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Instagram plans to have advertising within a year

Instagram has recently announced that advertising will begin showing up within the next year. The details are still on the light side, meaning Instagram has yet to announce any specifics. Or for that matter a date of when these advertisements will begin showing in your feeds. But that being said, Ms. White, director of business operations at Instagram has said they should be ready to begin selling ads within the next year.

Facebook VIP app for celebrities in the works

Maybe they sensed a disturbance in the force. Or maybe they noticed how the media seems to quote and screencap tweets more than Facebook posts. Whatever the case may be, word is that Facebook is working on a mobile app that is reserved only for the famous, the infamous, and the glamorous.

Facebook beta updated with more photo features

The latest update to Facebook's beta app for Android arrived late last night for many users, but this time around it was rather minor. They've continued their improvements to the photo sharing and saving aspects for mobile users, but it appears things are still in the testing phase. They've just updated to version 3.6 on the beta channel.

Facebook for Android update brings Cover Feed without Home

If you liked the idea of Cover Feed but were against using the full Facebook Home setup you may want to grab this latest update. Facebook for Android has recently been updated and you can now do just that -- use Cover Feed as your lockscreen without having to make the full Facebook Home commitment. Aside from enabling Cover Feed for non-Home users, there has also been some additional device support for Facebook Home.

App Updates: Chrome Browser, Facebook Beta, Robird and more

This weekend there was all sorts of app updates, but a few in particular have been updated as of last night and this morning worth mentioning. Of course, there's far too many apps to keep track of, but a few important apps were updated and we figured a shout out was in order for things like the Facebook Beta, and our favorite Twitter app.