Android Police

  • Facebook Testing Slideshow Feature in Android App

    … Some Android users are starting to see the Slideshow feature Facebook introduced for its flagship iOS application last June (pictured to the right). Slideshow was actually born as part of Facebook’s stand-alone Moments app. As its name suggests, Slideshow enables users to combine multiple photos and videos into a slideshow, complete…

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  • Instagram Android App Tops 1 Billion Google Play Downloads

    … Instagram reached a milestone last week, surpassing 1 billion downloads on Google Play for its Android application. Android Police was the first to report on Instagram topping the 1 billion download mark for Android, noting that it joined three other Facebook-owned apps: the flagship app, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Overall, Instagram…

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  • Facebook Android Users Can Now Save Videos

    … Facebook quietly added the ability to save videos for later viewing to its flagship Android application. Michael Crider of Android Police reported on the feature Sunday, following a tip from a reader, and Mix of The Next Web added that the feature was slated to roll out in India with the goal of helping users with poor internet connectivity…

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  • WhatsApp Launches Android Beta-Testing Program via Google Play

    … WhatsApp is inviting Android users to beta-test an unreleased version of its application, directly via the Google Play store. Android Police was the first to spot the WhatsApp beta-testing program, noting that WhatsApp has been providing updates of its app via its own site, but users had to agree to allow their devices to permit installations…

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  • Multiple Account Support for Facebook Messenger; SMS Option Testing

    … Messenger from a single phone. And Android Police readers tipped the blog off to a new SMS option in Messenger for Android, allowing users to send and receive text messages via the app. According to Android Police, users who had enabled the option are prompted to “write an SMS message,” and text messages appear in purple bubbles, rather than Messenger’s…

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