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Waze Update Adds Facebook Event Integration & More as Acquisition Rumors Swirl Waze Update Adds Facebook Event Integration & More as Acquisition Rumors Swirl
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With 49 million daily users, Waze has been the topic of some acquisition rumor drama over the past couple of weeks. Rumors that Facebook was in serious talks to buy the Israel-based navigation company have swirled since early May – …

Foursquare Adds New Filtering Options to Search Foursquare Adds New Filtering Options to Search

Foursquare has just released an update to their iOS app that lets users apply more filters to all of their searches. “Looking for a cheap brunch spot that your friends go to, but you haven’t tried yet? With new filtering …

Every Second, 800+ Apps Are Downloaded from Apple’s App Store Every Second, 800+ Apps Are Downloaded from Apple’s App Store

As we told you on Wednesday, Apple’s App Store just hit a huge milestone – 50 billion total app downloads (excluding re-downloads and updates, of course). Today, they made it official with a release that mentions a couple other interesting …

Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile

Pinterest is one of those services that is not yet as potent on mobile as it is on the desktop. At this point, I do most of my tweeting and Facebooking on my mobile device – and I’m not alone. …

Spotify Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo Spotify Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo

Unlike Twitter, Spotify isn’t looking to build an entire standalone music service – they already have that. But they are interested in discovery, like Twitter, and to that end the company has just acquired a Swedish music discovery app called …

Twitter App Update Brings Local & Tailored Trends, Improved Vine Playback Twitter App Update Brings Local & Tailored Trends, Improved Vine Playback

Twitter has just released an update to both their iOS and Android apps that allow you to see Trends from all over the world as well as choose to see Trends specifically tailored to your interests and who you follow. …

Vine Now Supports Mentions, Front-Facing Cameras Vine Now Supports Mentions, Front-Facing Cameras

Twitter’s 6-second video app Vine has just received an update. Version 1.1 add front-facing camera support, mentions, and improved people search. When shooting your Vine, all you have to do is tap a new button on the bottom-left=hand corner to …

Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner

Here’s some more Jelly news for you, and no, it’s not any additional info on what the hell it is. It’s more team news. According to Jelly founder and CEO, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, the company has just hired employee …

Vine Is Coming to Android ‘Soon’ Vine Is Coming to Android ‘Soon’

Android users, do you feel left out by all of the fun your iPhone-wielding counterparts are having with their quirky 6-second videos? Well, you don’t have that much longer to wait until you can join in. Vine, Twitter’s new 6-second …

Twitter for Mac Finally Gets an Update (Seriously!) Twitter for Mac Finally Gets an Update (Seriously!)
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If you thought Twitter had forgotten about the ol’ Twitter for Mac app, think again! Sure, it hadn’t had an update for over a year – but that’s all in the past. Today, Twitter launches a significant update to the …

Tumblr for iOS Gets More Sharing Options Tumblr for iOS Gets More Sharing Options

Tumblr has just updated their iOS app to make it easier for users to share across networks, as well as also bringing a new email template and other improvements to the party. Tumblr has finally given iOS users the ability …

Pizza Hut’s Xbox App Is Here to Keep You Firmly Planted on the Couch
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What would have once seemed ridiculous now sounds completely logical – and better yet, smart. Pizza Hut and Microsoft have partnered up to put a Pizza Hut app on the Xbox 360. According to Polygon, the new app will become …

Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases

Apple has made a small update to its downloading options for iTunes purchases – small but potentially helpful. Starting now, users will be given an option to download purchased content later. When you purchase something, let’s say a TV season, …

Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews
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Facebook Home, Facebook’s Android homescreen takeover, has been available for just over a week. In that time, we’ve seen the app take on a barrage of negative reviews. But people are still downloading it and trying it out. As of …

LinkedIn Updates Mobile Experience, Its Fastest Growing Area LinkedIn Updates Mobile Experience, Its Fastest Growing Area
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LinkedIn says that their mobile platform is the “fastest growing” aspect of their service. On average, 27% of their unique visitors comes through their mobile apps – up from 15% a year ago. In a year, their mobile pageviews have …

Twitter Music Launches to the Masses Twitter Music Launches to the Masses

After a week or so spent as the plaything of a select famous few, Twitter is now releasing their standalone music discovery app Twitter Music to the masses. At launch, the app is available on the web and on iOS …

Would You Ever Want a Twitter Phone? Would You Ever Want a Twitter Phone?

Last week Facebook unveiled Facebook Home, their “app family” Android takeover that turns your device into a full-fledged Facebook-first hub. It takes over the homescreen, turning it into a stream for Facebook news feed content and works Facebook messaging and …

Facebook for iOS Gets Chat Heads, News Feed Updates Facebook for iOS Gets Chat Heads, News Feed Updates
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Later today, Facebook will unveil an update for their iOS app that brings chat heads, stickers, and news feed improvements. First up, iOS users will be able to use chat heads – one of the main features of Facebook Home …

Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily
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Are you snapping ephemeral photos with the Snapchat app? If not, you may be quickly becoming the minority. Apparently, Snapchat is processing more photos daily than Instagram. And not just more – nearly four times as many. The figure was …

YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming

YouTube has just released version 1.3 of their iOS app, and it finally brings live streaming to the mix. Along with live streaming users can now enjoy their “My Subscriptions” feed on the Guide, which gives them access to the …

Facebook Home Gets a Couple of New Ads Facebook Home Gets a Couple of New Ads

Facebook Home, the company’s new OS-lite “app family” that takes over your Android device and turns the homescreen into a Facebook news feed, launched this past Friday. Now you can download the app collection from Google Play, free, on a …