Cases for smartphones such as the iPhone 5 often serve other purposes aside from protecting the devices. Some provide battery backups, for example. Findables released two iPhone 5 cases, the FlexStand and FlexWrap, which enable users to exchange their profile information from Facebook and other social networks via QR codes.
Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings call is set for Jan. 30, but Facebook advertising solutions provider Spruce Media offered its early look at the state of advertising on the social network during the last three months of 2012, and the company was optimistic that the sector will continue to grow.
Even a casual Facebook user can see that the site has changed dramatically over the past year. On Thursday, Facebook’s developers team took some time to reflect on some of the highlights that made the social network what it is today.
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review time at Facebook, as the social network released its 2012 Year in Review, as well as instructions for its users to create their own year in review posts.
Facebook advertising and marketing developer Optimal announced the release Wednesday of its Audience Matrix social analytics product, which taps the company’s proprietary consumer analytics database of more than 2.5 million affinities and interests.
With all of the hype about the iPhone 5 and Facebook’s renewed focus on Android, it’s easy for BlackBerry’s newest release to get lost in the noise. The BlackBerry 10 was announced during a recent conference in San Jose, Calif. The new phone will have a native Facebook application, as well as (finally) timeline.