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Uninstalling the Facebook app can increase your iPhone’s battery life by up to 15 percent

Uninstalling the Facebook app can increase your iPhone’s battery life by up to 15 percent

It is no secret that the official Facebook app for iOS can sometimes quickly drain the battery life of your iPhone. In the past, Facebook has employed unethical hacks to keep its app running in the background even with Background App Refresh disabled, which greatly affected the battery life of the iOS device it was installed on.

How to play the hidden chess game inside Facebook Messenger on your iPhone

How to play the hidden chess game inside Facebook Messenger on your iPhone

Facebook Messenger is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family, but did you know that it has an awesome little secret? With just a few simple commands, you can play a built-in chess game that requires no additional apps on iPhone, iPad, and in your browser.

Instagram testing multiple account support for iOS users

Instagram testing multiple account support for iOS users

Instagram just rolled out 60-second video ads, but now it’s looking like the company has even better plans for its users.

Instagram launches 60-second video ads to rake in more money

Instagram launches 60-second video ads to rake in more money

Ads are pretty common just about anywhere you look these days, and for Instagram users those video ads are about to get a bit longer.

Facebook reportedly adding a ‘Share to WhatsApp’ feature

Facebook reportedly adding a ‘Share to WhatsApp’ feature

In 2014, Facebook acquired the popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, and now it looks like the social networking giant is looking to add a new feature that ties into the platform.

Facebook is expanding its Live Video to more people

Facebook is expanding its Live Video to more people

In December of last year, Facebook put out a Periscope-like Live Video feature, but it wasn’t available for all users.

I hope Apple takes its time on launching a VR product

I hope Apple takes its time on launching a VR product

Virtual reality is a big talking point these days, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Apple’s sure to get in on the game, too, right?

Tip: How to reduce mobile data usage on iPhone or iPad for Facebook and Twitter users

Tip: How to reduce mobile data usage on iPhone or iPad for Facebook and Twitter users

If you’re not an unlimited data plan, then it is always a good idea to know every trick in the book to reduce the data usage so you don’t get a bill shock at the end of the month.

We had covered several tips and tricks to reduce data usage on your iPhone or cellular iPad on iOS 9.

Facebook allegedly building a native Messenger app for Mac

Facebook allegedly building a native Messenger app for Mac

A blurry image received from TechCrunch shows what is allegedly Facebook’s native Messenger app for Mac. Facebook had released a native Messenger app for Windows back in 2011, but largely ignored it after its launch. The company ultimately shut the app down in 2014. So it is pretty surprising to see the company work on a new Messenger app for Mac now.

Facebook rolling out support for viewing and sharing Live Photos

Facebook rolling out support for viewing and sharing Live Photos

Earlier this month, Tumblr updated to bring support for viewing and sharing Live Photos within its iOS app. Now Facebook is getting in on the fun, too.