Facebook is evaluating a new marker-based augmented reality feature in its app that provides users with AR experiences tied to specially marked physical objects, like mapping digital graphics over a movie poster.
According to TechCrunch, the social networking company is experimenting with the AR feature in a closed beta tied … Read more
On Facebook, users are exposed to posts from both positive and negative.
People who check their Facebook profile all the time are likely to be more sad and unhealthy than those who use it sporadically, a new study has revealed. Researchers from Yale University and the University of California, San … Read more
I still remember my reaction when my 60 years old dad sent me a GIF via whatsapp. I still remember how surprised I was when my 12 years old niece told me about her choice for whatsapp over facebook messenger due to the encrypted message settings. It is interesting to … Read more
Facebook Live videos are no longer restricted to the mobile platform.
Since about a year now, Facebook has been going big on live videos and 360 degree images on its platform. After live videos were launched on Facebook’s mobile app last year, the feature saw a lot of traction, becoming … Read more
The new Wave feature allows users to broadcast their proximity to their friends instead of sharing exact location with Nearby Friends feature.
Facebook has removed the ‘Nearby Friends’ feature, letting your friends see your precise location and instead allowed ‘Wave’ to broadcast your proximity to them. TechCrunch in a … Read more
A Tamil Nadu-based startup has created a chatbot that shows you the nearest ATMs and the status of cash availability in them. However, the chatbot doesn’t really solve much of a problem. Here’s why.
Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped the demonetization bomb last week, it seems like half the … Read more
It hasn’t been a week long since Facebook announced the integration of SMS into its Android Messenger app. Looks like the social media giant still wants to do more with Messenger that it has announced a revamp for Facebook’s Messenger standalone app. The revamp not only includes a design makeover, … Read more
After a trial of few months, Facebook has finally integrated SMS into the Messenger app of Android. This means that the users can send and receive SMS to anyone via their Messenger App.
This was earlier tried during 2013, but Facebook withdrew the feature after finding that not many users … Read more
The 360-degree photos serve brilliantly for people using a virtual reality headset.
After 360-degree videos, Facebook has now rolled out 360-degree photos as well. Similar to the ideos, the 360-degree photos are more like a panorama that you can view by tilting your phone side-to-side. These will serve brilliantly for … Read more
The global open-source computer vision project with machine learning algorithm aims to enable machines to see.
A Russian developer here has created an open source computer vision platform, in collaboration with Facebook and Google that acts as a teaching machine and enables them “see”. VisionLabs, a solutions developer in the … Read more