Facebook for Windows Phone Gets Feature Bump
Facebook today announced the availability of a new version of its mobile application for Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. Facebook version 2.3 makes a number of changes, including new panorama and profile designs, improvements to the performance of the news feed and navigation, as well as banner images, pages, groups, feed filters, privacy controls, and the ability to see "Likes." Facebook 2.3 is available in the Microsoft Marketplace for mobile.
Facebook Gives Everyone More Control Over News Feed
Facebook today announced new tools that allow people to fine-tune what they see in their News Feed. It has added a series of preferences that make it possible to select which friends and Pages appear at the top of the News Feed.
Microsoft Improves Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone
Microsoft today announced the availability of a new version of Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone. The revised application adds a couple of new features, including support for groups.
Facebook for Windows Phone Receives Major Facelift
Microsoft has made available a new version of Facebook for the Windows Phone platform. The latest update to the social networking app mixes in several new features that were previously only available in the beta, as well as overhauls both the user experience and performance.
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 Is Doing 'This' to Its News Feed
Facebook today said it intends to reduce the prevalence of clickbait stories in the news feed. Some articles contain headlines or links that tease people into clicking on them by omitting certain details, such as "Facebook is Doing 'This' to Its News Feed." In this example, Phonescoop didn't say what Facebook is actually doing.