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Foursquare for Android Now Shows Suggestions Based on Whether You’re a Tourist or a Local Foursquare for Android Now Shows Suggestions Based on Whether You’re a Tourist or a Local

Today, Foursquare is releasing an update to their Android app that they say will help put recommendations front and center, right when you open the app. “When you’re in a new city or neighborhood, Foursquare will show you popular places, …

Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web

In how in the hell was that not already a thing news, Twitter has just added support for line breaks on the web. Before, users could only experience the great fun of fragmented tweets on mobile, but starting today you …

Facebook Launches One-Column Timeline with More Focus on Interests Facebook Launches One-Column Timeline with More Focus on Interests
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It looks like the news feed isn’t the only Facebook product getting a major refresh. For the past few months, Facebook has been testing a one-column Timeline layout that puts all your posts in one, larger column and everything else …

Twitter App Update: Better ‘Old Tweet’ Search Plus Tweet Context for In-App Web Browsing Twitter App Update: Better ‘Old Tweet’ Search Plus Tweet Context for In-App Web Browsing

Twitter has just announced a small update to both its iOS and Android apps, although the iOS app benefits more from it. Across both apps (as well and mobile.twitter.com), Twitter has tweaked their search function to provide more context for …

Google+ Profiles Just Got Bigger Cover Photos, a New Look for the ‘About’ Tab, and Local Reviews Google+ Profiles Just Got Bigger Cover Photos, a New Look for the ‘About’ Tab, and Local Reviews
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Google has just begun to roll out some significant changes to Google+ profiles that bring bigger cover photos, a whole new look for the “about” section, and a new tab for your reviews. When you visit your profile today, you’ll …

Foursquare Enables Faster Tap-and-Hold Check-ins Foursquare Enables Faster Tap-and-Hold Check-ins

If you want to check-in on Foursquare more often, but think the process takes too long, today’s iOS update is for you. Foursquare is now letting users check-in faster by employing a “tap and hold” feature in the app. Now, …

Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search
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Google Maps for iOS has just received its first major update since launching back in December. Today’s update brings a couple of new features that will make it easier for users to find people and places inside the app. Version …

Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch
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Kickstarter has just updated their iOS app for the first time since launching it two weeks ago, and according to the crowdfunding company v1.1 is “better, faster, and stronger.” First off, users now have a new “messages view” which sorts …

Foursquare for iOS Crams More Recommendations into Explore Tab Foursquare for iOS Crams More Recommendations into Explore Tab

Foursquare has just updated to version 5.5 of their iOS app and it brings an improved Explore tab that puts more recommendations on the screen for easier decisions on the go. “Whether your go-to brunch spot is too crowded, or …

Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar

Spotify for iOS has just received a makeover, and it brings a new interface that makes navigation, playback, and more a whole lot easier. The first big thing that you’ll notice is that you can now navigate around the app …

Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More

Flickr’s iOS app has just received an update that includes an array of new features as well as the general “making it faster” claim. First up, Flickr photo uploading is now faster: Uploads from the Flickr app are much faster. …

Twitter App Update Streamlines Discovery and Search Twitter App Update Streamlines Discovery and Search
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Twitter has just announced some search and discovery updates to their iOS and Android apps as well as mobile.twitter.com that they say will help users “better find what’s most important to you when you’re on the go.” What they’ve done …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Pin Editing, Comment Managing Pinterest for iOS Gets Pin Editing, Comment Managing

Pinterest has just launched a small update to their iOS app that gives users more control over their pins and comments throughout the network. First up, Pinterest has greatly expanded what you can do inside the app regarding your pins. …

Facebook Tests Action-Based Statuses with Emoticons for ‘Feeling,’ ‘Drinking,’ ‘Watching,’ and More Facebook Tests Action-Based Statuses with Emoticons for ‘Feeling,’ ‘Drinking,’ ‘Watching,’ and More
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Facebook is testing a new layer to the status update that allows users to express what they’re doing with an emoticon or icon. The small test (only showing up for a minuscule percentage of users) adds a “What are you …

Twitter Lets You View Larger Photos Inside Profile Pages, Adds Videos to Media Galleries Twitter Lets You View Larger Photos Inside Profile Pages, Adds Videos to Media Galleries

Twitter has begun to roll out some nice changes to profile pages that have to deal with the media they contain. First off, Twitter is no longer making you leave the page to view photos when you click them from …

Twitter Expands Tweet Pages to Include More Replies (and Replies to Replies) Twitter Expands Tweet Pages to Include More Replies (and Replies to Replies)

Twitter has just made an improvement to individual tweet pages that, to be honest, has been a long time coming. Now, users can scroll thorough every single reply made to a tweet, even if that tweet garnered dozens and dozens …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Version 0.6.0 Should Be Out Soon Minecraft Pocket Edition Version 0.6.0 Should Be Out Soon
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It was reported last week that Mojang was working on a smaller update for Minecraft Pocket Edition that would add a few new features, but its main purpose would be to address a few bugs. Plans change, however, and Mojang …

Pinterest Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins Pinterest Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins
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Pinterest, which hasn’t seen a significant redesign in quite some time, has announced that they will be testing a fresh look in the coming weeks. Pinterest says that the changes stem from user feedback. First up, Pinterest wants to makes …

Facebook for iOS Gets Voice Messaging, In-App Video Recording Facebook for iOS Gets Voice Messaging, In-App Video Recording

Facebook has just rolled out an update to its iOS app that brings features that previously launched on Facebook Messenger for both iOS and Android. Starting today, you can now send voice messages from within the Facebook app. Earlier this …

Twitter Improves Embedded Tweets with Better Media Content, Faster Loading Twitter Improves Embedded Tweets with Better Media Content, Faster Loading

A little over a year ago, Twitter launched embeddable tweets. Today, they’re launching an update to that function that improves both the look and performance across the web. “Embedded Tweets display photos, videos, article summaries and other content shared in …

Facebook for Android Updated with Faster Photos, Better Sharing, and Voice Messages Facebook for Android Updated with Faster Photos, Better Sharing, and Voice Messages

Facebook has just updated their Android app with a few new features – faster photo viewing, improved sharing, and voice messaging. First up is faster photos. Facebook says that this applies to when you open photos from the app, they …