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Facebook app now allows for post and comment editing

The official Facebook app for Android has a new feature that should be well-received by many of you. As the headlines spoils it, the app now allows for editing of

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Facebook testing new ways to watch video in mobile app

Today we’re starting to test an easier way to watch videos on Facebook. Now when you see a video in News Feed, it comes to life and starts playing. Videos

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Facebook app update includes music controls, animations

Facebook is pushing out a software update for its Android app today, tossing in a few enhancements and bug fixes. Most notably, users will find that some stickers are now

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

Facebook confirmed today that the Cover Feed feature used in Facebook Home app can be used in the standard app experience. Limited to devices which can support Facebook Home, it

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Facebook kicks off Facebook beta program for Android

Facebook announced on Thursday that a new Beta Testers program has opened up for any and all Android users. If you’re the type of person who likes to get involved

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Facebook announces video for Instagram

Facebook just wrapped up with its pres conference which sees the introduction of a new feature for Instagram. As the headlines already tells us, the app now features a video

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Amazon announces Amazon Birthday Gift for your Facebook friends

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has a new way of offering gifts to your Facebook friends. Dubbed Amazon Birthday Gift, it connects to your Facebook account and lets users send a virtual

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Instagram videos expected for Facebook’s June 20 event

Facebook will introduce a new Instagram video feature on June 20, according to a new TechCrunch report. Likely as a result of Vine‘s growing popularity, the social network giant is

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Potential bidding war looms with Google reportedly eyeing Waze

This could get pretty interesting pretty quick. Google is reportedly considering throwing in a counter-offer to Waze and may be ready to engage Facebook in a bidding war. Waze is

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U.S. feedback kills the U.K launch of HTC First

We can’t say this is much of a surprise; the HTC First will not be arriving in the U.K. anytime soon. After receiving less than stellar feedback for the U.S.

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HTC First getting discontinued, source says

After barely a month into its release, the HTC First is set to become discontinued, or so says a source close to BGR. The phone, which already dropped from $99

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Facebook in “advanced talks” to acquire Waze – Reuters

Facebook is reportedly in advance stages of negotiations in an attempt to acquire social-based navigation service Waze. Details are light but it’s said that the deal could fall between $800M

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AT&T drops price of HTC First to $.99

AT&T has dropped the price of the Facebook Home smartphone, the HTC First, to less than one dollar. If you’ve been waiting to scoop up the HTC handset because of

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to

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Facebook Home installs cross 500,000 mark

The Facebook Home Android application has crossed the 500,000 mark in roughly one week of existence. As noted by TechCrunch over the weekend, the figure can be construed as having