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Facebook Launches ‘Mentions’ App For Public Figures

Facebook Launches ‘Mentions’ App For Public Figures

By Chris Crum July 17, 2014

Facebook announced the launch of a new iPhone app for public figures called Facebook Mentions. It’s the latest from the Facebook Creative Labs team, which is responsible for the company’s Slingshot and Paper apps. The app is designed to make …

Flappy Bird Has Now Come And Gone Flappy Bird Has Now Come And Gone

Recently, if you have been around a circle of friends who have iPhones or Android devices, you have probably heard them ranting about a game called “Flappy Bird,” an easily addictive but tough game that has just become a hot …

Facebook Enters News Reader Space With 'Paper' Facebook Enters News Reader Space With 'Paper'
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There’s been talk all month that Facebook would soon launch a news reader app called Paper, and the company has now made the official announcement. It won’t be available until February 3rd, and it’s only for iPhone in the U.S. …

Imgur Launches MemeGen Meme Generator App For iOS Imgur Launches MemeGen Meme Generator App For iOS
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Last summer, Imgur launched its meme generator tool. Now it has a standalone mobile app version of it, which launched today. The app, for now at least, is only available for iOS, which is interesting considering Imgur launched its main …

Hang W/ Gets Major Update On iOS Hang W/ Gets Major Update On iOS

Hang W/ has launched a major update to its iOS app, which among other things, includes livestreaming directly to Facebook. The app makes use of the recently launched iOS 7 features, and therefore requires users to have the latest version …

Yahoo Launches New Yahoo Finance iOS App Yahoo Launches New Yahoo Finance iOS App

Yahoo announced the launch of a new Yahoo Finance app for the iPhone and iPad. The app, of course, follows Yahoo’s ongoing strategy of personalizing content for users, including personalized news and real-time data and insights. “At the center of …

Google Launches Big Update To Search App On iOS Google Launches Big Update To Search App On iOS

Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for iPhone and iPad bringing it more up to par with the Android experience. The new version will send users notifications when there’s stuff Google deems important for them to …

Brace Yourself For A Lot More Yelp Reviews Brace Yourself For A Lot More Yelp Reviews
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Yelp released its earnings report for the third quarter this week, and during its conference call, revealed some staggering numbers related to its recently added mobile review feature. The bottom line is that the feature is hugely popular, and continues …

Searches For BBM Are Off The Charts [Yahoo] Searches For BBM Are Off The Charts [Yahoo]

A week ago, BlackBerry announced that Blackberry Messenger (BBM) had rolled out to Android and iPhone users as a free app, and since then, there has been a great deal of interest in it. A spokesperson for Yahoo tells WebProNews …

Flickr Gets New iPhone Improvements Flickr Gets New iPhone Improvements

Yahoo announced today that it is launching a new photo taking experience for iPhone users aimed at taking better advantage of what the device’s camera has to offer. The iPhone 5, by the way, is the most popular camera on …

Yelp Adds Ability To Review From Mobile App Yelp Adds Ability To Review From Mobile App

Yelp should be getting a big boost to its number of reviews now that the company just announced it has added the ability to leave reviews from mobile devices. Starting today, iPhone users will be able to write and publish …

Imgur Finally Launches Its iOS App Imgur Finally Launches Its iOS App

Imgur announced today that it has launched its long-awaited iOS app, following the launch of its first mobile app for Android in June. The iOS app was reportedly being held up by Apple for a bit, but it’s here now. …

New Google Maps Hits iPhone, iPad New Google Maps Hits iPhone, iPad
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Back at Google I/O, Google revealed it’s big new Google Maps redesign. Last week, the company announced the new look and features for Android, and now has launched them for iOS. The update includes enhanced search and navigation features, and …

Imgur CEO Talks Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit Imgur CEO Talks Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit

On Monday, image sharing service Imgur finally released its first mobile app, launching on Android first. It turns out it’s not that they just wanted to start with Android, however. They’ve run into some issues with Apple, but the iOS …

Blekko Launches Izik For Smartphones Blekko Launches Izik For Smartphones

Blekko has just launched a new smartphone version of its mobile search product izik, which until now was only for iPad and Android tablets. The app, now available in Apple’s App Store and in Google Play, tries to emulate the …

Twitter Updates iPhone, Android Apps Twitter Updates iPhone, Android Apps

Twitter has launched updates to its iPhone and Android apps, adding new a handful of new features. Now when you add a photo to a tweet, you’ll get a full preview, as opposed to a cropped version. Twitter’s Misha Lushin …

Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features
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Google has made Google Now available on iOS in a new update to the Search app for iPhones and iPads. Here’s the description for what’s new in version 3.0.0: Get just the right information at just the right time with …