News tagged: Facebook

Facebook Adds Job Posting, Application Feature

Pages on Facebook can now put up job postings and accept applications from users. The feature has appeared in the US and Canada, enabling businesses to post job postings as easily as they would a "photo or a cat video," says Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth.

Facebook Adding Full Weather Feature To App

Facebook wants to replace your weather app. The network has added a full weather section to its mobile app and is doing the same on desktop. An update to the platform brings more detail to weather cards and five-day forecasts that appear above the News Feed.

Facebook Lite App Passes 200M Monthly Users

Over 200 million people are using Facebook Lite each month. Lite is a version of the network's mobile app intended for people with limited data connections. It works better than the regular mobile app in low-bandwidth situations, making it a good option in 2G regions.

ZeniMax Wins $500 Million In Case Against Oculus

ZeniMax has partially won in its case against Oculus. A jury in Texas ruled against the Facebook-owned virtual reality company and awarded ZeniMax $500 million, far less than the requested $4 billion. The ruling was made on the basis that Oculus' Palmer Lucky violated an NDA.

Facebook Approaching 2 Billion Users

Facebook's user base continues to expand and is headed towards 2 billion. The company's latest financial report revealed $8.8 billion in revenue for the last quarter. Over 1.23 billion people are using the social network daily, with 1.15 billion accessing from mobile daily.

Facebook Working On A Streaming TV App

Facebook is said to be working on an application for streaming television content. A report from The Wall Street Journal says the app is being built for set-top streaming devices. It'll specifically feature video content rather than just giving a new way to access the News Feed.