Rooms

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

    … were clearly not crowded enough, as the app was shelved in December 2015, along with fellow Facebook Creative Labs efforts Slingshot and Riff. “Developer evangelist” Chris Messina shared the following references to a Rooms feature that he discovered within the source code for Messenger with Josh Constine of TechCrunch: “Introducing rooms.” “Rooms…

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  • 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

    … 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…

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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

    … Africa, allowing them to share photos one-on-one. However, a mobile voice app named Bolt already existed, and its co-founder and CEO, Andrew Benton, urged Instagram to change the name of its app in a blog post. Facebook’s Paper iPhone app, which launched in February, faced a similar plea from FiftyThree, developer of a well-established app, also…

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  • 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…

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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…

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 8 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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