Facebook Creative Labs

  • Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

    … Facebook’s stand-alone Paper application, which debuted amid much fanfare in February 2014, will be sent to the recycle bin after July 29. Paper enabled users to see their Facebook content in themed, customizable sections, and the social network said in a Newsroom post introducing the app: Your Paper is made of stories and themed sections, so…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Twitter Improves How Photos Are Displayed: This Week in Social Media

    … experience and present them as they were meant to be viewed.” Twitter also introduced “larger, more beautiful multi-photo displays, which bring out more of each photo.” Facebook Provides New Admin Tools for Managing Page Communication: Facebook is “giving admins more control over their Page’s responsiveness badge” and rolling out “new features…

    Social Media Examinerin Social How To's- 18 readers -
  • Farewell to Facebook Creative Labs, Slingshot, Rooms, Riff

    … Dec. 23) and Riff did not mean the end for new, stand-alone apps, pointing to better performing examples such as Paper and Instagram apps Hyperlapse and Layout. Facebook Mentions—the app for celebrities, public figures and journalists that the social network launched in July 2014–is still going strong, as well, with the addition this past August…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 7 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- 6 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- 15 readers -
  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … when it acquired link-sharing service Branch, where he had been CEO, introduced Rooms in a post on the new Rooms blog: One of the magical things about the early days of the Web was connecting with people who you would never encounter otherwise in your daily life. Forums, message boards and chat rooms were meeting places for people who didn’t…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 7 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

    … to make these interactions even better. Mentions is currently only available for people with verified pages in the U.S. We plan to roll out to more countries and verified profiles in the coming months. If you are an admin of a verified page, you can request access to Mentions directly. If you are a public figure, you can also download the iPhone app to request access. Readers: What were your initial impressions of Facebook Mentions? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 12 readers -
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