Facebook Updates Android and iOS Apps with Photo Fixes
Facebook today made an update available to both its Android and iOS mobile applications. The Android app has a new share button for the news feed, lets users create albums from their photo tab, improves photo tagging, and fixes a status update bug. The iOS app gains a new way to reshare posts with the news feed. It is now also easier to tag friends in posts, photos and comments; add smileys and other emoji; and sort the news feed based on different criteria. Facebook for Android and iOS can be downloaded from their respective app stores.
Facebook Gives Everyone More Control Over News Feed
Facebook today announced new tools that allow people to fine-tune what they see in their News Feed. It has added a series of preferences that make it possible to select which friends and Pages appear at the top of the News Feed.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Yet Again, Also Adjusts Camera Behaviors
Facebook today announced several forthcoming changes to the central news feed design that should make it easier for people to tell what's going on. For example, conversation threads will more clearly show who is replying to whom.
Facebook Video to Turn Up the Volume
Facebook is making several big changes to how it treats video on mobile devices. First, sound will fade in and fade out as users scroll past videos in their News Feed as long as the phone's volume is turned on.
Facebook: Breaking Up Shouldn't Be Hard To Do
Facebook is testing new tools to help people better manage relationships that have ended. The tools are activated when people change their status from "in a relationship with..." to something else.
Facebook Releases 'Lite' App for Android Phones
Facebook today announced Facebook Lite, a version of the social network that uses less data and will work on less-robust network connections. The Facebook Lite app is just 1MB to install, and Facebook claims it loads quickly and offers core features, such as News Feed, status updates, photos, and notifications.