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Google launches +1 button on Android devices

Google has finally launched Google +1 button for Android devices. The new release allows users to share recommendations with their circle on Google plus. Google +1 button is now optimized to the mobile web and available on the Android Market.

Facebook for Android updated with Chat and Push notifications

Facebook has updated Android application version 1.5 that brings two major improvements such as real-time chat and push notifications to the device. The Facebook chat functionality is also available in the iOS and the web version, whereas push notifications brings instant messages on the Android phone, even while using other apps.

Facebook 1.4 for Android updated

Facebook announced a new update for Android devices which is now available in the Android Market. Facebook enable Android users to simply connect with friends and share information, news feeds, photos, links, videos and many more. The new version brings support for Places, Groups and Improved Notifications. The changes in the Facebook 1.4 for Android include

  • Places enable users to share their current location with friends and also track friends.

Android Facebook API example using FBRocket

This post is posted as per the request of many comments on Android JTwitter Example.

Now let proceed ahead with Facebook using FBrocket.

Using FB rocket we can update our facebook profile status from mobile application.

Before we get into coding we got to make sure that we do the following steps

  1. Import the FBrocket JAR file to the eclipse project and add it to JAR libraries. Download here ( http://www.xeomax.net/fbrocket/download.php?d=bin&v=0.1a )
  2. Make sure you have created an application in http://www.facebook.com/developers/#!/developers/createapp.php
  3. Note down application name and API key, do not reveal API key to anybody.

Android URL shortener using tinyurl example

This snippet is example to generate tinyurl from original url.Uses tinyurl.com to generate url.Will be much useful in facebook and twitter android application.

Android Post Status to Twitter using Jtwitter- Example

In android, we can able to post a status to twitter by using jtwitter. Its very simple to post a status in twitter. For that we need jtwitter.jar. you can download the jwitter.jar from here
Post Status in Twitter Example :-
Create a new android project,
Add the below code in your AndroidManifest.xml for internet permission

[sourcecode language="xml"]
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"/>
[/sourcecode]

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