Showing posts with label Facebook. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Facebook. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Facebook icons on television make consumers click.

facebook-logoAlmost two out of every three people surveyed by Accenture could recall seeing like icons while watching TV and one third have proceeded to “interact with social media” after seeing such a thumbs-up or similar logo on the broadcast screen.
The 1,000 television viewers Accenture surveyed said they knew how to engage with the following social media icons they’ve seen on the screen:

Monday, April 16, 2012

What is TweetVox ?

tweetvox-logoIf you think Twitter is annoying, just think how much worse it would be if you could hear it. Well, now you can. A new microblogging site has taken the concept of Twitter, and added sound. It's called TweetVox, though already some are calling it "Witter". It was launched in London and Paris last week, and, as with any internet craze, world domination is planned, with launches scheduled for Spain and Japan.

Friday, April 13, 2012

'Facebook Offers'

Everyone on Facebook will start seeing Facebook Offers in their news feeds today, a program initiated by Facebook in collaboration with business small and large several months ago. These offers will have users clicking in on “Get Offer” links left and right in a fashion that should, if businesses hopes become reality, have users spending loads of cash in the very near future.

Instagram's New Filters

If Facebook added Instagram filters to photos, we'd probably see a lot more "reflection" and "duck face" images than ever. Cool Material has compiled a funny (yet fictional) list of possible filters that could be added in the future. Continue reading to see our favorites. 

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Facebook's Instagram No1 in AppStore

Facebook's Instagram buyout has propelled the photo-sharing app to the top spot on the App Store for the first time in the company's two-year history.

It's amazing what the little manner of a billion dollar buyout can do to raise your profile. Just 24 hours after Facebook moved to acquire the Instagram photo-sharing service, it ascended to the top of the App Store charts.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Facebook to buy Instagram for $1bn

instagram-facebookFacebook will spend 1 billion dollars (£629 million) to buy the photo-sharing software company Instagram.
The deal comes days after the service began offering a version for Android phones. The payment will be in cash and Facebook stock.
Facebook is expected to complete its initial public offering of stock next month.
It is Facebook's largest acquisition to date.