Facebook is a company now, a huge corporation in fact, with a market cap of more than $60 billion, a staff of nearly 5,000 employees and an active user base of more than 1.1 billion.
Today TNW, along with other publications, was invited to a Yahoo product news gathering on Monday, the day after the board is said to vote. Certainly Yahoo wishes to unveil its purchase of Tumblr.
Facebook’s app will let you share photos taken using Glass and allow you to dictate a caption. Then there’s a Twitter app, which will let you transcribe tweets using your voice, and tailor your feed.
Hangouts, the free multiperson video chat and messaging service inside Google+, has been broken out into its own standalone applications for iOS, Android, and Chrome.
Google has unveiled a streaming music subscription service. Google Play Music All Access offers users the ability to listen to millions of tracks in addition to the ones they already own. The firm described it as “radio without rules”.
The American boss of Twitter has resigned as director of its UK arm, two days after the business regulator struck off its other British firm for failure to file accounts.
Pinterest released on Tuesday updates to its iOS and Android apps, including new mobile features such as search suggestions, push notifications and the ability to mention friends in posts.
Twitter and ESPN are planning to announce a partnership that will allow the social network to tweet out video clips of major sports highlights and sell ads specifically around those clips, providing new revenue opportunities.
Thanks to her gift for 140-character witticisms, Kelly Oxford has transformed herself from Canadian stay-at-home mum to Los Angeles-based bestselling author and screenwriter
Groupon has launched a new iPad app called Groupon POS in an attempt to enter the iPad mobile payments arena and take on current leader Square.