Story Bumping and Last Actor sound just as adorable as two other Facebook activities: poking and liking, but the names of the two new features actually refer to the way that Facebook’s algorithm selects which stories users see when they log in to their accounts.
Klout has released an update that allows members of the social media influence-scoring site to choose which areas of expertise are ranked first on their profiles, where others can see them.
Though it was acquired by Google in 2011, Zagat is holding its ground as a stand-alone review service with the release of a new website and mobile app for Android and iPhone.
Pinterest will now notify users when they’ve already pinned an image on the bookmarking site. The company rolled out the feature today to web users and will bring it to mobile devices soon.
A glimpse of the new desktop version of Google Maps has surfaced just ahead of Google’s I/O conference, where the feature is expected to be announced. Droid Life has captured screenshots of a sign-up form that show, among other things, a smarter search bar that prominently features recommendations from Google+.
Once an Android exclusive, Google’s location-based search feature Google Now is available for download today on the iPhone and iPad.
Pinterest today announced a few changes to its new look that will make people and pins easier to find.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, whose strict telecommuting policy was believed by many to be — for lack of a better phrase — ruining it for everyone, has clarified that her company’s internal policies were not intended to be a statement on how all offices should be run, not even her own.
It’s a known universal law that if Facebook mentions the word redesign it will trigger an endless murmur of discontent. The latest update to Facebook is slowly being implemented. Despite all of the simplification and prettiness, it leaves a lot to be desired.
Google Apps for Business users can now edit Microsoft Office files using Quickoffice on iPhone and Android, the company announced today.