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Pinterest Mobile Apps Should Lead To More Users, Sales And Brand Engagement Pinterest Mobile Apps Should Lead To More Users, Sales And Brand Engagement

It’s remarkable how Pinterest has been able to gain such traction in the social media space with such dominant forces like Facebook and Twitter to compete with, although rather than directly competing, Pinterest has managed to use Facebook and Twitter …

Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps

Finally, after all the hype that has surrounded Pinterest, it actually has mobile apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad versions). It’s pretty impressive that the social network has been able to gain so much traction without such apps, …

Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities
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Google is beefing up its live traffic feature of Google Maps. The company initially launched it in 2008, but the list of cities that actually could take advantage of the feature left a bit to be desired. For many, that …

Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android

When Spotify launched its free radio service for iOS last month, they said that an Android version was definitely on the way. Now, just over a month later, Android users can now enjoy Spotify’s version of Pandora-like radio for free …

What Google Now Can Teach You About Reaching Your Customers What Google Now Can Teach You About Reaching Your Customers
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At Google I/O last month, Google revealed what could be the beginning of the future of how you use Google . Google Now was revealed as one of several prongs in a shift in mobile search strategy that Google has …

Dept. of Treasury Mobile App Contest Taps Facebook, Google Employees To Judge Dept. of Treasury Mobile App Contest Taps Facebook, Google Employees To Judge
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The U.S. Department of Treasury is sponsoring a mobile app contest, all in the hopes that some citizen ideas will “allow consumers to search for and access financial products on demand, manage their finances, and set and stick to financial …

If You Like Instagram For Photos, Check Out Ptch For Videos If You Like Instagram For Photos, Check Out Ptch For Videos

I think it’s safe to say that Instagram has been a pretty successful hit. In addition to the millions of users it has attracted, it was acquired by Facebook for a billion dollars. Now, there’s a new iPhone app, which …

Excited About Firefox OS? Start Testing It Now Excited About Firefox OS? Start Testing It Now
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Mozilla is officially getting into the OS business early next year with Firefox OS, the new name for the long-time coming Boot 2 Gecko project. The operating system will run on smartphones and be entirely dependent upon HTML5 for all …

Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience? Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience?

Instagram is and has always been a mobile platform. Their iOS and Android apps, though incredibly popular, are really the only ways for users to interact with the network. Basically, what I’m saying is if you rely too much on …

Hopefully, Facebook’s Acquisition Of Spool Will Help Out That “Improved” iOS App We’ve Been Hearing About Hopefully, Facebook’s Acquisition Of Spool Will Help Out That “Improved” iOS App We’ve Been Hearing About

Over the weekend, Facebook acquired Spool, makers of the popular Spool apps fro iOS and Android. Spool, on the surface, is basically an app that allows users to store web content for offline viewing – that includes text, audio, and …

Facebook Timeline For Pages Slowly Rolls Out On Mobile Facebook Timeline For Pages Slowly Rolls Out On Mobile

It looks like pages are soon going to be able to showcase their carefully-constructed Timelines on mobile devices, as they appear to be slowly rolling out across the network. I haven’t seen any changes, as pages on both my iOS …

Amazing Alex Arrives On iOS, Android

Rovio’s followup to Angry Birds, the Rube Goldberg-themed game Amazing Alex, is now live on iTunes and Google Play. For those of you with thick skulls, that means you should go download it – asap. In case you need a …

Millions Of People Get A New Mobile Twitter Experience For Nokia Millions Of People Get A New Mobile Twitter Experience For Nokia

Twitter’s big mobile week continues as the company just announced Twitter for Nokia. In an announcement on the Official Twitter Blog, product manager Brian Frank writes, “Nokia, the most widely used mobile platform in the world, now offers a fast, …

Twitter:  JavaScript Support, Widescreen Enhancements Coming To Mobile Site Twitter: JavaScript Support, Widescreen Enhancements Coming To Mobile Site
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It’s been a big week for Twitter’s mobile presence. First, the company unveiled updates to its Android and iOS apps, bringing more desktop features to the mobile experience. Then, as reported, Twitter and MediaTek announced a partnership to make Twitter …

Facebook’s Mobile Ad Revenue Projected To Top $300 Million Per Quarter Facebook’s Mobile Ad Revenue Projected To Top $300 Million Per Quarter
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Remember how everyone was so concerned with Facebook’s ability to generate significant revenue from mobile? Well, one analyst thinks that the company’s mobile ad revenue may exceed desktop ad revenue within the next year. J.P. Morgan analyst Doug Anmuth predicts …

Google Now: Do You Want Google Using Your Information In This Way? Google Now: Do You Want Google Using Your Information In This Way?
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Google is looking to change the future of search by making it less relevant. It’s a pretty bold move, considering that search is Google’s bread and butter. With Google Now, Google wants to give you the information you need before …

Google Analytics Finally Comes To Android Google Analytics Finally Comes To Android
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Google Analytics is finally available for Android phones via the new Google Analytics App. The app allows users to access the same accounts and profiles as they can from the desktop, with more mobile-optimized versions of reports. You can swipe …

Google Analytics Just Became Relevant To Mobile App Developers Google Analytics Just Became Relevant To Mobile App Developers
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Google announced a new set of reports in Google Analytics called Mobile Apps Analytics to better help marketers and developers measure mobile apps. The reports include metrics like downloads, new users, retention, crashes, conversions, app sales, and in-app purchases. There …

Google+ Mobile Takes A Page Out Of Facebook’s Game Plan Google+ Mobile Takes A Page Out Of Facebook’s Game Plan

Google spent quite a bit yesterday talking up Google+ and the importance of mobile. They found that over half of Google+ users are now accessing the service via mobile devices and that number is only growing. They’re going to have …

What If Your Smartphone Could Detect Your Behavior – Cool or Freaky? What If Your Smartphone Could Detect Your Behavior – Cool or Freaky?
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As technology has advanced and smartphones have become ubiquitous, we’ve seen the rise of some very interesting applications. Many of these apps make our lives easier, help us make decisions, and even offer up some fun and games. At SXSW …

Does Facebook Have What It Takes to Succeed in Advertising? Does Facebook Have What It Takes to Succeed in Advertising?
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Can Facebook build a strong revenue model out of its advertising platform? This is the big question that a lot of people are asking of late, especially given the social giant’s IPO fiasco. With its more than 900 million users, it’s clear that consumers are fond of the service. However, the question of how Facebook can monetize all these users is the big concern now, especially since it must deal with Wall Street and investors.