The latest solution to help Facebook users clean up their profiles to make their content work- or school-friendly is new iOS application FaceSaver, which claims to be capable of discovering “two to three times more” inappropriate content than other Facebook cleaning apps and services.
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Several existing applications tie location and Facebook together, with Foursquare representing the most prominent example, but Brooklyn-based Onehackmind hopes its public launch of Locist Monday on the iTunes App Store and Google Play takes the combination to the next level.
Facebook continued to introduce new features aimed at helping application developers, following Wednesday’s announcement that mobile app install ads are now available to all developers with the less-ballyhooed rollout of a screenshot importer, which allows developers to import their apps’ screenshots from Apple’s iTunes App Store and Google Play directly into Facebook’s app center.
Facebook touted the success of the Aug. 23 release of Facebook 5.0 for iOS, saying that one-half of its users on that platform updated their applications within four days, and adding that the app’s average rating in the iTunes App Store rose from 1.5 stars prior to the launch of the new version to four stars currently.
We all heard the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote in June announcing all of the exciting new features of iOS 6. In addition to Siri’s new powers, the deep Facebook integration has developers and iPhone users drooling. However, very little was discussed regarding the Facebook like functionality in the iTunes App Store. Although this feature isn’t as sexy, I believe that this integration is a game-changer.
Facebook released a new version of its iPad application today, which adds support for the retina display on the new iPad.
Tokyo-based startup Eureka released an updated version of Peepapp, its contribution to the list of iPhone apps that tap Facebook friends to help users sort through iPhone apps, such as Kinetik.
Tinychat, creator of a video chat app for Facebook with 1.6 million monthly active users, is going Apple hunting.