Facebook for Android Gains Emoji and Other Features
Facebook has updated its Android application and added several new features. Facebook users will now be able to create events from their Android device, as well as share photos faster with a new upload tool. The update also lets users decorate their Facebook messages with photos and emoji. The update is free and compatible with devices running Android 2.2 and up.
Facebook Adds More Than 1,500 Emoji to Messenger
Facebook today said it has taken steps to ensure all users of its Messenger application enjoy a rich experience. Moving forward, emoji will appear exactly the same across platforms, including the web, Android, iOS, and Windows.
Facebook Turns On Support for 360-Degree Photos
Facebook today made it possible for people to upload and view 360-degree imagery. The tool includes support for panorama-style photos, as well as full 360-degree photos or photo spheres.
Facebook Debuts Moments App for Sharing Event Photos
Facebook today announced a new application called Moments. The app is meant to help people share photos privately with others — even if they don't use Facebook.
Facebook's Events App Reaches Android Devices
Facebook has made its Events application available to Android handsets via the Google Play Store. Events By Facebook, released to iOS devices in October, lets users find and schedule things to do with family and friends.
Facebook Messenger Takes a Shot at Snapchat with 'Days'
Facebook is updating its Messenger application with disappearing stories that behave similar to those of Snapchat and Instagram. The feature, called Messenger Day, lets people create short stories made up of photos and videos and then share them with their Facebook friends.