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Social Searcher Android App Minor Update

Social Searcher Android App V1.2 was published on September 20. Now it supports Google+ social network and the issue with the Facebook search results caused by changed API is fixed.

Also post sentiment information was added: positive, negative and neutral. Positive posts have small green square in the right top corner of the post. Negative posts are marked with the red color and neutral ones with the gray color.

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Facebook Home

facebook_homeHave you waited for the Facebook Home application release and wanted to try it by yourself?

Now it is very easy to do so if you are the proud owner of one of the following phones: HTC One X, HTC One X+ or Samsung Galaxy S III, for which the application is available for downloading officially on Google Play.

However, if your mobile device differs from the mentioned above, then there are also several hacks from the independent developers.

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STUDY: Facebook Mobile Users Stats

facebook_smartphoneHow often do you check your Facebook updates via phone? A new study by IDC company shows that average Facebook Mobile users check their updates about 14 times a day.

The company analyzed data from 7446 iPhone and Android users in the US from 18 to 44 years old.

Depending on your own Facebook activity, the results presented in the report of the IDC may surprise you or just prove what you already know.

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Facebook Messenger Ultimate Update

facebook_messanger_updateFacebook recently rolled out Messenger update for the Android operating system, that seemed to be very ambitious: its users will no longer need to have a Facebook account in order to successfully work with the application.

This is an important step of the social network on the way to the desired market dominance in the text messages area.

The possibility to communicate with your Facebook pals providing only your phone number and name for the Facebook Messaging app, can make it much more popular among users.

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Facebook Stock Adds 10% on Mobile Ad Revenue News

facebook_stockThe stock quotes of the world’s largest social network climbed 10% after the publication of the mobile advertising revenue report which grew by 14 percent in the Q3 2012.

According to the report, in the third quarter of this year, the social network increased its total revenue by 32% up to $ 1.26 billion, topper forecasts of the analysts.

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New Facebook Application for iOS is Much Faster

Facebook_ios_app_5The social network Facebook released an updated application for iOS (iPhone and iPad). In the new 5.0 version the company tried to eliminate the problem, which caused the most complaints from the users in the past – low speed.
Facebook declares that the new version is faster and uses less system resources.
“We’ve rebuilt the app from the ground up, so now the app opens much faster and your news feed and notifications load right when you open Facebook,” – said Mick Johnson, the company’s product manager.

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Facebook Friendshake: Find Friends Nearby

facebook-friendshakeFacebook added a new feature to the mobile functionality, which helps users to find friends and other people by location.
Its original name is “Friendshake“, but the abbreviation specified in the URL (http://fb.com/ffn) means “find friends nearby“.

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Facebook Integration With Apple

facebook_appleOn Monday Scott Forstall announced integration of Facebook into the iOS 6 and OSX Mountain Lion operating systems at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

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HUGE: Facebook Camera App for iPhone

facebook_camera_iconAbout a month ago Facebook announced buying of the social photo application Instagram for $1 billion.

Today the social network releases its own Instagram Clone application called Facebook Camera for iPhone. This application allows you to rotate, crop and apply upto 15 filters to the image, tag friends, places on them and add a description.

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Facebook Android Application Update: V1.9

facebook_android_logo4 months ago we already had an overview of updated Facebook App for Android, yesterday Facebook released new version 1.9 of the application.

According to official blog post, Facebook for Android 1.9 includes:

  • Performance improvements.
  • New messenger features, like adding adding people on the fly to the group conversation.
  • Shortcuts to share photos and messages faster.

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