10/29/2013, BlackBerry has until the first week of November to try and find another buyer before Fairfax Financial Holdings comes back with its final offer. Both parties have currently signed a letter of intent, which puts the buyout bid at $4.7 billion. There have been rumors of a number of other companies looking at BlackBerry’s books, companies such as Lenovo, Intel, Google and more, but no other bids have been received […]
10/29/2013, Instant messaging on mobile is a heavily contested arena, with players such as WhatsApp, Viber, Kik and others competing each other for valuable market share. BlackBerry recently threw its hat in the ring as well with the launch of BBM for Android and iPhone. Facebook too offers a standalone Messenger app, the aim of which is to make it easier for users to chat with their Facebook friends through their […]
10/27/2013, So we heard back in December 2012 that Facebook was preparing to launch video ads in News Feed by April 2013. April came and the world’s largest social network didn’t switch on video advertisements. It was then rumored in June that Facebook had pushed back the launch until Fall 2013 due to a number of features it wanted to launch alongside video ads. Fall begun and got most of wondering […]
10/23/2013, Facebook made headlines yesterday as they lifted their ban on graphic content that would allow graphic visuals, such as beheading videos, to be allowed to be published on the popular social network. It looks like Facebook has pulled the ole 180 as they have once again decided to ban graphic content to be published on their service in less than 24 hours.
10/22/2013, There’s nothing worse than getting into a really great television series to have to miss an episode due to having to attend a wedding or some other big major moment in your life. What makes the experience even worse is we all have those friends who just can’t keep their yap shut about the latest episode of a show, even though you told them a million times not to publish […]
10/21/2013, Facebook did have a ban on graphic content before, but it seems that this ban has been reversed now that Facebook has started to enable users to post violent images or videos. There is one condition to it though – the posting of such graphic content has a purpose, which is, your intention must be to condemn, and not glorify, such acts as depicted in the video, according to the […]
10/21/2013, If you like to start your morning off with a Facebook rant about the latest Sunday night popular television show, such as The Walking Dead, then you probably found that you had some difficulty performing your traditional activity this morning. Fortunately for you, this isn’t a result of the NSA or your cable provider censoring your thoughts, but instead, it has all to do with Facebook experiencing some hiccups.
10/17/2013, We heard a dedicated Facebook app for Windows 8 was currently in the works just a few months ago, although we haven’t heard much of the application since its confirmation. Wonder now more about the Windows 8 dedicated Facebook application as its currently available on the Windows Store.
10/17/2013, When we were young, all we wanted to do was grow up so that we can do all the stuff that grown ups do. There is that sense of thrill and adventure to it, of course. Well, Facebook recently made an announcement concerning another change in the site’s usage terms, which would see previous restrictions on the way that minors used the social network lifted up. Basically, anyone is now […]
10/16/2013, When it comes to mobile ads on Facebook, is there a platform that does better than the other? Well logic would dictate that the platform with a larger userbase would win, since that would imply that more people are seeing the ads. However interestingly enough that does not appear to be the case, at least according to a recent study by Nanigans who found that in a study of about […]
10/10/2013, Facebook has announced today that it is now finishing up the removal of an old search setting. The removal of this setting, “Who can look up your Timeline by name,” was actually announced in December last year. This setting was removed for users who weren’t using it, those who are still using it, will begin to see reminders about the fact that Facebook is going to remove the setting in […]
10/09/2013, Facebook is reportedly preparing updates for its main iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app. Only a couple of weeks back Facebook released an update for its iPhone app which brought the user interface in line with iOS 7, at that time that company didn’t update its iPad app, opting to retain the old user interface for it instead. The upcoming update is expected to bring Graph Search to iOS devices. Graph […]
09/28/2013, Facebook, the world’s largest social network, says that its goal with the News Feed is that to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time. It adds that the company’s goal with the ads that it shows in News Feed is no different, which basically means that they want to show the right ads to the right people at the right time. The ad algorithm decides […]
09/27/2013, Even if you don’t play this insanely popular game on Facebook, you’ve probably heard about it or have received a request from one of your Facebook friends. Right now, Candy Crush Saga is the most popular game being played on the world’s largest social network. It logged 9.7 million daily active users back in January, breaking FarmVille 2′s record of 8.7 million daily active users. U.K. based King is the developer of […]