, Facebook will now allow you to publicly endorse a particular presidential candidate.Simply visit the Facebook page of your candidate—be it Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Jill Stein, or Gary Johnson—and navigate to "Endorsements" in the left-hand menu.
  • Facebook Makes it Easier to Get, Give Recommendations

    Facebook Makes it Easier to Get, Give Recommendations

    Going forward, Facebook will let you turn on Recommendations for a post, and any comments with advice will be mapped and saved in one place.You can also visit the Recommendations bookmark to make queries and help friends.
  • Report: Instagram Testing Live Video

    Report: Instagram Testing Live Video

    Russian news site T Journal says the new live functionality is embedded in Instagram Stories.In a video uploaded to the page, a "LIVE" icon appears at the bottom of the poster's profile picture.
  • Facebook Messenger (for Android)

    Facebook Messenger (for Android)

    Even if the horrors of US politics have made checking your regular Facebook account something that fills you with dread, don't discount the social network's excellent Android messaging client, Facebook Messenger.While a phone number is not required to use Facebook Messenger, you can use one instead of a Facebook account to sign up.
  • Got a Job Listing? Put it on Facebook

    Got a Job Listing? Put it on Facebook

    A new Facebook feature aims to take on business social network LinkedIn.As TechCrunch reports, Facebook is experimenting with recruiting tools, including a "Jobs" tab, available to select Page administrators.
  • Facebook Chat 'Rooms' Return in Messenger

    Facebook Chat 'Rooms' Return in Messenger

    Going forward, those in Australia and Canada will have access to Rooms inside Facebook Messenger.But social-networking app Room, which claimed to be the "first mobile application that enables you to create and join mini private" chat rooms, accused Facebook of stealing its idea.
  • Facebook Integrates Instagram for Biz

    Facebook Integrates Instagram for Biz

    In the four years since Facebook acquired Instagram, the companies have shown little synergy.The social media giant this week announced an easier way for companies to manage interactions across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger.
  • Facebook Created a Censorship Tool for China

    Facebook Created a Censorship Tool for China

    Three current and former Facebook employees have confirmed to The New York Times that a software tool exists allowing the social network to be censored.Instead, Facebook would allow a third-party to use it in order to monitor and censor the posts of users on a per region basis.
  • Facebook Messenger Just Became a Complete Mobile Gaming Platform

    Facebook Messenger Just Became a Complete Mobile Gaming Platform

    In an attempt to overload its messaging service with even more features, Facebook has turned Messenger into a complete cross-platform gaming service.Launching for both Android and iOS, users can begin playing games with friends, and we aren’t talking Tic-Tac-Toe or Hangman.
  • Facebook Glitch Reposts Old Photos

    Facebook Glitch Reposts Old Photos

    Did you notice old photos appearing on your Facebook timeline and News Feed this morning?Rest assured, you're not going nuts; a Facebook glitch appears to have resurfaced images that are months old.
  • Facebook's Events App Comes to Android

    Facebook's Events App Comes to Android

    Back in October, Facebook announced that it was making a dedicated Events app, only Android users were going to have to wait a bit for it.It’s an all-in-one app, for sure, assuming you and your friends and family make plans through Facebook.
  • Facebook Details Changes to Combat Fake News on Your Feed

    Facebook Details Changes to Combat Fake News on Your Feed

    In an attempt to cut down on the number of “fake news” stories circulating on Facebook, the social network is implementing a few changes starting this week.If you see a story you think is fake, you can also report a story for being fake right on your feed.
  • Facebook Messenger Now Offering Group Video Chat

    Facebook Messenger Now Offering Group Video Chat

    To round out a year full of new features, the Messenger team at Facebook is introducing a group video chat option for all users on Android, iOS and desktop.To sum up the feature, anyone and almost everyone can get into a group video chat simultaneously, with the service supporting up to 50 people connected to the same chat.
  • EU to Facebook: Your WhatsApp Merger Data Seems Suspect

    EU to Facebook: Your WhatsApp Merger Data Seems Suspect

    In a Statement of Objections, the EU expressed concerns that Facebook provided incorrect data about the deal—deliberately or out of negligence.Two years—and various technological advances—later, Facebook determined how to link accounts across its family of services to improve product and security features.
  • Facebook 'Instant Verification' Speeds Up Android App Logins

    Facebook 'Instant Verification' Speeds Up Android App Logins

    Signing in to apps on your phone can be a hassle, but a new tool from Facebook is intended to help speed up the process for those who authenticate using Facebook credentials.The latest Facebook SDK for Android adds "instant verification" to Account Kit, Facebook's phone number and email login solution.
  • WhatsApp: Encrypted Message Backdoor Reports Are 'Baseless'

    WhatsApp: Encrypted Message Backdoor Reports Are 'Baseless'

    The Facebook-owned company will "fight any government request to create a backdoor," he added.But according to Marlinspike, "the fact that WhatsApp handles key changes is not a 'backdoor,' it is how cryptography works.
  • Report: Zuck Will Not Run for President

    Report: Zuck Will Not Run for President

    Mark Zuckerberg will not be the next President of the United States.The Facebook founder and CEO told BuzzFeed News that "no," he does not have any plans to run for Commander in Chief.
  • WhatsApp Rolling Out 2-Step Verification

    WhatsApp Rolling Out 2-Step Verification

    The Facebook-owned chat app on Thursday announced it has started rolling out two-step verification to its 1.To enable two-step verification, open WhatsApp, select Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Enable.