News tagged: Facebook

Facebook Stops Clearly Labelling Edited Posts

It's no longer going to be as obvious if a Facebook post has been edited when you're browsing your feed. The social network has stopped displaying an "edited" label next to the timestamp of posts. You must click the drop-down menu in the corner to see if something has changed.

WhatsApp Adds GIF Search In Beta

GIF searches are now supported in WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned messaging app lets users look for images that can then be shared with contacts. It has also boosted the max media sharing limit from 10 to 30 image files at once. Both features are currently in a beta.

Facebook Will Begin Showing Ads During Videos

Facebook is going to begin leveraging its large collection of videos by adding mid-roll ads to the platform. Publishers will be given the option of placing ads in their videos that'll appear after at least 20 seconds have been played. 55% of revenue will go to publishers.

WhatsApp Drops Support For Older Phones

Some older handsets no longer work with WhatsApp, one of the world's biggest messaging apps. For the new year, the Facebook-owned service has cut out support for phones running Android 2.2 Froyo or older, iOS 6 or older, and Windows Phone 7 or older.