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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Microsoft Says Forced to get rid of Facebook Integration in Windows, for Windows Phone

Facebook deep integration was one among the foremost notable options of Windows Phone ever since the 1st device arrived within the market. This now, goes to alter as Microsoft has been forced to kill Facebook integration in many services and platforms, as well as Windows Phone, , and Windows 8.
Microsoft blames to the updated Graph API of Facebook because the reason for closing down Facebook Connect - its name for the combination across its services.

"Facebook's Graph API is that the tool that we actually use toconnect with your Microsoft account to Facebook. It brings contact info from your Facebook friends into and also the Windows individuals app, keeps those contacts up-to-date, and provides features in apps and services like image Gallery, Movie Maker, and to share be on FB. we now conjointly discuss with these options as FB Connect, " mentioned by Microsoft during a post.

In a elaborate post, the corporate has listed a number of the services that may be hit by the inconvenience of the Facebook integration that embrace, Windows Phone, and Windows (8 and 8.1).

If users have already connected their Facebook account to, the Facebook contacts can now not be updated with info from the social network. A new user, on the opposite hand, won't be able to connect Facebook contacts to the account. Facebook events are going to be conjointly not auto synced to the Calendar on Windows,, Windows Phone and Office 365. The Windows 8 Image Gallery and Movie Maker app users are going to be now not able to publish pictures and videos on to Facebook.

The Outlook Social Connector (OSC) in Outlook 2013 can not connect with Facebook. Microsoft notes that users can no notice an "Invalid user name or password" error within the OSC connection dialog.

For Office 365 Outlook internet app users, Facebook contacts can not be synchronised to the Office 365 account, if a Facebook account was previously connected.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Facebook Messenger going to allow users to send Money to friends

Facebook said it's adding a brand new feature to its Messaging app that enables friends to send and receive Money through it.
Users will tap or click a Dollar icon in a very new chat window to send Money to their friends, when they link a Visa or MasterCard Debit Card issued by a United States bank to their accounts.

The free feature can roll out over coming few months for users within the United States, who access Facebook Messenger through desktop computers or Google Android and Apple iOS Operating systems on mobile devices.
Users will produce a PIN or alter Touch ID if they need an iPhone to feature A level of security to the payments.
Snapchat had launched an identical service last November, referred to as Snapcash.
The Mobile Messaging Company made partnership with Online payments company Square to permit Snapchat users to link their debit cards to their account and quickly send Money to a contact by beginning a Chat on a smartphone.