This Mother’s Day, share some gratitude with moms and mother-figures who not only support their families and friends, but also help their local communities grow.
The second day of F8 focused on the new technology Facebook has built across three core areas for the future: connectivity, AI, and AR/VR.
Today, we’re excited to announce that Oculus Go, the company’s first standalone headset, is now available at oculus.com in 23 countries.
People from all over the world use Community Help, a crisis response tool on Facebook, to find and give help in times of crisis. Starting today, organizations and businesses can also post on Community Help during crises to help people access critical information and services.
The Facebook Community Leadership Program is a global initiative that invests in people building communities.
February 4 is Friends Day, a day we hope people will take the time to put their closest friends first.
We have over 70 games from more than 100 developers available worldwide.
Announcing our 2017 Year in Review, highlighting the top ways people came together on Facebook to support one another.
By Loren Cheng, Product Management Director Today, in the US, we’re rolling out a preview of Messenger Kids, a new app that makes it easier for kids to safely video chat and message with family and friends when they can’t be together in person. After talking to thousands of parents, associations like National PTA, and […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Introducing peer-to-peer payments to people in the UK and France.
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 […]
Halloween is one of the top holidays to bring people together around the world, which is why Facebook has created dozens of different ways for people to get into the Halloween fun.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Oculus announced its first standalone headset, Oculus Go, is coming in 2018 for $199.
By Hema Budaraju, Product Manager, Health and Ritesh Mehta, Head of Programs, South Asia India, like many countries, has a shortage of safe blood. There aren’t enough people donating blood to meet the demand of people who need it. In some cases, this shortage leads to patients and their family being responsible for finding donors […]
Facebook equips businesses with powerful ways to reach the right people with the right message. But there are restrictions on how audience targeting can be used on Facebook. Hate speech and discriminatory advertising have no place on our platform. Our community standards strictly prohibit attacking people based on their protected characteristics, including religion, and we […]
By Mike Nowak, Product Director, Social Good Today, we’re announcing Crisis Response, a new center on Facebook where people can find more information about recent crises and access our crisis response tools – including Safety Check, Community Help and Fundraisers to support crisis recovery – all in one place. As part of this update, we […]
We’ve added two new ways for people to relive meaningful memories and celebrate special moments on Facebook.