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So, the rumours proved correct, Facebook today officially announced Video for Instagram, now available on Android and iOS. Just like the rumours were going on and on about this week, Instagram has in fact received a new feature allowing users to share short video clips.
Facebook’s announcement of that they will be unveiling a “big idea” this Thursday has brought along a lot of speculation as to what big blue has planned for us, some have suggested that they will be unveiling a Google Reader replacement while today news has started spreading, supposedly from insiders, that the company is bringing video sharing to Instagram, making it more competitive with Twitter’s more popular Vine.
The Android smart phone wars have been heating up as of late, with most OEMs offering great products as of late. Last night HTC however was awarded with the ‘Hottest Phone of 2013’ award at the Mobile Awards, leaving HTC UK to gloat and poke fun at Samsung on Twitter, until things started heating up.
Twitter Music has finally launched, but some mobile users will be quite upset with the fact that the application will only be available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch for now. The application bring four ways to discover new music and share it with your followers.
Rumours of Twitter launching a music service has been flying around for quite some time, rumours which were confirmed yesterday when Twitter announced its acquisition of the music discovery service We Are Hunted. Twitter Music will supposedly go online later today.
Almost seven years after launching, Twitter has finally received a patent describing itself in its entirety, including things such as sent messages that aren’t destined to a recipient. The patent was filed in 2007 describing Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone as the inventors.
Ever since its inception, Twitter has been using its hashtag feature to allow users to cleverly arrange their messages according to certain hashtags. The hashtag would feature a hash symbol followed by a word, usually the tweets topic making it easier for users to filter and search their tweets to easily find information they’re looking for.