Posts in category Social
While much of the discussion around HTML5 and its ability to deliver compelling mobile applications centers on client-side performance, a potentially bigger problem resides on the network.
The bar was empty as I waited. Outside it was snowing and dark, another typical evening of what seemed like of what was an endless blanket of snow. Or, as we call it, February in Boston.
If I can recommend a great local restaurant, leave a review for future patrons, alert my followers on Twitter, update my Facebook friends on my great new find – all in a few seconds – using only Yelp and my iPhone, why can’t I similarly promote those businesses whose values I support? Why is it so easy to tell thousands of [...]
Facebook Home is something we’ve never seen before. It’s far more than just an app and beyond just a skin, but something less than an operating system. It doesn’t replace Android or skins like TouchWiz, but installing it will radically transform your Android phone — and not necessarily for the better. What Home boils down t [...]
Facebook has big plans for something involving Android on April 4, according to an invitation to a press conference that the social giant sent on Thursday evening.
Just a few years ago, social media and mobile marketing were the Wild West of business strategies. On the surface, they offered seemingly ambiguous value and, to the more old-school veterans of branding and advertising, were simply a distraction from the tried-and-true tactics of the pre-social media age. That’s all changed with the ad [...]
We all have our favorite apps. You know, the ones you instinctively tap open first thing in the morning, long before your first sip of coffee. The ones you return to throughout the day, whether to guide you around town, put you in touch with people or mindlessly entertain you.
Facebook is doing a bit of empire building – and that ain’t cheap. In the fourth quarter of 2012, Facebook profits fell sharply even as revenue continued to grow. In the fourth quarter, Facebook reported $1.59 billion in revenue, up 40% from the previous year and topping Wall Street estimates that revenue would rise to $1.52 bill [...]