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Facebook wants you to use Messenger app for mobile chat

by Dimitris Skiannis Facebook has revealed that it plans to stop supporting chat on its official Android app (as well as iOS) and wants you to start using the Messenger app.  The company is currently in the process of notifying the users about the impending change and will be enforcing the same over the coming days. “In the […] 3 August 2014 at 07:28 pm

Did you forget your anniversary? Facebook will remind it to you!

by Thodoris Konsoulas Many times, Facebook is characterized as lifesaving, because it can reminds us situations which some of us can't remember, as for example the birthday of our friends. The group of Facebook reminders includes now another category, which has to do with the anniversary of a married couple or just a couple in any relationship. The […] 10 July 2014 at 08:54 pm

Facebook’s Slingshot app goes international, now available to all

by Petros Antonakis Facebook’s Slingshot app, which was introduced last week in the US, is now available to all Android users.  It can be grabbed for free from Google Play. “Since we launched last week, we’ve heard from lots of people around the world who are excited to give Slingshot a try. Starting today, we’re expanding our initial launch […] 27 June 2014 at 12:07 am

Facebook is going to open an office in China

by Christine Kitsati Facebook is considering to open an office in China, in order to provide greater support to local advertisers who use the social network to make customers. According to Reuters, Facebook is going to make this strategic move within a year, but as Bloomberg says, the company is already looking for renting a place at Fortune […] 25 May 2014 at 03:58 pm

Facebook withdrew Poke and Facebook Camera Apps

by Christine Kitsati Silently and without announcements, Facebook withdrew from App Store two applications, "Poke" and "Facebook Camera". It seems that there is no reason for these applications to exist, as well as there wasn't a big number of users in 2 years, while on the other hand they were competitive in other apps, such as Snapchat and […] 25 May 2014 at 04:55 am

WhatsApp now has more than 500 million users!

by Thodoris Konsoulas Mark Zuckerberg strongly believes in WhatsApp and after its buyout from Facebook for the price of 19$ billion mentioned that soon the app will have more than 1 billion users! When the acquisition was announced on the 19th of February, WhatsApp had a little more than 450 million users and had every day 1 million […] 27 April 2014 at 07:46 pm

Zuckerberg tried PS4 VR headset a week before Facebook bought Oculus Rift

by Stefanos Anagnostou According to Gamespot Mark Zuckerberg tried Project Morpheus (Sony's VR helmet just before he said OK for the acquisition of Oculus for the price of 2$ billion. PlayStation marketing executive Guy Longworth said today during a Games Marketing Summit 2014 session that he remembers Zuckerberg asking, "Can I have a tech demo?" for Project Morpheus. Longworth said […] 26 April 2014 at 07:18 pm

Which account on Twitter has more than 37.4 million tweets?

by Thodoris Konsoulas How many tweets you can write every day? Ten, hundrent? There is an account on Twitter, which has 37.4 million tweets from 5 August 2009 until today! The account is the ヴェネティス ‏ (@YOUGAKUDAN_00) from Japan. If someone calculates how many tweets must be written daily to reach the 37.4 million tweets, you will be surprised […] 25 April 2014 at 09:00 pm

Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends” With Opt-In Real-Time Location Sharing

by dlife Today Facebook begins rolling out a new opt-in feature called Nearby Friends. It lets friends see approximately how far away you are from them, and you can share your exact, on-going location with them for a limited time. While it’s sure to stir privacy concerns, Nearby Friends could get people spending more time with friends in […] 18 April 2014 at 11:01 am

Facebook "kills" the battery of your iPhone!

by dlife If you wonder what is happening to the battery of your iPhone, when from 100% goes to zero within 10-12 hours that you are on the move, don't worry and don't blame the phone! As says, the major reason that "kills" the battery of your iPhone very quickly, is the various applications running in the […] 12 April 2014 at 12:06 am