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Facebook Removing Chat And Messages From Apps; Forces You To Download ‘Messenger’

If you’re using an iPhone, this is old news, but something you probably noticed a few weeks ago. If you’re using an Android phone, your time is coming. Facebook, in its ongoing quest to dominate your smartphone home screen, is removing the chat and messaging functions from its main app and instead, will require you [...]

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The Geography Of 200+ Tech Acquisitions By Google, Facebook, And Twitter

You’ve likely heard of acquisitions made by all three of these companies. Facebook has purchased three notable companies, lately: Instagram, WhatsApp, and just this week, Titan Aerospace. Twitter has picked up TweetDeck, Vine, and Summify. Google? Well, Google hasn’t stopped buying up companies since the beginning. In fact, the big G makes up more than [...]

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Facebook Launching ‘Paper’ App For iOS Available Today

When you think about how you use your smartphone for social networking, your home screen is probably full. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Foursquare, and some of the smaller niche networks like Path, Circle, Vine, and even MySpace, how many more could you possibly need? The king of the social network jungle [...]

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This Video Is Going Viral On Vine: X-TREME TEXTING #messagesent

In what could be the newest extreme sport, a video called X-TREME TEXTING #messagesent has gone viral on Vine. The post, created by user Kc James, has been liked by more than 73,000 people and has over 24,000 revines. Check out the video below:

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How To Record A Vine Hands Free With An iPhone

Chances are you’ve seen the above Vine, or Vines like it, where you wonder how the user created a portion of the Vine without touching their screen. Here’s a few steps to get you recording Vines hands-free. On an iPhone open your Settings app. Once you’re in, go to General -> Accessibility -> Assistive Touch [...]

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Instagram Launches 15-Second Video

Instagram, the app best known for photo-sharing, launched video this week.  Immediately users upgraded to the new version (available for iOS 4.0 and Android 4.0) and began posting videos.  After Twitter launched its video-sharing app, Vine, in January, Facebook was put on notice.  The video update to Instagram is Facebook’s response to Twitter. Already, buzz [...]

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What’s The Difference Between Instagram Video And Vine? [VIDEO]

Instagram announced Thursday that its app would be upgraded to allow 15-second videos to be posted to users’ accounts. One of the first questions many asked in social media as a result of the announcement was how Instagram Video would compare to Vine, the current king of short-form video social media outlets. Following the announcement, [...]

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This Might Be The Best Vine Ever

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Vine App Comes To Android — Download It Here

As of today, Vine isn’t just for iOS users any longer. The company, owned by Twitter, is releasing its Android version in the Google Play Store today. They also announced that the service currently has attracted 13 million users (just on iOS) in the five months since it launched. The version of Vine for Android [...]

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VinePeek: Watch Vine Videos From Perfect Strangers

Yesterday, we told you all about the new video sharing app, Vine. But here’s something we just found today: there’s already a website that takes videos straight from the public feed and lets you watch complete strangers, 6 seconds at a time. If you’ve made and shared videos with Vine already, yours has probably appeared [...]

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