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Instagram Video: Five reasons it’s better than Vine

This week Instagram and their new owners Facebook, announced an all-new and improved version 4.0 with video. The main changes here were to combat the newly popular Vine video sharing brought to us from Twitter. Now that we've had a full day to enjoy the new Instagram with video, we wanted to share 5 reasons why it's better than Vine. Well, on Android at least.

Facebook reveals Vine-like 15 second video sharing for Instagram

Today, Facebook's own Mark Zuckerberg took the stage to announce what they've been calling a "new product" for the past few days. We've been wondering and reporting on rumors, but can now confirm exactly what they've been working on. Updates to Instagram! Facebook has just announced they'll be one-upping Vine with their own 15 second video clips for Instagram. Get ready for those short clips covered in more Instagram filters folks.

Samsung and Facebook talks reveal little

Mark Zuckerberg is an interesting fellow. If he's not living on what he catches, or scouting the world for new talent, then he's heading out to South Korea to talk to Samsung execs about finding ways to better promote Facebook through their product portfolio. Sadly for us, not many details can be made, but we can make some educated guesses as to why he's there in the first place.

Facebook invite teases arrival of a “new product” next week

Apparently the folks from Facebook have another product they'd like to share with the world. The man in charge, Mark Zuckerberg, and his entire team have been busy adding Twitter-style #hashtags to Facebook, introducing new home replacement launchers on Android, and even the HTC First "Facebook Phone" (fail) but apparently they aren't done yet.

Waze likely headed to Google through a 1.3B dollar takeover

Google has apparently just purchased Waze, the Israeli maps application organized via crowd-sourced data with the emphasis on social networking through location detection. With previous reports of serious mergers between Waze and other stronghold software conglomerates, the purchase of Waze through Google comes as a surprise to no one. The biggest question however is, "What will they do with it?"