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Facebook Announces New AR Camera Effects and More at F8 Conference

Facebook Announces New AR Camera Effects and More at F8 Conference

On a yearly basis, Facebook holds its own developer conference, called F8, which is meant to show what the social network is working on.

How to Disable Stories in Facebook for iPhone

How to Disable Stories in Facebook for iPhone

Facebook recently rolled out a Snapchat-inspired feature called Stories that allows its users to post photos and videos that are viewable by friends and families for up to 24 hours before disappearing.

Facebook Messenger Now Supports Group Payments

Facebook Messenger Now Supports Group Payments

Facebook has supported sending payments in its Messenger app for quite some time, but now a new update wants to make paying in a group even easier.

Instagram Combines Disappearing Photos and Videos with Text Threads in Direct Messages

Instagram Combines Disappearing Photos and Videos with Text Threads in Direct Messages

Instagram has used Direct Messages to provide a way for fellow Instagram users to talk to one another with text, while the primary focus of the social network is still sharing photos and videos to express something.

Stories Are Now Coming to Facebook with Camera Effects in Tow

Stories Are Now Coming to Facebook with Camera Effects in Tow

Not content with copying Snapchat’s Story feature in Instagram and Facebook Messenger, Facebook today announced that it is introducing the Stories feature to its primary social networking site. This means that you will soon see Facebook Stories appear at the top of your News Feed in your mobile app.

Facebook Messenger Gets a New ‘Live Location’ Feature

Facebook Messenger Gets a New ‘Live Location’ Feature

The Facebook Messenger team has announced a new feature today called “Live Location”. This basically lets you share your location with your contacts. Once you enable this on Messenger, the app will show your location to predefined contacts for a period of one hour.

Facebook Messenger Adds Reactions and Mentions

Facebook Messenger Adds Reactions and Mentions

Earlier this month, it was rumored that Facebook was planning on rolling out its Reactions into Facebook Messenger.

WhatsApp Bringing Back the Text Status

WhatsApp Bringing Back the Text Status

On February 20, the Facebook-owned WhatsApp officially announced that it would be deploying its own version of Snapchat Stories.

Facebook Stories Now Rolling Out to All Users

Facebook Stories Now Rolling Out to All Users

It’s been over a month since we first learned about another Snapchat-like feature being introduced into Facebook.

Facebook ‘Messenger Day’ Launches Worldwide, Its Snapchat Clone for Messenger

Facebook ‘Messenger Day’ Launches Worldwide, Its Snapchat Clone for Messenger

Facebook today launched Messenger Day worldwide for all its users. The company’s Snapchat clone was first announced in October last year and was made available for limited testing in some countries. Messenger Day is similar to Snapchat Stories or WhatsApp Status and allows one to post photos and videos in their ‘day’ that will automatically disappear after 24 hours.