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Leak reveals Facebook planning to take on Snapchat for the third time with Instagram Bolt

Leak reveals Facebook planning to take on Snapchat for the third time with Instagram Bolt

Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging app, is so popular with teenagers that Facebook is reportedly taking a third shot at building a Snapchat clone. Several Instagram users have seen an ad for an unreleased app called Bolt in the Instagram app.

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Facebook Save launched, lets you save links, media pages, and more right from the News Feed

Facebook Save launched, lets you save links, media pages, and more right from the News Feed

Facebook has been on a streak lately, announcing new things and bringing old favorites to new devices. With a blog post announcing a new feature for everyone’s favorite News Feed, users will be able to compile links and other important pages in an easy to reach location.

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Facebook may launch its Snapchat competitor Slingshot today

Facebook may launch its Snapchat competitor Slingshot today

Couple of weeks back, Facebook accidentally rolled out its Snapchat competitor Slingshot, and quickly pulled it from the App Store.

9to5Mac briefly reports that Facebook will launch the app today, June 17th. 

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Facebook Messenger update lets you send 15-second video messages, even bigger Likes

Facebook Messenger update lets you send 15-second video messages, even bigger Likes

Facebook has released an update for its Facebook Messenger app, which brings two new features.

You can now instantly record and send 15-second short videos to your family and friends. You can record the video by tapping and holding on the camera button.

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Facebook accidentally rolls out, then removes Snapchat competitor Slingshot

Facebook accidentally rolls out, then removes Snapchat competitor Slingshot

Facebook has a renewed focus on mobile apps with the company recently introducing a new Facebook Paper app, improving its dedicated Facebook Messenger app and now leaking a new photo video sharing app called Slingshot that debuted internationally and was immediately removed, reports TechCrunch.

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How to block Facebook game requests from friends on iPhone and iPad

How to block Facebook game requests from friends on iPhone and iPad

If you’re tired of receiving game requests on Facebook from your friends, you’re certainly not alone — and getting those requests on your iPhone or iPad is another bother you probably didn’t mean to sign up for. Thankfully, it’s actually quite easy to turn off those notifications for some peace and quiet. Here’s how you can block Facebook game requests on your iOS device.

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Facebook introduces Shazam-like music and TV show tagging; will roll out in coming weeks

Facebook introduces Shazam-like music and TV show tagging; will roll out in coming weeks

As rumored, Facebook today announced a new feature in the Facebook iOS app that automatically recognises the song you’re listening or the TV show you’re watching using the inbuilt microphone. The feature works much like Shazam or the now-dead IntoNow app.

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Facebook to launch TV Show and Song identification app for iOS and Android today

Facebook to launch TV Show and Song identification app for iOS and Android today

9to5Mac briefly reports that Facebook is planning to release an app for iOS and Android that will let you identify television shows and music playing in the background today.

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Facebook reportedly making a video chat app to compete with Snapchat

Facebook reportedly making a video chat app to compete with Snapchat

In late 2012, Facebook released the Poke app to compete with Snapchat, whose ephemeral messaging model had made the app a hit amongst teens. Poke, however didn’t turn out to be a success, and Facebook pulled it off the App Store earlier this month.

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How to access ‘Most Recent’ Newsfeed in latest Facebook for iOS

How to access ‘Most Recent’ Newsfeed in latest Facebook for iOS

Facebook released a major update for its iOS app which included new features and improvements such as the ability to preview posts and the ability to create posts in offline mode. The update also includes improvements to make News feed load faster.

Many readers pointed out that the “Most Recent” News feed disappeared after the update, which was accessible right at the top of the Home page.

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