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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
Claire Zillman / Fortune:
Facebook introduces new privacy tools to combat catfishing and guard profile photos from being misused, in India now and other countries soon   —  Facebook on Wednesday is unveiling new features that it hopes will make women in India feel safer on its platform.
Jun 22, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Spotify News:
Spotify now lets users build group playlists with their friends in Facebook Messenger   —  Spotify is excited to introduce Group Playlists for Messenger, a new experience for creating playlists with friends on a messaging app they already know and love.  —  With Group Playlists for Messenger …
Jun 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook redesigns Trending Topics pages to make it easier for users to discover alternate news sources, rolling out first to iPhone users in US   —  Redesigned Trending Results Page  —  Starting today, we're introducing a redesigned Trending results page, which is the page you see when you click …
May 24, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts new group features for Live, including Live With, letting users stream side-by-side, and Live Chat with Friends private chatrooms   —  Facebook Live might be about bringing the entire community together around events, but sometimes you just want to know the reactions of your buddies.
May 23, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context

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