Posts tagged Facebook

Facebook Messenger Arrives On iPad

facebook messengerFacebook Messenger for iOS is now available for iPad in addition to iPhone and iPod. The App has been updated with version 7.0, providing different interfaces for iPad and iPhone/iPod. Users would no longer have to contend with the stretched iPhone version of the Messenger App on iPad. The iPad version is similar to iPhone’s with the advantage of the much larger display. It sports a split screen view with the contact list on the left and the conversation pane on the right of the screen. Read More

Facebook’s Slingshot Now Available Worldwide

slingshotAfter Facebook’s Slingshot launched in the United States earlier this month, the Snapchat competitor is now available around the globe on the Play Store. Read More

How To Create Perfect Facebook Cover Photos

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Since Facebook introduced Timeline people have found a new and visual way to express themselves via Cover Photos. Bigger than the profile photos, a lot can be said about one’s personality, views and interests through one’s cover image. Now, with Cover Photo Maker for Facebook Free, you can create a hassle-free, perfect-sized cover photo straight from your iPhone or iPad. Here’s how to create that perfect Facebook cover photo. Read More

Apple’s Key Engineer John Harper Joins Facebook

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Apple’s core animation engineer, who was the inventor of gesture and scrolling animations in iOS, has left Apple to join the social networking giant, Facebook. As spotted by Daring Fireball on Twitter on Thursday, John Harper’s Twitter bio now states, “Was Apple’s Core Animation hacker.” Read More

Facebook To Launch New Video Chat App To Take On Rival SnapChat

snapchatFacebook’s failed attempt to buy SnapChat last year, despite the offer price of $3bn, has made Facebook secretly work on an App similar to SnapChat. SnapChat is a popular messaging App with new extensions for text messaging and video calling in addition to the ability to send short videos or photos that “disappear” soon after viewing. Read More

Facebook Forcing Users To Download Messenger

messengerIn its endeavor to rebuild its Messenger to conquer the top chat Apps like Line, WeChat, KakaoTalk and others, Facebook in November 2013, launched a separate Messenger App for its users. This either could be used as a stand alone chat App or messenger got opened on touching the Messenger tab on the main Facebook App. Users always had a choice of not downloading it and continuing their chat in the main Facebook App. Read More

Facebook Announces Public Beta for Messenger App on Android

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If you’ve ever wanted to stay ahead of others, and help make the Facebook Messenger App better in all possible ways, then Facebook has something for you. Facebook announced today that they would be offering a public beta of their Messenger for Android App. It will allow a broader range of people to test out newer and possibly buggy versions of Facebook messenger and report bugs, so that they may be fixed before the actual release. The advantage is that they will get to experience new features before everyone else, possibly even features that won’t make it to the final release. Read More

WhatsApp Acquired By Facebook For $19B

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In a remarkable turn of events, Facebook has paid $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp. $16B will be paid in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing. $12B worth of Facebook shares will be given, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in RSUs for employee retention. Read More

Facebook Announces Mobile News Reader – Paper, Comes Out on iOS 3rd February

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News Apps have recently started to gain a lot of traction, some of the popular ones being Flipboard, Pulse, and many more. And now Facebook too has joined the crowd, as Facebook Creative Labs have just revealed their first application, Paper. Read More

MyBloc For iOS — Unify Your Social Network

MyBlocMyBloc for iOS is a new App which promises to combine your social network Apps into a single screen or rather onto a single block. MyBloc promises that you would never have to leave the App to check your social media feed. Just rotate the block to check the latest posts and tweets. But does MyBloc really work or is it too good to be true? Read More