Facebook is rolling out an update to its Messenger application for iOS to protect users from a vulnerability in the operating system that allowed scammers to force users’ iPhones to automatically place expensive calls.
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added publishing to its arsenal, announcing Wednesday that users of its social media monitoring and visualization platform can now publish content directly to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other platforms.
Facebook continued to dominate social logins in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 55 percent of overall social logins and 64 percent of social logins from mobile devices, according to the latest figures from Preferred Marketing Developer and consumer-management provider Gigya.
Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals to websites in the second quarter of 2014, with that percentage total representing a 10.09 percent gain since March and a whopping 150.49 percent leap since the end of the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest report from Shareaholic.
Music fans have embraced concert-discovery application Bandsintown, and now the company is targeting artists and managers with its new app, Bandsintown Manager, aimed at allowing them to manage their social presences via their devices.
Looking for an event to attend? Boulder, Colo.-based startup Eventblimp has more than 20 million of them aggregated in its hangar, from Facebook, Meetup, Eventbrite, Bandsintown, SeatGeek, and Eventful, accessible via the Web or its new iOS application.
User-generated content can be a valuable resource for brands on Facebook and other social networks, and customer profile-management provider Janrain will help its clients tap that resource with its launch of Janrain User-Generated Content.