News | You Can Now Pay Friends Through Facebook Messenger Using PayPal

Last year, PayPal launched within Facebook Messenger as a way for users to shop and complete payments directly through the messaging app. Today, the two companies are expanding the focus of this feature and opening up peer-to-peer payments for Facebook Messenger users who have linked their PayPal account to the app. With a rollout starting today, Facebook Messenger users will be able to tap on … Continue reading News | You Can Now Pay Friends Through Facebook Messenger Using PayPal

News | Instagram could soon be rolling out a ‘Save Draft’ feature

If you’re an avid Instagram user, you know it can sometimes take a few tries before you come up with the perfect post. But as it stands right now, if you back out of a screen in the app, you’ll lose any image edits. Instagram is changing this by introducing a feature you may soon be using extensively: “Save Draft.” Only a few Instagram users are able … Continue reading News | Instagram could soon be rolling out a ‘Save Draft’ feature

News | Facebook starts accepting panoramic 360-degree photo uploads

Facebook today announced that it has started accepting 360-degree photo uploads. Panoramic photographs taken with your iOS device can now be uploaded to Facebook through the updated mobile app and are viewable in the web interface and on Facebook for iOS and Android. Panoramic photos in your News Feed are marked with the compass icon. You can move your iOS device to pan around and … Continue reading News | Facebook starts accepting panoramic 360-degree photo uploads

Hot Tips | How to protect your social accounts from being hacked

In the last week or so, several high-profile social networking accounts have been hijacked byhackers, including those belonging to Katy Perry, Mark Zuckerberg and Keith Richards. And even though control of all these accounts was quickly restored back to their owners, it was still a very embarrassing experience for the celebs: Katy Perry’s 89 million followers had to endure a tirade of racists words and insults, … Continue reading Hot Tips | How to protect your social accounts from being hacked

News | Facebook Is Teaching Its Computers to Understand Everything You Post

On Wednesday, the company announced a new, artificially intelligent language processing engine, called Deep Text. It applies a computer-science technique called deep learning to the old problem of teaching computers to understand human language. And it could mean big advances in Facebook’s most popular products, from Messenger to the Facebook news feed. “This is a step toward building machines that can communicate with humans in … Continue reading News | Facebook Is Teaching Its Computers to Understand Everything You Post

News | Instagram officially announces its new business tools

  Instagram this morning officially announced the launch of its tools for business users, including new business profiles, analytics and the ability to turn Instagram posts into ads directly from the Instagram app itself. The launch comes following a series of leaks and reports of the tools’ imminent launch, and largely confirms details we already knew — like how the profiles would be structured, and what sort of insights on … Continue reading News | Instagram officially announces its new business tools

News | Facebook Messenger To Soon Offer Optional End-To-End Encryption

If you’re one of the hundreds of millions of Facebook account holders who use the network’s mobile app and Facebook Messenger platform to communicate on a daily basis, have you ever stopped to wonder just how secure your transmissions are? Facebook recently provided WhatsApp users with an additional level of security and privacy by introducing end-to-end encryption for all WhatsApp communications across all platforms, and now, according to a new report, … Continue reading News | Facebook Messenger To Soon Offer Optional End-To-End Encryption

News | Prenesi 3 enables video downloads and more in the Facebook app

Facebook users who are looking for a little more oomph from their app experience are going to love a new jailbreak tweak release called Prenesi 3. This tweak not only supercharges the app with additional features, but it even lets users further configure the app’s behavior and features to their liking. A long story short, if you’re rocking a jailbroken device and you use Facebook regularly, then this is a … Continue reading News | Prenesi 3 enables video downloads and more in the Facebook app

News | Instagram gets a redesign; Windows 10 app to be updated later this week

Instagram is getting a redesign today and let’s face it, it was time. All four Instagram-branded apps will receive new icons and in the main Instagram app’s case, a complete redesign of the app. The new icons are colorful and flat, something that couldn’t be said for the old Instagram logo, which was really beginning to look dated. A couple weeks ago when the Windows 10 … Continue reading News | Instagram gets a redesign; Windows 10 app to be updated later this week

News | Facebook & Messenger Apps For Windows 10, Instagram For Windows 10 Mobile, Finally Released

We’re used to seeing semi-regular updates appearing on the App Store and Google Play Store for Facebook’s suite of apps – namely the standalone Facebook app, Messenger, and the now Facebook-owned Instagram – but unfortunately, the same really can’t be said for the Windows 10 platform. Windows phones users have had access to Instagram for a number of years now, but unfortunately for them it’s largely been left to rot with no ongoing … Continue reading News | Facebook & Messenger Apps For Windows 10, Instagram For Windows 10 Mobile, Finally Released