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Facebook Opens Early Adopter Club To Reignite Mobile Experimentation

Facebook Opens Early Adopter Club To Reignite Mobile Experimentation

Ditching HTML5 cost Facebook the flexibility to tinker and quietly try out design or feature changes on subsets of users. But now it can experiment again. Thursday Facebook launched a beta club offering some Android users early access to new features. Thanks to silently downloaded software updates, Facebook can field test evolutions of its mobile … Continued

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Why Your Website Should Be Mobile Friendly and How to Make Sure It Is

Take a look around on any subway, in any airport, or even around the meeting table at work and you’re bound to find a number of individuals glued to their smartphones. As providers improve their networks and hardware giants continue to push out new devices, customers are browsing the web more from their smartphones and … Continued

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MAMA: The Mobile Alliance For Maternal Action – #GivingTuesday

The more I travel the world, there is one truth that I’ve noticed. Everyone has cell phones. Even in the poorest corners of the globe, most people have access to a cell phone of some sort. This little bit of technology is a crucial part of their lives for lots of reasons. During my recent … Continued

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Mobile Ads Are Sporting a New Design on Facebook for iOS

It looks like Facebook’s desktop ads aren’t the only ones receiving a makeover this week. Over the weekend, the social network also began testing new designs for its Mobile App Install Ads and Page Post Ads. In December, Facebook changed the way mobile Page Post Ads appear to non-fans to help boost engagement. Instead of … Continued

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Find Relevant Content Faster With Twitter’s Updated Mobile Apps

Twitter today announced out an update to its mobile apps for iOS, Android, and the mobile web. The company revamped its mobile search to help you find the most relevant content while on the go. Search results will now return the most relevant mix of tweets, photos, and accounts, all in a single stream. Previously … Continued

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“In The Studio,” Twist’s Bill Lee Talks Shop About Mobile Apps And Angel Investing

Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. “In the Studio” continues this week by welcoming a successful founder, entrepreneur, and angel investor, who happened to amass a truly eclectic set of experiences in the Valley, from running a venture-backed company to an acquisition, from investing … Continued

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With $1.4M In Tow, Celly Launches On iOS To Let Anyone Create An Instant Mobile Social Network

Once upon a time, the pinnacle of social networking was the ability to connect with former classmates and share what your cat had for breakfast. Today, the requirements for social networking have evolved and are more immediate. We need social networks to quickly connect us with the classrooms, businesses, hospitals, rallies and neighborhoods we frequent … Continued

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Mobile first? The Geosocial Universe breaks down how we’re using those 6 billion global, mobile devices

Mobile first? The Geosocial Universe breaks down how we’re using those 6 billion global, mobile devices

It should come as no surprise that mobile traffic continues to increase day by day. But what’s perhaps not as obvious is just how big those numbers have become. The folks over at JESS3 have done their homework and put together a 3.0 model of The Geosocial Universe, depicting exactly where mobile stands in today’s … Continued

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Mobile Commerce On The Rise As Amazon AppStore Tops Nielsen’s List Of Fastest-Growing U.K. Android Apps

Google’s Android platform dominates the U.K.’s smartphone landscape, powering 54 percent of the handsets in use at the end of 2012 (Kantar’s data). But what apps are U.K. Android owners spending increasing amounts of time on? Researcher Nielsen has come up with a method of measuring the fastest-growing Android apps and has just crunched the data … Continued