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Facebook Acquires WhatsApp for $19 Billion

WhatsApp

Social media colossal Facebook has unveiled that it is acquiring the most prominent instant mobile messaging platform WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars. It’s an astonishing milestone for the WhatsApp’s co-founders Brian Acton and Jan Koum, including their significant team. Facebook has even given more details of the acquisition, which includes 4 billion dollars in cash and 12 billion dollars in the Facebook stock. Moreover, extra 3 billion dollars in restricted stock will also be provided to the WhatsApp team over…
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Skype for iOS Receives an Update with Improved Sign-In Screen

Skype

Microsoft has launched a significant revamp to its Skype app for iPhone and iPad with a faster startup time and an overhauled sign-in screen that makes it much easier to sign in with your Microsoft account or Skype ID. The latest version 4.15 offers you a better experience on Skype. Here’s the complete changelog of the updated version of Skype for iOS: A completely modernized sign-in screen that offers you easier way of signing in with a Microsoft account/Skype ID….
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Instagram Lands On Windows Phone

Instagram

At last, the world’s renowned Instagram service has been unleashed on Windows Phone platform, the most-anticipated app by Windows Phone users! Currently, the app is in Beta testing phase and works similar to its iOS and Android counterparts, although it doesn’t support video-sharing features yet. Windows Phone users can now easily capture and share their key moments directly from their device! You can customize your images with beautiful custom-built filter effects and transform them into objets d’art in order to…
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Vine Gets Additional Language Support on iOS and Android

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Following the launch of Windows Phone version last week, Vine has revealed an update for iOS and Android apps today. The update brings support for 19 additional languages, including 2 more exclusively for Android. In a recent blog post, Colin Kroll, Co-founder at Vine has reported that they are beginning to explore new ways to recommend popular videos based on a country-by-country basis. Now it’s even much easier for users across the world to watch and share interesting posts and…
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Tumblr Overhauls Its iOS App with New Design and Features

Tumblr

Yahoo-acquired Tumblr has launched an update to its iOS app, giving the app a visual overhaul and adding a load of new features. The company has completely redesigned the app for both iPhone and iPad. It’s now pretty faster and features an elegant new look and feel in line with the visual of iOS 7. Now the app’s dashboard, which lets users to view their desired Tumblr blogs and edit and post to their own blogs, has been overhauled with…
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Twitter 3.0 for Windows Phone Brings A New Dark Theme and Many

Twitter

Twitter has just revamped its Windows Phone app to version 3.0. The update most notably brings a raft of new features, including a new dark theme. The update adds a new dark theme to the app. You can now opt to choose between a dark and light theme. Also, you are now allowed to select particular accounts to get notifications when you receive a tweet from them. Furthermore, you can also pin keyword searches to your device’s home screen for a…
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