Facebook Head of Mobile Release Engineering Christian Legnitto and Head of Open-Source Projects James Pearce spoke about the social network’s transition to a mobile company and its mobile open-source projects at a whiteboard session at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., earlier this week, TechCrunch reported.
Some Facebook advertisers are now able to preview their mobile application install ads directly on their mobile devices, complete with active install buttons.
Facebook’s next acquisition may be its first one in India, as Business Standard reported that the social network is in talks to acquire Bangalore-based startup Little Eye Labs, which creates performance-analysis tools for Android developers.
Facebook confirmed that it is beta-testing customizable lock screens for its Home Android overlay, along with several new features that were rolled out Tuesday night to participants in its Facebook for Android Beta Testers program.
What may very well be a leaked version of the new version 4.0 of the flagship Facebook application for Android counts among its features far more extensive customization of the lock screen for its Home Android overlay.
The Windows Phone community finally has an Instagram application to call its own, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing network announced in a post on the Instagram blog that Instagram for Windows Phone was introduced Wednesday and will be available for download via the Windows Phone Store.
Late last month, Postano, the social platform from application-development-solutions provider TigerLogic, described how universities have tapped its system to collect and curate content from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine, and other social networks, and display that content on large screens during sporting events. Wednesday, Postano introduced Postano 2.0.