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Facebook now lets you check the weather forecast on mobile and desktop

Facebook's new tool is here to replace the weather app on your phone or desktop. Facebook Weather is the first time the social network has offered a full-fledged forecast, complete with customization options and notifications.
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With its new tool, Facebook is pushing everyone to make new friends

Facebook is rolling out a new "Discover People" feature. Much like the profile suggestions you’d find on the likes of LinkedIn and Twitter, it surfaces potential connections you have something in common with.
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Facebook’s ephemeral group messaging should give Snapchat the spooks

Facebook is once again borrowing from Snapchat for an experimental new group messaging feature on its main app. The feature gives a glimpse of what private sharing would look like on the social network.
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Facebook is tweaking the News Feed to show articles you’ll actually read

Facebook has announced yet another tweak to the News Feed, now factoring in time spent reading articles. The changes are part of Facebook's Feed Quality Program, and should help cut down on clickbait in the News Feed.
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Facebook wants to make the News Feed your go-to source for news

Facebook is testing some pretty major changes to the News Feed that could see it becoming much more news focused. The changes include tabs at the bottom of the app that will allow you to select different news topics to view.
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Facebook Lite reaches 100 million users, now its fastest-growing app

While the standard Facebook app may be one of the most popular apps in the world, another app is growing at a faster rate: Facebook Lite. Facebook says the stripped-down app now has 100 million users worldwide.
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Best Facebook Apps

Behold the best Facebook apps (applications) ever: We sort through the quizzes and virtual pet apps to bring you Facebook’s top games, utilities, productivity tools and more.

Facebook Paper is half social network, half Flipboard, and fully awesome

Facebook turns ten tomorrow, but today it reinvented its image with Paper. The social network and news reader hybrid changes the way that users interact with Facebook and is available for iOS devices.
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Digital secret keeper PostSecrets is not impressed with new app Whisper

Post Secret is probably THE online hub for secret telling, but it's not taking kindly to Whisper App, an upstart that offers an arguably similar service.
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Windows 8 finally gets its official Facebook app

At the Microsoft Build conference, CEO Steve Ballmer announced that an official Facebook app is on the way to Windows 8. It's been a long, hard wait, W8 users - and now it's over.
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Facebook ‘likes’ may soon tell companies everything about you

A new project by the University of Cambridge shows that by analyzing your Facebook likes, researchers (and companies) can determine everything from your sexual orientation to how intelligent you are, all without much effort at all.

Vaguely sexist On The Rebound app scours Facebook for newly single hookups

New Facebook app On The Rebound aims to find your next hookup right from the data on your profile's feed. But a quick session with the app leaves a sour taste for our female friends.