Facebook for Android Updated with Home Improvements
Facebook recently made a new version of its mobile application available to the Android platform. The foremost change of the new version is the ability for users of Facebook Home to easily create folders by dragging apps on top of one another. The update contains several other new features, such as the ability to share news feed stories privately and new swiping gestures for chat and bookmarks. The app can now be stored on a phone's microSD memory card, and it contains several bug fixes. Facebook 3.4 for Android devices is free to download from the Google Play Store.
Facebook Messenger Adds Video Clip Feature
Facebook has pushed out an update to its Messenger application for both Android and iOS and added several new features. The most significant new feature is the ability to record and send 15-second video clips to other Facebook users from within the app itself.
Facebook to Delete Mobile Photos In Move to Force Adoption of 'Moments' App
Facebook has begun informing people that photos privately synced from mobile phones to the social network will soon be deleted. Facebook allowed people to automatically backup photos from phones to its servers and store them privately for a time.
Facebook Folds More Snapchat Features Into Its Main Mobile App
Facebook today expanded the way people are able to share photos and videos by bringing new camera tools to its mobile application. First, the camera is more accessible from within Facebook.
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.