Facebook is back with yet another redesign, this time it’s less likely to annoy you. The company announced on Thursday that it will start rolling out a new minimal layout which is aimed at further improving the user experience on world’s biggest online social network.
Thrift has been the Holy Grail for Facebook to sort out the communications between various interfaces and applications used within the company for a long time now. While Thrift has been open sourced back in 2007 and Apache has taken the ownership of the project enhancing this as part of its repository, Facebook has been cooking up improvements and features within Thrift separately.
This social network’s going where many have not been before, or failed in their attempt. Online network for professionals, LinkedIn has decided to go the whole hog in China.
comScore customers will now be able to measure their online campaigns with greater depth and scale, thanks to its new arrangement with Epsilon, a global leader that is in the business of creating customer connections that build brand and business equity.
It’s a biggie in the world of interactive broadcast technology. LDR Interactive has upgraded its TopicPulse software, which is a real-time social media monitoring system exclusively for newsrooms and content producers.
Social Media plays an important role in the way people share information today. Be it communicating personal thoughts or business marketing, it is incomplete without social media. Rise in the usage of smartphones and tablets too have added to this.
The world’s largest online professional network Linkedin seems to be going from strength to strength. It already has over 277 million members globally, and the network today announced that it had crossed the 50 million members mark in the Asia Pacific region.
Facebook today launched a brand new app on iOS titled Paper. The company had earlier revealed its plans to launch a new content consumption app that is more likely to become a replacement for the existing default Facebook app on mobile platforms. Paper is currently available on the US App Store.
Despite fears of young users fleeing it, Facebook, Inc. has reported that it had 1.23 billion active monthly users as of December 2013, which is an increase of 16 per cent, year on year. Not only that, its mobile ad sales surpassed its desktop version one, for the first time.
Online Content aggregator and curator Reddit calls itself Internet’s Front Page. On the last day of 2013, it released a list on its blog – stats and some New Year’s resolutions, which it tried to brand as “Snoo Year’s Resolutions”. Snoo, incidentally, is Reddit’s alien mascot that has undergone a lot of changes since the inception of this website.