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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?

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Pew Research Center: Teens Find Facebook a Burden

Pew Research Center: Teens Find Facebook a Burden

According to a study performed by Pew Research Center, teenagers are increasingly finding Facebook a burden. Their "waning enthusiasm" stems from the "drama" and stress of managing their friends and online reputation on Facebook.

Monday, 13 May 2013

Facebook Home Plummets Down the Google Play Rankings

Facebook Home Plummets Down the Google Play Rankings

Facebook Home, Facebook's customized Android launcher app, has not been the overwhelming success CEO Mark Zuckerberg was hoping for. After an initial rush of interest, the app continues to plummet down the Google Play download rankings, showing universal decline in every country.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Facebook Loses US Visitors But Profits Rise

Facebook Loses US Visitors But Profits Rise

According to market research firm Nielsen, Facebook has lost 10 million visitors in the US and seen no growth in monthly visitors in the UK over the past year. However Facebook made US$219 million in the first three months of the year, compared to the US$ 205 million made over the same time period a year ago.

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013

TweetDeck Mobile Apps to be Closed on May 7

TweetDeck Mobile Apps to be Closed on May 7

Twitter has recently confirmed that it will be closing TweetDeck mobile apps on May 7. TweetDeck apps for Android, iOS and Adobe AIR will be removed from their app stores and will cease to function. TweetDeck for web and Chrome however will still be kept alive, and will be updated weekly.

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

Facebook 6.0 for iPhone & iPad Brings Chat Heads to iOS

Facebook 6.0 for iPhone & iPad Brings Chat Heads to iOS

The new Facebook update for iOS brings Chat Heads to iPhone, but only for messaging within Facebook. Other changes include Stickers, giant illustrated emoticons, and a cleaner, easier to read design for iPad.

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013

Facebook to Unveil Modified Android OS on HTC Phone? (Update)

Facebook to Unveil Modified Android OS on HTC Phone? (Update)

Facebook sent out invites for an event on 4th April with a teaser to see its new home on Android. Sources told TechCrunch that Facebook will be launching a modified Android version with Facebook integration on the home screen of a HTC phone.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Facebook Phone APK Uncovered, Possible Home Screen Launcher for Android Devices

Facebook Phone APK Uncovered, Possible Home Screen Launcher for Android Devices

Android Police managed to obtain the Facebook phone application package file (APK) and uncovered some new details on what to expect at the Facebook event on 4 April.

Friday, 15 Mar 2013

Facebook Might be Working on Hashtag Feature

Facebook Might be Working on Hashtag Feature

Facebook is said to be working on a hashtag function -- not unlike the one used in Twitter -- to add to its stable of services. However, according to Wall Street Journal's sources, this feature won't be in effect any time soon.

Friday, 8 Mar 2013

Specs of HTC Facebook Phone Leaked

Specs of HTC Facebook Phone Leaked

A reliable source of @evleaks has confirmed the full specs of HTC's upcoming Facebook phone.

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