Posts tagged Facebook

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

Send A Happy Alien Or An Angry Shark To Your Friends With iGab For iOS

i-gabiGab wants to save the world from boring messages!” says the iGab Facebook page and it is doing a wonderful job of achieving that goal. iGab is a messaging App which allows you to send a 3D animated character which will relay the message in your voice. No more spending time typing long messages which can’t convey your emotions. iGab is a novel, fun and entertaining way of sending messages to your friends. Read More

Turn Your iPhone Into A Mobile Safe With Scan And Protect For iOS

Scan and ProtectScan and Protect is a great new App which allows you to carry all your important documents, safely and securely, on your iPhone. No longer do you need to clutch your briefcase close to your chest or worry about safely storing your bank statements and tax returns. Scan and Protect claims to use the most secure and advanced 256-bit encryption to store and protect your data. Read More

Facebook Home Getting Mixed Reviews from Google Play Users, Mostly Negative Than Positive

fhomeJust hours ago, Facebook Home was made available on the Google Play network and only users with eligible devices can download and install the App. While the App got a lot of praise from the general media, a high percentage of users are not liking the App and at the time of this writing, there are over 689 one star ratings. The average rating of the App is at 2.5/5. Read More

Picerty For iOS – Bring Out The Artist In You

picertyPicerty is a brand new app by Wightfield Limited which allows you to turn your everyday photos into artworks. Give your profile photo a colourful Warhol treatment, create an artistic collage of your family pictures or present all your business ideas in a single image. Read More

UYH Gold for iOS – Time To Put Away Your Keyboards?

uyhFor those users who don’t get along with their keyboards or have a difficult relationship with Siri, here is a tool which lets you write with a flourish of a finger. Use Your Handwriting does exactly what it says: you can write messages and notes in your own handwriting, as bad as it may be. Just tap to add a new note across ten categories – ranging from work to holiday – and write as much as you like and as quickly as you can. You can e-mail these notes and even tweet or “share” them on Facebook. Read More