Facebook has not been shy about copying features from other popular social platforms, none more than Snapchat, which has seen plenty of its features seen the light of day in the Facebook-owned Instagram.
A WSJ article earlier today talked about Facebook potentially shoring up financial data from banks by asking them “to share detailed financial information about their customers, including card transactions and checking-account balances.” The company has now responded to that article, while categorically rejecting some of the allegations.
Smartphone addiction has become a huge issue in this day and age which is why we are seeing Apple and Google offer tools which allow users to keep track of their smartphone usage habits. Joining Apple and Google, Facebook today has announced a slew of new tools that will allow users to monitor the time they spend on its platform.
Facebook wants to keep engagement going on its platform, and considering just how much video is consumed on the social network, one way to help with that is by making it an even more social endeavor.
Instagram has had the ability to direct message other folks on the platform for quite some time, but now the feature is getting a bit more helpful in letting you know who’s actually available to talk.
Instagram continues to add new features for its Stories feature, which has become the most popular element of the social network.
Back in May, it was confirmed that Instagram was planning on launching a new feature that would allow users to quickly discover if they’ve seen all of the content they’d want to in their feed.
Back in May, a report surfaced that suggested Instagram was working on an idea to bring music to Stories, basically adding even more content to what’s already become one of the platform’s most popular features.
It has been more than a month since Instagram announced a whole host of new features for the social platform, and now they are finally seeing the light of day.
Back in May, Facebook debuted a brand new translation feature for Messenger, which would allow for business users using the Marketplace feature to translate between two languages more easily.