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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Messenger adds Instant Video, which lets you quickly share live video within conversations   —  Open Messenger in iOS or Android, start a conversation with a friend and the app will offer you the option of adding live video to your chat.  —  The video starts without sound, but you can turn it on if you want.
Sep 1, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
On Facebook, activist-run pages rival the reach of established, traditional media brands like MSNBC and NYT, but aren't beholden to any journalistic standard   —  How a strange new class of media outlet has arisen to take over our news feeds.  —  Open your Facebook feed.  What do you see?
Aug 24, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Messenger is testing “Add Contact” request to include non-Facebook friends   —  Facebook is testing an “Add Contact” feature in its Messenger app, the company confirmed to BuzzFeed News today.  —  The feature allows people to connect on the popular messaging app …
Aug 23, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Former Facebook Live product manager Vadim Lavrusik debuts Alively for sharing livestreamed or recorded footage with select friends, available now on iOS in US   —  Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are just some of the services encouraging us to broadcast what we're doing at this very moment.
Aug 23, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Social network Tsu, which paid users to post and had been banned by Facebook for spamming, shuts down   —  No big surprise here: Tsu, a social network that worked around the App Store's rules on pay-per-installs, incentivized its users to create content, rewarded people for signing up friends …
Aug 16, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out new code to nullify adblock workaround introduced by Adblock Plus   —  Adblock Plus launched a workaround to Facebook's ad block bypass today that ham-handedly removes posts from friends and Pages, not just ads, according to a statement provided by Facebook to TechCrunch.
Aug 11, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook implements News Feed ranking changes favoring friends and family over publishers, lists the “cores values” underlying this move   —  After the conservative trends fiasco, Facebook is pushing itself to a new standard of transparency.  The company is publishing a formal …
Jun 29, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Facebook announces future updates to Live at VidCon: ability to go live with face filters from MSQRD, add a friend's stream to a broadcast, and schedule streams   —  Today at VidCon Facebook pre-announced three new big product updates for Facebook Live, their live-streaming platform built into Facebook.
Jun 23, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook adds SMS support back to Facebook Messenger for Android after pulling it in 2012; SMS support is not currently planned for Messenger on iOS   —  Surround and conquer is Facebook's new strategy for getting people to switch from SMS to Messenger.  You can now read and send old-school text messages …
Jun 14, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Facebook rolls out new suicide prevention tools, including faster message flagging for moderators, self-help guides, more   —  MENLO PARK, Calif. — When Carrie Simmons opened her Facebook app one day in late 2014, she saw a status update from a high school friend she had not seen in years that alarmed her.
Jun 14, 2016, 1:38 PMIn context

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