- News tagged "facebook"
Monday, 3 Aug 2015
Facebook staff got a chance to create levels for the upcoming Super Mario Maker game in a two-day hackathon collaboration with Nintendo.
Friday, 31 Jul 2015
Facebook announced today that they’ve completed construction of their first full-scale aircraft, Aquila, which will provide free internet through the air. It has the wingspan of a Boeing 737 and can stay in the air for up to 90 days. It also looks like a stealth bomber.
Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015
Siri, Cortana and Google Now could soon have some new competition, as Facebook is believed to be launching its own virtual digital assistant named “Moneypenny” (named after M's assistant in the James Bond movies).
Facebook's security chief, Alex Stamos, has said in a tweet that he wants Adobe to set a date for Flash to be killed off.
Monday, 13 Jul 2015
I learned a new word today: it’s ‘freebooting’, and it’s costing honest YouTubers tens of millions of pageviews, and a whole lot of cash. This is what it is, and how it’s done.
Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015
Facebook is rolling out more detailed tracking of how you watch videos in your newsfeed, including whether you increase the volume or watch the video in full screen. This is part of its bid to provide more relevant content for users that goes beyond traditional engagement statistics.
Monday, 29 Jun 2015
Facebook is testing a new photo uploader that includes Snapchat-esque features like swipe-to-preview filters, stickers, and text overlays. The new feature is currently only available to select iOS users.
Friday, 26 Jun 2015
Starting today, people in the U.S, Canada, Peru and Venezuela can sign up for Facebook Messenger even if they do not have an account with the social network.
Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015
Facebook has released an app called Moments that sorts through your camera roll, tags your friends, and allows you to share photos privately with them. It relies on the same face recognition technology that powers Facebook's own tagging feature.
Monday, 15 Jun 2015
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed during the company's annual investor meeting last week that its Messenger app now has over 700 million monthly active users.