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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it's testing a “snooze” button that mutes people or pages for a day, week, or month   —  Sick of a friend's non-stop vacation photos?  Bored of hearing about some business Page's big launch?  One of your groups won't shut up about their upcoming get-together?
Sep 14, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Brad Frost:
The notifications Facebook uses to keep people coming back have gotten overt and aggressive   —  Several months ago, I turned off notifications from Facebook on my phone.  Last week, I went ahead and removed the Facebook app from my phone.  —  Now, I genuinely enjoy Facebook.
Sep 12, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
Facebook's “People You May Know” recommends a relative a reporter didn't know she had, raising privacy questions; Facebook, citing privacy, won't offer details   —  Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew.  Facebook, however, thought we might be connected.
Aug 26, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Oren Hod / Facebook:
Facebook debuts On This Day-style monthly or seasonal memory recaps and friendship milestones   —  People come to Facebook to experience, share and talk about some of the most important moments happening in their lives, communities and around the world.  Many of these moments are reminiscing past memories and moments between friends.
Aug 25, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will let users give friends the option of donating to a US nonprofit on their birthday   —  People come to Facebook to send well-wishes and celebrate birthdays with friends.  In fact, every day more than 45 million people give birthday wishes on Facebook, which is why it's important …
Aug 16, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
David Lumb / Engadget:
Google brings its Trusted Contacts location sharing app to iOS and updates the Android app with new features   —  Google released Trusted Contacts for Android at the end of last year as an app version of Facebook's Safety Check that automatically shares your phone's status to close friends and family.
Jul 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook adds Explore Feed under More menu in app, as it keeps testing a second customized feed from sources people haven't followed yet   —  Earlier this year, Facebook was spotted testing a new type of News Feed - one that designed to help you discover content across the social network …
Jul 15, 2017, 12:50 AMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Facebook adds Facebook Live support to its social VR app Spaces, allowing Oculus Rift users to broadcast their VR hangouts on the social network   —  Earlier this year, Facebook launched Spaces, a social VR experience that lets you and your friends interact with each other in virtual reality.
Jul 12, 2017, 12:33 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Facebook to gradually expand worldwide beta of display ads in Messenger's Home screen, which follow an auction-based model   —  Facebook Messenger will start to extend its home screen ads beta worldwide in the weeks ahead, Messenger head of product Stan Chudnovsky announced today.
Jul 11, 2017, 12:52 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Dating apps are embracing video, with Hinge letting you import video from other social networks and Zoosk's Lively adding video chat   —  Dating apps are, in their own way, a form of social networking - especially as they expand into new areas like friend-finding or professional networking.
Jun 28, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context

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