New Product Experimentation (NPE) Blog

A community of entrepreneurs at Facebook testing new standalone experiences.

Product Launch

Collab Update – Now Everyone in the US Can Band Together

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Forecast Update: Making Forecast Publicly Available in the US and Canada

Why We Build with Proximity

We’re building new experimental products with the goal to meaningfully improve people’s lives. And we believe we’ll increase the odds of our products’ success if we build from a place of proximity.

Updating Tuned – New Ways for Couples to Stay Connected

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A message from Ime Archibong, Head of New Product Experimentation.

Updating Whale – Bigger Whale, better ways to meme

With this new release, Whale aims to bring even more humor to your fingertips. We’ve added private meme groups, support for GIF memes, new top meme templates and more.

Updating Venue – New Sport, New Live Companion Experiences

Forecast – a community for crowdsourced predictions and collective insights

Forecast is a community centered around crowdsourced predictions.

Introducing Venue – The Live Event Companion Experience

Venue is a new iOS and Android app that brings passionate fans and expert commentators together to experience live events in a new interactive way.