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Digital Week in Review: New 6.3 iOS Update for Facebook, Twitter for Beginners and, Vine and Instagram Coming to Windows 8 Phone

Leigh Evenson July 12, 2013 Category Agency News

In this week’s Digital Week in Review there is a new 6.3 iOS update for Facebook, tips on how to get started on Twitter if you still don’t have a Twitter account, and Nokia Window’s 8 phone is bringing Vine and Instagram apps to their platform.

 

New 6.3 iOS Update for Facebook

Facebook is rolling out new 6.3 version of iOS which includes the “verified” pages feature for page profiles. The verified feature is signified by a blue check mark beside the person’s name just like Twitter, which has already been using the verified feature for years.

The other notable changes that iOS 6.3 will include a faster loading Facebook news feed faster and improved Facebook Places editing to fix categories, phone numbers, as well as other issues iPad users were encountering.

 

Read more here.

Still Don’t Have Twitter? Here’s How To Get Started

twitterIf you are one of the few people who have not yet to created a Twitter account, then here’s some tips on how to become more integrated within the Twitter shpere. Alltwitter.com released a list called “The Newcomers Guide to Twitter” which is a ten part series of lessons, tips and suggestion to help people who are using Twitter for their first time. A few of their tips include:

1) Be social on this social platform

2) Create your own hashtag

3) Analyze your stats

To read more tips click here!

Nokia Looking to Add More Big Name Apps to Their Platform

windows 8 phoneNokia is planning on bringing apps like Vine and Instagram to their platform. Twitter has confirmed that Vine will be coming to Windows 8 phone but has not specified when it will be happening or if it will be any different from the iPhone version. Why is their platform not up to speed with iOS or Android? Well, the Windows phone platform still only makes up 5 percent of the global market. The man working to bring Instagram to windows phones is Brian Biniak.

“We are working… very hard on Instagram. We’re working closely with Facebook — as you know, we work with them across all kinds of devices. Microsoft has a close relationship with Facebook, which you can see from the Bing decision, and… for Instagram. We’re working on that. We’ve also extended our relationship with Twitter so Vine will also come to the platform later this year. “ -Brian Biniak

Follow the links to read more about Vine and Instagram coming to the Nokia Windows 8 phone.

 

 

 

Image Credits: www.allfacebook.com, www.scunthorpe-united.co.uk,  www.phonedog.com, www.gigaom.com

 

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