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Foursquare Improves iOS App with Better Location Pages Foursquare Improves iOS App with Better Location Pages
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Last week, Foursquare released an update for their Android app that modified location pages to include more relevant information – putting large photos and pertinent places facts front and center. Today, they’ve released an iOS update that pretty much does …

Facebook for iOS Gets Faster, Now Lets Users Choose a Photo Album When Uploading Facebook for iOS Gets Faster, Now Lets Users Choose a Photo Album When Uploading
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iOS users who felt left out in the cold after Facebook announced that huge update for the Android app can now take comfort in the fact that the company hasn’t forgotten about them. In fact, Facebook gave them a speed …

Facebook for Android Finally Gets Much Needed Speed Boost Facebook for Android Finally Gets Much Needed Speed Boost

After launching Facebook for iOS v.5.0 back in August, the company received praise from users for building a much faster, much more reliable app. We can all admit that pre-version 5.0, Facebook for iOS was a turd. Android users, who …

Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center

Foursquare has just released an update for their Android apps that they say will make both the experience of deciding where to go and deciding what to do when you arrive better. Location pages are now much more informative (and …

Instagram Update Improves Camera, Adds New Filter Instagram Update Improves Camera, Adds New Filter

Instagram has just launched an update to its iOS app that they say is the “largest upgrade to our Instagram iOS camera since it was revamped just over one year ago.” Don’t feel left out, Android users – you get …

Foursquare for Small Businesses Gets Better with Customizable Events Foursquare for Small Businesses Gets Better with Customizable Events
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Foursquare has just made a small tweak that will make the service much better for small businesses attempting to interact with customers via events. Starting today, location owners on the service can create their very own events that users can …

Spotify Adds New Follow & Discovery Features, Now Rocks Metallica Spotify Adds New Follow & Discovery Features, Now Rocks Metallica
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Spotify has just announced a significant update to the service, one that focuses on music discovery. It’s all based on the theory that Spotify users complain about not knowing what to listen to, “and artists say they want to connect …

Foursquare Improves Check-In Screen with iOS Update Foursquare Improves Check-In Screen with iOS Update
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Foursquare has just released v5.3.5 of their iOS app and it brings some changes to check-ins, among other minor tweaks. First off, the check-in screen is cleaner and has reduced some unnecessary clutter. Instead of displaying “check-in” up top, the …

Google Adds Interactive Places “Carousel” to iPad Search Results Google Adds Interactive Places “Carousel” to iPad Search Results

Google has just launched an update for iPad users that makes places searches more “interactive.” Mainly, Google has added a new scrolling results bar that when clicked, displays expandable place cards for whatever location you’re interested in – restaurants, bars, …

Foursquare Lets Users Explore Locations That Just Opened Foursquare Lets Users Explore Locations That Just Opened
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Foursquare has added a new category to their explore tab that allows users to sort the millions of location available on the service in a fun new way. Now, if you’re looking to try a new restaurant or bar, you …

Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search

Twitter has been working to make the tweet a self-contained entity for some time now. They want the tweet to contain all of the media that a user needs to get the full experience – with no need to click …

Facebook Rolling Out Dedicated Pages Feed Facebook Rolling Out Dedicated Pages Feed
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Earlier this month, we told you about a test Facebook was running that gave users a new type of news feed to browse. This new feed was called the Pages Feed and only contained content from pages that users follow …

LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App

LinkedIn today announced the launch of what it call the most requested feature for its mobile app. Users will now be able to edit their profile from within the LinkedIn app. More specifically, users will be able to update their …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps
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LinkedIn has just released updates to their iOS and Android apps that brings one of the most-requested features to the mobile platform. Starting today, LinkedIn users can now edit their profiles via mobile. So if you just got hired, got …

Facebook’s Friendship Pages Get Updated for the Timeline Era Facebook’s Friendship Pages Get Updated for the Timeline Era
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Facebook is finally bringing their Friendship Pages around to the new era by making them look more like the Timeline. Before this update, these pages still had the look and feel of the old Facebook profile. Facebook debuted Friendship Pages …

Foursquare Lets You Tag Facebook Friends, Even If They Don’t Use Foursquare Foursquare Lets You Tag Facebook Friends, Even If They Don’t Use Foursquare

On Monday, Foursquare updated their apps with a new rating system for locations. Now, when you find a business using the explore feature, it will have a number rating (from 1-10) attached. According to the company, this type of rating …

Foursquare Gives Locations a New Kind of Rating Foursquare Gives Locations a New Kind of Rating
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If you think that star ratings are oftentimes faulty or unspecific indicators of a location’s true worth, the people at Foursquare agree with you. In order to provide what they think are better ratings, the company is now attaching a …

Facebook Gives Expanded Privacy Tutorial to New Users During Signup Facebook Gives Expanded Privacy Tutorial to New Users During Signup
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Facebook currently boasts over 1 billion monthly active users, with more signing up every day. In order to help protect those users from the get-go and possibly avoid any future privacy quagmires, the company is now inserting a new privacy …

First Bad Piggies Update Announced [VIDEO] First Bad Piggies Update Announced [VIDEO]

Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, today announced that the first content update for Bad Piggies is “coming up,” presumably soon. In the new episode, called “Flight in the Night,” the pigs have finally nabbed the eggs. Players will be …

Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout
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Free online encyclopedia Wikipedia has just announced a major redesign to their mobile site, which brings features that have been tested in beta to the masses. This includes a navigational update to help with content exploration and a typographical update …

Amazon Bolsters Parental Controls with FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD Amazon Bolsters Parental Controls with FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD
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Attention parents: Amazon is hoping that a new update to the Kindle fire HD makes you feel more comfortable about leaving your children alone with the tablet. In the latest over-the-air update to hit the device, Amazon is introducing Kindle …