It would be great if smartphones could sense moods – especially when they’ve dropped a call three times in five minutes. Engineers at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York have developed a prototype app that provides phones with a form of emotional intelligence that could have wide applications in phones and beyond.
A post on Tumblr Monday morning that began, “Dearest ‘Tumblr’ users,” turned out to be a worm that infected close to 9,000 accounts on the popular micro-blogging site before Tumblr engineers fixed the problem.
Instagram is definitely not taking its foot off the gas, even after being acquired successfully by Facebook. Today, the team is introducing a widget to help you spread the word about all of your great random Instagram photos, wherever you live on the web.
Not only do the social media platforms shift every day, the rules of engagement are changing constantly, too. Can anybody on earth keep up with the real and rumored changes just to Facebook’s EdgeRank formula?