December 5, 2020

Roundup: New Features and Tools Announced at Facebook D8 Conference

The Facebook F8 conference is taking place today (watch live) in San Francisco and Mark Zuckerberg spoke and introduced a bunch of new features and services. We’ve also included in this roundup Facebook news from the past few days.

1. Live Blogging The Keynote (Timeline + Ticker) (by Greg Sterling, Search Engine Land)

The timeline beta begins today and will roll out over the next few weeks. The apps will roll out more or less simultaneously. Music, Movies and TV open graph apps launch today.

See Also: How to register for Facebook’s new Timeline feature right now (via The Next Web)

2. F8’s Big Facebook Changes: Timeline, Ticker, News Feed, Apps (via AllFacebook)
Includes video and screen caps.

3.  Facebook debuts ‘Lifestyle Apps’ for cooking, exercising and way more (via Venture Beat)

Examples:

Kobo announces new social eReading features on Facebook

Facebook Music announced with Spotify, Rdio, MOG, and more (via MyNextSite)
Here Are All The Music Services That Will Work With Facebook Now (via SAI)

“Yahoo News Gets Integrated With Facebook”  (via PC World)

6. “Facebook smashes social web record attracting half a billion users in one day” (via The Telegraph)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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