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Official Facebook iPad App

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What had been in talks for almost a month now has finally turned to reality as the Facebook app for the iPad was released. This comes as the social network opened its arms to the mobile world by bringing the Facebook Platform to Mobile, bringing its third party app developers more tools to play with.

There are over 350 million users accessing Facebook each month via mobile devices that is a mammoth number for Facebook to completely leverage. Facebook Engineer Luke Shephard, stated that the development is still far from over and that they have only launched the Official iPad App. We will be seeing a lot of updates, especially with a closer integration of the virtual currency called the Facebook Credits. It will be interesting to see how this shapes up and how much usability does the entire tap to go experience brings to the iPad/iOS users.

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image thumb31 Facebook TimeLine And How To Get It (Video Tutorial)

The F8 conference was fun, especially reading all the comments that people had and the continuous giggling of Mark Zuckerberg. Though I totally understand why he giggled throughout the conference repeating every word and feature at least half a dozen times, but he has given us (at least myself) a timeline that I sort of enjoy. Maybe momentarily, but something I look forward to enjoying the most.

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Looking forward to participate in the ongoing Facebook F8 Developers conference we have brought it right to the heart of Startup Meme. You can enjoy it right here and leave comments, while we watch it ourselves and share your thoughts as well.

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image thumb27 This Why Having Unhappy Ghost Writers On Twitter Can Hurt Bad!

Good, rather great things come in small packages. And the news of Mark Davidson on Twitter is a great one, especially when you are looking for something to make you laugh. Many would have fallen head over heels seeing the 55K followers he has and how many times he has been listed, plus that bio that claims him to be Internet Marketing guru. Until now.

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hangoutsonyourphone2 Google Opens Signups On Google+

At last the invite only dilemma for Google+ signup takes eases as Google announced that the social network was now open for signup to anyone interested. The growth during the invite only phase was phenomenal with over 10 million users signing up in just 16 days of its launch. This was significantly higher than Twitter that took over two years and Facebook taking a whopping 853 days. The Open Signup is the 100th feature officially announced by Google.

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12 Facebook App For iPhone Comes With A Major Update

There has been an update to the Facebook app for the iPhone, officially. The Facebook 3.5 brings with it a new design for the Profile Page and the Group Walls and the changes are in sync with those that have been made on the main site for the social network. While that’s just for the design bit, there are some additional and more useful features that come with it.

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Music on Facebook facebook music drum kit ShopTab Facebook Set To Launch Its Own Music Service In September

We might be in for a kick and a shake as the largest social network, aka Facebook is set to make waves with what could be its very own Music Service. Improvements, improvements all the way and Facebook for sure is speeding up to be the most dominant force on the Web.

The reports come in from CNBC that predict the date for the launch of the Service on September 22, this is the same time when the social network will also be hosting the f8 Developers conference. The reports have been in round for quite a long time, beginning with what could have been Facebook’s partnership with leading music streaming service, Spotify. Apparently that didn’t happen, but we had sniffed the interest of Facebook in the same and it was only a matter of time before it would materialize into something real.

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image thumb5 Facebook And Other Social Networks Can Take Advantage Of Location For Better Friend Suggestions, Says Cambridge Research

If you are a regular visitor to an art gallery or for instance a library there is a high probability that you will end up being friends with a couple of people there if not all. The reason is pretty simple; common interests and the fact places such as these are more likely to have people connected compared to those like the parks, shopping malls or stadiums. Social networking sites come with a similar purpose; to connect friends, friends of friends and based on common interests. But researchers at the Cambridge’s Computer Library are putting forward another idea; connecting people based on places they visit.

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image thumb2 Facebook Tag Suggestions Goes Global, Sort Of…

We had been anticipating a global launch of the Facebook Tag Suggestion feature for quite some time, given that it had been sporadically available to a handful of its users already. The feature simply helps ease the task of tagging friends in pictures. This is done simply matching the existing tagged photos in your albums or those of your friends to detect faces and suggest tags.

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image thumb49 Infographic: LinkedIn And The Road To IPODid we miss out on reporting about LinkedIn making it big in connection to its IPO?  We didn’t, hectic and to be honest I was bamboozled reading how crazily it registered a $92.99 per share at the New York Stock Exchange. Has it really happened?

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