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Facebook Paper for iPhone receives first major update

Facebook Paper for iPhone receives first major updateIn a Paper blog post, Social network Facebook said that it has released update 1.1 for its Paper for iPhone app. The major update for Paper has recently hit the Apple App Store; and it brings along the users' most requested features.

Facebook releases open-source coding language – ‘Hack’

Facebook releases open-source coding language – ‘Hack’A new open-source coding language - called 'Hack' - has recently been released by popular social network Facebook. The new 'Hack' coding tool - which was being used by Facebook internally for quite a while - is being open-sourced by Facebook for anyone to use.

Jan Koum asserts that WhatsApp will not compromise user privacy for Facebook

Jan Koum asserts that WhatsApp will not compromise user privacy for FacebookIn a statement evidently aimed at assuaging the user privacy concerns which are being raised in connection with the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook, a Monday blog post by WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum has reiterated that the popular messaging app will not become laidback in its approach to member privacy post-acquisition.

Mobile messaging apps are “the cool thing of the moment”

Mobile messaging apps are “the cool thing of the moment”Mobile messaging has become the latest trend when it comes to online communication in the present times. That mobile messaging is currently considered a 'big thing' is evident from social network Facebook's recent $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp mobile-messaging service!

Facebook to shut down its @facebook.com e-mail service

facebookA spokesperson of social network Facebook has recently revealed, via the BBC, that the company's barely-used @facebook.com e-mail service is being shut down. The service was originally launched in 2010, and was touted by Facebook as a 'Gmail killer.'

The soon-to-be-discontinued @facebook.com e-mail service gave the users of the popular social network a Facebook email address, which was made their default contact unless they requested otherwise.

Facebook can tell when users’ status will change from ‘single’ to ‘in a relationship’

FacebookIn a Monday report, CNET said that popular social network Facebook claims it can tell in advance when a user is likely to change his/her status from 'single' to 'in a relationship,' based on the messages and posts of the users.

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