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Facebook Explains Mobile Apps On App Center Facebook Explains Mobile Apps On App Center

It’s pretty clear by now that Facebook is banking a lot on its new App Center. It’s going to further Facebook’s goal of having a hand in every piece of Web traffic as it helps connect users to their favorite …

After IPO, Facebook’s Next Conquest is Mobile After IPO, Facebook’s Next Conquest is Mobile
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Prior to his company’s initial public offering today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told investors that finding a way to monetize the website’s mobile platform is his priority for the rest of 2012 (and presumably beyond if Facebook doesn’t produce any …

Words With Friends Loses 2 Million Players
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AppData, the company that monitors mobile apps for trends and provides metrics, is showing a huge decline in the number of people playing Words With Friends, the popular Scrabble-like board game app. Though the app started the month of April …

Twitter Updates Its Mobile Website Twitter Updates Its Mobile Website
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Twitter announced today that it is updating its mobile website. The updates are to make the website more consistent across various mobile phones and browsers. The changes to Twitter brought about last December will now be available to those using …

Facebook Announces The App Center Facebook Announces The App Center
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Facebook has been really proactive lately in how they approach social apps that use Facebook. The recent developer spotlights should be evidence enough that Facebook really likes it when people use Facebook to sign into their favorite mobile apps. To …

Google Provides Tips On Mobile App Ad Placement Google Provides Tips On Mobile App Ad Placement

Ads are a necessary evil when it comes to keeping free apps free. Most developers are pretty cool about it and keep the ad in a low, out of the way place where you can effectively ignore it. Some developers, …

Facebook Preaches The Importance Of Open Graph Again Facebook Preaches The Importance Of Open Graph Again

Facebook really loves Open Graph and wants you to love it too. While they have been hammering home how great it is ever since its introduction, Facebook thinks you need some more reminding. It’s especially important if you have a …

Mobile Content Sales Likely $67 Billion in 2012 Mobile Content Sales Likely $67 Billion in 2012
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It was recently reported that Apple’s iPhone is now the top seller for Verizon, along with AT&T, and will likely be the same regarding Sprint in time. The huge popularity of smart devices is indicative of the marketing viability of …

Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall
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Imgur is a hugely popular image hosting service, used a great deal to share images on sites like reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Digg and various blogs, forums and message boards (especially reddit). The service has been around since early 2009 and …

Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads

Recently, we talked about how there are security risks associated with some mobile apps, not because of the app itself, but because of the ad module that runs within free apps to generate revenue. Now, we find that these same …

Mobile App Facts Revealed [Infographic] Mobile App Facts Revealed [Infographic]
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Mobile users love apps. There’s an app for just about anything and consumers are downloading them at an unbelievable rate. In fact, a majority of users download more than five new apps a month. That’s crazy! What’s more is people …

Ask PollRoll App Aims To Help Users Navigate Through SXSW Ask PollRoll App Aims To Help Users Navigate Through SXSW

Ask has debuted a new mobile app at SXSW, which a company spokesperson tells WebProNews “combines the instant gratification of a poll with the answer depth and social context of a Q&A service.” “The app will help users in Austin …

Smart Online Launches Apps For Dummies Smart Online Launches Apps For Dummies

Haven’t you heard, building your own apps is the latest technology craze? Last week we reported that Amazon Simple Workflow will be helping consumers create, manage, and maintenance their own apps. Today, Smart Online is introducing their service to help …

Facebook Drives Traffic To Mobile Apps Facebook Drives Traffic To Mobile Apps

Facebook mobile has been a huge success for the company and it has even brought the riches to mobile app developers who are on Facebook. James Pearce took to the Facebook developers blog to give some tips on how developers …

Twitter Updates Mobile Apps for Android, iPhone Twitter Updates Mobile Apps for Android, iPhone

For those of you who use the official Twitter mobile app on either your iPhone or your Android smartphone, it’s update time. Both platforms are seeing and “new and improved” Twitter app, although, the changes are a bit cosmetic; at …

Porn Apps For Android Quite Popular, Infographic Shows Porn Apps For Android Quite Popular, Infographic Shows
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MiKandi, which provides an app store for adults, has put together an infographic looking at “a year in the life of adult apps” for mobile devices. There’s nothing graphic, but if you’re offended by adult words, be warned that there …

FTC Totally Concerned About Privacy On Mobile Apps For Kids
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In all likelihood, mobile app developers probably don’t discriminate when it comes to sponging information from kids and adults alike. To most of them, private info is a bunch of little white pellets and they are insatiable Pac-Mans. However, the …

Madden 12 For Android, iPhone On Sale For 99 Cents Ahead Of Super Bowl

Update: The game is on sale for 99 cents on both Android and iOS. EA Sports has decided to reduce the price of Madden 12 for Android ahead of the Super Bowl. It’s usually $4.99, but if you go the …

Yahoo Mobile Apps Wave Goodbye Yahoo Mobile Apps Wave Goodbye
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Yahoo announced that it will no longer be supporting a number of its mobile apps. These include: Yahoo Meme (iPad/iPhone), Yahoo Mim (iPad), Yahoo Answers (Android), Yahoo AppSpot (Android/iPhone), Yahoo Deals (iPhone), Yahoo Finance (Blackberry), Yahoo Movies (Android), Yahoo News …

The Daily Comes To Android, Starting With Samsung Galaxy Tab The Daily Comes To Android, Starting With Samsung Galaxy Tab
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The Daily, the News Corp. publication originally launched as an experimental news app for the iPad, is now moving beyond the iPad and into Android territory. The publication announced that it will come pre-loaded on the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab …

All Jacked Up Aims To Rival Shake Weight With 99 Cent iPhone App All Jacked Up Aims To Rival Shake Weight With 99 Cent iPhone App

App developer ArchSquare has released an app called All Jacked Up, aimed at replacing the shake weight in your exercise routine. You know you use it: Just because it’s funny, here’s the entire press release: Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s …