Facebook’s emphasis on mobile will not take a vacation for the holiday shopping season, as the social network offered some tips for marketers looking to incorporate mobile into their Facebook promotion mix in a post on the Facebook for Business page.
Facebook application TrintMe — its name is a combination of “true” and “intention,” and it enables users to express their true intentions to friends or friends of friends — is now available for download in the Apple App Store for iOS devices.
Independent music artists can get into the game on Facebook in a big way thanks to Music Powered Games, which has created a way for artists to mix their music with games and earn commissions right from their Facebook pages.
Are you Down with Bang with Friends? The controversial “matchmaking” application, which is aimed at allowing users to discover if any of their Facebook friends are interested in becoming friends with benefits, returned to Apple’s App Store, but under a different name: Down.
When Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor left Facebook last year to launch a startup with Kevin Gibbs, his friend, the founder and tech lead of the Google App Engine and creator of Google Suggest, would “word processor” have been anyone’s guess as to what they would create?
Facebook’s advertising-simplification process is running at full throttle, as the social network followed up its announcement earlier Wednesday of updates to reports from its Ads Manager by introducing a way for application developers to bypass the process of registering their apps with Facebook before creating mobile app install ads.
Is there enough room for both Twitter-owned video-sharing application Vine and Video on Instagram, which was introduced at a press event Thursday at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.? Time will tell, but the jockeying for position began long before Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his counterpart at Instagram, Kevin Systrom, took the stage Thursday.
Facebook held three Facebook Mobile DevCon 2013 events in New York (April 18), London (May 2), and Seoul (May 7), and the social network is making slides from the various sessions and videos available for mobile developers who couldn’t make the events.
Facebook launched iOS application Poke, a timed messaging service that drew heavy comparisons to Snapchat, in December. Now that Poke has been in the App Store for a few months, it’s evident that Snapchat is winning the battle among U.S. iPhone users, according to new figures released by Onavo Insights and published by TechCrunch.