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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]

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 …

iOS 6.0.1 Update Coming Soon, Fixes Annoying Glitch iOS 6.0.1 Update Coming Soon, Fixes Annoying Glitch
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It shouldn’t be long until iOS users receive the first update to the system. According to BGR, their “reliable” Apple sources have confirmed that Apple is in the process of testing the build with various U.S. carriers. That means that …

Xbox 360 Update Means Goodbye to Facebook, Twitter Apps
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Microsoft is currently in the process of pushing their newest Xbox 360 dashboard update to users. As you probably know, one of the most-desired additions to the Xbox experience is shipping along with this update: a true Internet Explorer browser. …

Xbox 360 Launches New Dashboard, Finally Offers Internet Explorer
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We’ve known it was coming for some time (and some users have already participated in the public beta period), but today we learn that Microsoft is finally beginning the global rollout of the all new Xbox 360 dashboard. The update …

Emoticons Begin Popping Up on Facebook Comments Emoticons Begin Popping Up on Facebook Comments
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Winky face! Now you can show your true intentions to your Facebook pals by leaving them a cool emoticon as a comment on their posts. No longer will our comments be constricted to boring textual representations of emotions. In an …

eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo
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According to eBay, the online marketplace logged over 4 million new users in the first half over 2012. We also know that eBay’s mobile apps just hit the 100 million download milestone. And as of today, eBay has over 350 …

Twitter For BlackBerry Updated To Version 3.2 Twitter For BlackBerry Updated To Version 3.2
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RIM is betting their future on the success of BlackBerry 10 early next year. Such a focus on the future might leave a company’s current customers on the back burner. RIM doesn’t see it that way, however, as they continue …

Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages

Android users are happy this morning as Foursquare has once again updated their app to bring back a once-popular features. This time, Foursquare has put points back on check-in pages. That’s not the only new feature to ship with this …

Facebook Page Admins Can Now Post Offers on Mobile Facebook Page Admins Can Now Post Offers on Mobile

Today, Facebook has announced an update to their free Pages Manager app that brings a couple of new features, along with the standard bug fixes and performance updates. Now, in version 1.5, Page admins can make Offers directly from the …

Facebook Launches Redesigned Help Center, Makes Support Dashboard Available to Everyone Facebook Launches Redesigned Help Center, Makes Support Dashboard Available to Everyone

Facebook has just announced a couple of items that they say will improve user experience and allow them to better understand exactly what goes on inside the network: A redesigned Help Center and the complete rollout of the Support Dashboard. …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Follow Top “Influencers” LinkedIn Now Lets You Follow Top “Influencers”
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LinkedIn has allowed users to follow companies and groups for some time, making it easier to access the top news of the day.  In an effort to expand the type of updates users receive and to provide them more interesting …

Twitter Turns Discover Tab into Media-Rich Stream of Tweets Twitter Turns Discover Tab into Media-Rich Stream of Tweets
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Twitter’s Discover tab was launched last December in an effort to give new Twitter users suggestions on who to follow, help them find friends, and browse categories. Another part of the Discover tab provided top news stories from around the …

Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready

Instagram becomes the next major app to ship an iPhone 5-specific update, as Instagram 3.1 is available to download now. According to a blog post, Instagram 3.1 is not only updated to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS …

Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5 Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5
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Today, Netflix launched version 2.4 of their iOS app which, among other things, brings full iPhone 5 optimization to the app. That means that all you guys out there who have already gotten your hands on the new iPhone can …

Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed

Foursquare already made checking-in a whole lot easier with a previous update that put a big map-drop icon at the top right of the app. Now, they’re making check-ins a bit more suggestive by displaying check-in reminders at the top …

Foursquare Lets You Keep Tabs on Friends, Even When They’re Far, Far Away Foursquare Lets You Keep Tabs on Friends, Even When They’re Far, Far Away
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Foursquare has just made it easier to keep track of your friends’ check-ins, even if they aren’t nearby. Now, you can stalk keep tabs from a distance with the new “Always on” notification feature “Have friends or family that live …