Facebook confirmed that it is beta-testing customizable lock screens for its Home Android overlay, along with several new features that were rolled out Tuesday night to participants in its Facebook for Android Beta Testers program.
Facebook continues to treat users’ name days the same way it treats their birthdays, as some users are seeing notifications for name days in the right-hand-corner of their News Feeds, right above birthdays.
Facebook has begun to promote its own events — such as the exclusive premiere of the video for “Gorilla” from Bruno Mars on the social network, and retired soccer superstar David Beckham’s digital book signing and question-and-answer session on Facebook Digital Stadium — with notifications that are sent only to users who like the corresponding Facebook pages.
Facebook application TrintMe — its name is a combination of “true” and “intention,” and it enables users to express their true intentions to friends or friends of friends — is now available for download in the Apple App Store for iOS devices.
The Internet offers a ton of distractions for you when you’re trying to work, but Facebook might be the site you find yourself surprised to be on the most. There’s something addicting about being completely up-to-date on everything your friends are doing, but sometimes it can really hurt your productivity. Good thing there are a number of ways to change your settings in order to keep Facebook from distracting you too much. Cut down on notifications, chat windows, and spammy inbox messages so you can get back to work.
Facebook marked Apple’s official rollout Wednesday of its iOS 7 operating system for its iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices with the release of a new application, version 6.5, with design changes to conform with the new elements of iOS 7.