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Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search

Twitter has been working to make the tweet a self-contained entity for some time now. They want the tweet to contain all of the media that a user needs to get the full experience – with no need to click …

Facebook Finally Adds Share Button to iOS, Android Apps Facebook Finally Adds Share Button to iOS, Android Apps

Yesterday, Facebook finally brought their share button to mobile, inserting it into the m.facebook.com interface. Facebook also told us that they would soon bring the share functionality to their mobile apps as well. Soon was right. Facebook has just updated …

Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT] Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT]
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If you’re currently developing an app for Apple’s App Store, you may want to refrain from including the word “memory” in the title. It may save you a major headache down the road. According to a report from Gamasutra, Apple …

Facebook Share Button Coming to Mobile Apps Facebook Share Button Coming to Mobile Apps
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Today we noticed that Facebook was testing a “share” button on their mobile site, allowing users to share their friends’ posts on-to-go for the first time. Surely one of users’ most-requested features, the share button is now appearing alongside the …

Facebook May Finally Let You Share Posts on Mobile Facebook May Finally Let You Share Posts on Mobile

Your long-running nightmare of being unable to share your friends’ witty status updates while on the go may be coming to a close. Facebook is currently testing a “share” button on posts on their mobile site. The share button is …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps
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LinkedIn has just released updates to their iOS and Android apps that brings one of the most-requested features to the mobile platform. Starting today, LinkedIn users can now edit their profiles via mobile. So if you just got hired, got …

Tumblr’s “Native” iOS App Update Brings New Dashboard, Gestures Tumblr’s “Native” iOS App Update Brings New Dashboard, Gestures

Tumblr has just made a significant step forward for users’ mobiel experience, as they have released version 3.2 of their iOS app. This time, the Tumblr app is completely native and features a better dashboard, new notification previews, and GIF …

Foursquare Lets You Tag Facebook Friends, Even If They Don’t Use Foursquare Foursquare Lets You Tag Facebook Friends, Even If They Don’t Use Foursquare

On Monday, Foursquare updated their apps with a new rating system for locations. Now, when you find a business using the explore feature, it will have a number rating (from 1-10) attached. According to the company, this type of rating …

Facebook, Not Twitter, Adds Photo Filters to iOS App Facebook, Not Twitter, Adds Photo Filters to iOS App
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On the same day that reports surfaced claiming that Twitter was working on native photo filtering for their mobile apps, Facebook went ahead and launched native photo filtering for their iOS app. Yesterday, the New York Times reported that anonymous …

Verizon Gives Up on Verizon Apps Store Verizon Gives Up on Verizon Apps Store

Verizon has announced through its developer community website that as of January 2013, the Verizon Apps app store will be removed from all Android and BlackBerry devices. The company anticipates completing the removal process by March 27, 2013. The wireless …

Facebook for iOS Gets Some Chat-Related Updates (Gifts, Photo Uploading As Well) Facebook for iOS Gets Some Chat-Related Updates (Gifts, Photo Uploading As Well)

Facebook has just announced an update to their iOS app, the first major update since they launched version 5.0 back in August. Version 5.1 of Facebook for iOS brings multiple photo sharing and a bunch of chat-oriented updates. Now, users …

Foursquare Gives Locations a New Kind of Rating Foursquare Gives Locations a New Kind of Rating
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If you think that star ratings are oftentimes faulty or unspecific indicators of a location’s true worth, the people at Foursquare agree with you. In order to provide what they think are better ratings, the company is now attaching a …

Foursquare Unveils New Voting App for Election Day Foursquare Unveils New Voting App for Election Day

Today, Foursquare unveiled the new “I Voted” app. Powered by the Google Civic Information API, the app will give you everything you need to know to make you a good citizen and informed voter. Well, maybe not a truly informed …

California Warns App Makers Ignoring New Privacy Law California Warns App Makers Ignoring New Privacy Law

The state of California is getting tough with “scores” of app developers by shipping out non-compliance notifications to many companies that are reportedly in violation of state privacy law. Back in February, the Attorney General’s office announced a new initiative …

New App Makes Facebook Creeping for Bikini Pics a Hell of a lot Easier New App Makes Facebook Creeping for Bikini Pics a Hell of a lot Easier

Is it possible for an app to rest in a moral grey area and also be an incredibly effective time-saver? If that interesting combination exists, it exists inside a new app called Badabing! What Badabing promises is simple. “Have you …

Android Catches iOS, Hits 700,000 Apps Android Catches iOS, Hits 700,000 Apps

At the end of September, Google announced a pretty big milestone: Google Play had reached 25 billion downloads. We noted that they were a few months behind Apple, who announced the same milestone for the App Store back in March. …

Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings

If you haven’t tried connecting third-party apps to your Foursquare account, you’re doing Foursquare wrong. Sure, Foursquare offers plenty of information on the locations at which you check-in, but having the right connected apps can help you make the best …

Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout
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Free online encyclopedia Wikipedia has just announced a major redesign to their mobile site, which brings features that have been tested in beta to the masses. This includes a navigational update to help with content exploration and a typographical update …

Apple Event: New iBooks App Announced Apple Event: New iBooks App Announced

Today’s Apple event has begun, and already some unexpected announcements are coming. Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage this morning and updated the tech press on all of the newest, impressive Apple and App Store statistics. That led into …

Facebook for Android Gets Some Photo-Related Updates Facebook for Android Gets Some Photo-Related Updates

Facebook has just unveiled an update to their Android app, and it focuses entirely on photos. Android users now have faster photo tagging inside the app and they have also gained the ability to choose a specific album when uploading …

Xbox 360 Update Means Goodbye to Facebook, Twitter Apps Xbox 360 Update Means Goodbye to Facebook, Twitter Apps
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Microsoft is currently in the process of pushing their newest Xbox 360 dashboard update to users. As you probably know, one of the most-desired additions to the Xbox experience is shipping along with this update: a true Internet Explorer browser. …