New feature Facebook News to launch on Facebook’s mobile app in the US

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Facebook is testing a new way to give its user more control over the stories they view. The social networking giant is trailing Facebook News via its mobile app in the United States. The company has reportedly begun testing a news hub that is dedicated to providing users with quality news. The purpose of the hub is to give users greater control over the stories they see to deliver an experience that is more relevant and personalized. The hub has a “Today’s Stories” section curated by the company’s team of…

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Facebook announcements were plentiful at F8, including many launches

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The social media giant took the opportunity at the F8 conference for both updates and unveilings There were a number of huge Facebook announcements made at the F8 conference. These included everything from new features to products and updates to existing services. The following are some of the biggest unveilings Facebook made at F8 via CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Among the Facebook announcements that has been drawing the most attention is FaceDate. It’s exactly what it sounds like. The social network is adding a dating feature to its offerings. This allows…

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Latest Facebook news includes acquisition of Face.com

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This $55 to $60 million purchase will improve its facial recognition technology. Following several weeks of speculating, Facebook news finally shows that Face.com, an Israeli facial recognition technology, has been acquired. Though rumors initially suggested that it was purchased for $100 million, that number has since fallen. It is now more likely that the company was bought out for somewhere between $55 million and $60 million, and that this amount was a combination of cash and stock. The precise value of the purchase therefore depends on the stock of the…

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Facebook’s latest feature additions

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Over the last few weeks, the Facebook social networking platform has made the most aggressive changes in its history. It now offers its users features such as the Ticker, which is a real-time news feed of a user’s “friend” activity. Similarly, the Timeline feature was added last week in order to make it easier for users to access their older posts. There has been a significant amount of misunderstanding about the changes that have been made. Some of the clarifications that may be necessary include the following: • The Ticker…

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