Facebook http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12341/more en Secret Facebook Test Riles Users http://winsupersite.com/secret-facebook-test-riles-users <div class="node-body link-body">For all its success in attracting over one billion users, Facebook is surprisingly tone deaf when it comes to meeting their expectations. And this week, public uproar over the social networking giant's policies reached a new apex when it was revealed that Facebook had secretly and without permission altered how the service worked for almost 700,000 members so it could psychologically gauge their reactions to overly positive and negative news.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/hiding-behind-fern-hero.jpg?1404137775" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/secret-facebook-test-riles-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:15:00 +0000 40641 at http://winsupersite.com Facebook Beta for Windows Phone 8.x Gets a Major Update http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-beta-windows-phone-8x-gets-major-update <div class="field-deck"> Looks good so far </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today delivered a major update to its Facebook Beta for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1, providing a major UI overhaul and some great new features. And if you're using Windows Phone 8.1 already, this version of the app does integrate with the new social media extensibility capabilities in that platform.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-beta-windows-phone-8x-gets-major-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-beta-windows-phone-8x-gets-major-update#comments Facebook Windows Phone Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8.1 Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:06:00 +0000 40211 at http://winsupersite.com Facebook Messenger Updated for Windows Phone http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-messenger-updated-windows-phone <div class="field-deck"> Always appreciated </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Facebook fans and users know that the social networking giant is busy splitting off its instant messaging solution, Facebook Messenger, from the core Facebook mobile app. With that continuing change in mind, you might be interested in a new update to the Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone 8.x, which adds a number of new features and some performance improvements.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-messenger-updated-windows-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-messenger-updated-windows-phone#comments Facebook Windows Phone Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8.1 Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:44:00 +0000 39921 at http://winsupersite.com Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Master Social Networking Integration http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-81-tip-master-social-networking-integration <div class="field-deck"> A major change for Windows Phone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A beta version of Twitter for Windows Phone 8.1 leaked this week, providing an answer to some questions I was just going to pose about social networking integration in Windows Phone. With this release, we can see a version of Twitter that works like the Facebook app for Windows Phone 8.1, one that integrates deeply with the system in a now-consistent way. And that's a good thing.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-81-tip-master-social-networking-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-81-tip-master-social-networking-integration#comments Facebook Windows Phone Windows Phone 8.1 Twitter Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:59:00 +0000 38201 at http://winsupersite.com Facebook Jumps Shark, Pays $2 Billion for Virtual Reality Hardware Maker http://winsupersite.com/facebook-jumps-shark-pays-2-billion-virtual-reality-hardware-maker <div class="node-body link-body">In a bizarre move, social networking giant Facebook announced Tuesday that it will purchase virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR for $2 billion in cash and stock. According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, virtual reality will succeed mobile computing as the next major era of personal computing.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/fonzie-hero.jpg?1395841003" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/facebook-jumps-shark-pays-2-billion-virtual-reality-hardware-maker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:35:00 +0000 37381 at http://winsupersite.com Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone 8 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-messenger-windows-phone-8 <div class="field-deck"> Oh good, another messaging app </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Facebook this week released a Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone 8. A bit belatedly when you consider the versions for Android and iOS arrived about two years ago. But the big question isn't so much the timing. It's, what's the point?</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-messenger-windows-phone-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-messenger-windows-phone-8#comments Facebook Windows Phone Windows Phone 8 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:52:00 +0000 36781 at http://winsupersite.com Facebook in Blockbuster Deal to Acquire WhatsApp for $16 Billion http://winsupersite.com/facebook-blockbuster-deal-acquire-whatsapp-16-billion <div class="node-body link-body">Seeking to become the worldwide leader in messaging, Facebook on Wednesday announced that it would purchase cross-platform mobile messaging solution WhatsApp for an incredible $16 billion. And the value of the deal could rise to $19 billion if WhatsApp's employees remain with Facebook for four years.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/whatsapp-hero.jpg?1392851541" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/facebook-blockbuster-deal-acquire-whatsapp-16-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:11:00 +0000 36221 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 8/RT App Pick: Facebook http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-8rt-app-pick-facebook <div class="field-deck"> Finally, a native Facebook app for Windows </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well, it took over a year, but we finally have an official, native Facebook app for Windows 8.1. And it's exactly what you think it is: A version of the Facebook mobile app optimized for the large screens on devices running Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1. Hopefully, a future update will add more Windows integration.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-8rt-app-pick-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-8rt-app-pick-facebook#comments Facebook Windows 8.1 Windows 8 Windows RT Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:53:00 +0000 31982 at http://winsupersite.com Facebook App for Windows Phone 8 Update to Version 5.1 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-app-windows-phone-8-update-version-51 <div class="field-deck"> Facebook app loses more Metro, picks up more features </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coming alongside a new version of the Twitter app for Windows Phone 8, Microsoft this week released a new version of its Facebook app as well. Now at version 5.1 the Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 loses any remaining "Metro" user interfaces but picks up a slew of useful new features.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-app-windows-phone-8-update-version-51" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/facebook-app-windows-phone-8-update-version-51#comments Facebook Windows Phone Windows Phone 8 Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:42:00 +0000 31182 at http://winsupersite.com Windows Phone 8 App Pick: Facebook 5 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-8-app-pick-facebook-5 <div class="field-deck"> The official Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 is updated to match Android, iOS apps </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two months after it announced a special Facebook app beta for Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has gone live with the finished, public version of the app. The new app version dispenses with the Metro-style niceties of the previous versions and adopts the same Facebook look and feel as the Android and iOS versions.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-8-app-pick-facebook-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-8-app-pick-facebook-5#comments Facebook Windows Phone Windows Phone 8 Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:34:00 +0000 23842 at http://winsupersite.com