Paying back your friends is getting even easier. Facebook Messenger has supported sending money through its platform for a few years now, but you had to use a credit or debit card. Now, Facebook is bringing PayPal into the fold. PayPal certainly has its faults, but it does provide another layer of protection in case someone gets ahold of your account.
You can access the new feature the same way you’d pay with your credit or debit card. Tap the blue plus icon, then hit the green Payments button. It’ll bring up two options and you can just move on with PayPal from there. Pretty easy stuff. If you’ve previously been using Facebook Messenger for payments like this, you can [...]
Just a week ago, we reported that Facebook might be working on its own smart speaker, similar to the Google Home and the Amazon Echo. This may not be the only hardware that Zuckerberg and company are gearing up to release, however, as a report from Bloomberg earlier today suggests that they also have a video chat device in development — and it could be powered by Android.
Bloomberg, citing “people familiar with the matter,” claims that the device would come with built-in speakers, microphones, and cameras that are backed up by artificial intelligence. The added smarts are said to allow the system to detect and track people and objects of interest in the room, “for [...]
It looks like Facebook might enter the smart speaker market. According to a report by DigiTimes, the company is working on a connected speaker with a 15-inch display that will be released in the first quarter of 2018.
The device is said to be being made by Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Pegatron, which has already kicked off a small pilot production at its plants in China, says DigiTimes. Facebook’s smart speaker would go head to head with other devices in the market, such as the Google Home and the Amazon Echo Show. Well, sort of. While the Echo is powered by Alexa, and the Home by Google Assitant, the Facebook speaker reportedly won’t have a digital assistant on [...]
Facebook is the most popular social media site on planet Earth. It has over a billion registered users, most of which are active on almost a daily basis. Unfortunately, the official Facebook app is a data using, resource hogging, battery draining catastrophe of an app that a lot of people don’t want. It’s always good to have options so we’re going to take a look at the best Facebook apps for Android. If these aren’t doing it for you, we have a second list of Facebook alternatives here that’s a little bit more in-depth!Here are some more social media apps you might find useful. 10 best Twitter apps for Android
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