Facebook F8: Messenger Doubles Down On The Bots After Slow Start
Apr19

Facebook F8: Messenger Doubles Down On The Bots After Slow Start

Last year, when the Facebook company said its chat application, Messenger, would get its users to talk to businesses through the automated bots, it sparked a wave of hype and then the skepticism, because the tools were so rarely used. Recently, Facebook Messenger has got the Group Payments Support. David Marcus, the head of Facebook Messenger said that part of that was on purpose. He wanted to give the businesses a year to build good...

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Facebook Messenger Now Gets Group Payments Support
Apr12

Facebook Messenger Now Gets Group Payments Support

Facebook has now rolled out the group payments feature within its Messenger app and thus allowing its users to pay either everyone in the group or for the individual members. It is available on Android and desktop as of now, and the group payments have been live in the US since Tuesday. However, there is no other word on when it would be released for the iOS. More recently, Facebook had introduced Reactions and a Thumbs Down Emoji to...

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Facebook Likely To Use Photo-Matching To Block Repeat ‘Revenge Porn’
Apr06

Facebook Likely To Use Photo-Matching To Block Repeat ‘Revenge Porn’

Facebook Inc has added tools on Wednesday to make it easier for the users to report so-called “revenge porn” and it would automatically prevent the pictures from being shared again once they have been banned, the company said. Recently, Facebook has updated the Suicide Prevention Tools for FB Live Videos section to provide support to the people who may be suicidal. “Revenge porn” means the sharing of sexually...

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Facebook Introduces Reactions, @ Mentions A Thumbs Down Emoji To Messenger
Mar25

Facebook Introduces Reactions, @ Mentions A Thumbs Down Emoji To Messenger

Facebook has finally made what a lot of people have wanted for several years and introduced thumbs down emoji (which they call the ‘no’ reaction). But only in Messenger. In a blog post on their Newsroom, Facebook announced the introduction of new features to their chat application Messenger. It includes ‘reactions,’ similar to what has currently existed in the main Facebook interface. Earlier this month,...

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Facebook To Update The Suicide Prevention Tools For FB Live Videos
Mar02

Facebook To Update The Suicide Prevention Tools For FB Live Videos

Facebook To Update The Suicide Prevention Tools For FB Live Videos Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in his recent manifesto has written about how Facebook is in a unique place to help prevent people from doing harm to themselves. Worldwide, there is a suicide attempt every 40 seconds, reports the World Health Organization (WHO). Amongst those aged between 15-29 years old, suicide is the second leading cause of the death. Now Facebook has...

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Now, You Can Apply For Jobs Directly From Facebook
Feb16

Now, You Can Apply For Jobs Directly From Facebook

Now, You Can Apply For Jobs Directly From Facebook Facebook on Wednesday began letting the businesses in the US or Canada to post jobs and take applications from the job seekers, posing a challenge to the Microsoft-owned LinkedIn. The platform’s users would be able to find help-wanted posts at the business pages on Facebook or by at looking in a new ‘Jobs‘ bookmark on the leading social network’s mobile...

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