Facebook introduced Share Dialog, which makes it easier for users to post status updates, tag friends and share location data within applications optimized for Apple's iOS.
Yahoo unveiled an overhauled version of its Flickr photo-sharing application for Google's Android mobile operating system, offering all users a free terabyte of storage.
Sprint Nextel has acquired mobile software development and distribution firm Handmark, along with its social media apps and ad unit, OneLouder. The deal officially closed last month. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Apple has banned hookup service Bang with Friends from its App Store less than two weeks after approving the iOS application for download.
Yahoo has completed an agreement to acquire social networking platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, according to multiple media outlets.
Yahoo is in advanced discussions to acquire social networking platform Tumblr for as much as $1 billion, Adweek reports. AllThingsD first reported on the talks, noting the two firms are also mulling strategic alliance and investment options.
BlackBerry is poised to port its signature BlackBerry Messenger chat service to Apple's iOS and Google's Android, enabling BBM users to interact across multiple mobile operating systems.
Twitter is teaming with sports media giant ESPN to offer ad-supported video highlights posted moments after live action unfolds across ESPN's family of networks.
Nokia is readying a Windows Phone 8 operating system update that will extend features introduced in its new Lumia 925 smartphone to other devices within the Lumia portfolio.
Dylan Casey is exiting his post as head of product management at mobile social networking app Path to join Yahoo, All Things D reports.