Facebook friend feeds created a more curated news feed -- but not anymore. Facebook discontinued the feature, saying it wasn't widely used. The move will help the network focus on improving the news feed, the company says.
Facebook launched several updates today: Enhancing two-factor authentication, adding new Groups admin tools, and more. The security update is the first time Facebook has allowed users to add two-factor authentication without a phone number.
Tune out during a livestream and miss the big moment? No biggie -- Facebook will now let you rewind Live videos. The change is one of three new features aimed at improving the Facebook Live experience for creators and viewers alike.
A new Facebook A.I. means both faster translations -- and more accuracy at catching policy violations across multiple languages. The update is made possible through a technique called multilingual embedding.
The Facebook ticker, the network's real-time list of every like, comment and post from friends is no more. Facebook recently confirmed the feature is no longer available after users took to the help forum to find it.
The new Facebook Explore Feed is a custom news feed filled with suggested posts based on who you follow and what your friends liked. The feature is now part of the desktop version, after testing in mobile.
Tired of navigating between Facebook and Instagram? The process is getting a bit simpler with a minor update to the Facebook menu. The shortcut means there's no going back to the home screen to switch.
Whether you're having a birthday or celebrating a friend's, Facebook birthday options now offer new options for giving and well-wishing. Users can now choose a charity to raise donations for or share animated birthday videos.
Nope, you're not seeing things -- a Facebook redesign means the news feed will start looking a bit different over the next few weeks. The announcement comes at the same time as new Facebook Camera features.
Facebook Lifestage, an app designed exclusively for high schoolers, is no longer available to download, while the Groups stand-alone app also gets the ax. Facebook says Lifestage influenced a number of new features inside the main app.
Facebook Related Articles could prevent users from sharing fake news without reading the article first, thanks to the recommendations that now start showing up before the click. The feature begins rolling out today.
Stories aren't just for friends -- Facebook profiles that allow public followers can now make their Stories public. The feature allows the self-deleting 24-hour Stories to be shared among more than just friends.