News tagged: Facebook

Facebook Trying Out Major News Feed Update

Facebook is trialing an update to its mobile News Feed setup that highlights news sections (e.g. World, US, Sports). It's not the primary feed in Facebook's mobile app, but it does exist as an easily accessible alternative to the regular feed. Some users have seen the layout.

Facebook Exec Says Network Now Relies On AI

Without artificial intelligence systems, Facebook as we see it today could not exist, says director of applied machine learning Joaquin Quinonero Candela. During the F8 developer conference, Candela spoke about the importance of AI and its role in Facebook.

Instagram Introduces 60-Second Videos

Longer videos are now supported on Instagram, with support for 60-second pieces beginning to roll out. The social network says this feature is just "one step of many" that will be announced in the coming months. This change means Instagram is moving beyond short clips.

Facebook Dropping BlackBerry This Year

Facebook will stop supporting BlackBerry 10 and BBOS by the end of this year, putting BlackBerry in a more difficult spot. The network's departure from BlackBerry comes after WhatsApp (owned by Facebook) announced it'd stop supporting the barely used platform.

Instagram Testing New Feed Algorithm

Instagram has just announced in a blog post that they are testing the new algorithm tweak that will change the way your feed looks like. With the new changes, Instagram could soon look more like Facebook, showing the moments that you might care about the most.