Facebook Creative Labs

  • Facebook Testing Rooms Feature for Messenger in Australia, Canada

    … having to use their real names. The app was then shuttered in December 2015, along with two other stand-alone apps from the now extinct Facebook Creative Labs unit, Slingshot and Riff. In September, “developer evangelist” Chris Messina shared references to a Rooms feature that he discovered in the source code for Messenger with Josh Constine…

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  • Is Facebook Bringing Back Rooms App as Part of Messenger?

    … Is Facebook’s shuttered stand-alone Rooms application coming back to life as part of Messenger? The social network introduced Rooms in October 2014, saying at the time that it was intended to bring users together to discuss topics of their choice with text, photos and videos, and without having to use their real names. However, those Rooms…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

    …. Each section includes a rich mix of content from emerging voices and well-known publications. Paper was one of the apps developed by Facebook Creative Labs, which was shuttered in December along with three of the other apps it created: Slingshot, Rooms and Riff. Facebook Creative Labs apps that are still thriving include Facebook Mentions, Groups…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Farewell to Facebook Creative Labs, Slingshot, Rooms, Riff

    … Facebook Creative Labs arrived with much fanfare when it was introduced in January 2014, but it departed quietly, along with some of its stand-alone applications. CNET reported that Facebook shuttered Facebook Creative Labs, and that three of its apps have been removed from app stores: Slingshot, Rooms and Riff. A Facebook spokeswoman confirmed…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Facebook Groups: Facebook’s Newest Stand-Alone App

    … Facebook Groups app in a Newsroom post Tuesday, saying that the app is available in all countries, for iOS and Android. The new Facebook Groups app comes from the social network’s Facebook Creative Labs unit, which has spawned its other stand-alone apps — Rooms, Mentions, Slingshot and Paper. Zuckerberg said during the company’s most recent…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 11 readers -
  • Introducing the Facebook Groups App

    … notifications you want to see. In the new Discover tab, you’ll see groups suggested to you based on Pages you’ve liked, groups your friends are in and where you live. You can still use Facebook Groups in the main Facebook app and on desktop, and over time we’ll continue to make those experiences faster and better, too. Facebook Groups, part of Facebook Creative Labs, is available in all countries on Android and iOS today. …

    Facebook Newsroomin Social- 19 readers -
  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … The “anonymous chatting application“ that The New York Times’ Bits blog initially reported on earlier this month is now a reality, as Facebook introduced the latest app from its Facebook Creative Labs initiative, Rooms, a throwback to the Internet’s early days and a nod to anonymity, forums, message boards and chat rooms. Rooms, initially…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Introducing Rooms

    … Today we’re excited to introduce Rooms, a new app that lets you create places for the things you’re into, and invite others who are into them too. Check out the Rooms blog to learn more. Rooms, a Facebook Creative Labs app, is available today on iOS in the US, UK and some other English speaking countries. …

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  • Facebook Mentions: an App for Public Figures

    …. Facebook Mentions is only available to U.S. users with verified pages, and only for iOS devices, with plans to expand its availability "in the coming months," and the social network said in the Facebook for Business post announcing its release that the app enables public figures or their page admins to: See what fans are saying about you and join…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 12 readers -
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