New Facebook App Arrives with Flipboard-Like News Feed Interface

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Facebook wants to offer a unique experience on mobile, and its traditional News Feed layout just isn’t meeting those standards, apparently. To fix that, the social network has launched Paper, a new Facebook app for iOS that turns your News Feed into a beautiful user interface full of swipe gestures and neat animations that take […]

Twitter Edit Function Reportedly In the Works

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Following in the footsteps of Facebook, it’s being reported that Twitter will soon add the ability for users to edit their tweets to some extent. According to The Desk, anonymous Twitter employees say that the edit feature has been a top priority at the company for several months. So what exactly would the edit function look […]

How to Enable Social Integration in iOS 7

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iOS 7 has been out for over a week now, and it’s the fastest-growing software update in history as far as the number of users is concerned; 200 million iOS users updated to iOS 7 in a weekend’s time, according to Apple. It’s easy to see why: tons of new features and completely new look […]

Tweetbot Update Brings Offline Favorites and Read Later

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Tweetbot, arguably the best Twitter client on iOS, received an update today, making it even better. The version 2.4 update to Tweetbot brings along a number of new features, including the ability to favorite tweets and save links for later when offline. With the new update, favoriting a tweet or saving a link to read […]

Facebook for Android Update Brings Real-Time Push Notifications

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Tired of those delayed notifications for when friends comment on your photos or write on your wall? Facebook heard you and is now rolling out an update for the Android platform that brings a number of enhancements, including an overall to its notification system to feature real-time push notifications to alert you of new items […]

Facebook Phone? Survey Says No.

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Asked whether people would want a phone made by Facebook, and an overwhelming number of the 1,500 respondents to All Things D’s survey said no. 81 percent of the publication’s readers didn’t want a phone from the social networking giant while only 8 percent wanted one. 12 percent said they’d consider a phone from Facebook. […]

PlayUp App Brings Social Interaction to Sports

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PlayUp brings social networking to sports via an iPhone app that lets fans interact live during a game. The app includes most of the major sporting events in the world. Connect with your friends by inviting them from Facebook, email or SMS, and then chat in your team’s hangout inside the app. I enjoy interacting […]

Publish Sync Posts to Google+ Facebook and Twitter From One Place

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If you are a Google+ user who wants to put your posts there and on Twitter and/or Facebook, the tool for you is Publish Sync: a Chrome-only extension. There are not many options for cross-posting your updates to Google+ as well as the other social networking services. This one seems to do the job. You will only […]

The Google+ Nexus Smartphone and 3 Reasons Why We Won’t See It Soon

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If true, the latest rumors on the next-generation Google-branded Nexus Android smartphone could be a device that will be well-integrated with Google’s emerging Google+ social networking service, which is currently in beta. News that Google may be following in HTC’s footsteps in launching a social networking oriented Android smartphone comes from an anonymous source who […]

Apps and the HP TouchPad or Rather, Apps and a Tablet

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Yesterday I published two posts regarding things I like and things I don’t like about the HP TouchPad. As expected they’ve generated some interesting conversations in the comments. One of the reasons I can’t recommend the HP TouchPad currently has to do with Apps, or rather the lack thereof. Now, I’m not into a numbers […]

Google Gets More Social and Throws a Pool Party, But Who’s Invited?

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In addition to Google+, Google seems to be working on more social projects to compete against the likes of Twitter and Facebook, and now it’s discovered that a Slide team within Google is working on a photo sharing app and service called Pool Party. The secretive service, still in beta, isn’t accessible yet without an […]

Is This iOS 5’s Deep Twitter Integration?

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Deep Twitter integration has been rumored in the last few weeks leading up to WWDC, an event later today where Apple is slated to reveal new features of iOS 5 to developers in San Francisco, California. However, ahead of the 10 AM Pacific Time announcement, a new image surfaced on TechCrunch revealing Twitter alerts–mentions and […]

Verizon Droid Charge Review (Video)

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The Samsung Droid Charge is released as the second 4G LTE Android smartphone on Verizon Wireless and has many similar features to the HTC Thunderbolt, and is in many ways a direct competitor to large 4.3-inch smartphones with blazing fast 4G data speeds. And while there are many similarities between the Droid Charge and the […]

Facebook Live Streaming Kicks Off with DaCast Streaming Service

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DaCast is announcing live video streaming on Facebook. DaCast is a self streaming service which lets users not only live stream video like Ustream or Justin TV, but also helps users make money doing so. Users who are signed up for the DaCast service can stream their content by providing a link to their DaCast […]

Facebook App for Android Updated for Friend Tagging

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Facebook has updated its social networking app for the Android platform, which is now available as a free download or upgrade to version 1.5.3, that brings a number of improvements, new features, and bug fixes. Chief among the features of the new version 1.5.3 is the abulity to tag friends in status updates. Now, you […]

Further Hints of Photo Stream Social Feature Found in iOS 5

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There are now further hints of a social photo stream feature was found inside iOS 5. An iPhone 4 user had reported that there are reference to Photo Stream photo albums on iOS 4.3 on an iPhone 4, but those references were not visible to users in the Photos app but were revealed by links […]

No Twitter Phone

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Despite the number of phones that are touting integration with, and a focus on, Facebook, rival social networking heavyweight Twitter is ruling out the possibility of a self-branded Twitter phone in an interview at Mobile World Congress. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo shot down any notion of a branded Twitter phone, despite admitting that nearly half […]

Next iPhone to Come with Social Features to Battle Facebook

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Hints that Apple may be expanding its efforts in the social networking arena are found deeply embedded within iOS 4.3 beta. A new “Media Stream” folder was discovered in the new iOS 4.3 file system with information about “Photo Streaming.” Based on the information, 9to5 Mac is reporting that Apple will allow iPhone users to […]

Does Your School, Business, or Grandma Embrace Social Networking?

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Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have changed the way people organize and share information, but there is still a lot of resistance from educational institutions, businesses and individuals to accept these forms of communication.   Let’s examine these three entities and how online communication is being denied. The Public School Setting There […]