Rooms

    • Facebook Testing Rooms Feature for Messenger in Australia, Canada

      The Rooms feature in Messenger that Facebook began testing in September has been rolled out to users in Australia and Canada. The social network introduced a stand-alone Rooms application 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.

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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…

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  • 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…

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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…

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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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