Mobile Apps

Facebook Forces Messenger App

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Facebook has been encouraging that its users move to Facebook Messenger (and now the encouragement has stopped). iOS and Android Facebook App users are now forced to download Facebook Messenger if they’d like to receiver or send messages to their Facebook friends. An Email sent on Monday by Facebook announced that messages would no longer be […]

Facebook Trying to Make Comeback with Mentions App

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#482136503 / gettyimages.com Facebook is now trying to keep up with Instagram and Twitter, especially since both social media sites have been adding different updates recently. Facebook is now launching a new app called “Mentions” to keep up with all these different updates. To get access to the app you need to have a verified […]

Facebook Announces Paper, a New App to Help Discover and Share Stories

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Today, Facebook announced a new app called Paper, “which helps you explore and share stories from friends and the world around you.” The app will officially be made available for iPhone users on Monday, Feb. 3. Paper aims to simplify storytelling with distraction-free layouts and encourages users to share stories of their own. Similar to […]

Twitter Co-Founder Launches Jelly App

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s latest side project came to fruition Tuesday as the Jelly app was launched, providing users with a new question-based search engine. “Jelly changes how we find answers because it uses pictures and people in our social networks,” a blog post on Jelly’s site said. “It turns out that getting answers from […]

Will Social Media Users Soon Be Saving Links Via Facebook?

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As reported last week by My TechSkool and Mashable, Facebook is testing a feature that would allow users to save links to articles to read later directly within Facebook. The “Read It Later” approach has already been popularized by apps such as Pocket and Instapaper, and now Facebook is testing out this service. Users will […]