After Microsoft, it is now Facebook which is criticizing Apple for its App Store policies. The social networking giant has launched its Facebook Gaming app for iOS today albeit without the mini games feature to ensure the app adheres to the App Store regulations.
Ever since Facebook was embroiled in the Cambridge Analytica user data and privacy scandal, the company has been taking active measures to improve users’ trust. It has added various privacy and data protection features over the past year. Today, the social media giant has announced that it is bringing additional privacy and security features to Facebook Messenger.
Facebook has updated Messenger with a new feature. The Messenger now allows users to share their screens with multiple participants. Video chat services like Google Meet, Zoom, Messenger is witnessing an uptick due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rise in remote working.
Apple is quite stringent when it comes to the rules of its ecosystem. It keeps on rejecting plenty of apps and games, even from big-name brands. After rejecting App Store updates from Basecamp’s new email app Hey, Apple has reportedly dismissed Facebook’s gaming app once again. Yes, the app was denied earlier multiple times, here’s why.
Face ID is a super convenient way to lock our stuff. Facebook is apparently testing the Face ID feature for Messenger Inbox. With this, you will be able to lock/unlock the Messenger app by using Face ID. You will also be able to set a time period for the auto-locking app.
Most of the time recruiters take a good look at Facebook profile before hiring the candidate. That apart, friends, family, and even strangers often end up looking at our Facebook profile. The problem is that many of us had one or the other embarrassing Facebook posts from years ago. Facebook has now launched a new feature that will make it easier for users to delete an old post or archive them in bulk.
Facebook has launched Facebook Shops feature. Thanks to the new feature, users will be able to set up online shops and sell on all Facebook-owned platforms including Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook Shops will offer a uniform shopping experience across multiple platforms.
Facebook has added a pretty important feature to its iPadOS app. The latest Facebook update (v269.0) comes with Split-Screen support for iPadOS. The Split Screen feature debuted on iPad with iOS 9, however, the Facebook app didn’t support the feature until now.
Facebook debuted its Bitmoji-like virtual avatars last year, and they were available in a few countries but not the US. Today, the social media giant has started rolling out avatars in the US. These avatars can be used on Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook Stories.
Facebook first announced its plans to integrate and unify all its social and messaging platforms last year. Last week, the company unveiled its group video calling feature Messenger Rooms for Facebook Messenger, similar to Zoom. Now, the first signs of the Messenger Rooms feature have started to appear in WhatsApp.