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We all know how the relationship between Apple and Google is, and Facebook and Google is. Apple and Google are competitors in the smartphone market, while Facebook and Google are competitors in the social networking world. This way, both Apple and Facebook want to bring down Google for their own benefits.
If you are a Facebook addict, you will probably know by now that the social network giant is launching an email service as well. You need to request to get an email id from Facebook. Yes! There is a separate email id. So how is it different? Read on…
Facebook has come out with the launch of video chat soon after Google launched Google+. I can’t help but draw an analogy to the fabled hare and the tortoise story here. Facebook had been way ahead of Google and Google was clueless to the roaring popularity of Facebook. Google has now introduced Google+ with a vast array of features including “hangouts,” a group video chat feature.
Google top notch are a worried lot. They are burning midnight oil over the huge presence of Facebook in the social networking arena. After the failure of Orkut and the public outcry against Google Buzz, the company has come out with Google+, a new social networking service.
Athena IT Limited released “Emoinstaller.” Emoinstaller is an application that allows Facebook users to more easily express the context of their Facebook chat instant messages by using emoticons.
There were rumors that we will see Facebook branded phones very shortly. HTC and INQ were said to be working with Facebook to build phones which were branded as Facebook phones. But this turned out to be false.
Facebook was down for a few minutes last night (or today morning in some places). Why? Facebook had accidentally updated the interface of the website. And when they realized the this, they took the site down for a few minutes and when it was up again, we had the present interface back.