Pandora is extending its partnership with Facebook with the launch of its new Timeline App, which allows registered users to publish their music listening activity to their Facebook Timeline.
This week, Yahoo confirmed it would be acquiring visual micro-blogging platform Tumblr in a deal worth $1.1 billion, one of its largest acquisitions to date. The deal is already drawing comparisons to Facebook's $715 million acquisition of Instagram, and it is easy to see why.
Facebook introduced Share Dialog, which makes it easier for users to post status updates, tag friends and share location data within applications optimized for Apple's iOS.
Multi-platform gaming company King announced it is now seeing 70 million daily players across all platforms including mobile, bypassing mobile gaming giant Zynga's 52 million DAUs. In addition, the company is expanding its third title to mobile. Pet Rescue Saga , which is already available via Facebook, will launch on Apple's iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and Google's Android this summer.
Facebook is extending its fledgling Home launcher to several high-profile Android smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and Sony Xperia ZL.
Facebook is on the verge of acquiring crowdsourced location services firm Waze for between $800 million and $1 billion, according to multiple reports in Israeli business journals Calcalist , Ynet , and The Market .
Consumers aren't exactly putting out the welcome mat for Facebook Home: Roughly a month after the social networking giant rolled out the alternative Android homescreen, there's mounting evidence to suggest the concept is a dud.
Facebook has contacted Microsoft to request the removal of more than three-dozen copycat mobile social networking apps optimized for the Windows Phone operating system.
Facebook users could begin seeing video ads this summer, the Financial Times reported.
When a startup gets acquired by a much larger vendor, it's usually cause for celebration, at least internally. However the purchase of mobile back-end platform provider Parse by Facebook led to a less-than-friendly response by a number of its customers on social media.