• 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Could brands find a space in Facebook’s Rooms?

    Recently, Facebook unveiled its latest mobile app (for iOS) — Rooms. It’s the rumored “anonymous,” app, where users can have their own name or whatever screen name they choose. But is there any space in Facebook’s Rooms for a branded experience? Could Nike launch a room dedicated to running — and should they? We talked with Lawrence Mak, the Senior Product Marketing Manager f ...

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  • Developers of Room App Blindsided by Facebooks’ Rooms App

    … with the same name and features. We won’t let this happen and we want to defend all entrepreneurs with great ideas and great visions. The accusations by Room continue a pattern that has emerged with new apps and features from Facebook: In late July, Instagram launched an app called Bolt for iOS and Android users in New Zealand, Singapore and South…

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  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … available via the iTunes App Store for iOS devices (in the U.S., U.K., and some other English-speaking countries), is aimed at bringing users together to discuss topics of their choice, with posts including text, photos and videos. Customization options galore exist in the app, which allows users to manipulate elements such as text, emoji, cover…

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  • Facebook’s newest app: Rooms, for iOS

    … Facebook’s newest app: Rooms, for iOS Facebook’s Creative Labs team announced Thursday the newest app — Rooms, available for iOS. Through Rooms, users can create spaces for content about whatever they want and invite friends. It’s also a great way to foster discussion about topics. Facebook’s Josh Miller described Rooms as a throwback…

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  • 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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