Articles tagged with: Facebook and Text Messages

Facebook-Twitter talks break down

What would have been the first major consolidation between two social networking giants has failed to materialise, as Facebook’s attempts to woo Twitter with an all-stock offer fell on deaf ears. Facebook’s valuation seems to have been the sticking point. more

Related Tags: google, microsoft, sms, social-networking, twitter, ovum, ofta, yahoo, compete, target


Vodafone Tests Facebook SMS Service

Vodafone UK has started trialling a service that enables all UK mobile users to send text messages from their Facebook profile to friends. The pilot service will be extended later this month to also include picture messages. more

Related Tags: prepay, social-networking, vodafone, vodafone-group, connect, UK


British Drivers Still Texting While Driving

A survey of 2,000 Facebook users by the UK motoring association, the RAC has revealed that 45% of UK drivers are still using SMS whilst driving. more

Related Tags: london, rac, glasgow, wales, edinburgh, texting, bristol, UK


Sprint Introduces Rumor by LG

Operating on the Sprint Vision network, Rumor by LG provides quick access to instant messaging services including AIM, MSN and Yahoo! as well several popular social networking communities, including Facebook and Xanga. more

Related Tags: social-networking, text-messaging, bluetooth, lg, landline, lg-electronics, text-message, mp3, ctia, email, qwerty,