The plan was to develop a bare-bones “Cuban Twitter,” using cellphone text messaging to evade Cuba’s strict control of information and its stranglehold restrictions over the Internet. In a play on Twitter, it was called ZunZuneo
Twitter has begun showing emoji characters — the small, cartoon-like figures most often used when typing on a mobile device — on its main Twitter.com website
The email addresses of LinkedIn users can easily be exposed via a web browser add-on tool, it has been revealed. Sell Hack is available as a free extension to the Chrome browser that, once installed, will pop up a “hack in” button on LinkedIn profiles
Mesagraph works with broadcasters in France such as Canal+, France Télévisions, M6, TF1. SecondSync, meanwhile, works primarily in the UK broadcasting industry,
Rdio announcement includes support for music streaming from its Rdio app to your TV for Google Chromecast users.
Follower counts are now joined by the total number of page clicks, which includes the sum of your profile, post and picture views since October 2012.
While the early 2013 feed would have boosted Facebook’s revenue, it wasn’t going to fly when the social network has to please hundreds of millions of users that seldom have access to big displays.
Swedish digital music service Spotify is reportedly talking to investment banks about an initial public offering in the US
Users will now see in-depth artist biographies, redesigned album and song pages, as well as the inclusion of videos for songs. Shazam also points out that the app was also tweaked to have enhanced audio recognition.
Facebook has ambitious plans to connect the two-thirds of the world that has no net access, using drones, satellites and lasers. The move was announced on the social media platform by founder Mark Zuckerberg.