News tagged ‘facebook’

Thursday, 25 Nov 2010

Facebook to Trademark the Word

Facebook to Trademark the Word "Face"

If there's anything quite so silly, it would probably be Facebook trademarking the word Face. Guess what, they are.

Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010

Facebook Merges IM, Email and SMS into Single Messaging System

Facebook Merges IM, Email and SMS into Single Messaging System

Facebook is seeking to replace e-mail with what it calls a "modern messaging system" that combines all the ways people send messages - including e-mail, IM and SMS - into a single interface.

Monday, 8 Nov 2010

Google Blocks Facebook's Gmail Contacts Search

Google Blocks Facebook's Gmail Contacts Search

Who here has used Facebook's Gmail contacts search to look for friends? Well, as of last week, you can't do that any longer. Google has blocked Facebook from being able to access Gmail's contact list.

Thursday, 4 Nov 2010

Facebook Offers Local Deals for Mobile Users

Facebook Offers Local Deals for Mobile Users

Facebook has just announced a slew of new features, from offering local deals for mobile users to launching a new Facebook app for Android.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2010

Facebook Apps Leaking User Names to Advertisers

Facebook Apps Leaking User Names to Advertisers

Facebook has another crisis on its hands - the Wall Street Journal has just uncovered how certain popular apps such as Farmville are leaking user names to advertisers and internet tracking companies.

Friday, 15 Oct 2010

Bing Befriends Facebook

Bing Befriends Facebook

Microsoft Bing's search results will now include data pulled from Facebook. No release date has been given for the product outside the US.

Skype Offers Facebook Integration

Skype Offers Facebook Integration

Frequent users of Skype and Facebook should find this a welcome update. Skype has revealed new key features for its Windows application which include the integration of Facebook News Feed and Phonebook, as well as a new group video calling feature available in open beta.

Thursday, 7 Oct 2010

Facebook Adds 'Group' Feature

Facebook Adds 'Group' Feature

Facebook has added a new 'groups' feature that will allow them to segregate their friends and contacts accordingly, just like how they do in real life.

Monday, 20 Sep 2010

Facebook Secretly Building a Phone?

Facebook Secretly Building a Phone?

If rumors are to be believed, Facebook is working on their own mobile phone to let users quickly access and tap into their Facebook accounts.

Thursday, 19 Aug 2010

Facebook Going Places with Location Updates

Facebook Going Places with Location Updates

Similar to Foursquare and Gowalla, the new Facebook Places service lets you check in at locations using the iPhone Facebook app and announce to your friends where you are.

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