Depending on how often you check Facebook, you may run into the “Trending” news section quite a bit.
Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, continues to make tweaks to its timeline feature after rolling out the algorithm-based feed not too long ago. And the changes put individual users closer to the driver’s seat.
Companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook have been called upon to help decrease addiction to technology and apps, and it looks like some companies are trying to help in certain ways.
If you had ever wanted to quickly add a post you saw in your general feed in Instagram to one of your Stories, you may have been frustrated due to a lack of support for this particular feature.
Facebook is bringing new features to the social networking platform, with one specifically tuned towards its Stories feature, while the others might have a more general audience appeal.
Instagram has had a way to take polls inside its Stories feature for a bit of time now, but the company is looking to shake things up a bit with a new option.
Instagram Stories can be customized in a variety of different ways, from stock stickers to filters, and now there might be soundtracks, too.
Facebook is now looking at the possibility of offering a paid ad-free subscription option to its users. Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg had first made the comments after the Cambridge Analytica saying that if users wanted an ad-free Facebook, they’d have to pay for it.
If you consider yourself a heavy Instagram user, and have wanted a fast way to buy things from within the app, your wait is coming to an end.
Instagram isn’t the only Facebook app getting some new features and changes, as Messenger is in the queue, too.