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At last, that cute puppy video you saw on Facebook won't have to stay on Facebook. The internet giant has announced an embeddable player that lets you put that adorable clip on other websites. There's not much magic to it -- all you do is copy and paste code and drop it into your blog or forum pos...

March 25th 2015 at 2:10pm 0 Comments
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In an effort to bring even more content to Oculus, Facebook has announced at its developer conference that it plans to bring spherical video content to its VR headset. There really isn't a whole lot more information aside from that -- how will people get these 360-degree videos? -- but it's an imp...

March 25th 2015 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Facebook's Messenger won't just be for chatting with family and friends in the near future. The social network has unveiled a business feature for Messenger that lets you talk to a store about your orders. The option not only spares you from a flurry of email for receipts and shipping, but gives y...

March 25th 2015 at 1:53pm 0 Comments
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Ditty might sound like Sean Combs' latest stage name, but in fact, it's a new messaging application that takes mundane text messages and turns them into a shareable video, with onscreen lyrics. The app, made by a company called Zya, is one of the few that can be used in concert with Facebook Mes...

March 25th 2015 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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In the past few months, Facebook has really ramped up the Messenger experience -- you can add your location, apply stickers on photos and even use it for payments. Now, Facebook will let you customize your messages even further. That's because Facebook has evolved Messenger into its own platform,...

March 25th 2015 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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Typical. Just when you're about to unveil a new project at your own developer conference, the event's companion app breaks the news ahead of time. A notification from Facebook's F8 app, presumably scheduled for the 26th, went out early to inform conference attendees that the company was announcing...

March 25th 2015 at 4:57am 0 Comments
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Just in case you've always been skittish about offering up your Facebook credentials when logging in to third-party apps, the company has just announced at its f8 developer's conference that it'll finally let you login to them anonymously. As it suggests, this will let you use the app so that it d...

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Well, Mark's just unveiled Facebook's new look at his f8 keynote, and he's calling it Timeline. The idea is to make it easier to see events, pics and posts from your past by placing a, surprise surprise, timeline on the right edge of your profile page that breaks down your content by year and mon...

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