Good news if you follow any celebrities or professional athletes on Facebook, and you’re an Android user. In a blog post today, Facebook announced that Facebook Mentions would now be available for Android.
Facebook Mentions gives musicians, athletes, actors, and other notable people on the platform the ability to share live video, chat with fans, and host events for holding conversations directly from their phones. Although the feature allowing public figures the ability to connect with their millions of fans on Facebook has already been available on iPhones, those on Android devices were left out.
Celebrities initially used this feature for hosting live Q&A sessions where fans could send in questions, and the public figure could answer, with a sorting option for finding the top questions later.
According to the recent blog post, Facebook Mentions for Android has been in testing with public figures around the world. When the feature was first launched, over 800 million
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