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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  5. Knightoftheapp

    Facebook App Problem

    Hello, I have an iPad Pro (the 9" version). I also have the Facebook app. The chat function on the Facebook app is buffering all the time. It never stops. I've tried deleting/reinstalling the app. I tried pushing the home button and the power button at the same time. Neither had any effect. I...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Facebook Messenger App Launches Stories-Style Feature

    Recode reports that Facebook Messenger has today launched its own version of Snapchat’s Stories feature. Called “Days,” the new feature will enable Messenger users to share photo and video collections with friends for up to 24 hours before they disappear. Messenger has been testing the feature...
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    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...
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    Facebook Testing Secret Conversation Encryption for Messenger

    9to5 Mac reports that Facebook is currently testing end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app. The feature is called “secret conversation,” and the encryption will be so strong that even Facebook will not be able to access conversations on it. Apple’s iMessages and FaceTime apps already use...
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    Facebook Launches New Group Calls Feature in Standalone App

    MacRumors reports that Facebook has today launched a new feature in its standalone iOS app that enables users to have group calls with up to 50 friends and family members. The new feature will use previous group chats in Facebook’s messaging service to start a voice call with the members of a...
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    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...