Tag: Facebook

Facebook is 14 today, here’s the history

Today in 2018, Facebook is absolutely huge. Facebook today is a complete reversal of what Facebook was like 14 years ago when Mark Zuckerberg started the original idea from his dorm room at Harvard University. Now today is February 4th, the fourteenth anniversary of when the first version was available so to mark the special occasion, we’ll now offer a brief history on how this platform came to be and […]

Facebook nearly has 2 billion users

Even though the general consensus is that quite a few millennials are leaving Facebook, the latest user and active users figures from the company are contradicting this idea. The widespread thought that some younger users were using Facebook less as there was a fear of it being too embarrassing with grandparents and parents adopting the social media platform. This week Facebook has released new user figures for users and revenue. 2017 […]

Facebook Live is now easier to find in search

Facebook originally unveiled it’s live video streaming feature a few months back and at the time only celebrities could use it but only just recently, Facebook added support for everyone to use Live videos and now as there is so many people streaming online now, the social media company has added in a new search feature, well more adjusting the existing system to better accommodate Live video, making it easier to […]

Poll: What do you think of the new Facebook Reactions?

Last week Facebook launched the new Reactions in addition to the long run ‘Like” button which the social media company is famous for, so far users have had mixed reactions to the new options. But what do you think? Let us know in the snazzy form below.   [pollcaster widget=”poll” id=”IRwUJMjVhBrQwAyUTcx0UZKwa3k” width=”100%” height=”auto”]

Facebook Messenger now has over 800 million users

Facebook Messenger is company’s almost separate service, because as of late the service is technically like a separate service as it doesn’t require a Facebook login anymore, only your phone number. But now the team has announced that Facebook Messenger now has over 800 million users actively using the service, back in June 2015 Messenger had around 700 million users. Facebook Messenger really is acting like a separate service, with […]

Facebook asks that all employees use Android phones

Working for Facebook must be neat and all but depending on your phone preference it may have a slight downside. Facebook is now requesting that all employees use Android phones as opposed to iPhones in the work place, this move isn’t aiming to advertise Android phones and state that iPhones are bad but instead to help improve the software on the platform as the vast majority of emerging markets are […]

UPDATE: Back up – #FacebookDown – Facebook is down, second outage in days

Facebook is down for the second time in a couple of days, the down detector sites displayed it as being down not long ago and as user, Twitter is being plastered with messages #FacebookDown. The site last went down not only a few days back on September 24th. Facebook has over 802 million daily users with 48% of 18-34 year olds checking Facebook as the first thing they do when […]

Facebook Messenger now has video chat

Facebook has been out of the news for a while now, but it’t making a return with the addition of video chat to it’s standalone Messenger app. For a while the app has only supported audio calling, but to keep up with the ever popular FaceTime, Skype and Hangouts – Facebook now supports video calling right in the app. This helps the company not only stay relevant to users, but […]