Instagram on Wednesday announced that it has developed a new app called IGTV. The app is aimed squarely at YouTube and other long-form video services, allowing creators to upload full-screen, vertical videos up to 1-hour in length.
The Facebook Events feature is a great way to keep track of what’s going on in the world around you. Thanks to a web-based import feature, you can now add Facebook Events to your iPhone calendar. You can also remove these calendars from your devices with ease.
Facebook has suspended approximately 200 apps that are currently pending a more thorough investigation into whether they misused any data. Some of the removed apps apparently had access to “large quantities of user data.”
WhatsApp is rolling out video support for Facebook and Instagram content, in addition to some changes aimed at group administrators like the ability to revoke admin rights and select who can change a group’s subject, icon and description.
While there will always be an ad-supported version of Facebook that’s free to everyone, the company has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the service.
The new Oculus Go needs no wires, works without a PC or any other device, features the clearest optics yet and was designed with comfort in mind. Oh, and it’s just $199! Could this be the world’s first affordable standalone virtual reality headset?
Facebook notes that its Reddit-like downvote button will make it easier for them to rank the comments that readers believe deserve to rank highest rather than the comments that get the strongest emotional reaction.