Messenger is increasingly used as a means of communication between people and groups of people. This application is associated with the social network giant Facebook’s personal profile and therefore it is not recommended for children under 13 years of age.
Thinking about the younger audience, recently, we saw that the social network giant Facebook today launched Messenger Kids, a messaging application for children that allows parents to control it.
Moreover, recently we also reported that the social network giant Facebook’s Instant Games platform simply enables you to play titles such as Pac-Man in Messenger or the News Feed and is currently getting some meaningful updates.
However, the main among them is a new live stream option that simply allows you to stream any Instant play you are playing on the social network giant Facebook Live. These streams will also be saved so you can post them to your profile later.
The social network giant Facebook also says it’s starting to test video chat for certain games, so you can see your friends while you play and even start a new game from a video call.
A few months ago, the well-known image messaging and multimedia mobile application, of course, I am talking about Snapchat who announced the World Lenses, which allows you to place three-dimensional objects in the image or video. On the same day, the social network giant Facebook also announced that it would do something similar. This was somewhat restricted to some brands and now is available to all developers.
The AR Studio tool which was launched in open beta for anyone to download and try out. You can associate an animation with certain actions, such as displaying lightning when you raise your eyebrows.
With it, you can add a heart that accompanies someone’s head, or a set of arrows that point to a moving object, or even a robot that plays music.
The social network giant Facebook calls it “World Effects.” They are already available on the Messenger camera and the social network giant Facebook’s own app itself (button in the upper left corner of the app).
Now, the social network giant Facebook, since several years ago has managed to enhance its facial recognition technology in an impressive way. Undoubtedly, it has managed and prepared the social network so that users get the best possible experience among so many features.
The idea has always been that users can manage their identity more easily on the platform. Therefore, and following the form of “update” comes the characteristic to know when they have published photographs in which you appear, whether you have been labelled or not, as it will work through the Photo Review tool.
Simple, the photographs must have been published for a public audience, or also that the user must be within the large audience where the publication was directed.
Now, Facebook will facilitate the task to find us in a photograph, without a doubt, the facial recognition that integrates is extremely powerful and functional. In addition, the platform will notify affected users when others have used their image as a profile picture; a very interesting function that will help us to report possible scams, among other things.
Also, it has been created to facilitate the task for people with visual disabilities. If they use screen readers they will be able to know in real time the people that appear in the photos of their friends on the wall.
This new function will be displayed little by little worldwide, at the moment the users from Canada and Europe cannot find it due to the different legislations existing in these markets due to the protection of privacy that has been established in recent years.
In addition, you can deactivate facial recognition technology in your profile whenever you want, as well as activate it. Facebook, for this, will deploy an update in the coming days.
To finish, at the moment it is the information that is handled about this facial recognition that Facebook implements to provide better options and more productivity to the users.