Facebook Phone for Android will be revealed on April 4th. More accurately 'Facebook Home' will be released, and is coming to take over your device. That is what we're expecting to be the star of the show on April 4th at the event. We don't need another fork in the Android OS, and instead Facebook's just going to wrap it in their social network web. Read on for what to expect.
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Twitter is getting ready to take on some aspects of the music industry while also integrating plenty of music discovery and listening features into their service. According to a few new reports from CNET the new feature will reportedly be called Twitter Music and their iOS app could launch within the next month. Just like Vine, it looks like Twitter will once again shun Android users.
Google announced that they were taking Google+ to a new level on the social front. That being the capability to integrate the social network into apps. Just like signing into your favorite Zynga game with Facebook, or allowing apps access to Twitter. Today Movies by Flixster has just updated their Android app with full Google+ access.
Facebook is detailing the all-new Facebook front page known as the Newsfeed, and team Zuckerberg just announced a few details. Everything is changing, again. The new redesign will be aimed at "mobile consistency" as well as delivering what they call the best "personalized newspaper" available. It looks like Facebook is about to start taking mobile seriously.
Instagram is doing just fine. Now owned by Facebook, Instagram has filtered out all of those rumors of a decline in users and popularity and confirmed they have over 100 million active users. That's quite the number.
Google in the social network scene. While Google+ is still a bit of a ghost town compared to Facebook (or is it) the amount of active daily users and discussion has exceeded Twitter. Yup, Google+ is now the second most active social network behind Facebook.
Pulse Android app has recently been updated and it looks like it was all about social. In fact, the Pulse app is now sporting integration with social services to include Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube. This all comes along with the 3.0.6 update which also included some bug fixes as well as some improvements to the photo and video viewing.
Google announced a lot of information today regarding their popular and growing social network Google+. Stating they have passed over 500 million users and around 235m active users. Pretty impressive numbers to say the least. The other big news was Google+ Communities, which is their answer to Facebook Groups. Below we'll go into a few details as well as let you enjoy the neat little video they've put together.
Twitter frequently, you've probably seen more than few promoted tweets in your timeline, and now the company is looking to expand on that idea a little bit. Twitter has teamed up with Nielsen to deliver brand surveys to users in the same way it shows promoted tweets, allowing companies to get a better idea of how its Twitter ad campaigns are working.
Facebook has been getting some good Karma as of late because they've been rocking out. first with the purchase of Instagram, then they snatched up rival service Lightbox to get into the photography aspects even more. Now they've also acquired the social gifting service Karma -- and you can't forget about the Facebook IPO and stocks going crazy.