Microsoft Debuts New Facebook App for Windows Phone
Microsoft today made a brand new version of the Facebook application available to the Windows Phone platform. Facebook version 2.5 for Windows Phone includes a number of new features, including threaded messaging for individual conversations and group conversations. Facebook 2.5 also adds better tagging for both friends and locations with the "with" and "at" format. Other new features include, the ability to edit and delete wall posts, better support for links, and the ability to "Like" comments. Facebook 2.5 for Windows Phone is free to download from the Marketplace for Mobile.
Instagram Has a New Filter for Posts: Spam
Jun 29, 2017
Instagram today introduced two tools it hopes will help reduce toxic and spammy comments on users' posts. First, Instagram is adding a filter to block offensive comments that might be made on posts and videos.
Facebook's New Marketplace Is Your Online Garage Sale
Oct 3, 2016
Facebook today announced Marketplace, a dedicated place for people to sell and buy goods in their local community. Marketplace is an evolution of swap-and-sell services that have sprung up within Facebook Groups over the last few years.
Facebook Makes Sweeping Changes to Data Collection Policies as It Admits Cambridge Analytica Breach Impacted 87M
Apr 4, 2018
Facebook today made significant changes to its platform as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica breach. To start, the company now believes Cambridge Analytica was given improper access to the data of as many as 87 million people, mostly U.S.
Facebook Overhauls Privacy Tools Visibility and Ease-of-Use
Mar 28, 2018
Facebook today made new controls available to uses for managing their account, settings, and data. To start, Facebook says it redesigned the entire settings menu on mobile devices to improve discoverability.
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