You are here: Home » Technology » News » Apps
Business Standard

Facebook rolls out local camera effects designed for India

Facebook also said it now has more than 184 million active monthly users in India

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Facebook rolls out local camera effects designed for India

In line with its mission to make the world open and connected, on Wednesday hosted an interactive showcase of its family products and and rolled out local effects designed for

Sharing latest numbers, also said it now has more than 184 million active monthly users in

In addition to the frames and effects that come standard in the camera, the company designed several custom effects for for people to create and share photos and videos that showcase the expression of 'Namaste' as well as capture geo-specific experiences in Delhi, Mumbai, Goa and other places.

The event — centred on three themes "Me, My Community and My World" — showcased products including Live, Lite, Full Camera, 360 Photos, Groups, Events, Oculus, Instagram and WhatsApp.

The interactive session also included display and working of company's suite of safety and security tools, including Safety Check, Community Help, Safety Centre, Parents Portal, Bullying Prevention Hub and Suicide Prevention tools.

"This event serves as an opportunity for our teams to listen and receive feedback from the community as we work to ensure everyone's experiences is great, regardless of where they connect. We are building better experiences to work on all connections, devices, and communities," the company said in a statement.

Lite counts as one of the top countries and it would continue to make improvements to similar products, the statement added.

The social media giant also announced that it will roll out Reactions, including "Love", "Haha", "Wow", "Sad" and "Angry" — an extension of the Like button — on Lite later this month.

Since the global rollout of Reactions in 2016, there have been 300 billion reactions on posts. The most popular reaction is Love, making up more than half of all of reactions.

First Published: Wed, April 26 2017. 21:21 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU