Facebook Tweaks iOS App, Gives it More Granular Controls
Facebook today pushed out a small update to its iOS mobile application. The latest version of Facebook for the iPhone brings with it the ability to add emoticons to status updates, change who can see posts after they've been published, and start conversations after receiving photo messages. Facebook for iOS is a free update from the iTunes App Store.
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 Adds Holiday Cheer to Messenger
Facebook today gave Messenger users access to new holiday-themed stickers and photo tools. A minor update to Messenger for both Android and iOS devices adds new sticker packs, snow globe chat heads, and a New Year's Eve selfie frame.
Facebook Integrating Song Samples from iTunes and Spotify
Facebook today announced a change to its iOS app that it hopes will help people discover more music. Facebook users will now be able to share Music Stories, which are 30-second snippets from shared songs or albums.
Facebook Adds Fun Tools to Photo Uploader for iOS
Facebook has updated the photo uploader in its iOS app and given users the ability to make creative edits as they go. The new uploader lets people preview and apply filters by swiping left and right, easily add text, and plaster images with stickers from the Facebook sticker store.
Facebook for iOS Earns More 3D Touch Powers
Facebook has updated its iOS app and added more 3D Touch features to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The latest version brings peek and pop functions into the main app itself, where users will be able to glance at "web links, profiles, pages, groups, events, photos, profile pictures, and cover photos," according to the company.
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