Facebook App for iPhone Gains Timeline
Facebook updated its application for iOS devices over the weekend. The update included one major new feature: Support for the Facebook Timeline layout (which must first be activated online). Other new features include access to friends lists, subscribers and subscriptions; photos are easier to upload, view, and comment on; and it also includes some performance enhancements. The application is free to download from the iPhone App Store.
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.
Facebook Turns On Support for 360-Degree Photos
Facebook today made it possible for people to upload and view 360-degree imagery. The tool includes support for panorama-style photos, as well as full 360-degree photos or photo spheres.
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's Messenger Kids App Reaches Amazon Devices
Facebook's messaging application for children, announced late last year, is now available from the Amazon App Store. The application can be installed and used on Amazon's Fire tablets.