11/04/2011, Back in September, a security researcher wrote about discovering a flaw in Facebook’s messaging system. In order to bypass the filter that would prevent users from attaching executable files in attachments: all you had to do was rename the executable file with an additional “space” after the .exe. Facebook will then gladly accept the file and send it off to the recipient just like that. The Facebook team was informed […]
10/31/2011, Most Windows Phone devices received the Mango (Windows Phone 7.5) update over the past few weeks, and while most of the apps available on the system had changes, the Facebook app remained the same. Well, we’ve got some good news for you today – the Mango update for the official Windows Phone Facebook app has been released. The new update brings the app up to version 2.2 and gives users […]
10/28/2011, If you’ve been using Beluga, the service that lets you easily keep in touch with your friends and family via a group-based messaging app, we’ve got some bad news for you. The company has announced today on its official blog that it will be closing down the service for good. Starting from November 11 onwards, the service will cease to function (in fact I can’t even find it on the […]
10/20/2011, So we know that Motorola has plans to update their line of smartphones to the latest build on Android, but with the Motorola Droid RAZR taking the spotlight now, what will happen to the Motorola Droid Bionic, which to be fair had a much longer wait and anticipation compared to the Droid RAZR.
10/20/2011, It took awhile, but the official Facebook Messenger app that made its debut on iOS and Android devices, has finally made its way over to the BlackBerry operating system. In case you forgot, Facebook Messenger is a standalone app that was released a couple of months ago for Facebook users to easily send and receive messages to and from their Facebook friends without having to launch the official app. It […]
10/10/2011, Facebook, the social networking giant who has a billion active user target in sight, has just rolled out an update to its iOS application that will have iPad owners hold hands and dance around in a jig at Steve Jobs memorials – after all, native iPad support is being introduced with this particular updated. This update was originally reported by the New York Times back in June, where it was […]
10/10/2011, Facebook, the social networking giant, has picked up friend.ly, a Formspring-like question & answer site that is built on top of Facebook which enables users to learn more about their friends as well as meet up with new people. This particular site is just a couple of years old, having raised $5 million earlier this year from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Balderton Capital, SoftTechVC, Ron Conway, Naval Ravikant, Michael Birch, and […]
10/06/2011, Facebook has recently delivered a new inline translation feature on the quiet yesterday which relies on Bing Translate so that users are able to translate public Facebook Page content, including comments, into a language that they are able to understand. The new ‘Translate’ link will now make an appearance under a public page’s post, and whenever you click it, the post’s content will be translated inline to a language which […]
10/06/2011, Some of us have too many contacts saved in our phones from people we meet on an everyday basis, so it’s understandably hard to put a face to the name some times, but it looks like Verizon has the answer for you in their new service called Facetones.
09/29/2011, While the internet is great for helping you keep in touch with the people you care about, it’s also a good way for strangers to find out everything about you. One thing people seem to ignore nowadays is the privacy settings on their social networks – where they are, where they live, where they hang out – all their location data is visible for everyone to see.
09/28/2011, Techcrunch got to this page before it was taken down (at time of publishing of this post anyways) – but good thing they managed to snag some screenshots of what could possibly be the Project Spartan page. A statistic was shown, stating that “350 million users access Facebook from a mobile device every month,” where it then continued to describe some Facebook mobile web app features as well as screenshots.
09/27/2011, As we all know, Facebook is rife with links that lead unsuspecting users into downloading malware or running apps that spam the walls of everyone in their friends list, which in turn do the same to the friends of those friends. Well most of the time there’s really no way to tell if a link is legit or not without clicking on them, F-Secure has decided to come up with […]
09/27/2011, It has yet to be confirmed that Apple will make an announcement for the iPhone 5 at the upcoming October 4th event which will be held at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, where some people speculate that it could be an iOS 5 announcement first, followed by the iPhone 5 fanfare some 10 days down the road. Either way, if you’re an Apple employee, you’ve got your vacation days blocked […]
09/27/2011, Social networking giant Facebook has committed their resources to fix a privacy breach within the next 24 hours after an Australian blogger discovered it, which is a good thing as it shows the company takes security seriously. I would not have expected anything less though, since this is personal information we’re talking about here. Security consultant and blogger Nik Curilovic claims that Facebook’s engineers have promised to revise its browser […]