Now Facebook’s iPhone developer criticises App Store approvals
Apple is facing more brickbats for its iPhone apps approvals process, this time from Facebook. Well, Facebook engineer Joe Hewitt, writing on his personal blog.
August 25, 2009
Facebook and Twitter’s new band-friendly plans
A new feature on Facebook allows people (e.g. artists) updating their Fan Pages to automatically update their Twitter feed with the same information.
August 21, 2009
Report claims Facebook playlist sharing for iTunes 9
Mobile industry site Boy Genius Report - which has a good track record for big scoops - claims the upcoming iTunes 9 software will allow people to share their music playlists on Facebook.
August 20, 2009
Report claims MySpace to buy iLike for $20m
MySpace is on the verge of acquiring social music service iLike, according to reports on TechCrunch and the Wall Street Journal.
August 18, 2009
Britney for your birthday
Facebook has been selling virtual gifts for a while - you might already have received a digital cupcake from a friend or loved one - but now popstars are in on the act, with Britney Spears shilling six icons ranging from...
August 13, 2009
iTunes social sync: leak or fake?
Three images posted to a Chinese discussion forum, supposedly leaked from an upcoming version of iTunes 9bild-2, puport to show integration between iTunes and a number of social services including Apple's MobileMe; Facebook;...
August 12, 2009
Twitter and Facebook poleaxed by hack attacks
Yesterday saw major denial-of-service attacks on social sites Twitter and Facebook, leaving both inaccessible for several hours.
August 7, 2009
Mistah F.A.B. hoping for viral success with Twitter song
Sorry, artists, making music using iPhone apps is SO last-quarter.
August 5, 2009
The future for MySpace is… games?
How can MySpace try to regain momentum in the social networking space from Facebook? Games, apparently. So says Jonathan Miller of parent company News Corporation.
July 27, 2009
Pakman: ”Entrepreneurs are deserting digital music”
Former eMusic boss David Pakman - now working at VC firm Venrock Associates - says investors and entrepreneurs are deserting the digital music sector in favour of making Facebook and Twitter services.
July 24, 2009
Michael Jackson memorial concert: the digital stats
Did you watch it? And if so, did you tweet about it? It seems a lot of people did: during and after the memorial event, the top ten trending topics on Twitter were all Jackson-related (including KFC, which got a high-profile...
July 8, 2009