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If you're a celebrity with a verified Facebook page, Mentions is your new favorite app

Facebook has introduced Mentions, a new app that makes it easier for public figures on Facebook to connect with their followers and fans. Facebook Mentions lets these figures see what's trending related to them, interact with their fans, and more. As a public figure, Mentions tries to let you...
Best WhatsApp alternatives for Facebook haters

Best WhatsApp alternatives for Facebook haters

If Facebook buying Whatsapp means you're busy looking for a new instant messaging app to call your own then here are the best alternatives for you to consider! Let's be clear — if you used WhatsApp today, very little will change today and likely tomorrow. According to WhatsApp's statement, not...
Facebook for iOS hits version 10.0, adds post review, hides recent posts

Facebook for iOS hits version 10.0, adds post review, hides recent posts

Facebook for iPhone and iPad has updated to version 10.0 (yes, really). New features include the ability to review what your posts will look like and remove suggested links (?!) before sharing. You can also create posts when on a bad or non-existant connection now and they'll be shared when next...

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Yes, Facebook was down, you're not alone

Update: It appears that access to Facebook is back up for both the web and the iPhone and iPad apps. You are now free to carry on with your day. It appears that Facebook's newest feature is "being offline". Attempts to visit the social network right now are being thwarted by a lack of stuff to...
Just deleted Foursquare. Come at me Facebook!

Just deleted Foursquare. Come at me Facebook!

App sprawl is becoming a thing. This evening I opened Foursquare to check into a great new local restaurant I went to, hit the big, honking check it button, and was told to download Swarm. It wasn't an ad. It wasn't something I could dismiss or get around and go on about my check-in business. It...
Facebook reportedly making Messenger app mandatory for chat over the next few days

Facebook reportedly making Messenger app mandatory for chat over the next few days

It was a few months ago that we reported Facebook would be killing in-app messaging. Facebook instead prefers users to chat with the dedicated Facebook Messenger app. Facebook is now notifying people that transition will happen over the next few days. Facebook hasn't posted an announcement...
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Facebook posts Q2 2014 earnings: $2.9 billion revenue, 1.32 billion monthly active users

Facebook has just reported its Q2 2014 earnings, showing growth in revenues, income and user numbers. As for the financials, Facebook saw a 61 percent jump in revenue over Q2 2013 to $2.91 billion, with net income also jumping to $791 million, a boost of 139 percent over last year. Operating...
Facebook's new save feature lets you get to that quiz later

Facebook will now let you save those lists and quizzes for later

Facebook will soon let you save your favorite things from Facebook. Not a local save, mind you, more of a Pocket for Facebook, and only in Facebook. With the save feature a tap or two will let you save a link, place, or bit of linked media (movie, TV show, or music) for later reference. Those...
What's on Joe's iPad right now!

What's on Joe's iPad right now!

I like to use my iOS devices as extensions of each other. The Home screen of my retina iPad mini in many ways mirrors the one on my iPhone because these are the apps that I want to have access to no matter which screen I'm using. I use one of Apple's iOS 7 wallpapers, and I keep only a few of...
Mentions

If you're a celebrity with a verified Facebook page, Mentions is your new favorite app

Facebook has introduced Mentions, a new app that makes it easier for public figures on Facebook to connect with their followers and fans. Facebook Mentions lets these figures see what's trending related to them, interact with their fans, and more. As a public figure, Mentions tries to let you...
ZEN & TECH 69: Facebook, social experiments, and what you need to know!

ZEN & TECH 69: Facebook, social experiments, and what you need to know!

ZEN & TECH is Mobile Nations' lifestyle podcast where we work on centering our inner geeks and using technology to help reduce stress and live better connected lives. In today's episode, Georgia and Rene talk about the recently reported Facebook psychology experiments, how social affects our...
New and updated apps: Facebook, Skype, Ginger Page and more!

New and updated apps: Facebook, Skype, Ginger Page and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got a writing app with some really cool features, updates to Skype, Spotify and...
Facebook rolling out 'missed call' ads to boost revenue from India

Facebook rolling out 'missed call' ads to boost revenue from India

Looking to increase revenue from emerging markets like India, Facebook has announced that it rolling out a new "missed call" ad service that allows users to easily access information from brands and advertisers without incurring data or voice charges. The new ad service allows users to place a...

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