Your Money: Trashing your ex on Facebook may cost you
(Reuters) - The old maxim goes: If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. For divorcing spouses, that may actually constitute legal advice in these days where Internet and social...
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Tumblr Updates Its iOS App With More Sharing Features & GIFs That Actually Animate
Tumblr has updated its iOS application for iPhone and iPad with new sharing options and other features – a move which follows yesterday’s launch of Tumblr for Windows Phone. Unfortunately, however, the iOS version didn’t get the fancy new, almost Path-like animations the Android version received earlier this month. So yeah, the Android version is currently the better application. Surprise! Okay, that’s a subjective call, I’ll admit. But I rather like the now-trendy, little, round buttons in the Tumblr Android version, which pop out when you tap the “compose” option. And no, I don’t care if everyone is doing round now. Besides, only hipsters will whine about Tumblr copying Path at this point anyway. As for today’s iOS enhancements, the company touts the release as offering you tools that let you “do more than just reblog.” Specifically, you can share to Twitter and Facebook, save items in Instapaper and Pocket, email posts in a templated format, and more. A couple of ...
Yandex Launches iOS Social Search App Wonder As A U.S. ‘Experiment,’ Gets Legal Advice On Why It Shouldn’t Bother Facebook
Yandex has confirmed today that it is launching the social search app Wonder, which will combine its own proprietary search algorithms with data from social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Foursquare in an iOS app. It says that it is launching the app in the U.S. only as a "pure experiment" -- although it will also be incorporating some of the key technologies in Wonder into more apps soon, and will also be considering how to roll out Wonder itself more widely. "It all depends on user feedback," a company spokesperson tells TechCrunch.
How Facebook’s Graph Search Just Replaced A Major Chunk Of Google
Facebook just took a big bite out of Google. Today, the social network announced Graph Search, a new feature that lets you search the interests, location, and preferences of your friends. For anyone who uses the Internet to search restaurant recommendations, travel advice, books to read on vacation, or which political candidates to vote for, Facebook may have replaced Google as the best search engine. Birds of a feather flock together, and only Facebook can let you know about all the cool things your friends experience that'd you'd also like to know about.
Announcing The 2012 Crunchies Finalists, Buy Your Tickets Now
So we’ve tabulated the nominations and the votes are in for the 2012 Crunchies. More than 600,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories, and, along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2012?s best in technology. Voting begins now. We’ve also updated our categories this year. For the first time, we’ll recognize enterprise, education, hardware, e-commerce, content discovery, collaborative consumption, and ye old hockey stick growth. We’ve seen Felix Baumgartner risk it all for a jump from space in his crazy suit, the Curiosity land on Mars with some epic tweets, and Google record our lives through Glass. It should be quite the match-up for Best Technology Achievement. Newcomers like FiftyThree’s Paper, as well as Medium from Ev Williams and Biz Stone’s Obvious, have caught our attention for design, joining Facebook Timeline, Square, and Svbtle in the Best Design category. Jim Goetz, Marc Andreessen, and Ben Horowitz ...