With Facebook for Android’s recent update to version 1.9, a few things in the app were changed that have to do with messaging, but these changes also may play a bigger role in overall app development for the company. The update included some bug fixes and performance updates, but the real kicker was the updates
Facebook Messenger, Facebook’s attempt at creating a mobile chat-style service for its users, was updated today to include a handful of helpful additions. The first of these is better Ice Cream Sandwich support, which is something that is good to see from Facebook. Another update to the app is some new visuals that look crisper
Social networking Giant Facebook has updated their Statement of Rights & Responsibilities for the first time since April 2011. Facebook’s “Statement of Rights & Responsibilities” is the governing document between Facebook users and the company itself. As a user of Facebook, accessing the site means that you agree to this statement, as you would a
Have you switched over your Facebook profile to the new timeline magazine style profile? If you have, than you’ve probably run across a situation where you’ve been out and about and thought, damn that would make a great cover photo for my Facebook. Well now, with a new app called Facebook Timeline Covers you can
The brilliant animators at NMA, the Taiwanese animation group are back at it again. We’ve seen their videos on Steve Jobs, HTC and patent wars. Today they’ve released a reaction to Tommy Jordan the laptop shooting dad. This is a hillarious video even if it’s not in English. source: NMA
Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of money in dentistry I have a good friend who’s an oral surgeon and can support his family and his hobby of racing Ferarri’s. However a 60 million dollar dentist is rare. Especially for a general practicing dentist, not a cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills. A 60 million
The world has been waiting 6 patient years to see what Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook would do. Facebook turned down a bid by Yahoo for the social network in 2006. A year later Zuckerberg turned down a bid from Microsoft for $15 billion dollars. All the while lying in wait for the day Facebook would
Last year two studies revealed what some researchers are calling Facebook Depression. Unlike other depressions Facebook Depression is on set from people who are already feeling a hint of depression and seeing the happy posts, pics and videos from friends, families and even complete strangers trigger an even darker depression for some users. A new
Although Google now has their own social media network, Google +, Facebook is still the predominant social media app on Android phones. In fact, according to the most recent AppData numbers, Facebook does a lot better on Android devices than iPhones. TechCrunch.com’s Eric Eldon has been tracking Facebook mobile app usage for a while now.
We mentioned a Nielsen report on Android apps earlier this week when highlighting the fact that Angry Birds was hottest among adults 35-44. That Nielsen report also revealed a troubling story for Google +. Now all the Google loyalists are going to start crying that Google+ is still new, and in it’s defense it is
UPDATE: The new Facebook for Android update is live, review will be coming soon. Saying that the Facebook app has sucked for a while now would be an understatement. Facebook for Android has been notoriously famous for being a pretty terrible app, almost never delivering notifications on time, and offering a UI that is sub-par
Do you have someone with a BlueTooth headset on their holiday wish list? Verizon may have a deal for you. All weekend long if you go to a Verizon Wireless corporate store and check in via Facebook or Foursquare you’ll get an instant coupon for $30 off the Jawbone Icon BlueTooth headset. Once you receive
Google’s new social network, which now ties almost all Google products together, was unveiled right before the HTC Status hit the streets in the United States. The Status, if you recall, was one of the two “Facebook integrated” devices that was unveiled at an HTC press conference in Barcelona, Spain at MWC. The timing could
Facebook released their Messenger app for Android a few months ago, showing that they can, in fact, develop for Android and come through with a smooth app that gets the job done. Sadly, this was only for the messaging portion of Facebook, and left the rest of the service hanging onto an outdated buggy app.
Today Facebook released a pretty hefty update to their mobile site, closely mirroring their newly updated iOS app. The update to the mobile site completely removes the need for a “start menu”, as everything now slides out to the side instead of being in a menu. There you have all the necessary things like news feed, friends,
Maybe I shouldn’t still get excited about Facebook for Android updates, but I do. Facebook has recently updated their Android app, final;y in good time with its iOS brother, and gave a lot of requested features to users. One of the main things you’ll notice at first glance, is more updates to the news feed.
Rumors are running rampant across the interwebs tonight that AT&T is preparing to can the HTC Status. The HTC Status was launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain back in February. It took a little while to actually hit the United States. One of the reasons for the delay was that the Status was
The interwebs have been reporting today that the hacktivist group that calls itself Anonymous has another major target in their cross hares. That site is Facebook. According to CNET and other sources, Anonymous has several reasons they are targeting the largest social network in the world. Facebook, with a reported 750 million users has apparently
Facebook announced via their blog page earlier in the day, that they are releasing a stand alone messenger app for Android. The new FaceBook Messenger App is supposed to release for Android and iPhone simultaneously. The app will feature the ability to send and receive all FaceBook messages. This includes FaceBook email, FaceBook messages (old
After 8 years off Blink 182, including Travis Barker, who was injured in a plane crash in 2008 with DJ AM who past away in 2009 of a drug overdose. After all the turmoil the Blink 182 boys are back together and touring. They’ve teamed up with AT&T and the HTC Status to bring the