Likes and Recover Instagram Apps For iOS Now Released!

Anyone who uses Instagram will be painfully aware that it doesn't have a 'favourites' feature that would allow you to easily mark things for future reference. Nor is there a way to save images directly to your phone. Well in the last few weeks our we've been quietly working away on a couple of separate iOS … Continue reading Likes and Recover Instagram Apps For iOS Now Released!

Giving Your Passwords To Third-Party Apps: A Lesson From ‘InstLike’

An app promising free likes and followers for Instagram users has harvested the usernames and passwords from over 100,000 people who downloaded the app since June this year. The Apple and Google approved InstLike app directly asked users for their login credentials rather than using the Instagram API, and created a massive ecosystem of botnets … Continue reading Giving Your Passwords To Third-Party Apps: A Lesson From ‘InstLike’

LinkedIn Intro – An Own Goal In Terms Of Privacy?

Last week LinkedIn released an iOS app that has caused quite the privacy debate online. 'Intro' allows users to route their emails through LinkedIn's servers, and adds data to outgoing emails if it detects the intended recipient is a LinkedIn user. There are obvious networking benefits to this, in that it will presumably give both … Continue reading LinkedIn Intro – An Own Goal In Terms Of Privacy?

Instagram Adding Video To Compete With Vine? Facebook Announcement On Thursday

If you can't beat 'em, join them. Sharing of Vine clips has surpassed those on Instagram images on Twitter, so what does Instagram do? Well it looks like Instagram is adding functionality to support videos. [If you're reading this and haven't a clue what Vine is, check out the blog we posted when Twitter's Vine … Continue reading Instagram Adding Video To Compete With Vine? Facebook Announcement On Thursday