Facebook for Android Gains Support for Tor
Facebook has made it possible for Android handset owners to access the social network securely and privately through the Tor anonymity service. Facebook calls Tor access an experiment. People interested in using this secure connection need to download the Orbit: Proxy with Tor app from the Play Store and enable it within Facebook's privacy settings. Once turned on, browsing Facebook through the Orbit app will render users anonymous. Tor is able to hide IP addresses, which makes people/devices difficult, if not impossible, to track or locate. Facebook believes Tor access will be benefit those who value their privacy. The Tor accessibility feature is being made available slowly over the course of the next few days. Facebook has no plans to bring Tor support to the Apple iPhone.
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 Expands WiFi Finder Tool
Facebook today made its free Find WiFi service available to more people around the world. Facebook has been testing the tool in select regions since last year.
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.
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.
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