Facebook Social Good Forum: Announcing New Tools and Initiatives for Communities to Help Each Other

By Naomi Gleit, VP Social Good Today at the second annual Social Good Forum, we announced new tools and initiatives to help people keep each other safe and supported on Facebook. Mentorship and Support, a new product where mentees and mentors come together to connect and interact directly with each other and progress through a […]

Getting Our Community Help in Real Time

By Guy Rosen, VP of Product Management When someone is expressing thoughts of suicide, it’s important to get them help as quickly as possible. Facebook is a place where friends and family are already connected and we are able to help connect a person in distress with people who can support them. It’s part of […]

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Making Visual Messaging Even Better – Introducing High Resolution Photos in Messenger

By Sean Kelly & Hagen Green, Product Managers, Messenger The way people message today is no longer limited by just text; visual messaging as our new universal language is much more emotional and expressive. Whether you’re catching up over moments big and small — like a recent vacation, an amazing meal at a new restaurant, […]

Announcing New Tools for the Creator Community

By Chris Hatfield, Product Manager, Video Creators around the world are sharing their videos on Facebook to build a community around their passion — whether their passion is comedy sketches, their favorite recipes, or even knitting sweaters. On Facebook, creators can connect with more than two billion potential fans and collaborators, get to know their […]

Update on Our Advertising Transparency and Authenticity Efforts

by Rob Goldman, VP of Ads When it comes to advertising on Facebook, people should be able to tell who the advertiser is and see the ads they’re running, especially for political ads. That level of transparency is good for democracy and it’s good for the electoral process. Transparency helps everyone, especially political watchdog groups […]

New Features for Groups to Build Communities

By Alex Deve In June, we hosted our first-ever Facebook Communities Summit in Chicago with hundreds of Facebook group admins. Since the Summit, we’ve been busy building tools and programs that will help them grow and manage their communities, and today we’re announcing several of them: New Tools for Admins and Members Welcome Posts: For […]

Marketplace Adds More Options For US Car Shoppers

By Deborah Liu, VP, Marketplace Millions of Americans are using Marketplace every day to look for cars. Since this is one of our most popular categories, we’re expanding our used car inventory by partnering with leaders in the auto industry. In the coming weeks, Marketplace will introduce features that will make it easier for car […]

Now You Can Order Food with Facebook

By Alex Himel, VP of Local Ordering food for takeout or delivery is supposed to be simple. That’s the point. But somehow it’s gotten complicated. First you need to decide what to eat, then you have to sift through a bunch of options and services. Today, we’re taking the time out of finding what you […]