Facebook Wants People to Talk About Holidays and Events
Facebook today said it plans to offer people conversation starters about holidays, programs, and events that take place locally as well as around the world. The new Messages from Facebook will populate the top of users' News Feeds and each will focus on a specific moment or event. The social network said its goal with this marketing program is help people connect and share during holidays, help people discover interesting cultural events, and help people celebrate moments in history as they happen. Facebook plans to kick of Messages by Facebook by displaying a shareable holiday card at the top of everyone's News Feed starting today.
Google Moves Feed to Search, Calls It 'Discover'
Sep 24, 2018
Google today announced some big changes are headed to its main search product. Google is relocating users' Google Feed to the main search page and renaming it Discover.
Facebook to Require Moments App to Sync Photos
Dec 14, 2015
Facebook plans to stop uploading users' photos automatically unless they download and install the Facebook Moments app. Facebook has long offered to sync smartphone photos automatically in order to promote sharing.
Facebook to Delete Mobile Photos In Move to Force Adoption of 'Moments' App
Jun 10, 2016
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.
Sony Debuts News Suite App for Android Phones
Jan 18, 2016
Sony today announced News Suite, a free news app for Android handsets. The app is a dramatically overhauled version of Sony's older SocialLife app.