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Tumblr Hits Windows Phone With New App Tumblr Hits Windows Phone With New App

Tumblr announced today that it is no longer leaving its users who have Windows Phone devices out in the cold. There is now a Windows Phone Tumblr app. Features are as follows: Find and follow the things you love Share …

Biz Stone Reveals Twitter’s Ben Finkel as Jelly Co-founder and CTO Biz Stone Reveals Twitter’s Ben Finkel as Jelly Co-founder and CTO

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is slowly pulling back the curtain on Jelly. Very slowly. Today, Stone has revealed the identity of the mobile-oriented startup’s co-founder and CTO: Ben Finkel, founder of Fluther and New Users Experience manager on Twitter’s Growth …

Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads
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Users of Tumblr’s iOS and Android apps will begin to see ads in their streams – ones that look and feel like organic blog posts inside the apps. The new ad push marks a first for Tumblr – putting sponsored …

Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App

Yahoo recently acquired mobile startup Summly, and the company is already putting it to good use. CEO Marissa Mayer announced a new Yahoo iPhone app today, which takes advantage of Summly’s capabilities. “Consuming news and information on the go has …

LinkedIn Updates Mobile Experience, Its Fastest Growing Area LinkedIn Updates Mobile Experience, Its Fastest Growing Area
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LinkedIn says that their mobile platform is the “fastest growing” aspect of their service. On average, 27% of their unique visitors comes through their mobile apps – up from 15% a year ago. In a year, their mobile pageviews have …

The Desktop Twitter User Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past The Desktop Twitter User Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past
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Twitter is all about gut reactions and snappy statements. The very nature of the social network requires that people have access to it all times. This is leading to an increasing number of people using Twitter on mobile devices. In …

Facebook Acquires Mobile Startup Osmeta Facebook Acquires Mobile Startup Osmeta

Facebook has quietly acquired mobile software startup Osmeta, according to TechCrunch, which claims to have confirmation from the company. Facebook isn’t talking about its plans for the acquisition, and Osmeta doesn’t actually have a product that’s available. Apparently it’s been …

Is This The Future Of How We Use Facebook? Is This The Future Of How We Use Facebook?
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On Thursday, after weeks of building up to it (and years of Facebook phone rumors), Facebook unveiled the closest thing to a “Facebook Phone” that exists. This comes in the form of a new “family of apps” for Android, and …

HTC First, the ‘Facebook Phone,’ Launches April 12th for $99 HTC First, the ‘Facebook Phone,’ Launches April 12th for $99
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Today, at their big Android event, Facebook unveiled Home, the company’s new foray into Android. Rather than building a new Facebook OS of sorts, Home is a family of apps that takes over your Android device and turns it into …

Mobile Twitter Apps Let You Open/Download Apps From Tweets Mobile Twitter Apps Let You Open/Download Apps From Tweets
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Twitter announced updates to its Android and iPhone apps, as well as mobile.twitter.com. Each of them (as well as Twitter.com) now shows more types of content in expanded tweets, like photo galleries, apps and product listings. The apps will also …

Facebook Mobile Exec Emily White Is Your New Director of Business Operations at Instagram Facebook Mobile Exec Emily White Is Your New Director of Business Operations at Instagram
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Facebook Director of Mobile Partnerships Emily White is leaving that job, but she’s not going very far. Facebook has confirmed that White will head up Instagram’s expansion as the new Director of Business Operations. According to All Things D, White …

Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile

Today, Vine has finally made their six-second videos embeddable across the web. They’ve also updated their iOS app to allow for embedding (as well as the ability to share other people’s Vines on Facebook and Twitter). “When we launched Vine, …

Wikipedia Now Lets You Upload Photos From Mobile Wikipedia Now Lets You Upload Photos From Mobile
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Wikipedia announced that it is now letting mobile users add images to articles. If you’re browsing Wikipedia from your mobile browser, and come across an article without an image, you’ll now be able to add one. “In one easy step, …

Facebook Trails Only Email and Web Browsing in New Mobile Use Survey Facebook Trails Only Email and Web Browsing in New Mobile Use Survey

A new IDC Research report, sponsored by Facebook, looks at the various ways in which people are using their mobile devices during a typical week. The study, which looked at the mobile habits of nearly 7,500 18-44-year-olds over the course …

Google Launches Tool To Help You Calculate Mobile Value Google Launches Tool To Help You Calculate Mobile Value

Google announced the launch of a new initiative to help marketers better understand the impact of mobile on their businesses both online and offline. It’s called Full Value of Mobile, and has a page on Google’s “GoMo” site here. The …

Facebook Internally Blocks Desktop Site to Force Employees to Use Mobile Facebook Internally Blocks Desktop Site to Force Employees to Use Mobile
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Facebook users are swaying more in the direction of mobile usage, and the company knows that it has to focus more on that experience. And to make sure that its mobile team is well-aware of the shortcomings of the Facebook …

Schmidt: Chrome And Android To Remain Separate (But With More Overlap) Schmidt: Chrome And Android To Remain Separate (But With More Overlap)
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Some of us have expected that Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems would eventually converge into one operaring system. That’s mostly because Google co-founder Sergey Brin once implied that this would be the case. Since then, Google has given off …

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Gets HD Video Calling Skype For Windows Phone 8 Gets HD Video Calling

Skype for Windows Phone 8 is still in preview, and as such, it’s not exactly the best it can be at this point in time. The team is working on it though, and has provided a new update today that …

Google Shopper For Android, iOS Gets New Search Refinements Google Shopper For Android, iOS Gets New Search Refinements
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The Google Shopper app for Android and iOS just got a new update with version 3.2, which adds some new search refinement options to make shopping easier. “Need a new camera, but aren’t quite sure which one is right for …

Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix

Kids these days take the Internet for granted. When I was their age, I had to wait my turn to use the family desktop in the kitchen. Even then, it was on a painfully slow 56k dial-up connection. The accelerated …

Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates
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Today, Facebook has unveiled the cities and dates for their 2013 Mobile DevCon. This year, you’ll have three chances to catch the mobile developer conference: april 18th in New York, May 2nd in London, and May 7th in Seoul, South …