Facebook, Twitter launch apps for Google Glass

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 12:58

Washington: Social networking sites Facebook and Twitter have together launched apps specifically designed for Google Glass. Erick Tseng, the head of mobile products at Facebook, said that the app allows you to upload photos form Google Glass directly to the Facebook timeline.

You can also add description to the photograph by speaking it. Twitter app, according to its engineer manager Shiv Ramamurthi, allows the user to send and share pictures using Google Glass and keep track of the people being followed on Twitter through notifications, reports the Daily News.

In addition to that one can reply usually to the tweets, retweet, or favourite the tweets or images. Google Glass is made available to only a limited number of developers and ''explorers'' at a cost of 1,500 dollars for each eyewear. Wearers can take pictures, record video, send messages, or perform other tasks with controls or by speaking "Okay Glass" followed by a command.

In the report, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said it would take a while before the consumer version of the Google Glass is made available.


First Published: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 12:58

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