Social networking

TELUS introduces “TELUS Neighbourhood” community forums

TELUS Neighbourhood

Much like several other Canadian carriers, TELUS has now enhanced its social media strategy with the launch of its “TELUS Neighbourhood” community forums. Customers now have one more way to get support from, praise, complain about or simply ask questions to  TELUS. “Welcome to the TELUS Neighbourhood! This is a place for YOU to ask questions and get answers about […]

Facebook Pages Manager now available for Android

Facebook last month launched a revamped native version of its Facebook app. It yesterday rather quietly launched the Android version of its Facebook Pages Manager app. As the name implies, it will allow Facebook Page administrators to manage their pages by letting them: Post new updates and photos and respond to comments as their Pages View and reply to private […]

Rumour: Apple considering stake in Twitter (Updated)

A report by The New York Times indicates that Apple could make a strategic investment in Twitter. Citing ” people briefed on the matter,” it adds that Apple considered investing hundreds of millions of dollars into the social media company. Negotiations have stopped for now but the companies continue to work together on integrating Twitter features into Apple’s products. Apple […]

Google I/O 2012: Google announces Nexus Q social streaming media player

The Google Nexus 7 tablet was not the only Nexus device unveiled today. Google also introduced Nexus Q, billed as “the world’s first social streaming media player.” Nexus Q streams your favorite entertainment directly from the cloud to your living room. Just use the Google Play and YouTube apps on your Android phone or tablet to surf an ocean of […]

Latest Instagram for Android update adds support for Tegra 3 devices

Instagram has been fixing bugs and adding features furiously to its photo-sharing Android app since its release last week. The latest update adds support for Tegra 3 tablets and mobile phones, including the HTC One X. Other changes include: Bug fixes for tablet users Location for photo geotag is updated more often Fixed Instagram photos not appearing in gallery Increased […]

Facebook to acquire Instagram for US$1 billion

Facebook today announced that it is acquiring Instagram, makers of the photo-sharing app of the same name. It will pay about US$1 billion in cash and company stock and is the company’s largest acquisition to date. According to Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook: For years, we’ve focused on building the best experience for sharing photos with your friends […]

Update to Instagram for Android adds tablet support

Instagram for Android launched earlier this week. It topped the million download milestone in a day and shows no sign of slowing down. Meanwhile, the Instagram team has also been busy and has just released another update. The key feature in Instagram for Android 1.0.3 is the added support for Android tablets and Wi-Fi-only devices. Other changes include: App installation […]