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.
Instagram is rolling out Photos for You, a new feature enabling iOS and Android users to add Facebook-style tags to images.
According to new findings provided exclusively to FierceMobileContent by Mobidia, Facebook and Facebook's Instagram service were the most-viewed mobile social apps last month.
Facebook is no longer content simply being on your smartphone: It wants to control your mobile user experience lock, stock and barrel. Earlier this month, the company rolled out Facebook Home, an alternative Android launcher promising users more immediate and efficient access to Facebook services, deeply integrating the social networking platform into the mobile user experience.
Google released an updated version of its Google+ social networking application for Apple's iPhone, adding photo-filtering features to rival Facebook's popular Instagram.
Facebook is reportedly teaming with manufacturer HTC on a new social networking-themed smartphone that pre-installs a number of popular Facebook applications.
Facebook is blocking Presselite's photo-sharing application Vintage Camera from accessing its social media platform, a move Presselite hints is tied to Facebook's 2012 acquisition of rival photo app Instagram.