Hyperlapse: Record Time Lapse Videos and Make Them Social

September 3, 2014 — by Adeel Qayum0


If you always wanted to create time lapse videos, then you would be delighted to know that Instagram has released a new video recording app that goes by the name Hyperlapse.

Unlike the official Instagram app that lets you selectively record videos with your iPhone, this new app lets you record full videos and increase the speed anywhere from the usual playback to playback 12x faster than the normal speed.

The videos can be shared to Facebook and Instagram.


FBPrivacy Enhances Your Facebook Experience On iOS

July 21, 2013 — by Adeel Qayum0


If latest reports from security and privacy research firms are to be considered, Android can be declared the leading platform where privacy breaches are taking place. This is not to say that iOS is free from such threats, especially when using apps like Facebook.

FBPrivacy is a jailbreak tweak that works with the Facebook Messenger and Facebook app on iOS. It allows users to toggle off the indicator for typing, view message timestamps, attach multiple photos during conversations, eliminate the ‘seen’ notification in Messenger and do much more.

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Facebook Rolls Out New Design for News Feed

March 9, 2013 — by Sette Capati1


The famous social network giant rolls out its new news feed that features richer and bigger pieces of content. This time, Facebook shows its mobile strategy with an overhaul that looks like much of its mobile version.

Expect also some changes on your mobile devices. So whether you’re using an iOS or Android, you’re going to experience this update over the next couple of weeks.


Facebook to Launch its Own Smartphone and Messenger app for iPad

January 14, 2013 — by Sette Capati1


Facebook-smartphoneSocial networking giant Facebook is holding a big press event this Tuesday, January 15th, and it seems there’s going to a big surprise for us. Rumors say the company is expanding its territories; analysts and tech gurus speculate a Facebook smartphone, a recent report last March claiming that Facebook hired Apple employees who recently worked on iPhone and iPad triggered the rumor mill.

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Facebook Updates iOS App with Multiple Photo Uploads and New Filters

November 8, 2012 — by Sette Capati1


Brace yourself with Facebook’s latest app update with multiple photo uploads, photo filters, chat features, gifts (US only) and many more. The social network giant made some interesting changes to its mobile platform and integrated some Instagram-like features. Users don’t need to cross-post filtered photos using the native Instagram app.


Why Facebook Went from HTML 5 to Native iOS App

September 30, 2012 — by Adeel Qayum1


Users are reporting improvement in speed and performance on the new Facebook app for iPhone and iPad. The company moved away from HTML5, and decided to go with the native iOS app.

Todd Krabach, a software engineer at the Seattle office of the social giant, stated the experience was started with the newsfeed to see the differences using both ways. The first month of the project building was only spent on the newsfeed for demonstration of the differences.


Facebook Launches Official App Center, Get Access to 600 Apps

June 9, 2012 — by Seuli B.0


If the iTunes App Store until date wasn’t enough for you; get ready to explore the exciting world of Social Apps with the official App Center from Facebook – now made available on the web as well as iOS and Android devices.

Facebook on Thursday officially rolled out its new App Center at a press event in San Francisco.

PRESS RELEASE: App Center: A New Place to Find Social Apps

The new Facebook App Center is loaded with more than 600 apps catering to varied interests from Nike+ GPS, Ubisoft Ghost Recon Commander, Stitcher Radio, Draw Something and Pinterest amongst others.

Facebook App Center will function as a one-stop store for apps (both Web-based and mobile) that connect with Facebook one way or another. Besides that, it will also provide you personalized recommendations and displays the apps your friends are using, so that you know what is in trend.

Also the App Center’s accessibility on the web as well as on iOS and Android devices will allow users to easily send apps directly from the web to their mobile device using the “send to mobile feature”. You (the user) can use the App Center to browse through popular iOS, Android and Facebook titles and have then downloaded to your iDevice.

However, the USP here is its discovery engine. Here, certain factors seems to determine and recommend apps to users based on their interest, previous ratings and the ones recommended by friends – all courtesy the share info on the Facebook social networking site.

The App Center at Facebook promises to open up a gateway of opportunities for developers, who can now directly reach out to the vast plethora of Facebook audience.

The App Center is already starting to roll out to Facebook users in the U.S. and will be made available globally in the weeks to come.   Have you visited the Facebook App Center yet? You may visit App Center at and avail free apps as introductory offer.

Watch a screencast of the App Center.

Do share your list of favorite apps at the Facebook App Center.