Hot on the heels of news that Messenger now has 11,000 bots, Facebook has added a slew of features to the platform, including ratings and quick replies. The features should help improve user engagement with bots.
Facebook is testing a new feature that will allow you to automatically translate posts. Once translated, posts will display in their translated versions to those who don't speak the language of the original post.
Facebook has launched a set of tools that allow you to raise money from your friends to donate to a registered non-profit charity of your choice. The feature will be rolled out to all U.S. users over the coming weeks.
Facebook is shutting down Paper, its experimental attempt at a redesign of the Facebook app, which emphasized news reading and design. The app has been removed from the App Store, and was only available on the iPhone.
Facebook has won an important legal battle in Belgium that allows it to continue to track the web activity of non-users of its social network. The country's data watchdog now plans to file a counter appeal against the social network.
Facebook is making big adjustments to how it feeds your personal Facebook news feed, putting friends first, pushing out Spam, and pushing sponsored content down below what it believes you will find most relevant.
Following the attacks on Istanbul Atatürk Airport, the Turkish government imposed severe throttling on social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. Some consider such throttling a form of censorship.
Facebook is under scrutiny once again over privacy fears. This time the issue is its "people you may know" feature, which the social network has admitted uses your location to suggest friends. The good news is you can put a stop to it.
Facebook has tapped a team of curators to compile a “featured events” list that can help you discover what is happening offline in your locality. The tool is being rolled out on Monday for 10 of the biggest U.S. cities.