Are you in the market for a new pair of "smart glasses?" If so, Facebook has teamed up with Ray-Ban to help you out in that regard. These new glasses are meant to help you capture stories of your life in real-time -- without having to get your phone out to record it.
In an effort to make its platform a generally safer place for its younger users, the Facebook-owned Instagram has confirmed a relatively big change for the service moving forward. The social network has confirmed that it will require a bit of information for its users if they want to continue to use the service.
Today, Instagram confirmed that, moving forward, users will need to provide their date of birth if they want to keep using the photo- and video-sharing platform. The company is now asking users for the information if they haven't already shared it. The company says the change will "create safer, more private experiences for young people."
Facebook Reels, another TikTok competitor, is rolling out on a staggered basis to some people in the United States, who can now watch and create reels from the Facebook app.
Security and privacy are an important element to a lot of people. It's one of the reasons why iMessage is so popular, even in the midst of so many different messaging services out there. But most of them do offer end-to-end encryption, and now Facebook can say it does, too, for video and audio calling.
Learn how to use WhatsApp's view-once mode on iPhone to send images and videos that automatically self-destruct after only being viewed once.
There are a lot of apps out there. Whether you're browsing through Apple's App Store or Google Play, you can find an app for just about anything. In comparison, preinstalled apps aren't as numerous. But apparently they take up the lion's share of attention anyway.
Facebook is now rolling out its Clubhouse competitor in the US, dubbed Live Audio Rooms, along with exclusive podcasts that are now available on the platform.
Facebook is jumping on the podcasting bandwagon with news that the social network will debut a podcast platform of its own as soon as next week, according to leaked internal emails.
A lot has changed over the years. One of the "negatives" regarding Android was so many pre-installed apps (especially thanks to wireless carriers). And Apple has essentially embraced the idea, with quite a few pre-installed apps available on an iPhone at launch.
The Apple Watch is one of the most popular products for Apple to date. And it easily dominates the smartwatch market. But it looks like Facebook is ready to bring on its own competitor in 2022.
Like most social networking sites, Facebook offers its users the ability to change their username. If you made a mistake the first time, then you can choose a new name for your Facebook account. Facebook is one of the biggest social media service on the internet, and is used by pretty much everyone who has access to internet. It's important that you have a username that includes your real name, so it's easier to find. Your unique username is what separates you from the others who have the same name as yours.
Apple has hired a former Facebook product manager to join its ad platforms product engineering team, indicating the Cupertino giant's advertising ambitions are growing.