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22 hrs ago | Southland Times

Facebook forces app on users

POP: Messages will soon disappear entirely from iOS and Android Facebook apps as users are herded into the separate Messages app.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Social Software, Twitter, iPhone

Tuesday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, LinkedIn, PayPal, iPhone

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pocket-lint.co.uk

Facebook will make you download Messenger after blocking chat in main app

According to TechCrunch, Facebook began notifying users last spring that they'd no longer have the option to message in Facebook for Android and iOS.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Slate Magazine

Facebook's Privacy Pivot

It's now easier to see, and change, which audience you're sharing a post with on Facebook for iPhone.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boy Genius

BlackBerry stock is up 100% since Christmas, even as BBM grows weaker

BlackBerry is up more than 5% on Thursday, buoyed by the CEO's comments about partnerships that might mirror the recent Apple-IBM pact .

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Viber, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Thanh Nein News

Mark Zuckerberg doesn't want to monetize messaging yet. Here's what he's missing

The indicator for a new message on the WhatsApp Inc. mobile-messaging application WhatsApp is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone in this arranged photograph taken in Hong Kong, China.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, PayPal, eBay, Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TechCrunch

The Amazon Fire Phone Is A Shopper's Delight But Not Much Else

For the better part of a decade, Amazon has been rolling out e-readers, tablets, and a box that you hook up to your TV while building up a library of content available on all of them.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Cameras

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Digital Trends

Twitter rolling out DM improvements as it feels the WhatsApp heat

Good news this weekend for anyone who's found Twitter's Direct Message feature to be a frustrating experience - the platform's apps for iOS and Android are being upgraded to provide better conversation support and deleted messages that sync across all devices.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pocket-lint.co.uk

Nokia Lumia 930 review

Great screen colour and brightness, decent camera, solid build quality, Windows Phone 8.1 most compelling it's ever been Bit on the chunky side, top gaming apps lack, camera exposures can be off, Windows Phone 8.1 still has some catch-up to do Since Microsoft acquired Nokia's phone hardware business there's been some confusion about where things go ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cameras, Microsoft, Startups, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Pocket-lint.co.uk

Nokia Lumia 930 review

Great screen colour and brightness, decent camera, solid build quality, Windows Phone 8.1 most compelling it's ever been Bit on the chunky side, top gaming apps lack, camera exposures can be off, Windows Phone 8.1 still has some catch-up to do Since Microsoft acquired Nokia's phone hardware business there's been some confusion about where things go ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cameras, Microsoft, Startups, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BetaNews

BBM lands in Windows Phone Store

I have been waiting for BBM to make its triumphal arrival in Windows Phone Store for quite a while now.

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Related Topix: iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPod touch App, iPhone App, Viber

Mon Jul 07, 2014

MacLife

Weekend Recap: iPhone Gains in USA, TSA Charged Up, Adobe Revel iOS Snafu

Our fellow Americans: Welcome back from a three-day weekend of barbecues and fireworks! July is officially here in full force, and you won't need to feel like you missed out during that hamburger and hot dog coma, because we've rounded up all the hottest tech news from the long weekend and are presenting it here for your reading pleasure.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter, Apple, Startups, comScore, Google

Sun Jul 06, 2014

AfterDawn.com

Facebook Messenger now available as native iPad, allows for phone calls

The app allows you to send text messages, audio messages and other media to your Facebook friends.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BetaNews

Facebook Messenger update includes new dedicated iPad build

Facebook has unveiled Facebook Messenger 7.0 for iOS and Android, a major new version of its dedicated messaging app for Facebook users.

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Related Topix: iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPod touch App, iPhone App, Facebook

Inside Bay Area

Magid: Tips for reducing risk when using mobile devices

I recently helped write a free online booklet called "A Parents' Guide to Mobile Phones," available at connectsafely.org/mobile , but much of the advice applies to all cellphone users.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Parenting, Family, Google, Startups, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Mashable

At Long Last, Facebook Messenger Arrives on iPads

The popular chatting app was previously only available on mobile for the iPhone , but the social network pushed out an update on Thursday that includes full native iPad support.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touchiPad App, Keynote, iPhone, Numbers

TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger Finally Gets An iPad Version

Three years after Facebook acquired Beluga and turned it into Messenger for smartphones, its dedicated chat app today got a version specially designed for iPad rather than just running as an enlarged iPhone app.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

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