"The app can also be configured so it “automatically blocks calls from commonly blocked numbers,” according to the blog post. And users can treat the app like a phone book, searching for people and businesses on Facebook and calling them “with just one tap.”Facebook’s Hello Android App Adds Social Data to Incoming Calls - Digits - WSJ
Facebook is using its vast “social graph” of user information to become a part of actual phone use, rather than just part of a mobile browsing experience. In an example from the blog, the company says “if a friend tells you about a new restaurant in your neighborhood, you can use Hello to find their hours, make a reservation and get directions, all without leaving the app.”"
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Facebook’s Hello Android App Adds Social Data to Incoming Calls - Digits - WSJ
See Introducing Hello (Facebook Newsroom) for details