Breakfast Bites 04 Jan 2013

Simon Kemp

Facebook Voice
Facebook has just released a new update to its messenger apps for the iOS and Android platforms that allows users to record voice messages that can then be shared with friends. It also appears that Facebook is testing a VOIP offering that may subsequently become part of these apps. Read more about these interesting developments over at The Next Web and Mashable.

Google Plus 100M+
Google+ continues its steady growth, with the platform announcing overnight that it passed 100M active users per month in October 2012, representing 61% year-on-year growth. Get the full story over at Mashable.

Pinterest has made its first acquisition – a recipe sharing site called Punchfork – for an undisclosed sum. Punchfork appears to be a good fit with Pinterest’s existing strengths, offering a highly visual way of sharing and finding community-relevant content. Read more over at Mashable.