News tagged: Social Network
Social networking giant Facebook confirmed its acquisition of Branch. Branch is a different kind of social network which focuses on providing quality online forums for people to have meaningful, educational conversations in. Reports say that the deal went through for...
Socl, Microsoft's very own social network, isn't very popular. But of course an official app exists, and the Windows Phone version of the same has been updated. The most significant change is that the app is now optimized to run on low memory devices.
Vine, the new short video service from Twitter, has finally arrived in its official avatar for Windows Phone. Twitter's micro video-blogging app allows users to create short, 6-second looped clips with the touch of their fingers, which then gets uploaded to Vine.
Like it was announced late last year, Google is shutting down several services to make the most impact on some new products. The time has finally come for iGoogle, the company's customizable personal web portal service, which is now officially closed.
In April 2012, Facebook bought popular online photo and video sharing network for approximately $1 billion. After it was announced that Instagram could be monetized, the company rolled out its first ad on Friday with the word "Sponsored" right next to the picture.
While beta testers of the Facebook Home app for Android have been enjoying this feature for a couple of weeks now, the official app has been updated with the feature to display your Pinterest, Flickr, Instagram or Tumblr feed directly on the lockscreen.
The official Facebook for Windows Phone client received a major update last evening. After updating the app, users can avail the option to upload multiple images to a single post, which should come in handy for photography-freaks who love sharing their snaps.
Earlier today, Samsung launched PEN.UP, a new social network which is based on doodles made using Samsung's very own S Pens. Yup, for all those talented artists who haven't been able to show-off all their works to the world, PEN.UP is the platform you've been waiting.
Pinterest, one of the most popular social networking websites in the world (but isn't exactly your typical social networking website), has introduced its first ever feature to monetize their overly popular website. Push aside, promoted pins are here to grab your mind.
Facebook is currently testing a new feature that allows users to input their professional skill information so people can share their skill set(s) with others on the social network. It's somewhat similar to LinkedIn's skill section but allows others to search by skill.
Instagram, the popular photo editing and photography-centric social networking app, has crossed over 150 million users, an impressive number. With over 50 million members added in the last six months alone, Instagram is shifting to a new business model.