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William Shatner Not Happy With Zuckerberg App

William Shatner is clearly not happy with Mark Zuckerberg’s new app–the one that is available to celebrities only. Called ‘Mentions,’ the app is available to celebs and notable people so they can keep track of how often their names are mentioned on Facebook. Shatner dissed ‘Mentions’ via his Tumblr account, sharing his dislike (no, they still don’t have a button …

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Facebook Overtakes Google Maps as the Number One Mobile App

Analyst ComScore has released its estimates of mobile app usage for 2012 and it appears the Facebook has taken the lead. The Facebook app was the most-used app at the end of 2012, drawing over 85 million unique visitors in December 2012. Google Maps had steadily led in mobile app usage until only a few months ago. As seen in …

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Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App

You wanted it. You really, really wanted it. And now it’s finally here. Facebook has just launched version 5.0 of their iOS app and it’s faster. A lot faster. Rumors of the “entirely rebuilt” app started back in June, when we heard that the Facebook engineering team, embattled with claims of a slow, useless app, decided to build a new …

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Faster Facebook iOS App Coming in a Couple Months [REPORT]

At this point, waiting for Facebook to improve their iOS app is tantamount to waiting for a photo to load inside the Facebook app – slow, painful, and it makes you question exactly how bad you really want it. We pretty much know that Facebook is currently working on a big update to their iOS app, which is notoriously slow, …

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The Facebook iOS App Is About To Suck Less [REPORT]

For those of you who have remained loyal and stuck with the official Facebook app through thin and thin, salvation is apparently on its way in the form of an app that moves at the speed of light. Or at least a bit faster than what you’re working with now. The NY Times Bits blog is reporting that Facebook developers …

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Facebook Camera App Launches For iOS

Facebook has announced that its new Camera app will be launching later today. The app is a social photo-sharing app similar to Instagram. Facebook Product Manager Dirk Stoop outlined briefly what functionality the app will have. When users first download and log into the app they will be presented with a grid of pictures posted by people on their friends …

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Skype Unveils Strange “Humoticons” Facebook App

As a part of its “It’s Time for Skype” marketing campaign, Skype announced today the “Skype Humoticons” app for Facebook. The announcement came on Skype’s Big Blog, where Francie Strong, director of global marketing at Skype, detailed the thought behind this strange (and seemingly pointless) app. The humoticons app allows users to put their face into a circle and, well, …

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