Seesmic for iPhone Marries Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Others
Seesmic today introduced Seesmic for iPhone. This social networking application offers a single platform through which users can update and interact with all of their social networks. Some of the services it includes are Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Flickr, Blogger, Ping.FM, and Evernote. The application lets users update or delete their status, post links, upload pictures, geotag updates and access user profiles. Seesmic for iPhone also lets users organize their accounts, as well as perform searches, view and organize lists from one dashboard. The dashboard is fully customizable, and users can post to multiple accounts at once. The application is a free download from the iPhone Apps Store.
Twitter More Prominently Suggesting Who to Follow
Twitter has tweaked its Android and iOS mobile apps by adding "who to follow" suggestions directly to users' timelines. Twitter says it relies on a number of factors to determine the suggested accounts, including users' email and phone contacts, as well as what types of accounts they already follow.
Facebook to Require Moments App to Sync Photos
Facebook plans to stop uploading users' photos automatically unless they download and install the Facebook Moments app. Facebook has long offered to sync smartphone photos automatically in order to promote sharing.
Twitter Adds 'Connect' Tab to Help Find Accounts Worth Following
Twitter today announced a new tool meant to make it easier to find new people and accounts to follow. The "connect" tab will appear on Twitter for the web, and in the Android and iOS mobile apps beginning today, where Twitter will curate a list of accounts it believe users might like to follow.
Vine Tackles iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions
Twitter today pushed out an update to its Vine application for iOS devices. The app has been optimized for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus screens, and adds support for extensions in iOS 8.
Facebook Brings Graph Search to iPhone
Facebook today detailed some updates it's made to search both on Facebook.com and within the iPhone app. Most importantly, Facebook is adding Graph Search to the iPhone mobile app, which will allow iPhone users to search for things such as "Which of my friends likes 'Homeland'?" and other natural language queries.