Facebook to Support iPhone's Live Photos
The Facebook iOS application now lets users upload, share, and view Live Photos captured with the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. Live Photos debuted with the newest iPhones from Apple earlier this year. Similar to HTC's Zoes, iOS Live Photos combine video and images to create a moving, living montage. At launch, Live Photos could be shared across Apple's phones, tablets, and PCs, but not third-party platforms. The latest version of the Facebook iOS app adds support for Live Photos. Live Photos can only be viewed by other devices running iOS 9. The feature is being pushed to a small number of users initially, with a broader rollout planned for 2016.
Google's 'Motion Stills' Makes GIFs from iOS Live Photos
Google today released an app for iPhones called Motion Stills. Google created the app in order to take advantage of Apple's Live Photos, as captured by the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
Facebook Expands Live Video Streaming to More People
Facebook today said a small percentage of iPhone owners in the U.S. will be able to test streaming live video to their Facebook friends.
Prisma Brings Its Filters to Facebook Live
Prisma today made it possible to add its filters to Facebook Live videos. Owners of the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus can go live on Facebook with Prisma's style filters applied to the live video feed.
Facebook Talks Up Live Audio
Facebook today launched Live Audio, a way for people to share a live audio feed with followers. Facebook imagines the tool will be used by content creators to share interviews, read books, or broadcast podcasts.