Earlier today, the Facebook-owned Instagram confirmed that it was overhauling its comment system to adopt a threaded organizational style.
Instagram has always been built on a social idea, sharing photos and videos, and comments have been a tentpole feature for the community.
In June of this year, Facebook launched Spotify group playlists within Messenger, so friends and family members could put together a playlist together while talking to one another through the platform.
Facebook has officially confirmed the removal of its Snapchat rival app, known as Lifestage. The app was launched exclusively for people under 21 in August last year, and was designed by 19-year old product designer Michael Sayman. However, the app failed to strike a chord with the masses, and was last ranked #1392 on the iTunes App Store.
In 2013, Facebook acquired an Israeli mobile-analytics company called Onavo which was primarily known for Onavo Protect, a VPN app. Facebook, however, has used data collected from Onavo to shape its future policies and product roadmaps.
Back in May, we heard that Facebook had plans to roll out its own original video content, with a wide range of features to go along with it.
Live streaming content is a huge market these days, so Instagram wants to make it a bit easier to share some content with a friend.
A new Business Insider report claims that Google was interested in buying Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. for at least $30 billion before its IPO in early 2016. The offer from Google was an “open secret” among Snap’s high-level officials and executives.
In recent times, plenty of reports have surfaced about Facebook’s experimental Building 8 lab working on a major new hardware product. Now, a new report from Bloomberg provides more details about the product with which Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to Facebook users closer to each other and make them feel like they are in the same room.
Facebook has increasingly been focusing on its video initiatives since the last year or so. A report from earlier this year claimed that the company was working on almost two dozen TV shows with a huge budget.