The addition of video to the Facebook app Instagram wasn’t just a competitive swipe at Twitter’s Vine app. It’s changing the way one original reporting site is presenting the news.
If you’ve ever wanted to instant message other bloggers on Tumblr, a new app may be coming your way. Recently launched in private beta, Babblr allows Tumblr members to chat with with their friends and followers and to create groups.
Facebook announced today a new application that will put Facebook activity front and center on Android devices. Facebook Home is neither an operating system nor an actual phone, the company said, but a “family of apps” that puts the social network on the home screen instead of in an apps folder.
These days there are so many ways to share your photos and videos—via email, on Facebook, on photo-sharing sites like Flickr and Picasa—but none are truly ideal for sharing photos privately with your family. Familio aims to solve this problem with a new app for Android, iOS and the web that makes it easy to share family photos and videos in a safe, private environment.
Foursquare will now show members what’s new in their city on the Android version of the social network’s mobile app. The “new and notable” feature, announced yesterday, shows Foursquare users places that have recently opened in their area. Visitors can still find recommended restaurants, bars, and other attractions.
Video editing on YouTube makes its way to the tablet with the release of the YouTube Capture app for iPad and iPad mini. Announced today, the tool lets YouTube users record, edit, and share videos straight from their tablet devices.
Want to know just how worldly you are? Thickpolicy’s new iOS app Strut aims to do just that. The free app tasks you with tracking your travels which are then plotted onto a map that you can share with your friends. You can add new countries, cities and streets as you go new places.
The app doesn’t just follow your flights to Brazil or bike rides through Switzerland. You can use it to track your every day movements around your own city. Check it out: “Take a new route to work. Go down that street you never walked through. Visit every nook and cranny of your city. See more of your neighborhood – who knows what you might find?”
You can compare your progress with other users and earn medals which could land you on top of the leaderboards. Every city, state, country and even the world has a top 10 list. (Via Engadget).
Mr. T is all set to take over the world of social media with a new Twitter account, YouTube channel and even his own app and I, for one, pity the fool that isn’t following and subscribing to get in on the action.
The U.S.S. Enterprise has landed on the second screen. Today, Paramount has released an app for iOS and Android that’s based on J.J. Abrams’ upcoming film, “Star Trek Into Darkness.”
Tired of all the searching and back-and-forth messaging that goes along with online dating? OKCupid is cutting out all the work that goes along with meeting that special someone online with the launch of CrazyBlindDate, a new app for Android and iOS that will help you get a hot date (or maybe an insane date) tonight, in just a few taps.