Fb’s ‘Mentions’ App For Celebrities And Different Verified Customers Comes To Android

Facebook’s ‘Mentions’ App For Celebrities And Other Verified Users Comes To Android

Information simply in that’s strictly for the one-percenters amongst us: Fb Mentions, the service for verified customers of the worldwide social community, is now out there for customers with Android units.

The app isn’t open to all, you want that elusive blue tick of verification/fame to get it. That’s as a result of it’s designed to offer verified customers a approach to simply share public standing updates, photographs and movies with followers on the go — all with out spamming their precise associates alongside the best way. Mentions will solely submit publicly, to followers and followers, however — crucially — additionally it is the designated app for reside video streaming. (Stay broadcasting was initially only for well-known individuals, however Fb started steadily rolling it out to all customers final month.)

Fb launched Mentions for iOS approach again in July 2014 so its definitely taken the app, which is marketed at “actors, athletes, musicians and different influencers,” a while to make its method to the Android aspect of cellular.

So, in abstract, in case you’re an formidable younger TechCrunch reader, you gained’t have to dump your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge or Xiaomi Mi Notice whenever you make it massive as a celeb, well-known tech founder or sports activities participant. That’s one much less weight off your thoughts, little question.