Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Facebook Really Wants To Replace Your Coupons

Facebook’s goal of tracking ads all the way through to a customer’s purchase at point-of-sale is getting a big boost today with a makeover of the...

Why did Snapchat delete its official Facebook Page?

Snapchat has unpublished its official Facebook Page. Snapchat declined to comment as to why the page is no longer available, but a person close...

It’s now easier to create and customize Snapchat Geofilters

Snapchat has let you create custom geofilters for events since February, but until now you've needed image editing software to make one. Today the...

Twitter will finally give money to influencers to create videos

Twitter’s 70/30 revenue split is better than YouTube’s deal. Online influencers will now share in revenue from preroll video ads. It's getting easier to make money...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg says user control of Safety Check coming

On Monday, Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped an unexpected piece of news in Italy on a topic currently at the top of...

Snapchat ventured into the video game market

n the past, Snapchat has seen platform-specific releases of films and television shows, but this marks the first time the service has ventured into...

How does diverge Instagram Stories from Snapchat?

Who decides who’s cool? Snapchat refuses to recommend accounts for fear of feeling heavy-handed. Maybe it learned from Twitter, whose old one-size-fits-none suggested user...

How to become a lure manager of Pokemon GO?

Pokemon Go might have peaked in terms of daily active users, but if you want proof that the game is still a massive hit,...

Facebook trending-topic update is here

Twitter’s “Trends” are often confusing. Why is #MPBMS or #TechMunch trending? You had to click through and figure it out for yourself. When Facebook...

Twitter doesn’t delete anything, look-through this blog

When something so massive as Twitter exists, it’s easy to forget it was once a project started by a few guys who just wanted...

Facebook’s newest app may have a huge security problem for teens

Facebook's new app,Lifestage, is a social network specifically for high schoolers. But you don't have to actually be a high schooler to use it. According to...

The Ways Brands are Using Instagram Stories

Instagram launched their newest feature, Stories, earlier this month as a way to continue to compete with Snapchat. The premise is basically the same...

How to Stop WhatsApp From Giving Facebook Your Phone Number

WHATSAPP’S PRIVACY SETTINGS are changing, and not for the better. As of today, the phone numbers of WhatsApp users will be shared with parent...

Facebook open sources AI image recognition software

THANKS TO A form of AI called deep learning, computers are now really good at telling the difference between a dog and a cat....

Your new followers are trying to scam you

Trying to get more followers on Instagram? If you follow a few verified banks and financial institutions, you’ll suddenly end up with dozens of...

Facebook will show bigger vertical videos in your News Feed

A little over a year since announcing Facebook would support vertical videos, the social network is making that support more obvious in people’s mobile...

Instagram announced new events channel

Instagram is launching its in-app events channel with an inside look at one of the wildest nights in pop culture — this Sunday's VMAs...

Twitter to launch keyword filter to protect you from abuse

Twitter is planning on battling its long-standing harassment issues with a keyword filter, according to Bloomberg. The filter – a result of consulting with anti-harrasment...

Snapchat brings live sports filters to high school

High school football is about to get a lot more Snapchat-friendly. The photo app will soon debut a new type of geofilter that shows sports...

YouTube to become full social network with Backstage

YouTube, the world’s largest video-sharing service, is looking beyond video to keep its homegrown stars — and their fans — from departing to competing platforms. Amid...

New Twitter DM Button To Help You Chat With Any Site

Twitter has launched a new embeddable button that you can place on your site to allow visitors to send you a direct message –...

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook for...

WhatsApp is finally starting to cozy up with parent company Facebook. The messaging platform today announced that it’s updating its privacy for the first time...

Apple is starting to develop a video sharing app much like...

Apple Inc., seeking to capitalize on the popularity of social networks, is developing a video sharing and editing application and is testing new related...

Best timing on social media channes like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is there to hear it, did it make a sound? Similarly, what is asocial...

What To Do With Social Media Management Tools And Why To...

Most businesses reach a point where they have to decide if they should invest in a social media management tool. Typically this is once...

Facebook innovates constantly: Critical Changes You Need to Know About

The competition to be king of the social media hill is hotter than ever, and Facebook cannot coast just because it’s on top. Snapchat...

Facebook’s New Ad-Free Desktop Page Layout Coming to All Users

Last month, we reported that Facebook was testing out a new, ad-free desktop Page layout that looks something like this: Facebook has now confirmed that...

How to use Prisma app offline

Latest Prisma Update Allows The App To Work Offline There's a lot going on behind the curtain with Prisma, the app that turns your banal...

Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

Facebook today is rolling out a number of improvements to its “Slideshow” ads,announced last fall as a means of offering an alternative to video...

Pinterest Buys Instapaper, the Popular ‘Read Later’ App

Pinterest said today that it would be acquiring the team behind Instapaper, which will continue operating as a separate app. The Instapaper team will...

How can you ensure all of your Snaps?

Picture an older version of yourself, reliving memories from your crazy youth, all saved in your Snapchat account. All those insane antics, preserved for posterity and readily available...

4 powerful tactics to help widen your social media

Many businesses have a content strategy in place, but fewer are putting equal focus on distribution and outreach. Social media outreach, when planned and executed...

Facebook testing auto-play videos with sound

Facebook has made no secret of its love for video, challenged only perhaps byits affection for bots. The re-creation of Facebook as a video platform...

Instagram Stories vs Snapchat Stories: Which is better?

Contrary to many of its users, I wasn’t immediately turned off by Instagram stealing a feature from Snapchat. The execution was better, the admission that...

Lifestage: Facebook’s Answer To Snapchat

Social network releases stand-alone, video-based app Facebook is again trying to tackle one of its biggest problems and lure in elusive younger users. The social networking...

Think twice before you take your next food Instagram photo

This young woman finding just the right angle for her delicious pasta, you've probably just wanted to take a nice picture of your meal...

Twitter is no longer a social app

Recently, Twitter added a quality filter meant to help us all distill our timelines. It’s a handy feature, but I think it’s the clearest...

Twitter’s night mode has finally enabled for iOS

Twitter’s dark mode has finally made its way from Android to iOS. TheNextWeb says that, if you’re not clear on what a ‘dark mode’ does,...

Instagram and eCommerce has the most clicking

Instagram is all the rage - for new membership growth, for social sharing, for ad sales, for engagement, for everything. Check this out - this graph...

Facebook’s Lifestage Is Built By Teens, for Teens

“What if I figured out a way to take Facebook from 2004 and bring it to 2016? What if every field in your profile...

Facebook’s new iOS features will never see the light of day

Facebook developers are always tinkering away behind the scenes on new features. Most of them never see the light of day, but it’s always...

Facebook Live’s new feature will make broadcasts more fun

According to a reliable source we spoke to this morning, Facebook is set to begin a phased rollout of a new feature that allows for...

Your Instagram photos reveal your mental health

Your mental health is reflected in the images you choose to post on social media, say researchers who have trained a machine to spot...

Users of Snapchat are complaining of problem accessing the service

Some Snapchat users are experiencing outages. While the app works just fine for some editors here at TheNextWeb, I’m unable to log in, and Snapchat...

Make your life easier with 6 social media tools

Social media has been hailed both as a powerful business tool and one of our greatest time-wasters. In many cases, it's actually both concurrently, but...

Following or Stalking? Do’s and Don’ts for social selling

You know who your target customer is - you know her name, title, and responsibility. But, you've never had a conversation with her, so,...

The six tips increasing your Snapchat engagement

Want to know why you aren’t getting more people watching your Snapchat stories? Did you jump onto Snapchat and are floundering around like a...

Twitter’s new two features give users more control

Twitter introduced two features Thursday in an effort to give users more control on what notifications they receive and tweets they see All Twitter users...
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