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Facebook rolls out live streaming video service

Facebook recently begun rolling out a new feature on its social network “live streaming video service”- which allows users to stream live video. A select group of celebrities and high profile users have been able to use the service for several months. Live streaming via mobile phones has become one of the big technology trends of the year, with Twitter-owned Periscope and Meerkat proving popular. Last year, Amazon paid $1bn for live streaming game site Twitch.

Facebook Beta for Windows 10 now in Windows Store

Microsoft announced recently that a Universal Windows App for Facebook would be launched soon. The good news is Facebook Beta for Windows 10 is now in store for Windows 10 mobile users, and its currently been tested by a selected group of testers before being rolled out more broadly at a later date. Features: See what friends are up to Share updates, photos and videos Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts According to Facebook spokesperson – “We’re testing Facebook for Windows Desktop, a new app for Windows 10 computers.

Microsoft’s Cortana For Android Has Received A “Hey Cortana” Feature That Activates The Virtual Assistant

As you may know, Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been working a lot lately at developing an advanced virtual assistant. Google has OK Google, Apple uses Siri, Microsoft has built Cortana, while Facebook has already announced its Money penny assistant. Microsoft has recently released another beta update for Cortana for Android, adding “Hey Cortana” support to provide the users an easy path to trigger the personal assistant. The new feature will facilitate the users to easily send sms messages, set up reminders and perform calls.

Facebook Messenger for Desktop 1.2.4 released

Messenger for Desktop is an unofficial beautiful desktop client for Facebook Messenger that brings the messenger.com app to your desktop. It works by embedding the official website, so the functionality is identical. Chat without being distracted by your feed or notifications. Messenger for Desktop Features Chat with your friends, or groups of friends Snap photos and shoot videos then send the photos, videos and other files to friends Make HD voice and video calls anywhere in the world Choose and send from thousands of awesome stickers Know when people have seen your texts Record voice messages Notifications badge in the dock/taskbar for OS X and Windows Native notifications on OS X, provided by Chrome for Windows and Linux Install Facebook Messenger for Desktop on Ubuntu OS 32bit OS sudo apt-get install gdebi wget https://github.

Install HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) in Ubuntu 14.04

HHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP. HHVM uses a just-in-time compilation approach to achieve superior performance while maintaining the flexibility and ease of use that PHP developers are accustomed to (dynamic features like eval(), rapid run-edit-debug cycle, etc). HHVM is used by Facebook to serve billions of web requests per day. To date, HHVM (and its predecessor HPHPc before it) has realized over a 9-times increase in web request throughput and over a 5-times reduction in memory consumption for Facebook compared with the Zend PHP 5.

Facebook now Offers Free Anti-Malware scanning

Facebook revealed on Tuesday that it had added another sets of free anti-malware software’s to protect users trying to use Facebook from infected mobile/computer devices. This latest service is been provided with the help of security software makers F-secure and Trend Micro. Based on the malware type or variant detected, Facebook will recommend any of these two for your system. As explained on Facebook page, “Our goal is to make it easier for people to find and use the right technology to better protect their devices.

Hack: Facebook new programming language

This may come as a surprise for those of us who may be thinking that Facebook is all about Social Networking but unfortunately Facebook is at it again. This time they have just released their own programming language code name “HACK“. Apparently this had been in-use at Facebook for well over a year now and its been released as an Open Source Program. [box type=”info” style=”rounded” icon=”info”]Facebook is trying to make it easier for its developers to write code quickly, so it has built a new programming language called Hack.

How to get my Facebook User ID

You might come across situations where you need your Facebook User ID to complete configuration of a Facebook WordPress plug-in. Finding your Facebook User ID is quite easy and simple. Simply follow the steps outlined below to get your Facebook User ID. Steps: – Ensure that you are already logged into your Facebook account – Click on the link below [button link=”http://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer/” color=”primary” class=”sys_btn”]Facebook Graph API Explorer[/button] – The Graph API Explorer application screen should load.

Add Facebook Like button to your website without Plugin

The Facebook Like button is the quickest way for people to share content with their friends on. A single click on the Like button will ‘like‘ pieces of content on your website and share them on Facebook. This guide will focus on how you can create your own Facebook LIKE button and add it to your website. Steps: – Click on the link below to access Facebook developers page [button link=”https://developers.