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Facebook's new app is making us brutal on Facebook (but maybe in a good way)

Facebook's new app is making us brutal on Facebook (but maybe in a good way) But Facebook's just-launched Snapchat clone has turned me into a ruthless and deeply unforgiving friend deleter.Since rolling out "Messenger Day" a week ago, the update has wreaked havoc on my formerly uncluttered Messenger feed.

Ugh, Facebook, don't give us even more tabs

Ugh, Facebook, don't give us even more tabs Facebook constantly tweaks its user experience to give its members what they want, but the latest update is sure to drive pop-up haters, i.When his A+ comment referencing Maverick received a reply, the new conversation tab popped up at the bottom of his News Feed.

Snapchat needs to evolve—or it'll be brutally slaughtered by Facebook.

Snapchat needs to evolve—or it'll be brutally slaughtered by Facebook. For Facebook, Snapchat isn't an app to be feared.The rub for Facebook, here, is that Snapchat's all about intimate moments (and body parts) shared between friends (and lovers).

'Beauty and the Beast' in VR delivers Disney magic you can touch

'Beauty and the Beast' in VR delivers Disney magic you can touch The latest version of the classic tale Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson, hit movie theaters on Friday, and the film's already number one at the box office.But if you can't get enough of the living furniture featured in the film, you can relive the experience in virtual reality using the Oculus Rift.

This could change the way you use live videos on Instagram

This could change the way you use live videos on Instagram While live videos will continue to disappear from the app after the stream ends, broadcasters can now opt to save the clips to their camera roll.This move could encourage the app's more influential users to take advantage of Instagram's live streaming abilities.

If you hate Messenger, you're really not gonna like Facebook's latest update

If you hate Messenger, you're really not gonna like Facebook's latest update If you're not a fan of Facebook's bubble-based chatting experience, we have some bad news: your mobile News Feed might soon be even more Messengerized.This version of the UI is slightly different — unlike Navarra's screenshot, friends' names are located above the text bubbles.

How to link your Instagram to Facebook for unrivalled social synchronization

How to link your Instagram to Facebook for unrivalled social synchronization Unlike Twitter, which publishes your Instagram posts as basic web links, Facebook actually lets you share images directly from the photo-sharing app to your timeline and the News Feed.The overall benefit is straightforward: It will allow you to post the pics and videos you take using the photo-sharing app directly to Facebook.

Gucci posted a load of weird memes and the internet is cringing hard

Gucci posted a load of weird memes and the internet is cringing hard But, while some people are loving the fashion house's foray into internet humour, many of its Insta followers have been left scratching their heads.And, according to a statement from the brand, many of the memes are the "result of a two-way or three-way collaboration.

Sheryl Sandberg's new book on grief and resilience is available for preorder

Sheryl Sandberg's new book on grief and resilience is available for preorder Sheryl Sandberg has a new date on her calendar: April 24.On Tuesday, Facebook's chief operating officer shared on Facebook (where else?

Facebook is testing a new look for its comments that looks a lot like Messenger

Facebook is testing a new look for its comments that looks a lot like Messenger Why it matters to you Conversation seems to be one of the primary purposes of Facebook and the social network is testing out a new format for people to engage in those conversations thanks to a Comments redesign.In efforts to make all your mediums of communication seem increasingly indistinguishable from one another, the social media giant appears to be testing a new design that makes comment threads look a whole lot like messaging app threads, complete with message bubbles and all.

Instagram is testing offline functionality

Instagram is testing offline functionality The company is experimenting with offline experiences for users in countries that have low bandwidth, according to a session description on the agenda for Facebook's upcoming F8 developer conference.According to the description for the session, titled "Building Offline Experiences for Instagram," the company is "testing offline experiences that keep the Instagram experience consistent and let people consume and engage with content, even if they don’t have service.

No assholes allowed at Facebook's big conference

No assholes allowed at Facebook's big conference Visitors to the Code of Conduct section of the event's page have been greeted by an extensive set of community guidelines and policies regarding prohibited behavior.Here's the full list of the code of conduct: Facebook clarifies that it's list of banned behaviors doesn't encapsulate all unacceptable conduct.

How to make sure your Facebook Messenger friends don't get read receipts

How to make sure your Facebook Messenger friends don't get read receipts For whatever reason, maybe you don't want someone to know you've read their messages.While there's no official way to turn off read receipts in Messenger, like you can in iMessage or WhatsApp, there are some workarounds that'll let you ninja your way around.

This student's hilariously bizarre campaign video escalates so damn fast

This student's hilariously bizarre campaign video escalates so damn fast Running for a position at your students' union is a competitive business, so it's always good to find a way to stand out from the competition.Aoife O'Brien, a student at the University of Limerick in Ireland, seems to have figured out the key to setting herself apart from the crowd.

We tried to post fake news on Facebook, this is what happened

We tried to post fake news on Facebook, this is what happened Clicking on it would open a second pop-up with more information: "Sometimes people share fake news without knowing it.When independent fact-checkers dispute this content, you may be able to visit their websites to find out why,” it reads.

Kiss your sane news feed goodbye, everyone can now use their computers for Facebook Live

Kiss your sane news feed goodbye, everyone can now use their computers for Facebook Live Give your Facebook news feed one last long, indulgent scroll.Just queue up a livestream to drag them to show off all the fun they're missing out on.

Facebook Live targets gamers with new streaming options for desktop, laptop PCs

Facebook Live targets gamers with new streaming options for desktop, laptop PCs In addition to promoting streamed content such as Q&As and vlogs, Facebook notes that its new streaming options are of particular interest to gamers, as the platform now supports streamed gameplay footage with live commentary.More: Facebook splashes $50 million on Live streaming deals with celebs and media While Facebook Live introduced streaming video features for the popular social network in 2016, the service was previously limited to mobile platforms.

Facebook struggles to prevent violence on Facebook Live

Facebook struggles to prevent violence on Facebook Live Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly said that live video is the future of Facebook, but what if that future is terrifying and full of violence?What happens when one of the largest proponents of live video struggles to manage its darker side?

Facebook has just revealed new ways to go live

Facebook has just revealed new ways to go live We’re excited to announce that, as of today, people around the world can broadcast live video to Facebook from their desktop or laptop computers.To get started on your live broadcast from a computer, click “Live Video” from the top of your News Feed or Timeline, then follow the prompts to add a description and choose your audience.