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Monday, 9 Sep 2013

Instagram to Monetize with Ads Soon

Instagram to Monetize with Ads Soon

Instagram is preparing to monetize its business, and that might mean its 150 million active users will be seeing ads in Instagram within the year. The team at Instagram aren't clear on how ads on Instagram will look like, but are learning from the mobile mistakes that its parent company, Facebook, has made in the past.

Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Instagram Acquires Video App Luma

Instagram Acquires Video App Luma

Instagram recently announced that it had acquired video app Luma, which allows users to shoot, share and add stabilization to their videos. The app also includes some post-processing features like live filters, as well as the ability to post-process videos.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Facebook to Aid Mobile Games Discovery with New Publishing Program

Facebook to Aid Mobile Games Discovery with New Publishing Program

Facebook has just announced Facebook Mobile Publishing, a pilot program aimed at helping small to medium game developers take their products global. Facebook will responsible for utilizing its sizable reach and resources to help promote and market these games, in exchange for a cut of the profits.

Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013

Facebook Rolls Out Graph Search, Here's Why You Should Revisit Your Privacy Settings

Facebook Rolls Out Graph Search, Here's Why You Should Revisit Your Privacy Settings

Facebook is rolling out its internal Graph Search engine to all users. Graph Search has been in limited beta since the beginning of the year, it allows users to search across Facebook very much like how you'd use a search engine like Google. Here's why you should revisit your privacy settings.

Thursday, 4 Jul 2013

Major Tech Companies, including Google, Facebook & Yahoo, Send Letter to MCI

Major Tech Companies, including Google, Facebook & Yahoo, Send Letter to MCI

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), a Hong Kong-based association formed by eBay, Facebook, Google, Salesforce and Yahoo, sent a letter in June to Singapore's Minister for Communications and Information (MCI) Yaacob Ibrahim on the new licensing framework for online news sites.

Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013

Facebook for Windows Phone 8 Gets a Facelift

Facebook for Windows Phone 8 Gets a Facelift

The new Facebook 5.0 app for Windows Phone 8 features an overhauled UI, improved navigation, and timeline, just to name a few, with Facebook chat being built into the Messaging app on the Windows Phone as well.

Thursday, 27 Jun 2013

Facebook Working on News Reader?

Facebook Working on News Reader?

Facebook is said to be working on a new reader service that's similar to Flipboard and Pulse, and will display content from Facebook users and publishers in a format that's compatible with mobile devices like phones and tablets.

Friday, 21 Jun 2013

Instagram Video Feature Here Now (Update)

Instagram Video Feature Here Now (Update)

Facebook will be holding a product event on 20 June, and might reveal a new feature for Instagram. According to sources familiar with the event, Instagram might be adding video into its feature set.

Thursday, 13 Jun 2013

Facebook Officially Introduces Hashtags

Facebook Officially Introduces Hashtags

A feature common to other social network services such as Twitter and Instagram, hashtags can now be used by users on Facebook.

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

Pipe Lets Users Share Files with Their Friends via Facebook

Pipe Lets Users Share Files with Their Friends via Facebook

Box, Dropbox and Google Drive are the many cloud storage services that let users share files with their friends. But not everyone uses these services, so with that in mind Pipe is ready to launch a file transfer service built around a Facebook app. After all, we're sure most people do use Facebook, don't they?

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