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How to Disable “Facebook Live” Notifications

How to Disable “Facebook Live” Notifications

Facebook recently introduced “Facebook Live”, a live video streaming function that allows Facebook users to broadcast events in real time to their friends and followers. It seems innocuous enough, but by default, it sends notifications to all of someone’s friends whenever they start a stream–which means you end up with a bunch of notifications you don’t want.

Facebook: synced photos will be deleted on July 7th; install Moments to give them a home

Facebook: synced photos will be deleted on July 7th; install Moments to give them a home

Facebook users have been given an ultimatum. They have to install the Facebook Moments app, or find another place on their desktop box to host their synced photos. On July 7th, Facebook is removing the albums containing these pictures from the main Facebook app. Rumors started late last year about this strong arm tactic, which will result in an increase in the number of Moments users. Facebook subscribers are listening. As of this, uh, moment, Moments is the number two free app in the App Store trailing only Snapchat.

Say Goodbye To The ‘Like’ Button, Facebook’s New Reactions Are Now Available Everywhere

Say Goodbye To The ‘Like’ Button, Facebook’s New Reactions Are Now Available Everywhere

To use Reactions, all you have to do is hover over the traditional Like button on the web (or tap to hold on mobile), and choose from six different animated emoji reactions if a simple thumbs up is not enough. Including Like, the other five Reactions factor in Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry. We understand that this is a big change, and want to be thoughtful about rolling this out. For more than a year we have been conducting global research including focus groups and surveys to determine what types of reactions people would want to use most. We also looked at how people are already commenting on posts and the top stickers and emoticons as signals for the types of reactions people are already using to determine which reactions to offer.

Happy birthday Facebook: Social networking giant turns 12

Happy birthday Facebook: Social networking giant turns 12

NEW DELHI: The social networking giant Facebook marked its 12th birthday with 1.5 billion active users on the platform. Zuckerberg, who wrote the first code for Facebook in January 2004, in a hope to help students at his college connect and bring the community together, is overwhelmed as millions of people around the world today use Facebook to stay connected with friends and loved ones.