There’s a lot of Apple hate going on in the comments section of our website (sometimes justified, sometimes not as much), but if there’s one thing fanboys, Android enthusiasts and neutral tech lovers can’t deny is Cupertino’s ability of turning everything it touches into gold.
Orange partners with Facebook to launch “Party Call”, a social networking based calling service
Party Call is a social networking based calling app that will allow Facebook users to call their friends without even knowing their cell phone numbers. Good or bad? We will find that out when the app is officially launched, in France in summer 2013
Facebook Droidfooding campaign asks employees to switch to Android from iOS
The iPhone is still the most popular mobile device in Facebook’s campus and that’s not a good thing for the company when it comes to releasing a flaw-free, or close to it, Facebook app for Android devices.
Facebook integrates desktop and mobile teams to unify experience
In the latest Facebook "Under the Hood" blog post, engineer Michael Eyal Sharon mentions that Facebook is hoping by better integrating its teams, Facebook will become more of a whole experience rather than several disparate experiences.
Local business getting free WiFi help from Facebook in exchange for check-ins
To help local business, Facebook has entered into a deal where they send routers to businesses. Users can then log onto the internet for free, provided they check in on Facebook. The resulting routing to the business' Facebook page is intended to help bolster likes for lesser known businesses and improve Facebook local searches.
Facebook Advertisers can now choose which mobile OS and device their ads target
Advertisements on the web is something we all need to get used to. Thankfully, Facebook may be making it a little easier with a new targeting strategy that lets mobile app and accessory dealers choose which markets to target. Once implemented, Facebook advertisers can choose what mobile operating systems to include in their advertising campaign. Those not selected won't see the ads.
Rumor: HTC Opera UL is the official Facebook phone Zuckerberg said “didn’t make sense”
It’s that time of the year when companies are opening up to the world about their financial success, or lack thereof. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg braved Wall Street once more to discuss about the company’s Q3 financial result and the road it plans to take to get more streams of revenue.
Facebook delivers its biggest overhaul of its Android SDK yet, introduces Android Developer Central.
Facebook has been working hard to improve their Android offerings over the last few months. After their application in the Google Play Store begin getting alarmingly low ratings, Zuckerberg and staff set out to fix all the issues. One such thing they've improved is their Android SDK by adding more and better content. They've also added the Android Developer Central
Facebook for Android updated to improve photo functionality
Mobile is the future. And mobile is the key to Facebook’s success. Those were the exact words used by Mark Zuckerberg more than once in statements and interviews given during the past few months, despite him also saying that FB is not planning to release a smartphone of its own.