There’s nothing like company rivalries to get the best products and deals to consumers. In this latest feud, we see Google and Facebook fighting for the best social network (obviously Facebook is destroying Google+ right now). Google has a long way to go to be so thoroughly integrated into the everyday social lies of its users, but that’s not going stop them from trying.
The rivalry between Google and Facebook is stepping up a notch after Google on Monday acquired Nik Software, the German company behind Snapseed, a popular iOS photo app. Snapseed is a photo manipulation app that also uses filters in a similar way to Facebook-owned Instagram does. Snapseed was previously Apple’s pick for the iPad App of the Year. Continue Reading