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  • 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…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Farewell to Facebook Creative Labs, Slingshot, Rooms, Riff

    … of live video-streaming feature Live for Facebook Mentions. Apps launched by the Facebook Creative Labs initiative included: Paper, February 2014 Slingshot, June 2014 Facebook Mentions, July 2014 Rooms, October 2014 Groups, November 2014 Stickered for Messenger, December 2014 Riff, April 2015 Hello, April 2015 Moments, June 2015 Readers: Were you surprised to find out about the demise of Facebook Creative Labs and three of its stand-alone apps? …

    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- 9 readers -
  • 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…

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 6 readers -
  • Developers of Room App Blindsided by Facebooks’ Rooms App

    … The saying, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” does not apply in the world of applications, as the Rooms anonymous chatting app Facebook released last week raised the ire of the developers of Room, an iPhone app that debuted last month, as both apps allow users to create chat rooms and invite others to participate, without requiring…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 5 readers -
  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … images, colors, member permissions and even the like button. And while Facebook continues to enforce its real-name policy on the social network itself and its flagship apps, Rooms users can create different identities for different rooms and contexts. Product manager Josh Miller, who spearheaded the launch of Rooms after joining Facebook in January…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • 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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