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Report: Facebook’s ‘Moments’ Will Make Micro-Sharing Far Simpler

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Facebook has failed repeatedly to get us to use complicated lists and privacy settings to share intimate moments with just our closest friends and family. It’s clumsy and confusing doing that with the same composer for blasting News Feed updates to everyone. But now Facebook is polishing off a new app codenamed “Moments” designed to […]

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Facebook is Testing a Self-Destructing Post Feature

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Facebook is trialing a new feature that lets you schedule the deletion of your posts in advance. A handful of users noticed the feature in the Facebook iOS app earlier this week, and we reached out to Facebook to seek clarification. A spokesperson said: “We’re running a small pilot of a feature on Facebook for […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 10, 2014

When Facebook launched Slingshot, some people saw it as nothing more than a Snapchat knockoff. But Slingshot had a unique feature: to see the photos or videos your friends sent you, you’d need to sling a photo or video back to them. The most recent update to the app, though, makes that feature optional. Now […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 9, 2014

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Facebook wants you to know exactly what you’re sharing with whom, and its latest feature, ‘Privacy Checkup,’ will help you do just that. After a successful test run in May, Facebook is now asking all of its users to complete the checkup, which makes you review your privacy settings and double-check your sharing preferences. The […]

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Facebook Adds View Counts to its Videos, Plans More Auto-Play Videos

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Facebook is increasing its focus on video content after it announced that it will introduce play counts which show how many times a specific video has been watched on the service. The feature is due to come to users this week, and is coupled with news that more auto-playing videos will appear in your News […]