Facebook Expands Free Calling to Main iOS App
Facebook offered an update to users of its iOS app today that adds free VoIP calling to other Facebook users in the U.S. and Canada. Facebook added free VoIP calling to its separate Messenger app earlier this year. Today's update ports that feature to the main Facebook app for iOS devices. In addition to the VoIP calling feature, the app makes several changes to the button layout to make sharing and liking posts a little bit easier. The update is free to download from the App Store.
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Facebook Messenger Expands to Apple Watch
Apple Watch owners can now read their incoming Facebook Messenger messages on their wearable. A recent update to the iOS app adds compatibility with Apple's smartwatch.
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 Wants People to Share More Videos
Facebook is prepared to ease the process of creating compelling video posts with your pictures. The company today said it plans to relocate the Slideshow feature built into its Moments app and drop it into the main Facebook app for iOS.
Facebook to Require Moments App to Sync Photos
Facebook plans to stop uploading users' photos automatically unless they download and install the Facebook Moments app. Facebook has long offered to sync smartphone photos automatically in order to promote sharing.