All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Events’

Spotify to Launch Free Mobile Streaming – with Restrictions, Of Course

Soon, users who opt for the free (ad-supported) version of Spotify will finally be able to stream music via their mobile devices, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Spotify will reportedly announce the new free tier feature tier at a December 11th press event, an event for which they distributed invites earlier this week. According to the …

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Mentions of Video Found in Instagram Code

There’s a rumor floating around that Facebook is going to unveil video for Instagram at their upcoming event scheduled for Thursday, June 20th. It makes sense that Instagram would add video capabilities, considering the surge of the Twitter-owned Vine in recent months. Well, developer Tom Waddington, who has a history of finding things hidden deep in Facebook code, thinks that …

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Instagram Video Launching at Facebook’s June 20th Event [REPORT]

You know how Facebook is hosting another product event on June 20th? Well, according to TechCrunch, the product that’s going to be unveiled actually has something to do with Instagram, Facebook’s billion-dollar acquisition. Instagram may be getting video. If true, it sounds like someone is looking to capitalize on, or at least steal thunder from, the success of Twitter’s 6-second …

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Facebook To Unveil “Big Idea” at June 20th Press Event

Mark your calendars, folks – there’s another Facebook press event on the horizon. This one will take place on June 20th at their Menlo Park HQ. Facebook usually sends out its press invites via email – but this is not the case for this upcoming event. These invites came the old-fashioned way – snail mail. ABC News posted an image …

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Yahoo To Host ‘Product-Related’ Event in NYC Next Monday [REPORT]

According to CNBC, Yahoo is set to host an event in New York City on Monday, and it’s important enough that CEO Marissa Mayer will be speaking at it. According to the report, the event will be “product-related.” Of course, that’s a rather unspecific description, and could mean a variety of things. Yahoo to hold a product-related news event in …

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Facebook Places Restrictions on Wholesale Event Invitations

If you’re the kind of person who throws caution to the wind when choosing who to invite to your events (otherwise known as the “select all” crowd), it looks like Facebook is beginning to get more serious about restricting you. Some users are getting a message from Facebook when they attempt to invite a large number of users to a …

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Is Facebook About to Reveal the Mythical Facebook Phone?

Facebook has just sent out press invites for an event at their Menlo Park HQ on Thursday, April 4th. The invites, in true Facebook fashion, are pretty vague. All they say is “Come See Our New Home on Android.” Is Facebook working on a new Android-based OS? Is this about that long-rumored Facebook phone? Well, yes and yes, according to …

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Facebook Adds Weather Info to Events

Do you like information? Do you like actually useful information inside Facebook? If so, you’re going to love a new feature that Facebook is beginning to roll out. One of the most important things to consider when planning an event or deciding on whether or not to attend an event is the weather. Sure, that bonfire sounds like a blast, …

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Facebook to Unveil New News Feed at March 7th Event

Facebook has just sent out press invites for an event to take place on Thursday, March 7th, at 10am PST. The event invitation, no surprises here, is pretty vague. All that it says is “Come see a new look for News Feed.” Although Facebook is constantly tweaking their products, the last time that the News Feed went through a major …

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Google Adds Your Google Calendar Data To Search Results

Google announced today that it has added Google Calendar data to the Gmail Search Field Trial. This is the feature that lets you search Google’s regular web search and get relevant content from your Gmail account right on the main search results page. I’ve been part of the field trial since the beginning, and personally, I find it to be …

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Facebook Tests ‘Buy Tickets’ Option for Events [UPDATED]

It appears that Facebook may be dipping its toes into the tickets game – just ever so slightly. Israeli social media firm Blink first spotted a new “Buy Tickets” option appearing on some events. The button links users to a third-party website, however, so Facebook hasn’t begun to process ticket payments or anything. Although users have to leave Facebook for …

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Facebook Pushes Suggested Guests Upon RSVPing

Facebook is taking a step to better promote events and to help users make events more successful. Some users have seen Facebook make an automatic suggestion for users to invite more friends to events, as soon as they RSVP to said event. Upon RSVPing, a box will pop up telling users that “events are more fun with your friends. Invite …

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