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Facebook emoticons
Facebook is testing allowing users to post statuses that include emoticons.

More: Want to chat with emoticons? (Facebook)
Poke is Facebook’s new iPhone app.
Facebook’s new iPhone app Poke enables users to send texts, photos and videos that self-destruct within 10 seconds.

More: Check out this Snapchat competitor (Facebook)
Facebook Photo Syncing
Facebook wants to make it easier and quicker for you to upload photos taken with your smartphone or tablet. Their photo syncing text has turned into a full feature.

More: How to use the feature (Facebook)
“Want” button
Facebook tested a “Want” button feature. The wish-list feature is officially called “Collections” and not all users involved in the test will see a “Want” button.

More: Seven retailers partnered for the test (Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images)
The social network tested a project called Facebook Wi-Fi that provides free Internet access to customers who have a Facebook account and “check-in” at participating businesses.

More: How does Facebook Wi-Fi work?  (David Butow / For the Los Angeles Times)
The preloaded Facebook gift cards will work with retailers in the real world. Initial launch partners are Jamba Juice, Olive Garden, Sephora and Target.

Read more about how the gift cards work.  (Daniel Acker / Bloomberg)
Facebook Graph Search
Facebook Graph Search, displayed on this projector screen, lets users search their networks for information that has been shared with them.

More on Facebook’s Graph Search.  (Jessica Guynn / Los Angeles Times)
Facebook: The Timeline card
Facebook shows your friends’ profile and cover photos when you hover over their names.

More details on the hover cards.  (Facebook)
Facebook Camera
Facebook became more photo-focused when launching its fourth iOS app, Facebook Camera. The new camera app came out about a month after Facebook bought Instagram, the popular social network site also focused on photos.

More: Facebook’s new Camera (Facebook)
Facebook Timeline
Soon after its IPO, Facebook began shaking things up, conducting a test of a redesign to its Timeline.

More: Didn’t take long: Facebook rethinks Timeline (TPM)
Facebook: Find Friends Nearby (but not anymore)
Facebook created a new feature called Find Friends Nearby that helps users find new friends using smartphones’ GPS. And then, a day after, pulled the feature back.

More: Facebook giveth ... ... And Facebook taketh away (Facebook)
Explore London 2012
Facebook created a dedicated page for the Olympics called “Explore London 2012.” It serves as a hub for teams, athletes and individual sport pages.

More: Facebook aims to connect fans, Olympians(Facebook)
Admin roles
Facebook tossed a bone to social media specialists by adding five admin roles to its Pages app -- plus scheduled posts.

More: Now a bit easier to manage Pages(Facebook)
Facebook Pages Manager
Facebook launched Pages Manager, its third iPhone app, in mid-May. The app is intended to allow people to handle their fan pages more easily from their smartphone.

More: Pages Manager coming to the U.S.(9 to 5 Mac)
Scheduled posts
With Pages, posts can be set for at least 10 minutes ahead and up to six months in advance.

More: Scheduling, plus new admin roles(Facebook)
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