Tag Archives: Facebook

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…

Facebook launches new Stickered for Messenger companion app

A few days after the official announcement and Android launch, Facebook’s Messenger companion app Stickered has hit the iOS App Store. The app, which enables users to apply stickers to a photo and send them to friends via Messenger: It’s sticker time! Add cute characters, funny faces and more to make your photos pop. – Pick as many stickers as you…

$1B well spent: Instagram hits 300,000,000 users, surpasses Twitter

Photo-sharing network Instagram today announced that it has hit 300,000,000 active users. That’s a huge leap from the 200,000,000 users it touted in March of this year — a 50% increase in the last nine months alone. From its 300 million active users come 70 million photos and videos each day. What’s more, the company that Facebook paid a cool $1…

Facebook Messenger app reaches 500 million monthly user milestone

Facebook has announced, via Facebook, that its Messenger mobile app is now being used by 500 million people each month across all platforms. The impressive half-billion milestone comes months after the big blue social network decided to remove direct messaging functionality from its main Facebook app and direct users towards its standalone Messenger…