Facebook 3.1 for BlackBerries Offers More to 'Like'
Research In Motion today announced the pending availability of Facebook 3.1 for BlackBerry smartphones. The most significant new feature of Facebook 3.1 is support for Facebook Groups. BlackBerry users will now be able to manage the groups to which they belong, including the ability to post updates, comments, and media. Users may also scan the profiles of other group members. The other new feature of Facebook 3.1 for BlackBerry is the ability to Like comments that have been added to posts. RIM said the update will appear in App World in the next 24 hours.
Facebook Users Can Now Comment On Posts with Videos
Facebook has made it possible for people to comment on posts, photos, or videos with videos of their own. Facebook says the idea was to "enable more engaging and immersive conversations." Comments now support videos, links, photos, stickers, and emoji.
Facebook Adds Dating, Story Sharing, Group Organization, More
Facebook today made a significant number of additions to its platform that will lead to more features for end users over time. For example, a new tool will allow Facebook users to post to their Facebook Stories directly through third-party apps.
Facebook Enables Group Calls from Messenger
Facebook today said group calling is now available within its Messenger app. Users around the globe can call any group by tapping on the phone icon in the conversation thread.
Facebook Brings GIFs to Comments
Facebook today made it possible to share GIFs within comment threads on posts. Facebook Messenger has supported GIFs for some time; in fact, people share 25,000 GIFs in Messenger every minute, totaling some 13 billion GIFs in 2016.