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Google+ Events – We knew it was coming

Google have updated their social networking site Google+ again with another nice addition, Events.

We were always expecting to see this at Ongoing Issues as I’m sure you were, but will it get used?  I’m not sure that Facebook Events are used very much at all now, certainly not in a lot of our group of friends.

Do you use Facebook events, and will you use Google+ Events?


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Moo integrates with Facebook so you can create business cards from your Timeline

moo logo Ongoing Issues GraphicThe amazing Moo have struck a deal with Facebook to create business cards out of your Timeline profile pictures.

You can already create cards from your Facebook photo albums but Moo is integrated directly inside Facebook and this is where the process starts. Facebook’s 800m users Timelines will have a link to let you instantly create personalised business cards. You can use your profile picture, cover photo, quotes and other personal details.

Moo’s chief executive and founder Richard Moross said,

“MOO.com is very excited to announce this integration with Facebook to provide a revolutionary new customer experience that brings together Facebook Timeline with MOO’s high-quality printed products,”

 

Moo Facebook business card timeline - Ongoing Issues

This is an amazing move for Moo and also for Facebook.  It will increase Moo’s business by far and encourage Facebook users to move over to their new Timeline format.

If you want to know exactly how it works then click here.

If you’re one of the first 200,000 users to sign up to the service, you will get a bundle of 50 free personalised cards!

Get your Facebook business cards here.

Instagram now posts full size pictures to your Facebook timeline

instagram logo - Ongoing Issue imageGood news guys, the amazing Instagram has now made it so that you can post full size Instagram pics to your Facebook and Timeline.

Once configured an album named “Instagram photos” will be created.  You can even share past photos by following these simple instructions:

http://help.instagram.com/customer/portal/articles/95739

This is a smart move by Instagram as they have now extended their reach to a potential 800 million active users.  Of these users on average, more than 250 million photos are uploaded per day.

 

Check out Facebook behind the scenes

Facebook Icon - Ongoing Issues PNGThe Next Web put up a nice post with videos from MTV’s  “The Diary Of Facebook”:

http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2011/03/31/behind-the-scenes-at-facebook-video

They are quite interesting to watch.  Nothing really surprising nowadays though, we all know young run companies such as these are all uber cool looking to work at.  Shame you need a degree just to get through the door though.

Facebook for Android OS release 1.5

Facebook Icon - Ongoing Issues PNGFacebook has released it’s Android OS app to version 1.5.  The latest release has some great improvements to offer to its users. Andorid OS users will have the chance to enjoy in Facebook Chat functionality just like desktop or iPhone users.  Chat mode can be set to work in background.  They have also released push notifications for incoming messages and other content.  This is a feature I am sure many Android users will appreciate.

Skype: Rick Osterloh talks about Facebook integration and group video calling

Rick Osterloh, Head of consumer products has just released a YouTube video telling us all about the latest release of skype for Windows.

Here are a few of the points from the below video:

  • Simplified interface
  • Skype Home – dashboard
  • Improved Contact list
  • Find people with real time search
  • Import friends from Facebook
  • Improved call controls
  • Group video calling – We’ve been waiting for this one!
  • Facebook tab lets you read your news feed
  • Skype mood syncs with Facebook status
  • Call Facebook friends directly, send SMS from integration button

Facebook Seattle Pics

Facebook Icon - Ongoing Issues PNGWant to know what the inside of Facebook Seattle looks like?  Well check out the Tech Crunch link below.  It looks like a very poor man’s Google.

http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/04/facebook-seattle/