Owners of the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone has something to cheer about as BlackBerry has revealed that the Facebook and Twitter apps for the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system have been updated.
So what’s new with the update social media apps? Here’s are the lists.
What’s new in Facebook version 10.0.1 for BlackBerry 10?
Friends Nearby – Users of the updated app can now find friends in approximately the same area as they are by using check-ins to nearby establishments.
As many people have noticed this week, the social media world turned pink on red in support of marriage equality.
Facebook has also noticed the trend and today released data charting the trend for its users in America.
The U.S. Supreme Court this week began discussions on two milestone cases central to how America defines marriage.
To show support for marriage equality, people have been changing their profile pictures to a photo featuring the equal sign in pink over a red background.
The origin …
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg may have become a billionaire because of his company’s IPO but not without a huge cost.
CNN is reporting that the tax bill of the young billionaire can also make another billionaire as he is estimated to owe the U.S. government more than $1 billion in taxes.
According to the publication’s estimate, Zuckerberg should pay the government “around $1.1 billion” for his 2012 dues.
The massive tax bill is because of Zuckerberg exercising 60 million …
The buzz surrounding a Facebook phone has intensified again as multiple reports are hinting that the world’s largest social network is getting ready to launch its own smartphone.
All Things Digital has posted an invite to an event hosted by Facebook titled “Come See Our New Home on Android”.
The event will be held at the Facebook HQ at 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California on Thursday, April 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.
Meanwhile, TechCrunch is going beyond what All Things D has reported …
One of the best things your subscribers can do to your content on Facebook is to share it in their own social circles.
Sure, a “like” will still appear on their profiles but “shares” are even more attention-grabbing to other people. It means that the user appreciates the content so much that they took the time to share it and people in their circles will notice that.
Let us not forget to mention that shares are more effective at spreading your material because a shared content holds …
Paul Ceglia’s fight for a large stake in Facebook may soon be nearing its end as a federal judge has proposed that his lawsuit against the world’s largest social network be dismissed.
The recommendation came from U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio on Tuesday, according to a report from Reuters.
Ceglia has been claiming he owns half of Facebook based on a transaction between him and Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2003.
The New York wood chip salesman says Zuckerberg agreed …
From now on, Google+ users will be able to use animated GIF images as their profile pictures.
The announcement was made by Matt Steiner, a Google software engineer, in a post on his Google+ profile.
He says: “You can now use an animated gif for your profile photo! It will animate on the profile page on both desktop and mobile”.
“Like newspapers in Harry Potter ,” the software engineer adds.
GIF images, which has seen a resurgence in popularity as of late, stand for Graphics …
If carelessness was a crime and is thus outlawed, how will be catch suspects like this University of Georgia student through Facebook?
A report from CBS Atlanta details a home break in like no other. The carelessness isn’t new though.
According to the report, an 18-year-old UGA student broke into a home and used the homeowner’s computer to browse her Facebook account.
What’s more, the unidentified student reportedly also urinated on the couch before leaving.
The homeowner, an …
Twitter, the world’s most beloved microblogging service, is facing a $50-million criminal lawsuit in France as a consequence of its resistance to handing over personal user data to the French government.
According to the groups which have filed the lawsuit, they have asked for $50 million because Twitter seems to be acting with impunity.
Back in January, a French court ordered Twitter to give authorities in the country personal user information for account holders who tweeted anti-semetic …
If you are like most people, you wouldn’t mind paying less for an Apple device.
So when exactly is the best time to buy an Apple device to get those discounts? This infographic from Deal News has some advice for the budget shopper.
One piece of advice apparent from the infographic is to not buy your Apple device the day it is released.
Aside from heeding the waiting times suggested by Deal News, it would also benefit buyers looking for discounts to not buy from Apple directly but instead …