Choosing a new device like a new phone or tablet should be fun, but there’s so many choices it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re tempted by an Android device, or if you’ve just bought one and want to get the most out of it, you’ll need to know more than [...]
For now, the app works like this. Users have to be logged into Facebook and also into the Friendshake URL, and then others who are near can pick each other up. You can see both your own friends, as well as those you may not know.
Paying for your applications can make your smartphone battery last longer, according to research.
The company is launching a Facebook app on Tuesday that allows its fans to instead post a birthday song performed by a favorite band — and sing along, if they so choose.
The government is exploring whether to turn off social networks or stop people texting during times of social unrest.
David Cameron said the intelligence services and the police were exploring whether it was “right and possible” to cut off those plotting violence.
irst, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters that the company was planning to “launch something awesome” next week. Next, Facebook e-mailed journalists (including myself) with an invitation to a Facebook Event at 10:00 AM PDT on Wednesday July 6, 2011.
Now, the rumors and speculation are starting to pour in. The most likely one so far is the announcement of Skype video integration on Facebook (one of my many guesses when Zuckerberg first declared that something awesome was coming next week).
As two Internet powerhouses slug it out to tie the knot with Skype, Facebook looks likely to be a more aggressive suitor than Google, and the world’s largest social network may make for a better fit.
Mobile apps are responsible for 667 minutes of use per user each month, almost as much as messaging (671 minutes), and far more than voice (531 minutes) and web browsing (422 minutes).
Facebook, revving up its mobile services for the 200 million people who now use the world’s largest social network on their phones, has created an avenue for retailers from Macy’s to Gap Inc to offer deals to nearby customers.
Facebook has just sent out an invite to the media for a “mobile event” at its Palo Alto, California headquarters on Wednesday November 3.