How to Download Facebook Messenger

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Facebook Messenger is a terrific app that’s available for both iPhone and Android devices, and it makes it possible for users to chat with their Facebook friends while on the go. Of course, if you’re near a computer, you can still use Facebook’s web chat interface and messaging platform, but we find the mobile app […]

Facebook Emoticons

Create more advanced Facebook emoticons art.

Facebook emoticons are an easy way to make your Facebook updates stand out and show how you feel without using a dozen words to explain that you have a broken heart and need a drink. This guide will show you how to use emoticons, where to find new Facebook emoticons and lists for advanced users. […]

Facebook iPhone App Update Plagues Users, Is a Huge Step Back

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Facebook updated its iPhone and Android app late last week with a big update that turned the iPhone version to 10.0, arriving with a wealth of new features, like previewing your posts before you publish them, publishing posts even when you don’t have a solid internet connection, and various other performance improvements to the News […]

Apple and Other Techs To Notify Users of Government Data Collection

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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are changing policies to appear as if they are standing up to the authorities in the wake of revelations of NSA snooping set loose on the world by the Edward Snowden leaks. Each of those large companies, and other smaller players, have, or are about to, change their policies so […]

How to Stop Auto-Playing Videos on Facebook

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Have you ever browsed your Facebook News Feed and notice that someone posted a video, but it automatically started playing? It’s really annoying, isn’t it? If you’re like us, you probably manually stopped it and told yourself you would disable that feature later on — most likely during a time when you’re not being so […]

Facebook Buys Moves App to Track Your Health & Fitness

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Facebook is on the move yet again, as it has acquired the company behind the popular health and fitness tracking app Moves (see what I did there?). Finnish company ProtoGeo Oy has been bought by Facebook, saying that it will help build and improve its products and services. First off, Facebook says that it intends to keep […]

Facebook Adds Friend Tracking with Nearby Friends

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Facebook, the popular service most use and many who do wish they didn’t have to, is adding a new optional feature that will be sure to raise some privacy concerns, even though it is one of the few major changes Facebook has rolled out that is optional or opt-in. The new feature is called Nearby […]

Facebook Messenger Adds Free Audio Calls for all Facebook Users

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After recently adding group messaging capabilities to its Messenger app, Facebook has now added free audio calls. Facebook users who have the Messenger app installed on either iOS or Android can call other Facebook users for free, even if they live in a different country. The new Audio calling feature shows up on the menu […]

3 Reasons You Should Use Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a terrific app that’s available for both iPhone and Android devices, and it makes it possible for users to chat with their Facebooks friends while on the go. Of course, if you’re near a computer, you can still use Facebook’s web chat interface and message platform, but we find the mobile app […]

Oculus Rift: What You Need to Know

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Facebook acquired virtual reality headset maker Oculus earlier this week for a cool $2 billion. This is Facebook’s third high-profile acquisition in recent history, with Instagram and WhatsApp being the other two. Most hardcore gamers and developers know what the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is all about, but for regular users who browse Facebook […]

Facebook Will Delete Gun Posts that Break the Rules

A Facebook ban on gun posts and pages is not true, but the company is limiting sales that attempt to sidestep federal laws.

Facebook is taking aim at gun posts on the social network in a new campaign that the company and advocates hopes will limit the sales of firearms without a background check through sellers and buyers that meet up on Facebook. This is not a move to ban pictures of guns on Facebook or to remove […]

How to Block Websites on Facebook

You can now hide articles on Facebook.

If you can’t stand seeing another BuzzFeed post on Facebook the website offers a new tool to block websites on Facebook from the news feed with a few clicks. Any Facebook user will tell you that there is at least one friend who is constantly posting links to the same political website, left or right, […]

Facebook Taking on Skype with WhatsApp Voice Calling

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The Facebook-owned mobile messaging app WhatsApp is said to be gaining voice calling support within the next few months in order to take on Skype, according to The Guardian. The popular messaging app, which now has 465 million users monthly active users (330 million daily active users), was recently purchased by Facebook for a ton […]

WhatsApp: 5 Reasons to Check Out Facebook’s New App

Facebook's new WhatsApp purchase still lets users send free messages with this popular service.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services that isn’t connected to a major phone operating system like iOS 7 or Android 4.4 KitKat, and Facebook just bought the app for a lot of money. If you’ve never heard of WhatsApp the news may come as a surprise, but the service is similar to […]

How to Stop Candy Crush Facebook Notifications

Turn off Candy Crush Facebook notifications to avoid frustrations.

If you are sick of getting Candy Crush Facebook notifications from friends there is an easy way to stop the constant begging for lives and moves that ping your iPhone or Android at all hours of the day and night. Candy Crush Saga is one of the top Facebook, Android and iPhone games available and […]

How to Stop Facebook Auto Play Videos

Users complain about Facebook auto play videos showing them videos they don't want to see and using costly data.

Facebook users with limited data plans should take action today to turn off auto play videos while using their phone’s cellular connection to avoid wasting data on videos they won’t watch and potentially paying more for a higher data plan. In December Facebook updated apps to start auto playing video in the news feed when […]

New Facebook App Arrives with Flipboard-Like News Feed Interface

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Facebook wants to offer a unique experience on mobile, and its traditional News Feed layout just isn’t meeting those standards, apparently. To fix that, the social network has launched Paper, a new Facebook app for iOS that turns your News Feed into a beautiful user interface full of swipe gestures and neat animations that take […]

3 Apps That Facebook Needs to Build in 2014

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During its earnings call, social network giant Facebook had revealed that it would begin to create more standalone apps for its services rather than forcing people to use the main Facebook app. Though the strategy is new, it’s something that Facebook had attempted before with success in the past thanks to a standalone Messenger app. […]

Feds Reach Tentative Deal with Major Tech Companies on NSA Data Requests

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Transparency can be a strange thing and not all transparency is completely transparent. At least that’s what it looks like when it comes to national security issues, NSA data surveillance, major tech companies, and what we’ve come to know since the Edward Snowden leaks have changed how we view our personal data and privacy in […]

Facebook Flipboard Clone Rumored to Launch This Month

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Rumors of a Facebook RSS news reader have been around since last summer, when initial reports flowed in about the social network’s plan to offer a competitor to Flipboard. However, it seems that Facebook is close to launching its Flipboard clone, according to Re/code, which says that it could arrive sometime this month. The new […]