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Interview with Jon Medved, CEO of Vringo (Facetones)

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Facetones is a mobile app that generates a video slideshow of your friends' Facebook photos whenever they call you or you call them. It automatically matches your phone's contact list with your Facebook friends so that when you ring each other, you see a visually exciting video slideshow of their pictures on your phone.

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Social media being used to rob your home

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You may enjoy posting your exact location at any given moment, sharing them with friends, family, and the cloud. What you are doing, where you live or where you work, among others, but one thing you should keep in mind is that this could be seen by everyone, including the people who may be plotting to rob your entire home.

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Version 3.5 of Facebook for iPhone includes tagging and photo uploads

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Facebook for iPhone version 3.5 has now been revealed and it comes with some nice upgrades. For instance, you'll notice some new sharing options from the compose screen, making it easier for you to get desktop-like Facebook functionality on your iPhone. Other updates include better privacy controls, redesigned Profile and Group walls, and the ability to tag your friends in posts.

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Google+ slowly turning into Facebook already with Games Stream

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Soon, you'll be playing games on Google's social network just like on Facebook. They haven't quite declared how this is going to work and whether you'll be able to filter out the gaming noise from your social signal, but you can bet that it's coming. Wording on the Google Plus Help pages, which has been removed, referenced games and potentially a separate stream for finding games.

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Google+ to squash Facebook?

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Google+ is the company’s attempt at a social networking website, and with the sneak peak given on their website, I think they have the potential to dominate the social networking scene and crush Facebook. Here are some of the highlights.

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Android Faceniff App Makes it Easy to Hack Your Facebook and Twitter Accounts

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FaceNiff is an Android app that can be used to hijack sessions on public or private Wi-Fi networks without the need for a computer. It can hack Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Amazon and Nasza-Klasa (a Polish social network), and more services are coming soon. Thankfully, the app only works on very certain handsets and requires jailbreaking, so it's not going to fall into the hands of too many mischievous Android operators; at least, not yet.

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New Facebook App for InPulse Watch Checks in Anywhere

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But thanks to inPulse Lead Designer Eric Migicovsky and his new app for InPulse smartwatches, your watch can tell all of your Facebook friends where you are anytime using an Android phone and Facebook's Places service.

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The Facebook Phone Is Real

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So the Facebook Phone didn't necessarily come directly from Zuckerberg himself, but none the less, HTC had took the stage in bringing these two social phones to existence at MWC 2011. These are without a doubt the Facebook phones that were rumored last month and expected to be released at MWC.

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Facebook Phones Do Not Pave Way For Twitter Phones

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Yes, we know that there are no "official" Facebook phones coming out of Zuckerburg's money factory, but both HTC and INQ have revealed their Android phones with heavy Facebook integration.

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Facebook Embedded SIM Cards FTW

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Facebook is now available to anyone with a cell phone that uses SIM cards, thanks to European digital security company Gemalto who has managed to embed the entire Facebook software application onto the tiny chip.

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INQ’s Cloud Touch is a Facebook phone at heart

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NQ Mobile is showing off the prototype of their "Facebook phone," an Android-based smartphone with deep Facebook integration called the Cloud Touch. It's got Facebook chat, the news feed on the home screen, and FB events integrated into the Google calendar.

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There’s no Facebook phone. There’s a Facebook phone! There’s no Facebook phone…

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First, Facebook said they are not going to make a smartphone. Then, rumors spill that HTC is making a Facebook phone. Now, Facebook is once again saying that it's not making a phone. So, who are we supposed to believe huh?

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Rumor: Two Facebook branded smartphones set to debut at MWC

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Up until now, Facebook has "only" been a social network. It spawned a huge number of apps, both desktop and mobile, but Zuckerberg's team hasn't really dabbled in hardware. Until now.

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Updated Cydia makes it easier to re-download your purchases

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Jailbreaking your iPhone isn't exactly a permanent thing. Every time that the boys and girls in Cupertino push out a new version of iOS and you choose to hit the upgrade button, your once jailbroken iPhone gets back behind its Apple-branded bars.

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Facebook app brings feature phones (almost) up to smartphone standards

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Almost everyone I know has a smartphone of some kind these days, but there are a few stragglers who haven't quite jumped on the bandwagon just yet. If you happen to have a so-called "feature phone" and want proper access to social networks, what do you do?

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