Roughly 18 months after Facebook acquired location-enabled mobile social network Gowalla, the startup's co-founder Josh Williams is resigning his post as Facebook's product manager for Pages, Location, and Events.
Flipboard is now supporting Facebook-owned Instagram's new video sharing features inside its social magazine applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, confirming the change to The Next Web.
A week after Facebook added video capture features to its Instagram photo sharing application to combat Twitter's fast-growing Vine app, Vine shares have fallen off precipitously, according to data from social analytics firm Topsy obtained by MarketingLand.
Instagram launches video feature and users publish five million videos in first 24 hours.
Facebook unveiled a new video aspect to its Instagram app today at a press event. Video on Instagram, which rivals Twitter's video app Vine, is a new feature that allows users to take and share short video clips.
Facebook is rolling out new functionality allowing users to reply to posts by inserting photos. While Facebook has not yet formally announced the upgrade, the social network confirmed to The Verge that the new commenting feature allows desktop and mobile Web users to upload and share JPEG and PNG image files in response to status updates.
Facebook will add video capture capabilities to Instagram, bringing the photo sharing application in line with rival Twitter's popular Vine, TechCrunch reports.
Facebook is introducing support for hashtags across its social networking platform.
This week, Yahoo confirmed it would be acquiring visual micro-blogging platform Tumblr in a deal worth $1.1 billion, one of its largest acquisitions to date. The deal is already drawing comparisons to Facebook's $715 million acquisition of Instagram, and it is easy to see why.
Google is betting the way to users' hearts is through their photos.