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  1. Lucian Hodoboc

    Facebook notifications problem

    Hello For the past week or so, I have noticed a problem with the Facebook notifications (I'm not sure if it is related to the latest iOS version because I cannot pinpoint the moment when it starter occurring). The Facebook app no longer displays any notifications from the previous days. It only...
  2. Maura

    Tim Cook Says That he Wouldn't Be in Mark Zuckerberg's Situation

    MacRumors reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook has today told Recode’s Kara Swisher that “I wouldn’t be in this situation” when he was asked what he would do if he were Mark Zuckerberg at the moment. During the interview, which took place at the Lane Tech College Prep High School where Apple held...
  3. Maura

    Facebook and Instagram Suffer Worldwide Outage

    If you’re finding that you can’t connect to Facebook or Instagram, don’t worry, it’s not just you, as Mashable, along with many other news outlets, is reporting that both Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, are down worldwide. When you try to connect, you’ll simply see a sad...
  4. Maura

    Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Built-In GIF Creator For Camera

    The Next Web reports that Facebook is currently gradually rolling out a new built-in GIF-creation mode for Facebook camera. It only has a limited rollout at present, but should be available worldwide very soon. In order to use the new feature, you simply have to tap the camera icon in the top...
  5. Maura

    Facebook Rolls Out Instant Games on Messenger Worldwide

    9to5 Mac reports that Facebook has today started rolling out its Instant Games service on Messenger. The feature, which is rolling out worldwide from today, enables Messenger user to play turn-based games with other Messenger users, including leaderboards and tournaments. Messenger Game Bots...
  6. Maura

    Facebook Launches Group Payments for Messenger

    Facebook continues to add features to Messenger, with 9to5 Mac reporting that the company has just announced an update that will enable group payments between users. The new feature is designed to help those who want to split bills in restaurants or to send money to friends via group messages in...
  7. Maura

    Facebook Launches New “M” Virtual Assistant for Messenger

    Facebook has announced the launch of its new virtual assistant for Messenger, which it has called “M,” which it says is designed to “make your Messenger experience more useful, seamless and delightful.” Currently only available in the US, but soon to roll out worldwide, M is powered by...
  8. Maura

    Facebook Launches New Personal Fundraising Feature

    9to5 Mac reports that Facebook has today unveiled yet another new feature for its iOS app that is very similar to an existing service on another platform, in this case, GoFundMe. This follows on from yesterday’s launch of a Snapchat-style Stories feature. The new feature is referred to as...
  9. Maura

    Facebook Launches New Snapchat-Style Stories for its iOS App and In-App Camera for iPhone

    AppleInsider reports that Facebook has today begun rolling out a new feature for its iOS app, the Snapchat-like Stories, as well as a new in-app camera for iPhone. The new Stories feature is basically a Facebook iOS app version of the same feature that Facebook has already introduced in its...
  10. Maura

    Instagram Launches New Stories Feature to Take on Snapchat

    Mashable reports that Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, has just launched a new Stories feature that sounds a lot like the Snapchat Stories feature that has proved to be so popular. Instagram Stories, which is just rolling out to users from today, enables you to create “slideshows” that...
  11. Maura

    New Report Shows How Facebook Tracks Your Phone’s Location to Suggest Friends

    According to a new report from Fusion, via BGR, Facebook is tracking its users’ locations via their phones in order to suggest friends based on their location. Luckily, you can stop this very easily by refusing the Facebook app permission to do so in settings. However, as Fusion notes, the...
  12. Maura

    Facebook Launches Reactions Feature

    Facebook announced today that it is launching a new extension of the Like button, Reactions, which are ways in which you can express your views on a post in addition to “Liking” it. Here’s how Facebook explained the new feature in a press release today: So when you see a post that you want to...
  13. Maura

    Facebook Has Started Testing Live Photos Sharing and Viewing

    9to5 Mac reports that Facebook has started testing the sharing of Live Photos on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with just a few users, prior to the full rollout next year. In December, when Live Photos was announced, Apple’s Phil Schiller said that Facebook would be supporting the new feature by...
  14. J

    iPhone 6 iOS 9.1 Facebook app videos not playing

    Hi. I just bought my iPhone from the UK and started downloading my apps. I downloaded Facebook app and when I opened it I noticed that videos hang while loading! 99% of the videos won't play so I tried to ask a friend of mine that also has an iPhone 6 if they are working and they are! Now...
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