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Facebook confirms it’s working on video app for Apple TV

Big things are coming for Facebook and its users. For a while now, it’s been reported that the social media empire is working on a video app for Apple TV. Today, Facebook has finally broken its silence on the subject by confirming the reports. On Tuesday, Facebook announced that they were working on a new app for set-top boxes such as the Apple TV,…

Facebook reported to be developing app for Apple TV

  There are some rumors circulating online that Facebook is in the process of creating an app specifically for Apple TV and other set-top boxes. The information was shared by WSJ, who shared that the videos available on the app will be ad-funded. As of this writing, there’s very little information about this rumor available. But based on…

Facebook is launching a small test with Messenger sponsored ads in Australia and Thailand

Facebook is getting ready to move to the next phase of monetizing their Messenger platform. On an announcement made on the Messenger blog, product manager Eddie Zhang shared the company’s plans of initiating a “very small test” of ads they will place in Messenger. Zhang shared that they intend to launch this test in Australia and Thailand, as a start….

Facebook now supports Live Photos

Facebook updated it’s iOS app Monday to support Live Photos, which was introduced with the iPhone 6s. As many of you probably know, Live Photos is unlike a typical photo. Live Photo captures a second and a half of video before and after the photo is taken and strings it together to create a short video. Now, you can share your Live Photos on…

Facebook announces tvOS SDK to allow users to login to apps on Apple TV

We all know it. Logging into pretty much anything on the Apple TV 4 is a pain, there’s no bluetooth keyboard support and the remote app for iOS hasn’t been updated. But Facebook wants to fix that. In a blog post on the company’s website, Facebook says their new SDK for tvOS will allow developers to build immersive social experiences on Apple TV. The…

Facebook launches Riff collaborative video app

Facebook today launched a new social video app called Riff. The app allows for friends to collaborate on video content, each tacking their own scenes to the end of one joint project. Anyone can start by creating a video. All you have to do is give it a topic, like #AprilFools, then your friends can view it and choose to add their own clips on that topic….

Facebook unveils Messenger platform for third party apps

Get ready to send a lot more media over Facebook’s Messenger app. Facebook has made a new addition to the Facebook SDK that allows users to share pictures, videos, and audio via Messenger from third party apps. The new platform makes it a lot easier to share content from some great third party apps, and could make these types of apps much more popular…