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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2021
So it finally happened, Australia Facebook users are now blocked from sharing or reading news on Facebook (lol). If you haven't been hearing news about this, the controversy began a few months ago where the Australia government was proposing a law to make tech companies (Facebook and Google) pay for news content.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2020
Oh yes, the day has finally come! Before we get to the news, we are well aware that some customized Android OS (like FunTouch OS by vivo, for example) already allows Dark Mode on Facebook but looks like the company finally did their own version. Here are some simple steps on how to activate it.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2020
Today, you can now send secret messages to your friends and family on your Facebook Messenger and Instagram. The vanish mode is a chatroom that you don't need to delete the messages and it will automatically disappear in a short time by itself. In the secret chatroom, you still can send a message as per normal such as texts, photos, voice messages, emoji, gif, and stickers.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
During the pandemic, Facebook updated its Messenger allowing users to have a video call together up to 50 people. And now just this morning, they quietly rolled out another update that enables us to "Watch Together" any videos that are on Facebook Watch in real-time.
Last Updated: May 20, 2020
In just a few hours ago, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg officially announced that Facebook Shops will roll out on the platform today. According to his Facebook post, the initiative is to help SMEs to start a shop online and sell their things directly on Facebook. In other words, this will sort of work like Lazada and Shopee where customers can view the products, purchase, and even read the company's goals and vision.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2020
Yesterday, we talked about Facebook releasing their own mobile gaming app releasing today and it is now live. However, it's only available on the Google Play Store now and has yet to appear in the Apple App Store. Promptly named Facebook Gaming, it functions the same way as the desktop version allowing you to stream your games or play with your friends and family together.
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2020
As you already noticed, now more people have time to surf online thanks to the Movement Control Order. But because of that, there's also more information than before particularly about COVID-19 and that may make some Facebook users "tired'. So to solve this problem, the company is trying out a new Quiet Mode for people who needs a break on social media.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2020
It's now day 6 of the Movement Restriction Order and many of us have been staying indoors more than ever. With this, Internet usage have also increased and you may have noticed that your respective Telco and Internet providers network are slower as well. Besides, YouTube and Netflix have already reduced the video quality just so that they can free up the Internet space.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2020
Just last week, we managed to have early access to what Facebook desktop dark mode would look like and it looks pretty great. Now, it seems that the company is done with the testing and a few users will be able to opt-in the new design. Here's how it works.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020
Update - The COVID-19 Information Centre has rolled out to Malaysia!
While businesses are either closing temporarily or minimizing human contact with "Contactless Delivery", Facebook has announced a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Centre on their mobile app. The new update will take some time to roll out, but here's what we know about the feature so far.