News tagged ‘facebook’

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Facebook Snaps up Instagram for US$1 Billion

Facebook Snaps up Instagram for US$1 Billion

Facebook acquires popular photo-sharing application and service, Instagram, for approximately US$1 billion worth in cash and stock. This is Facebook's largest acquisition yet.

Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012

Tumblr Rolls Out Improved Facebook Integration

Tumblr Rolls Out Improved Facebook Integration

Tumblr rolls out auto-sharing of posts on Facebook's News Feed as well as increasing the prominence of Tumblr content on your Timeline.

Monday, 2 Apr 2012

Facebook Timeline For All

Facebook Timeline For All

The Facebook Timeline layout has been made mandatory for all brand pages, and will also be rolled out gradually to user profiles in stages. Have you decided on what your new cover photo will be?

Friday, 23 Mar 2012

Facebook Rumored to Have Acquired 750 Patents from IBM

Facebook Rumored to Have Acquired 750 Patents from IBM

According to the rumor mill, Facebook is said to have acquired 750 patents from IBM, possibly to help it counter allegations of patent infringement.

Facebook Now Lets Users View Higher-Res Photos

Facebook Now Lets Users View Higher-Res Photos

While uploading high definition photos is not new to Facebook, only now has the social media giant introduced an update that will display photos in high resolution by default, which can be up to four times larger than before, depending on the user's display.

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012

Share Dropbox Folders with Facebook Friends

Share Dropbox Folders with Facebook Friends

You can now share Dropbox folders with your friends on Facebook by typing their Facebook names instead of entering their email addresses or Dropbox usernames.

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012

Symantec Warns That Dropbox and Facebook Links Could Be Spam

Symantec Warns That Dropbox and Facebook Links Could Be Spam

Symantec Security Response has detected that spammers and malware authors are abusing Dropbox. Additionally, the cyber culprits are also targeting the popular SNS, Facebook.

Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012

Facebook Officially Launches Messenger for Windows

Facebook Officially Launches Messenger for Windows

The Facebook messenger app for Windows was leaked out in December last year, and an official download was released in a bid to lessen the impact of the leak. Now Facebook has officially launched the app which allows for chatting with friends without needing to have a browser window open.

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Be Careful What You Share on Facebook (Unless You Want to Sell Lubricant)

Be Careful What You Share on Facebook (Unless You Want to Sell Lubricant)

Be careful what you share on Facebook! Nick Bergus found a giant 55 gallon of lubricant for sale on Amazon, and posted it on Facebook together with a funny line. A week later, his post returned as an ad from Amazon on his friends' news feeds.

Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012

Facebook's Plans for the Mobile Web

Facebook's Plans for the Mobile Web

Facebook made its mark by re-tooling the Internet to deliver unparalleled connectivity. And they do not seem to be letting up as they gear to capitalize on the mobile web.

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