Posted by A Ocean on May 17, 2013 ·
Yahoo is organizing a press event in New York on Monday, May 20th which will be addressed by CEO Marissa Mayer according to CNBC, the event will be “product-related,” which is rumoured to be about Yahoo’s Tumblr acquisition.
Tumblr has been in news this week, on Thursday All Things D reported that Yahoo might buy Tumblr for a price close to $1 billion.Then, GigaOm reported that Facebook [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 24, 2013 ·
Tumblr released an updated iOS app on Wednesday, improvements includes new sharing features that allows Twitter and Facebook sharing, linking to third party apps like Tweetbot, the ability to save content for later reading and new templates for sharing posts through email.
Tumblr detailed the new features in a Blog Post
What’s New in Version 3.3.1
Now you can do more than just reblog when you [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 5, 2013 ·
Facebook unveiled HTC First, the first Android powered smartphone that will debut with the Facebook Home suite of integrated apps with it right from the start at the “Home on Android” event.
HTC First is equipped with a 4.3-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing camera, and a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor and runs Android Jelly Bean.
The smartphone will be released in four [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 4, 2013 ·
Facebook’s much talked and written about “Home on Android,” event saw Facebook taking the wraps off Home, a suite of apps and a home screen replacement for Android phones.
Facebook Home replaces the lock screen with Cover Feed and prioritizes updates from people on your Friends list instead of apps. Facebook users swipe between pictures, status updates and other important events. It also [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 1, 2013 ·
Reports of Facebook launching a Facebook-built Android phone on HTC got traction last week after Facebook sent invites for a April 4 media event.
AndroidPolice shares that it obtained a software dump of Facebook Home. The site’s analysis of the software seems to confirm some of the mid-range technical specifications reported by some bloggers.
Reportedly Facebook Home is an experience on top [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 29, 2013 ·
Facebook is up to something. Facebook sent out an invitation to the media early this morning (Thursday afternoon San Francisco / Pacific Time), inviting media personnel to attend an event on April 4 where Facebook would show off their “new home on Android.”
The invitation, as pictured on the right, says, “Come See Our New Home on Android,” and includes no other details as to [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 8, 2013 ·
Facebook on Friday announced new ways for developers to tap into Open Graph with verbs: run, walk, bike, rate, quote, want to read and want to watch.
Facebook made the announcement in a Blog post.
New actions for lifestyle apps
The Open Graph supports a variety of popular activities, like watching videos, and we’re adding the following new common actions:
Fitness: run, walk, bike
Books: read, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 7, 2013 ·
Facebook today unveiled the much hyped and awaited major redesign to its News Feed at it’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Facebook soon will have a bunch of new feeds for games, music, sports, photos, events, and news. It features bigger photos and videos, and the desktop version now has the same navigation as the mobile versions.
Facebook provided more details in a Blog Post :
Posted by A Ocean on March 1, 2013 ·
Facebook announced yesterday that it has acquired of the Atlas Solutions marketer-side adserver business from Microsoft.
The Facebook-Microsoft deal does not come as a surprise, it has been anticipated for weeks after AllThingsD reported that the companies were talking in December and Ad Age reported that the acquisition was imminent earlier this month.
“Today’s marketing environment is [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 25, 2013 ·
Facebook has partnered with multiple mobile operators worldwide to let Messenger app users send messages at discounted or free data rates it announced on Monday.
“This promotion will be available from more than 18 operators in 14 countries. Operators committed to special pricing for Facebook messaging include TMN in Portugal, Three in Ireland, Airtel and Reliance in India, Vivacom in Bulgaria, [...]