Facebook F8: Biggest announcements from the Events

by John Woods IT Expert

Facebook wants to show everyone about privacy now, using the conference to elegant on what the business is advertising as its one of the privacy-focused future. But Facebook had sufficiently to say about its present, announcing new features for Messenger, Facebook, Instagram and Portal that will start rolling out at April 30 and continue throughout the year.

Facebook, for example, is getting a reshape, first for its mobile app and later this year for the web version of the social network. Messenger is getting an overhaul as well, with Facebook planning a desktop version and talented a faster mobile app of the chat app for this falls.

Facebook platform redesign

News feed is the main focus of Facebook, the mobile and web platforms will be redesigned around events and groups. There will be a prominent group-specific feeds and group tab.

The mobile platform will be updated soon for Android and iOS, if it hasn’t been already, and the desktop platform will see a new interface over the few couple of months.

Messenger gets faster – A new look for Facebook with a new focus

Facebook announced a major restyle that apparently clears up a lot of the mess on your timeline with an eye toward making it easier to find the things you’re looking for The dubbed FB5 within Facebook, rolls out to the mobile app today in the U.S.

Facebook is working on a redesign for its messaging app that it says will make the app 7x smaller than and twice as fast as the chat apps.

Instagram new camera and other changes

Get ready for a new look for the Instagram Camera feature, which is intended to make it easier and simpler to use. The changes include a new Creator mode aimed to let you share on Instagram even when you don’t have a video or photo to share. Instead, using Creator, you’ll be able to share stickers, quizzes, and other effects.

Facebook is also testing the new designs for the Instagram that downplay the number of followers you have, with the idea of making participation in the image-sharing service seem less like a competition. Other Instagram changes include the ability to raise money for non-profits using a donation sticker that’s now available.

WhatsApp Business

In a bid to make WhatsApp a one-stop solution for its individuals, Facebook had introduced WhatsApp Business last year and now it has released business directory within the app to further help business owners showcase their services and products to individual and at the same time help clients explore. 

Facebook Dating

On Facebook Dating, you can discover your potential matches within your groups, events, or friends of friends. The tech giant has also announced a new interesting feature called the Secret Crush where you can select a total of nine Facebook friends you want to show interest in. Once you do that, the person will be notified that you have a crush on them.

John Woods is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, malware, social engineering, Games,internet and new media. He writes for McAfee products at or .


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