Odds are that most people are using Facebook while at work, whether they are permitted to do so or not, and now, a source tells Ingrid Lunden of TechCrunch, the social network is looking to capitalize on those users with FB@Work, a work version of Facebook being developed at the company’s offices in London.
As promised by Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Manager for Windows Phone Program Management Joe Belfiore late last month, Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone is finally a reality and available for download from the Windows Phone Store.
When Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network Instagram introduced its Instagram Direct private-messaging and group-messaging feature in December, the wheels started turning among marketers trying to figure out how to exploit the feature. Israeli hotel chain Fattal Hotels came up with one way to do so.
If you took our poll about what Instagram would announce at its press event in New York Thursday, and you guessed, “private messaging and/or group messaging features,” you were absolutely correct, as Co-Founder and CEO Kevin Systrom announced the launch of Instagram Direct, which allows users of the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network to send photo and video messages directly to friends.
Facebook’s tradition of inviting the press to events without revealing what it is announcing has been passed down to Instagram, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing network will hold a media event in New York Dec. 12.
Graduation season is upon us, and with that in mind, Facebook offered a few tips on how graduates can use some of its features, including activity log, Graph Search, and messaging via desktop or its Facebook Messenger mobile applications.
Facebook continues to update its mobile applications, and this time it was Android’s turn, as the social network officially rolled out an update that it had quietly begun pushing to users last week outside of the Google Play store.