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Facebook has a new app with a dumpster fire Play Store listing

Facebook has a new app with a dumpster fire Play Store listing

Facebook’s New Product Experiments team have released a new, simple app that gives people who aren’t on conventional social media the ability to indicate that they’re ‘online’ and ready to talk over the phone. While the concept might be thoughtful, it’s clear that a few more things needed to be thought. For starters, one of...

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Here’s where you can find Messenger Rooms in Facebook and Instagram

Here’s where you can find Messenger Rooms in Facebook and Instagram

Facebook has rolled out Messenger Rooms, its answer to the Zooms and Google Meets of the world, in the United States through its Facebook and Instagram apps. The company announced what was really an expansion of its Messenger video call capabilities last week. On Facebook, users will see a band of Rooms at the top...

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How to transfer all of your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos

How to transfer all of your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos

It’s hard to believe, but Facebook debuted all the way back in 2004, four years before the first Android phone hit the market. If you were one of the early Facebook adopters, chances are you’ve uploaded a complete library of photos that exist only on the social media platform. But thanks to Facebook’s new photo...

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Facebook acquires Giphy, plans to fully integrate GIFs into Instagram

Facebook acquires Giphy, plans to fully integrate GIFs into Instagram

Facebook has acquired GIPHY, a social platform centered around GIFs. Axios is reporting from sources that the company paid $400 million in the deal. In announcing the deal, the social media giant said that Instagram alone makes for 25% of GIPHY’s typical traffic with Facebook, WhatsApp, and its other own apps making up another quarter....

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Facebook tool to export pictures to Google Photos now available in US

Facebook tool to export pictures to Google Photos now available in US

Late last year, Facebook announced a tool to let users easily migrate their uploaded photos to Google Photos. The tool was initially available in Ireland, with plans to expand to more countries in the first half of this year. The social network has made good on those plans, and the tool is now available in...

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Facebook adds Messenger Rooms to the bevy of group video services

Facebook adds Messenger Rooms to the bevy of group video services

Video calls have become an important way to stay in touch with friends and family during this time of isolation. There’s already plenty to choose from, but now Facebook is giving us something new to consider as Messenger Rooms begins to roll out across the globe. Messenger has long supported group video calls, but any...

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11 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week including Facebook Gaming, Beats and Loops, and OpenRoaming (4/18/20 -4/25/20)

11 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week including Facebook Gaming, Beats and Loops, and OpenRoaming (4/18/20 -4/25/20)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have Facebook’s Twitch competitor, an enjoyable music creation app, and a Wi-Fi app from Cisco designed for secure public Wi-Fi connections. So...

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