Posted by A Ocean on September 8, 2010 ·
Bad news for all the iPhone 3G owners who were looking forward to Game Center, Apple’s social and gaming networking application, which is included with iOS 4.1. Apple has confirmed that Game Center will work on the second-generation iPod touch, but not on the iPhone 3G.
The first-generation iPhone and iPod touch models are the only other iOS based devices that cannot access Game [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 6, 2010 ·
Apple’s Ping music social network had a rocky start, it was hit with spam comments, saw Facebook withdrawing ‘Facebook Connect’ and is plagued with international availability issues, despite these issues it surpassed the 1 million user milestone in few days after launch.
Apple had introduced Ping as the centerpiece of iTunes 10, users can follow updates from both their friends [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 3, 2010 ·
Facebook has reportedly pulled the plug on using the ‘Facebook Connect’ on iTunes Ping by turning off Apple’s access to its Facebook Connect API, as an agreement between Apple and Facebook couldn’t be reached, prompting Facebook to cut off access. Apple subsequently removed the feature from its service.
Ideally, Facebook’s API is open to any application [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 3, 2010 ·
If you log into your Facebook at a public computer, but forget to log out when you leave, now, you don’t have to worry about people accessing your sensitive personal information and possibly wreaking havoc by posing as you, thanks to the launch of a new feature that gives users the ability to see their overall account activity and remotely log out of active sessions.
Posted by A Ocean on August 31, 2010 ·
Twitter is temporarily disabling the new “Who to Follow” feature. Twitter launched “Who to Follow” few weeks ago as a way to give Twitter users suggestions for other users to follow. Among other factors suggestions are based on things like, the people you follow, the people they follow and other factors.
“We’ve temporarily turned off the “Who To Follow” feature and [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 30, 2010 ·
MySpace had few weeks ago revamped itself and looked more like Facebook, it is now further sucking up to its once bitter rival by allowing MySpace users to sync their posts to Facebook, which means that users on Facebook can see their friends’ MySpace items without leaving Facebook.
Apart from updates, users can share their links, photos, videos, music and application installations [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 20, 2010 ·
Launch of Facebook Places in US has all the features of a Facebook feature launch – huge publicity in media, indepth discussions on blogosphere, scrutiny by privacy advocates and of course, large number of users trying it out. One unexpected but, positive consequence is that Foursquare is experiencing record interest in the wake of the launch of Facebook Places. On Thursday, the [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 11, 2010 ·
Technology and Web 2.0 Blog Mashable has reported that microbloging gaint Twitter is releasing a Tweet Button for sharing websites with your followers and tracking how many times a webpage has been retweeted / shared on Twitter.
Twitter has launched new functionalities in the recent month and this feature was bound to appear sooner than later. Facebook had debuted this feature through [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 1, 2010 ·
Twitter seems to be very keen in adding new features and functionality to enhance user experience, few weeks back Twitter had added a new feature called “You both follow’, which lets a twitter user to see any common people that they and another user both follow. Twitter has now introduced a new feature, “Suggestions for You,” that offers users personalized recommendations [...]
Posted by Martin Beauchamp on July 15, 2010 ·
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It’s the trailer you probably weren’t waiting for but heck, it is tech, it is social media, it should define a generation, heck it could be the next Matrix.
‘The Social Network‘ – depicts the early days of Facebook, you know when they has 22,000 hits in 2 hours. Before Zuckerburg had 500 million friends and a few enemies. Ah the life of an undergraduate, [...]