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What Exactly is Facebook Paper?

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on January 31, 2014

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Paper’? A sheet or a newspaper? Very soon, people who have an iPhone will start associating it with Facebook. That’s right! The world’s leading social network is all set to reimage itself by rolling out a new standalone app called ‘Paper’ for iPhone users. With horizontally scrolling set of screens and an ability to flip pages with just a vertical push up, the latest incarnation of Facebook promises to make its iPhone app stickier for users.

Facebook is marketing the product as a way of storytelling. The app enables users to tell visual stories with the help of photo albums as well as videos and news stories from all over the world. With this move, Facebook yet again shows how serious it is about the mobile platform. As of now, the app will only be available for iPhone users. Let’s wait and watch what’s in store for others.

Watch the video below and check out Paper for more details.

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Vatican Gets Digital as Pope Rolls Out Facebook Site

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on May 22, 2009

pope2youCelebrities joining social networking sites has become a common sight, but Clergymen doing the same is something that has surprised most of the people around the world. Just recently, Pope Benedict – who calls himself as a servant of the church – entered the world of technology and social networking by launching the Pope2You website that comprises of Facebook and iPhone applications.

The Vatican portal allows Facebook members to send virtual postcards featuring Benedict and his messages. Also, iPhone and iPod users can surf video and audio news regarding the Pope’s travels and speeches through an application, which would also allow them to view Catholic events globally. Read the rest of this entry »

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