Facebook's 'Memories' Page Lets You Recall the Good Times
Facebook today began rolling out a new way for people to view older posts. Memories is a single place on Facebook where people can find old status updates, photos, budding friendships, and life events. The tool makes use of Facebook's On This Day tool and others so people can revisit specific moments. It includes a section reserved for a list of friends made on any given date in the past, including photo/video collages. The tool will offer recaps of memories grouped by month or season, as well has display items that may have been missed in recent weeks. Facebook says it has done its best to ensure that the memories resurfaced are positive ones. Facebook users can see memories in their News Feed, and by visiting facebook.com/memories.
Facebook's Events App Reaches Android Devices
Dec 13, 2016
Facebook has made its Events application available to Android handsets via the Google Play Store. Events By Facebook, released to iOS devices in October, lets users find and schedule things to do with family and friends.
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.
Facebook's Events App to Help You Find Things to Do
Oct 7, 2016
Facebook today announced a new app called Events, which is meant to help Facebook users find and schedule tings to do with family and friends. The app will highlight events that friends are planning to attend, new events added by liked pages, and updates from events to which users may have already RSVP'd.
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.
Searching Google for Events Will Now Generate Personal Recommendations
Jul 26, 2018
Google today updated its main search tool with a new emphasis on helping people locate nearby events. Moving forward, generic searches for things like "events near me" will result in a list of events from a variety of sources, as well as vital details about those events.