• Facebook Launches 'Catchup' Audio Calling App

    3 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Facebook is testing a new app that's designed to help friends and families in the U.S. to coordinate phone calls or set up group calls with up to eight people.
    "Catchup," built by Facebook's internal R&D group, differs from other group chat apps, in that the calls are audio-only, not video, and displays users' status to indicate they're available to talk.
    Catching up has never been this easy. See who's available and effortlessly join one-on-one and group calls. Never play phone tag or make an appointment to call someone again. Keep in touch more, think about it less. Any time you're free...
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  • Apple responds to false Facebook claims about contact tracing update

    Apple responds to false Facebook claims about contact tracing update

    3 monthes ago - By iMore

    The exposure notification feature in iOS 13.5 does not work unless you download an app from a public health authority.
    What you need to know
    Hysterical myths regarding Apple's exposure notification have started appearing on Facebook.
    Some users have taken to sharing screenshots of iOS 13.5, warning friends that it will automatically allow authorities to track their locations and who they meet.
    The posts have been fact-checked by Facebook, and Apple has released a response to Reuters.
    Apple has issued a statement in response to several false posts on Facebook regarding the exposure...
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  • Facebook testing new audio calling app CatchUp

    Facebook testing new audio calling app CatchUp

    3 monthes ago - By iMore

    CatchUp's voice calling doesn't need video capability, or a Facebook account to use.
    What you need to know
    Facebook is releasing a new app.
    It's called CatchUp, and is designed to help friends and families in the U.S. make phonecalls.
    The calls are audio-only, and users can flag when they are available to make a call.
    A new app from Facebook called CatchUp is being tested, and it's designed to help friends and families in the U.S. coordinate phone calls.
    As reported by TechCrunch :
    Facebook's internal R&D group, NPE Team, has today launched a new app called CatchUp that makes it easier for...
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