Linkedin Replaces Applications With Features
JANUARY 29, 2013
Long time power users of Linkedin have been using Linkedin Applications to enhance their profiles with deeper information and sharing opportunities. Now some of those applications are being replaced and the site is slowly moving accounts to the new system. You’ll still be able to add content through their new rich media feature. Perhaps drag and drop will be added soon.
Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features
AUGUST 2, 2016
detailed the social network’s and apps’ Rio 2016 features in a blog post. There will be a featured channel on Periscope with Rio 2016 content, as well as related content in Vine’s Explore section, and when Vine users double-tap Vines from the @Olympics account and various team accounts, they will see the Olympic Flame rather than a heart. and the U.S., Brazil and Japan.
Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features
AUGUST 1, 2016
Facebook introduced a host of features in advance of Friday’s Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Starting Wednesday, country flag masks can be added to photos and videos, including Facebook Live videos, via the MSQRD application, which is available for iOS and Android. The social network will do the same prior to the Aug. 21 Closing Ceremony.
Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions
JUNE 21, 2016
Facebook used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France this week to take the wraps off several new advertising-related products and features. The social network announced the beta-test of its new Audience Insights API; updates to its Canvas full-screen immersive ad product; updates to its Slideshow ad product; and the launch of the Facebook Creative Hub.
Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
Tweet Share The following is a feature article by Rob the Web Guy. Without having to know anything about graphic design, HTML, or FBML; and without paying for third-party applications, you too can have pertinent information on your Facebook page! Any better suggestions? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking on his blog. Really?
Facebook Adds Slideshow Feature to iOS App
JUNE 27, 2016
Facebook Monday introduced a feature for users of its flagship iOS application , Slideshow, not to be confused with the ad unit of the same name that debuted last October. The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that the Slideshow feature originated in its stand-alone Moments app, and testing in the main Facebook app has been ongoing since December.
Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities
JUNE 27, 2016
gained access to a new Featured Events feature Monday. Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the launch of the feature, saying that the events are curated by Facebook employees, and categories include art, entertainment, family, festival, fitness, food and drink, learning, community, music and sports. As for why the social network is not planning a stand-alone events application, Koolwal told Constine: The cost to installing an app is high. If we can build a lot of discovery features into Facebook and get people to use them, that’s a huge win.
What'sApp Brings In ‘Starred Messages’ Feature And Has Prolonged Free Subscription Period - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
JANUARY 19, 2016
Why is this taking place? 1: What'sApp introduces ‘Stared Messages’ Feature that lets you bookmark important messages. What'sApp will probably have to work on its other features as well. 2: Currently it has prolonged the Free Subscription Period. Here is a short Preview on this latest Application which has got people joining it: WowApp is free and shares over 70% of its own revenue/margin with you. Private Mode: get the best privacy feature where messages are deleted automatically when you end the chat Want to take a quick look? Great move. The choice is yours!
Facebook Live Goes Full-Screen, Adds Video-Only Mode, Extends Sessions to Four Hours
JULY 20, 2016
The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that landscape full-screen broadcasting on Android will launch later this summer, and also detailed two new features: a video-only mode and longer broadcasts. Facebook also announced that Facebook Live sessions via both its flagship applications and the Facebook Live API can now run up to four hours.
Why the Facebook Feature Frenzy Will Fail
JULY 11, 2011
Last week Mark Zuckerberg revealed video chat (see above video), the first of many new features in what will be called, “ Launching Season 2011. Yet, this announcement (conveniently timed one week after Google+ launched) only seems to add to the problems that Facebook has. Geekery Mobile android facebook Facebook Application google iPhone mobile Social Media twitter
Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?
JANUARY 13, 2011
The following is a feature article by Christopher Roberts. You can have your diary sitting right next to your social media application right there on screen, so you can easily contact friends and family and arrange to meet up. Do you feel as close (not physical distance, but that feeling that comes from inside) to your friends as you did when there was no social media? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social? Related posts: Feature Friday: How to Successfully Network Online. Features networkingGreat!
Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting
JUNE 15, 2016
Twitter ads application-programming interface product manager Neil Shah announced in a blog post that emoji keyword targeting is now available to advertisers on the social network. According to Shah, advertisers can now target Twitter users who recently tweeted or engaged with tweets that featured emojis, with the help of six Twitter Official Partners : 4C , AdParlor , Amobee Brand Intelligence , HYFN , Perion and SocialCode. Shah wrote: This new feature uses emoji activity as a signal of a person’s mood or mindset—unlocking unique opportunities for marketers.
Social Media App: Virtual Contact Twitter Application
OCTOBER 21, 2011
BlackBerry App World ™ gave Virtual Contact a top rating of 4.5/5 stars and thousands have since become satisfied users of our application. ” – “Very nice twitter client with good features and multi-account support.” I recently sat down with the folks at eMarketing group, the makers of the Virtual Contact Twitter app. – Shorten your URLs.
Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity
JUNE 1, 2016
Giving application-programming-interface access to application developers helped accelerate Facebook’s growth from 20 million users to more than 1 billion daily users less than 10 years later. These companies, generally referred to as “buying tools,” focus myopically on the tactical features that help brands create social ads. It takes at least two months, and usually more, for a third-party buying tool to reach parity with native features, so marketers have to use native tools until their vendors reach parity. Another highly manual process using Excel exports.
Facebook Applications Adding Embarrassing Content to Your Profile
DECEMBER 13, 2009
When I first started out on Facebook, I got really into some of the many fun applications, adding various ones to the Boxes tab of my profile. Needless to say, within minutes, I removed that application (along with another similar one) from my Boxes tab. 2010 Social Media Wishlist – New Features for Facebook, StumbleUpon, & Twitter. Share. Related Posts.
Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 22, 2009
Tweet Spinner is a powerful application that manages the more high level management Twitter tasks for you, from managing followers/friends to changing your profile design and then some. Tweet Spinner Feature Set Tweet Spinner features four main features. Sadly, this feature has become necessary, and TweetSpinner helps you maintain anti-spam rules to weed out the junk.
Twitter Adds Periscope Button to iOS, Android Apps
JUNE 16, 2016
Twitter reminded its users that Facebook Live is far from the only live-video streaming option, adding a Periscope button to its iOS and Android applications. Twitter announced the new feature in a tweet (embedded below): Ready to go live? Twitter Web Video Android Applications apps Facebook Live iOS Live Streaming Live Videos Mashable Periscope Photos Videos
Facebook Debuts App Event Optimization, Extends Dynamic Ads, Canvas to Apps
JULY 18, 2016
Facebook announced Monday that it will extend its dynamic ads and Canvas ad product to applications, along with launching a new product, App Event Optimization. Advertising/Marketing Facebook App Event Optimization Applications apps Canvas Developers Dynamic Ads Facebook Audience Network games Gaming Instagram Mobile App Install Ads Mobile Application Install Ads mobile commerce
Facebook Audience Network Block List Added to Business Manager
JUNE 29, 2016
Brands and agencies using Facebook’s Business Manager now have the option of blocking their ads from running on specific applications or websites. Advertisers: What do you think of the new block list feature? Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock. You can select a block list when you choose the Audience Network placement during campaign creation.
Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook Tuesday introduced three advertising products aimed at retailers with brick-and-mortar stores: store locator, store visits and the offline conversions application-programming interface. Store visits gives retailers information on the number of people who viewed local awareness ads on Facebook and then actually visited those stores. Optimize future campaigns.
15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone
JULY 20, 2016
Some applications will just waste your time and some will benefit your business. The applications we have selected below will make you more effective on social media. Here are some of the features: Mute people, keywords or tweet sources. Nice time-saving features! 4. You have your mobile with you 24 hours a day so you might as well get more benefit from it! PRISMA.
10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck
MARCH 18, 2010
Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Neal Wiser @nealwiser 10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck 37 I have a love/hate relationship with TweetDeck. Dragging Columns Solution: Dragging and Dropping has been a user feature in applications for years.
Facebook Reader a welcome feature
JUNE 29, 2013
Today, we are hearing reports that Facebook is going to launch a reader application, and my first thought was, I hope this won’t change Facebook’s current update feeds. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reader Google Reader News aggregator Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. However, I am largely unconcerned. Image via CrunchBase. Earlier this month, rumours about Facebook’s possible Google Reader replacement erupted when mentions of RSS feeds appeared in Facebook’s code. Do you use Google Reader?
What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You
AUGUST 17, 2012
When an application like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or a mobile Twitter app like Tweetbot checks your account on Twitter, it’s what is called an “API Call” This does NOT include the number of messages you send through these tools, only the number of times the tool hits the Twitter server to check for more. Twitter strategy Twitter Twitter applicationsSo who cares?
Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments
JUNE 10, 2016
Software engineer Bob Baldwin announced in a note that the social network released the new feature worldwide Thursday. Baldwin described how the feature was created during Facebook’s 50th Hackathon: At the hackathon, we coded as quickly as we could all day, and by the evening, we could feel the pieces starting to come together. Readers: What are your thoughts on this new feature?
Facebook Live Getting Two-Person Remote Broadcasts, Pre-Scheduled Streams, MSQRD Masks/Effects
JUNE 24, 2016
Facebook used VidCon in Anaheim, Calif., to announce three upcoming updates to its Facebook Live live-video-streaming feature. Facebook will add the ability for Facebook Live users to add a second participant in a different location to their streams, Tepper reported, adding that verified pages will get the first crack at this new feature later this summer, with other users to follow. Finally, MSQRD users will be able to go directly to Facebook live via the MSQRD application, allowing them to sample masks and effects from MSQRD during their live streams.
Spotify Track Previews Can Be Added to Twitter Audio Cards
MAY 27, 2016
And Spotify said in a statement, as reported by TechCrunch : As part of today’s launch, Spotify tracks can now be featured within Twitter Moments , providing another great way to discover new music. Twitter #SummertimeSoundtrack Applications apps Audio Cards Moments music soundcloud Spotify Techcrunch timelineTwitter announced that 30-second previews of tracks from Spotify can now be added to users’ timelines and Moments. The integration with Spotify follows a similar move in April to support audio content from SoundCloud in Twitter’s audio cards. https://t.co/93avzwiQbs.
Facebook Announces New, Improved Share and Save Options, Social Plugins
JUNE 28, 2016
Sharing is caring, and Facebook Tuesday introduced several improved ways for developers of applications and websites to enable their users to share (and save) to the social network. Today, more than 300 million people use the save on Facebook feature every month. The new Chrome buttons are available to developers via the Chrome Web Store.
15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger
APRIL 7, 2011
Here, we’ve listed 15 blog tools and resources you may not have heard of (none have been featured in ProBlogger articles prior to now—we checked!). Also note: Timely is free, but the pro account features also include letting you post to Facebook. 7. As a developer’s tool for monitoring and debugging websites and applications. Hello Bar. What is it? Three reasons to bookmark it.
Facebook, Instagram Team Up With IOC, Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, Official Broadcasters
AUGUST 8, 2016
Instagram will launch several personalized video channels, accessible via search and its Explore tab, featuring “the best moments happening in and around Rio.”. The IOC will launch an official Olympics bot on Facebook Messenger , bringing users of the application the latest news about the Games. The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are well underway, but Facebook and Instagram are still hard at work gaining access to more content. Highlights of the arrangement include: Official broadcasters of Rio 2016 will share highlights, Facebook Live videos and 360-degree videos on their pages.
WordPress Feature Review: New Features You Missed in 2012, Part 1
DECEMBER 26, 2012
The platform is constantly evolving beyond its blogging roots, with more great features being added every year. Today I’d like to walk you through the new features which were introduced in 2012, in WordPress 3.4 and 3.5. I’ll be focusing on the features that are most relevant to bloggers and explaining how they can help you. New features in WordPress 3.4.
Blizzard Will Allow Users to Stream Its Games Via Facebook Live
JUNE 7, 2016
Once this feature becomes available, players will be able to live-stream their gameplay sessions to Facebook, and their friends will be able to subscribe and receive notifications when new streams are available. In a statement, Gio Hunt , executive vice president of corporate operations at Blizzard, commented: Blizzard games are best when played with friends, so it’s important to us to provide our players with features and services that make it easy and fun to share their experiences with each other. Blizzard will add Facebook Login to its PC games later this month.
Discovering New Applications for Data and Analysis
MARCH 13, 2013
Here's how it works: First, remember the basic building blocks of social media analysis : data, analytics, and application. Applications In a software business, this usually refers to the product, its features and their benefits. Here, though, think about the work that can be enabled through the application of data and analytics. It's comfortable. It's familiar.
A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call
JULY 27, 2016
We are in the process of fully rolling out this new feature, and as the rollout continues, we see that people using the new experience watch roughly four times more videos than those who don’t yet have it. Twitter Engage , a new companion application for iOS, helps creators better understand, engage and grow their audiences on the go with real-time data and insights. Product overview.
Facebook Is Launching It’s Own App Center
JUNE 12, 2012
Tweet Facebook has unveiled its own App Center just like Apple and Google – an application store for both Android and iOS devices that features native and web apps that connect with Facebook one way or another. Facebook is introducing a rating facility within the App Center and the highly rated apps will be featured on the front page of the App Center for promotion.
Periscope Adds Highlights Trailers, Embedded Tweet Support, Android Auto-Play
JULY 21, 2016
Just one day after Facebook Live added several new features , Twitter’s Periscope livestreaming application followed suit. We’re introducing a new feature called Highlights, which automatically generates a short trailer for every Periscope broadcast. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on Periscope’s new features? 0NhfLaEeNA. — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 21, 2016.
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Buzz Marketing for Technology
JANUARY 6, 2011
There are a few best practices that Dennis shared with me on this tab feature as well and that is … the size and color of the arrow matter! Applications FacebookNo this isn’t a scam or a trick to get you to buy one of my books (but please don’t let that stop you from doing so). Bingo that’s it! see photo below). Its simple, its elegant but most importantly its really effective.