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Facebook unveils ‘Places’ – iPhone App will get Places Update Tonight

If you’re a regular social media user, you can’t say you didn’t see this coming. Walking along the footsteps of geolocation integration and innovation by services such as Twitter, Foursquare, and Gowalla, Facebook has too, gone location aware with their newest feature called Places. As the name suggests, Places is all about locations and allows you to check into different places. The check-ins can be …

Microsoft releases an awesome Silverlight 4 Beta Client for Facebook for Windows and OS X

Back in April 2009, Microsoft had demoed a Facebook app called Silverface for Windows 7 based on Facebook’s Open Stream API. The app looked amazing and utilized new Windows 7 desktop features very well. Sadly, that app was never released to the public. Then last November, we got our hand on Fishbowl, developed by UXLabs@Microsoft. This app provided a good experience of browsing Facebook using …

Don’t like the new Facebook? Switch to Facebook Lite as your default UI

A lot of people are fed up of the nonsense that’s filled up in the Facebook newsfeed nowadays. The highlights stream is specially non-understandable as it’s uncertain why we have to see things that aren’t of interest to us as highlights. One of the fixes for this is using only the live stream on Facebook, but recently Facebook Lite has gotten some updates that let …