Tag Archive: Facebook


How to annoy your Facebook friends with GIFs

Facebook and GIFs seem like they’ve both been fixtures of the Internet forever, but it has taken until 2015 for the two to finally hookup. Starting today, Facebook users can annoy friends with the most amazing GIFs the web has… Read more ›

How to hide your location from Facebook stalkers

Anyone you exchange messages with via Facebook Messenger could know where you’ve been at any point. If you’ve chatted with your boss? He could use this hack to figure out your sick days weren’t spent at home. Facebook intern Aran… Read more ›

Facebook Messenger is today launching its assault on Skype with a new update that brings video calling to users on Android and iOS. The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, and it’s completely free. After updating your Facebook Messenger app, you’ll find… Read more ›

Facebook Messenger is a popular means of communicating, but the Mac doesn’t have a dedicated Facebook messaging app like the iPhone or Android does… or does it!?! Indeed, you can use Facebook Messenger to message friends from OS X, and in moments you can set up the Mac Messages app to function as a Facebook … Read More

Ellanora Baidoo, 26, can finally change her Facebook status to “single” after a landmark decision in a Manhattan courtroom Monday that allows her to serve her evasive husband via private message on Facebook. This is the first time anyone has… Read more ›

Facebook takes on Vine and Snapchat with new Riff app

What if you combined the viral nature of Vine with the mini-story capability of Snapchat? That’s what Facebook is trying to do with Riff, a new app that’s available for download today. Created by Facebook’s Creative Labs (the same group… Read more ›

Facebook Messenger’s app store is here, and it sucks

Facebook is building its own kind of app store around Messenger, or so was the pitch at the social network’s F8 conference last week. But now that the new platform, which manifests itself as a list of approved iOS apps… Read more ›

Today Facebook unveiled the future of Messenger, and it’s actually quite ambitious. It’s clear that the social giant wants Messenger to be the one-stop for not just messaging, but all sorts of app interactions. Businesses will also be able to… Read more ›

Facebook is taking on Square, PayPal, and Venmo with its own digital payments service. Starting today, Facebook Messenger will allow users to instantaneously transfer real money at zero cost. Screenshots of an interface for sending payments in Messenger leaked last October, but… Read more ›

Turn Off the FaceBook App Sound Effects on iPhone

The modern versions of Facebook app for iOS make various sound effects when interface elements are interacted with in the app, from liking something to leaving comments and refreshing the feed. The little popping and squishing sounds have annoyed some people apparently that use Facebook, but some of our readers have found that you can … Read More