Twitter released a new application video sharing for quick video sharing, Twitter on Thursday officially launched this mobile service called “Vine”, Vine lets users easily capture and share short looping videos with a few swipes of your finger on a smartphone. “Vine” was a purchase rather than something homegrown, and sits mostly on its own. Twitter acquired Vine lat last year.
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We like Facebook Fan Pages to get frequent updates from that page. It’s a good thing and helps us to get updated with the that brand or company. But sometimes these pages updates very frequently and clutter our Facebook news feed.
Facebook is the best social media platform to find and make friends. Anyone on Facebook can send friend requests to anyone else on Facebook if profiles are set to public. This feature may annoy many users specially female users,
Have hundreds of friends on Facebook but need to chat only with few. When you set your status as available on Facebook chat then you are visible to all your friend. For any reason,
Skype, your favorite application to make audio and video call and chat over internet, is came up with another interesting feature. Few weeks ago Skype gave you freedom to video chat with your Skype friends and now you can video chat with your Facebook friends too just from Skype. To use this feature you have to install latest version of Skype for your Windows or Mac system.
Codeartists has created a new web application named Timekiwi.It allows users to create a timeline with the help of your social media accounts.There are many social media sites that supports Time kiwi such as Twitter,Tumblr,Posterous,wordpress.com and Instagram.This site basically provides a new take on lifestreaming by converting the Timeline format into final product.
If you want to include a account into your timeline then just click on “Show me my timeline” and after clicking, the remaining work will do by the Timekiwi itself.In the context of Twitter the previously old retweets will be seen in your timeline but the aboriginal retweet function and the replies would not be seen in your timeline.
There are two types of layouts are currently available for the timeline,horizontally and vertically.You can also share the link directly from the social networking sites scch as Facebook,Twitter etc.The feature of printing your timeline is also available.If you want to add instagram in your timeline then connect it at last.
Wordpress provides the option to choose the exact date and time of your post before publishing the post,so with the help of wordpress you can create a historical timeline by importing the information from the wordpress into Timekiwi.It is very important that before adding your wordpress acoount to Timekiwi your entire timeline is ready to display or not.
A security penetration tester discovered a major flaw in Facebook that could allow a person to send anyone on the social-networking site malicious applications.Well this time the private messaging function has been compromised, you can attach an executable and send it to anyone as long as you put a space after the filename.
It’s not the first time I’ve seen a mime/file/etc parser be owned by a space, but I expected better from Facebook to be honest.
Nathan Power, a senior security penetration tester at technology consultancy CDW, discovered the vulnerability and publicly disclosed it Thursday on his blog. The flaw was reported to Facebook on Sept. 30, which acknowledged the issue on Wednesday, he wrote.
Power, who could not immediately be reached, wrote that Facebook does not normally allow a person to send an executable attachment using the “Message” tab. If you try to do that, it returns the message “Error Uploading: You cannot attach files of that type.”
Power wrote that an analysis of the browser’s “POST” request sent to Facebook’s servers showed that a variable called “filename” is parsed to see if a file should be allowed. But by simply by modifying the POST request with a space just after the file name, an executable could be attached to the message.
“This was enough to trick the parser and allow our executable file to be attached and sent in a message,” Power wrote.
The dangerous part I can see here is that Facebook allows users to send messages to anyone (with attachments) even if they are not friends. Which makes me wonder, how many random guys are sending girls they don’t know pictures of their junk as attachments on Faceobok messages…
I don’t want to know really.
Anyway this should be a fairly simple fix for Facebook and I’d imagine they have probably already fixed this or will be doing so fairly soon.
Facebook has finally launched its official iPad app.With the iPad app, you get the full Facebook experience, right at your fingertips. It’s a fun way to keep up with friends, share photos, chat and more.Use your fingertips to scroll through your News Feed. Give the screen a swipe to page through albums. Pinch a picture to zoom in.
The app is designed primarily as a consumption experience, which is why the app emphasizes photos.Photos really shine on the iPad. They are bigger and easy to flip through, like a real photo album. It’s like having a slideshow with all your friends and memories, wherever you go.Facebook for iPad supports HD video and Airplay, so users can watch Facebook videos through their Apple TVs or their other Apple devices
The app comes with a bunch of other new features: You can chat with friends right from your iPad, for example, or play games and use apps in full-screen mode.The app also makes great use of the overlay menus found in other iPad apps. When you flip the iPad horizontally, the list of your online friends appears and you can chat with them as you do other things on Facebook.
Your games, apps, groups and lists are in the left-hand menu, so you don’t have to dig around to find the stuff you use most. And your messages and notifications are at the top of every screen, so you can respond to friends and keep up with important updates-without losing your place.Facebook for iPad is now available in the App Store.
Facebook has launched a new translation tool that will now let its users to translate posts directly inline on Facebook Pages.This is different from Google’s translation tool – this opt-in service is powered by Microsoft Bing and works on individual posts on Facebook Pages, including comments.
This service will prove to be very useful for people who want to translate a particular status message to their language. and will make it even easier for people to enjoy Page content on Facebook regardless of the languages they are most comfortable with.Any public page that is not in your native language can be translated inline by hitting the “Translate” button on the post. You will also have the option to improve the translation as well.
For even better accuracy, the Translate feature lets bilingual users enter a human (and often more accurate) translation in that pop-out window. If enough other users vote positively on the accuracy of a human translation, it will replace the one from Bing each time the Translate button is clicked. The human translations can be managed by page administrators using a “manage translations” link underneath posts on pages they manage.
This new feature works now on Facebook Pages, but not on Facebook Profiles yet.If you are a page administrator and want to enable this feature for your multi-lingual users, go to “Your Settings” and click “Allow translations from Admin, community and machine translators.”