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.
Content from Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram, which had been available on the lock screen for Facebook Android overlay Home for Android beta-testers, is now available to all users in the latest update to Home.
Facebook’s Home Android overlay is about to get a lot more crowded, as Engineering Manager Tom Alison announced in a Newsroom post that content from Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram will be added to the Home lock screen for the social network’s Android beta-testers.
When Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 is officially released, its built-in Photos application will no longer be integrated with Facebook and Flickr, as the rollout of dedicated Facebook and Flickr apps for the operating system eliminated the need for the feature.
Friday seems to be a popular day for debuting Instagram applications and services, as startup Piccolo announced its beta launch, aimed at allowing users to automatically receive printed copies of their photos on Facebook and Instagram each month, as well as having those same photos sent to family or friends.
PastBook, one of several companies that allow Facebook users to publish their content on the social network in actual books, announced the integration of Filepicker.io into its book-creation wizard, making it easier for users to select content for their books.
Companies that use Business Wire to release information to the media can now track how their content performed on Facebook and other social media platforms with the media-distribution company’s addition of Social Media Monitoring Reports from social analytics platform Nuvi.