Facebook yesterday announced Facebook Places, an update to its mobile platform that will allow users to "check in" to locations on their smarpthones.
While much attention has been focused on Facebook's Places location app and how it will affect the Foursquares and Gowallas of the world, there's at least one LBS startup that doesn't see Facebook encroaching on its territory.
Given the popularity of social networks where sharing details of one's personal life is ubiquitous, personal privacy seems to be on life support. How much personal information sharing is too much?
Motorola today announced the upcoming availability of Motorola Charm, a touch screen smartphone with a BlackBerry form factor aimed at the social networking set.
Microsoft late yesterday confirmed reports that it will discontinue its recently launched KIN line of social-centric texting phones.
Facebook is rolling out a new feature that requires outside applications and websites to tell users exactly what parts of their profiles have to be shared for the apps to work.
Following in the footsteps of the novel form factor seen in Motorola's Blackflip, the company today officially unveiled the Motorola Flipout, a square social media phone.
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Microsoft and Verizon Wireless have announced that the newest Windows phones, the Kin One and Kin Two, will be available for purchase online...
Myriad Group wants to make social networking on mass-market phones as easy as sharing texts.
Kindle users soon will be able to share book passages with their online communities like Twitter and Facebook.
"It's Time to Share." The event is slated for April 12.
Wireless Ink Corp. is leveling patent infringement charges against both Google and Facebook.
comScore released a study that shows 30.8 percent of smartphone users accessed social networking sites via their mobile browser in January.
Mobile games publisher Digital Chocolate is shuffling the deck, with three promotions designed to support the company's global expansion and increased focus on social games.
No one can accuse Google of not adequately addressing the mobile segment in recent months.
Bubble Motion, a social networking provider, today announced the launch of Bubbly, a voice-blogging service built specifically for mobile phones.
Socializing via popular social networks has become especially ubiquitous on mobile devices due to the ease and quickness that those services allow, which are often leveraged for well meaning social causes.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) have launched a new Web site for broadband stimulus fund applicants that helps them find partners for broadband projects.
Verizon Wireless and iSkoot announced the availability of Social Beat...
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INQ Mobile is introducing two new 3G “social mobiles” with easy access to Twitter.
Informa predicts that mobile social networking will generate revenues in excess of $50 billion by 2012.
While enterprises in almost every other business sector are tightening their belts, major wireless carriers are planning for huge expenditures on 4G network deployments.