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Pinterest now in Dutch and German Language

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Pinterest now in Dutch and German Language

.   Pinterest announced today that it is expanding into a couple of new languages – Dutch and German. Pinterest is also now being offered in German, the company announced today. The additions up the total number of supported languages to seven, as the service is already available in English, two versions of Spanish, and […]

Facebook for Android now supports front-facing cameras, better messaging

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Facebook for Android now supports front-facing cameras, better messaging

. Take your best shot — of yourself. Facebook for Android has been updated with support for your Android device’s front-facing camera, meaning you can now shoot and share self-portraits inside the application. The new version of Facebook for Android, version 1.9.7 to be exact, dropped late Thursday. The small refresh brings you the front-facing […]

Farmville 2 is coming, confirms Zynga

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Farmville 2 is coming, confirms Zynga

Zynga closed its Unleashed event today in San Francisco with a hint of one of its big games to come: FarmVille 2. Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus introduced a new trailer of the game as he closed out a press conference where the company showed off its new slate of titles. He didn’t show any […]

Seagate Backup Plus portable hard drive

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Seagate Backup Plus portable hard drive

Quick: what’s more important? Your entire My Documents directory, or your Facebook / Flickr galleries? The answer seems fairly obvious, but for those too proud to admit it, Seagate‘s got a new hard drive that’ll delicately handle both. The outfit’s latest line of 2.5-inch mobile HDDs goes by the name Backup Plus, aiming to give […]

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Facebook working with manufacturers, learning smartphone ropes

According to The New York Times, Facebook is working closely with smartphone manufacturers with an eye toward entering the handset market itself. The social network is said to be hiring hardware engineers in order produce a Facebook-branded smartphone, a move that would bring even greater competition to the already-crowded smartphone sector. Employees familiar with Facebook’s […]

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Facebook to launch premium ads, measure ad impact

Facebook is in the process of launching a system to allow advertisers to measure the impact of their advertising efforts on the social network. The company is also looking to allow external advertising agencies to buy premium ad slots in users’ news feeds. As The Financial Times reports, the changes to the site’s advertising policies […]

Facebook sets IPO share price at $38, worth $104 billion

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Facebook sets IPO share price at $38, worth $104 billion

Facebook has set its share price for its stock market launch on Friday, valuing the company at $104 billion. The shares, priced at $38 (£24) a pop, will go on sale on the Nasdaq exchange, giving you a chance to own a piece of the social network. The news means that Facebook will raise some $16bn to […]

Facebook buyed Instagram Lightbox

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Facebook buyed Instagram Lightbox

Since Instagram took forever to arrive on Android many were using alternatives to do similar tasks to their “art” or photography. One of those rivals was Lightbox which was originally featured at Google I/O last year. The app has been around for about a year but today Lightbox has announced that they’ll also be joining […]

Social App Center form Facebook

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Social App Center form Facebook

Facebook will soon have its own application marketplace enabling users to discover and download apps from one social hub. The likes of Draw Something, Spotify and Pinterest will all be available from the App Center that itself can be accessed through Facebook’s website or through its iOS and Android app. Only the cream of the […]

Instagram now the Top Free App on Apple’s App Store after Facebook buy-out

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Instagram now the Top Free App on Apple’s App Store after Facebook buy-out

It’s amazing what the little manner of a billion dollar buyout can do to raise your profile. Just 24 hours after Facebook moved to acquire the Instagram photo-sharing service, it ascended to the top of the App Store charts. The free Instagram app, which Facebook agreed to pay £630,000,000 for only yesterday, overtook the likes […]

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