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.
BlackBerry is rolling out the latest version of its Facebook social networking application, highlighted by a series of new photo uploading, viewing and organizing features.
Google is finalizing an agreement to acquire crowdsourced location services firm Waze for $1.3 billion, Israeli newspaper Globes reports. The Wall Street Journal corroborates the deal, which sources said could be formally announced as soon as this week. Representatives for Google and Waze declined to comment.
The National Security Agency is working with Verizon Communications, AT&T and Sprint Nextel to collect data about U.S. citizens' telephone calls, according to multiple reports. However, government officials and lawmakers say the program is lawful and is reviewed by Congress and the courts.
Facebook revealed it will sunset more than a dozen different advertising formats across its mobile and desktop platforms, taking steps to create a simpler, more consistent experience for both marketers and consumers.
Facebook is taking steps to overhaul its much-maligned Home launcher for Google's Android, adding a new tray for favorite non-Facebook apps.
A day after Zynga announced plans to lay off 18 percent of its workforce, or 520 employees, one of those former staffers harshly criticized the social gaming firm's business strategy and culture in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" question-and-answer session Tuesday.
Few mergers and acquisitions are easy to predict, particularly in the technology space, where certain combinations of software or hardware may only make sense to a few strategic thinkers. In the case of Adobe, however, there was probably nothing more natural, more inevitable and possibly game-changing as its decision to follow up the purchase of Behance with Thumb Interactive.
Daily downloads from Apple's App Store increased 11 percent in April, galvanized by factors including Facebook mobile app install ads, mobile user acquisition platform Fiksu reports.