You may recall that we had kind of a big problem with Google+'s policy of not allowing pseudonyms. Well, Google just announced they're finally going to open the doors for them, as well as Google Apps and brand names.
BlackBerry Messenger gains another rival to its messaging crown with the launch of Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry. Facebook now has the top three smartphone platforms covered, with Messenger apps on iOS and Android already available.
Lord Judge, the lord chief justice, has rejected the appeals from the two men convicted of attempting to organise riots on Facebook. The two men in their early 20s will spend the next four years at her Majesty's pleasure. [Judicery.gov.uk (PDF) via BBC]
The New York Post is reporting that Facebook founders Mark Zuckerberg and Justin Timberlake Sean Parker had a boozy sissy fight over whether or not Spotify (a company Parker invests in) should make Facebook a requirement.
Sharing your Spotify music on Facebook can be a little embarrassing. No biggie, just go private or deactivate Facebook from Spotify, right? Not quite! A bug in Spotify's client was logging users back into Facebook, even after they'd deactivated the service.
Google+'s traffic is taking a long slide down the shitter, having lost last month's entire 1269% traffic spike. Reading this forced me to remember it exists. Google+ is simply worse than Facebook. And you know what? It'll never catch up.
In many ways, Facebook for iPad looks the same as it does on any other device (download it here!). But it feels different. It's immersive, and visual and intuitive and takes advantage of the unique capabilities tablets provide.
After sneak peaks and mysteriously long delays, the official Facebook app for iPad is finally here. Goodbye crappy Facebook iPad apps, goodbye non-touch friendly website and say hello to wasting more time on so-called friends!
Facebook's new Timeline profile is really, really cool, and you were supposed to be using it by now. Unfortunately, the site's 750 million users are going to wait, Mashable reports. Why? That stupid, pissant trademark infringement lawsuit.