Social Networking

Facebook launches stand-alone photos app called Moments

If you and your friends take a lot of pictures together, go to a lot of events, or go on a lot of vacations together and all of you are on Facebook, then chances are, it's a headache to keep track of all the photos that you took and all the photos you are in which they took. Part of Facebook's Creative Labs is to come up with solutions to these problems, and now their latest baby is something called Moments which will help solve that issue.

Facebook intros new way to send map, location pin in Messenger

Sending one's location in Facebook Messenger is easy. But honestly, it can be annoying at times because more often than not, I would be pressing the send location button accidentally during a conversation. My fault for being careless but I'm pretty sure I'm not the only with the same problem. Facebook wants to provide the best mobile experience for everyone so it regularly updates both the main app and Messenger. Recently, Facebook Lite was launched for low-end Android devices in Asia.

Glose brings the social game to your ebook reading experience

There are a number of ebook readers ready for download for your Android device but only a few offer a "social" feature. With the hundreds of thousands or maybe millions of of ebooks available today, it can be more fun to read if you can share and have access to a large library of free ebooks from the greatest authors from all parts of the world.

Facebook’s new app Riff lets you collaborate on videos with friends

First it was video sharing apps. Then it became ephemeral video sharing. Now, it looks like collaborative video creation and sharing will be the name of the social media video game. Facebook has released the newest app from their Creative Labs. It's called Riff and its main purpose in life is to get you and your friends to collaborate on interesting and fun videos and then share them with the world.

Facebook now lets you make digital scrapbooks of your kid’s pictures

Parents, especially new ones, can always be found sharing photos of their child or children on social networks. Some even give monthly or weekly photo updates to show off how cute their progeny are, especially to relatives or loved ones that are far away and can only see the kids online. But sometimes, the photos are digitally scattered so it's hard to keep track of them. The largest network of them all. Facebook, is now giving you a much more organized way of sharing your children's photos with their new Scrapbook feature.

Invite your loved ones to go out through Swarm’s private messaging

Have you ever wanted to send an invite to a group of friends to eat out in this new restaurant, but didn't want to broadcast it to your whole social network? Well, yes, there are a ton of group messaging services out there, but what if you didn't want to go out of the app you're currently on, and what if that app was called Swarm? Well, now you have a solution to that if your answer to both questions is yes.

Blinq keeps you updated with people you’re chatting with

Probably all of us who are living in the digital, mobile world, has experienced this at one point or another. You're chatting with a colleague, acquaintance, or friend, when you suddenly realized you're missing some information about them, and so you have to go to their social networks (if you're connected) to look for that crucial piece. It's sometimes a hassle to move from your conversation to searching for information, so an app will make things easier for you. Welcome Blinq to your life.

LinkedIn’s Connected app now available for Android

If you're not really that satisfied with your built-in phonebook or your current contacts app and if a lot of your contacts are on LinkedIn, then this new app is something you can consider being a replacement for the current one you're using. LinkedIn Connected brings more than just the usual functionality of a phonebook and integrates information that your contacts have added to their LinkedIn profile to help you build a better relationship with those you'll be encountering both online and offline.

Facebook Lite now available for low-end Android devices [apk download]

A new version of the Facebook app has turned up on Google Play and it is aimed directly at users who want something that uses less data and runs smoothly on low-end devices. The Facebook app can use a lot of data and that is a problem for people on limited plans. Sometimes the app can also be sluggish on devices that are on the low end of the power scale with limited performance.
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