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 Facial Recognition Tool Lets You Find Yourself In Untagged Photos
Facebook today rolled out a new feature meant to help people control when and where their image is posted to Facebook. Using the same facial recognition functions meant for tagging, Facebook will now notify people when they appear in a photo on Facebook even if they haven't been tagged.