Facebook isn’t alone in its interest for the messaging service Snapchat. Google reportedly offered to buy the startup for $4 billion, but it was turned down.
When beta simply isn’t bleeding edge, alpha testing comes along to slash its way into the hearts of those who must be among the first people to get the latest features. That’s where Facebook’s new alpha testers program comes along. Read on for more!
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has launched Internet.org, a new initiative to bring the internet to developing countries. Working with companies like Ericsson, MediaTek and Nokia, Internet.org wants to make internet access available to billions more people.
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With the latest share numbers in, Google+ doesn’t seem to be doing so well. They come in last or second to last on both e-commerce and media metrics.
Facebook Home was a total bomb when it was released, but the dev team has been working to make it better. In the latest update, Facebook Home adds folders.
Norton also notes that Facebook is not the only app doing this, or even the worst offender. They promise more information on other culprits in coming weeks, but we’re still curious why Facebook would take numbers from a device that wasn’t even logged in.
While Google+ may not be the Facebook killer we all assumed it could be, it has a place. More importantly, it has a place in many different locations. Google+ was always meant to be the social spine running through all Google services, and is shaping itself in that mold.
If you’re wondering why anyone would turn down what amounts to work, you’re right to do so. Then again, it makes sense when considering HTC and their First, which was the first Facebook Home phone.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebook is working on a “Flipboard style” news reader. This service will cobble together content from publishers, as well as Facebook users, into a magazine style format.