Facebook is testing a $100 charge to push messages to strangers’ inbox, bypassing the “Other” folder for spam and messages from non-contacts.
The Chinese government will soon require Internet users to register their real names with their ISPs. Should mobile and Internet users worry?
Twitter is one of the most famous social networking and microblogging services in the world. Even though Twitter has its own official Android app, third-party developers have been making client apps for Twitter. Since such apps apps are usually limited, developers tend to add extra and interesting features to the apps. For example, some Twitter clients for Android allow sorting followers, adding filters, creating groups, or even to silencing (muting) some users without blocking or unfollowing them. Recently, a newcomer to the Twitter client apps development scene has appeared in the form of Janetter, created by Jane, Inc. It also…
If you’ve been wondering how Facebook makes money, here’s a big demonstration of just how powerful a social network can be in terms of harvesting market data. Facebook has just launched its mobile ad network, and the social network is offering advertisers the ability to target their campaigns based on user information and activity.
When all hope seemed lost for Samsung, the company had made its comeback against the company that had cost them billions of dollars in legal charges. In fact, the company is now taking a defensive stance, putting the phrase “defense is the best offense” into play. This is rather important, considering that Samsung is growing in market share especially in its smartphone products. In fact, its flagship product is one of the best phones in the world with features far outmatching Apple’s own.
There are a variety of third-party Twitter apps on the Google Play Store but, among all of them, only one has been granted a seat on my Android phone. I’m not really a Twitter fan, nor am I a hardcore Twitter user who likes to keep my account updated 24/7. A Twitter app that is simple, clean, and has all the basic functions is good for me. If you’re like me, then you will love using the Tweedle for Twitter app on your Android phone. It’s a simple and elegant Twitter client app. The Tweedle for Twitter app is just…
The Internet is bustling with information. Everything you could ever need is right at your fingertips, as well as the power to share our own findings. A number of websites already exist for sharing and discovering content. Facebook is one way to discover new things, but you’d need to sift through your friends’ status updates. There’s also Tumblr but that can quickly get overwhelming as people you follow share anything and everything. Then there’s Twitter, which allows you to make 140-character updates about what you’re doing, thinking, or watching. Those aren’t the only social media and network sites out there….
Numerous Twitter client apps for Android are springing up like wildflowers, each one bringing added features to improve the user experience, such as features allowing you to tweet more than the allotted 140 characters or integrating photo-sharing services with your tweets. More and more features are added to third-party Twitter apps, all in an effort to stand out from among rival apps. Developed by HappyDr0id, TweetLine is also among these third-party apps with added or extra capabilities. Although TweetLine is still in its testing version, the app already has the essential components and extra capabilities for Twitter fans. TweetLine’s features…
Staying updated on what’s going on in the world through our friends, no matter where in the world they are, is one of the benefits of social networking sites. Unfortunately, what you’ll be finding out from your friends can be a little limited. If you want to broaden your horizon, you’ll need a different approach and a different app. Pictulize: What’s Going On?, developed by the developer with the same name, gives you the pulse of the earth in real time. It calls itself a “spaciotemporal” network, allowing users to check what’s happening at a specific place in the world….
Facebook isn’t exactly the most trusted company when it comes to user privacy. A new policy might be cause for concern for some users. Facebook is now allowing premium advertisers to target their campaigns based on mobile numbers, user IDs and email addresses.